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Optics & Photonics - (Green & Clean)

UV-LED Sources

Innovations In Optics
Woburn, MA 01801

Aug 21, 2014 Available in 5 beam lengths from 4–24 in., Aurora™ UV Classic Line Sources offer UV-LED center wavelength options of 365, 385, 395, and 405 nm. Optical design provides peak irradiance at large working distance from emitter window and ultra-uniform distribution in 2 dimensions. Operating under natural convection cooling or with option of fan-cooling plenum, sources features integral driver/controllers for constant current operation or PWM with optional Ethernet interface for remote utility.

Aerial Program

Tremco, Inc.
Beachwood, OH 44122

Jul 14, 2014 Available for use throughout Canada, SkyBEAM™ uses UAVs with Hi-Res IR and video cameras to locate where facilities may be leaking energy or have other potential problems. UAV scans roof in programmed pattern and takes hundreds of photographs that are combined into one image showing precise location of trouble areas. Solution graphically depicts energy inefficiencies by showing temperature variations within building, and virtual building model created in 2D and 3D can be viewed from any angle.

HD-SLR Camera

Nikon, Inc.
Melville, NY 11747

Jul 07, 2014 Targeting photographic, cinematic, and broadcast disciplines, D810 features 36.3 MP, full-frame, FX-format (7360 x 4912 resolution) sensor without OLPF; EXPEED 4 image processing engine; and Advanced Scene Recognition System with 91,000-pixel 3D Color Matrix Meter III. Other features include 64–12,800 ISO range (expandable), Full HD 1920 x 1080 video capture, HDMI output, Multi-Cam 3500-FX AF sensor module, Hi-Res (1229K-dot) 3.2 in. LCD screen, and magnesium alloy structure.

Flying Camera captures stabilized HD video.

Flying Camera

Guangdong 518057  China

Apr 15, 2014 Featuring built-in camera that shoots 1080p video at 30 fps and takes 14 MP pictures, DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ facilitates aerial filmmaking. Unit is mounted to electronic stabilizer, ensuring steadiness of camera on 3 axes: pitch, roll, and yaw. Built-in GPS enables system to automatically stay in same spot in air, even in winds up to 25 mph. With DJI VISION App for iOS/Android devices, pilots can view what camera is seeing in real-time and control camera from up to 2,296 ft via Wi-Fi network.

Scan System supports laser structuring of 6 in. solar wafers.

Scan System

Dortmund   Germany

Jan 02, 2014 Featuring 160 x 160 mm² scan field, g2T® Scan System is specifically designed for laser direct structuring with 532 nm single mode lasers. System converts Gaussian beams into homogenous top hat profiles, which provide high-precision grooves with smooth edges. It has closed optical core with integrated galvo mirrors and custom-made F-theta lens. Combination of concepts enables system to structure material at over 20 m/s while providing accuracy and process stability.

Functional Modules

Cardinal Components, Inc.
Wayne, NJ 07470

Sep 30, 2013 Housed in 10 x 12 mm SMD package, Real Time Plus™ Modules integrate Real Time Clock with 2-wire I2C control, RoHS solid state battery, trickle charge-recharging circuit, power management circuit, and 32 kHz watch crystal. Devices also incorporate 8 Bytes of RAM and 2 Bytes of EEPROM. Providing 4-, 20-, and 90-day battery backup, respectively, Models CRTPN05, CRTPA12, and CRTPA5 are suited for consumer electronics, industrial, commercial, aerospace, agricultural, medical, and military markets.

Multi-Fueled Appliance

Turbo Burn Inc.
Spokane, WA 99217

Jul 29, 2013 Capable of burning most anything as fuel and storing unused energy for up to 5 days, Turbo Burn uses minimal electricity, generally 300 W or less, for operation. Heat concentrated from solar rays delivered to appliance for energy storage will also be held for up to 5 days. With only PV system, system can generate electrical for operation of itself as well as heating elements. Thermal energy can reach over 200°, suiting applications where hot water is required and solar is available.

LED Light Curing System produces consistent, reliable bonds.

LED Light Curing System

Dymax Corp.
Torrington, CT 06790

Jun 26, 2013 Delivering visible light energy in narrow wavelength band centered at 405 nm, BlueWave® LED DX-1000 VisiCure™ produces temperatures suited for thermally sensitive substrates. Adjustable intensity capability and long-life LED, along with lack of mechanical shutters and moving parts, foster accuracy. Adaptable to changing business needs, system can be configured to operate in small-area flood or spot-cure mode and is resistant to intensity degradation over time.

