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Janos Acquired by Fluke

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KEENE, NH, Aug. 29, 2008 -- Precision infrared optics manufacturer Janos Technology of Keene, N.H., announced today it has been acquired by electronic test tools and software maker Fluke Corp., a Danaher company. Specific terms of the deal, which was finalized Aug. 28, were not disclosed.

The company said it will continue to operate as Janos Technology as part of Fluke's Thermal Imaging business unit, serving the defense/aerospace, infrared imaging, analytical instruments, OEM optics and assemblies markets.

In 1998, conglomerate Danaher acquired Everett, Wash.-based Fluke, which develops low-voltage and temperature calibration and metrology technology for handheld products, for $625 million.

For more information, visit: www.janostech.com

Photonics.com
Aug 2008
GLOSSARY
metrology
The science of measurement, particularly of lengths and angles.
photonics
The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
thermal imaging
The process of producing a visible two-dimensional image of a scene that is dependent on differences in thermal or infrared radiation from the scene reaching the aperture of the imaging device.
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