Four-Junction Solar Cell

Soitec, Inc.
Peabody, MA 01960

May 30, 2013 Designed to maximize conversion efficiency of commercial concentrator photovoltaic systems, Four-Junction Solar Cell uses two dual-junction sub cells grown on different III-V compound materials, which allows optimal band-gap combinations tailored to capture broad range of solar spectrum. Using substrate-bonding and layer-transfer technologies to stack non-lattice-matched materials, cell demonstrates more than 43% energy-generating efficiency over concentration range of 250–500.

Slip Ring Assemblies support power up to 50 A and beyond.

Slip Ring Assemblies

Heason Technology Ltd
Horsham   United Kingdom

May 01, 2013 Intended for machine builders and OEMs, Slip Ring Assemblies and Rotary Joints support rotary-to-stationary transmission of electrical signals, video signals, and field buses. Precision devices include long-life gold and other precious alloy rings and brushes, with up to 96 circuits in standard designs that span miniature capsule units and large diameter packaged designs – some with through holes. Fiber-optic rotary joints are also available.


Telairity, Inc.
Santa Clara, CA 95054-3110

Apr 09, 2013 As independent 1RU system compatible with any existing environment or module for embedding in any 1RU Telairity encoder, Orion modulators for satellite or terrestrial operations fully comply with DVB, ATSC, and ISDB-T standards. Orion 6500 satellite models come with QPSK, 8PSK, 16APSK, and 32APSK, offering rates up to 68 Mbaud. Orion 6600 terrestrial models allow DVB-T2/T2 transmitters to operate close to their saturation regions. L-Band or IF-Band RF output is available with both models.

Low Input Current Optocouplers provide phototransistor output.

Low Input Current Optocouplers

Malvern, PA 19355

Mar 12, 2013 Housed in SSOP-4 mini-flat package, Series VOS618A and VOS617A feature DC input currents of 1 mA and 5 mA, respectively. Units have GaAs infrared emitting diode, which is optically coupled to silicon planar phototransistor detector. SSOP-4 package provides 3,750 Vrms isolation voltage rating, half lead pitch of 1.27 mm, and creepage/clearance distance of ≥5 mm. Offering CRT ranges from 40–600%, devices protect users from electrical shocks and microprocessors within systems from voltage spikes.

PID Free Solar Module

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.
Shanghai 200122  China

Jan 22, 2013 Certified under weather conditions of 85°C and 85% RH, Eagle series is comprised of potential induced degradation (PID)-free solar modules are capable of reaching 260 W peak power output. Proprietary cell and assembly technology enables series to resist PID under adverse weather conditions.

Solar Module optimizes efficiency to 16.9%.

Solar Module

St. Peters, MO 63376

Jan 21, 2013 Manufactured exclusively with MEMC-produced polysilicon and CCz p-type mono wafers with tight resistance control, 330 Watt Silvantis™ M330 is Potential Induced Degradation-free for optimal reliability. Unit features high load capacity of 5,400 Pa, textured ARC glass for maximum energy production, and positive power tolerance of -0 to +5 W. Module is 1,000 V UL Certified by CSA and includes IEC certification by TUV SUD.

PV Tracker

Wikoda, Inc.
Concord, MA 01742

Oct 04, 2012 Utilizing heliostat technology, PV Tracker can hold up to 200 W of solar PV panels. Dual-axis active solar tracker is self-powered with onboard solar cells, and entirely self-contained with all sensors, computers, and geared motors onboard. Bend-don't-break technology allows system to weather-vane in wind should excessive wind speeds occur. With PV Tracker, panels can perform at maximum efficiency and can therefore increase energy output by up to 100%.

Low Input Current Optocouplers

Malvern, PA 19355

Sep 26, 2012 Housed in SOP-4 mini-flat package, Series VOM617A and VOM618A feature input currents of 5 mA and 1 mA, respectively. Each includes 9 current transfer ratio ranges from 40–600%. Equipped with GaAs IR emitting diode that is optically coupled to silicon phototransistor, devices are designed for isolated feedback loops, I/O isolation, and isolation in switchmode power supplies, AC adapters, and motor drivers. Package provides 3,750 Vrms isolation voltage and creepage/clearance distance of ≥ 5 mm.

Solar Module (300 W) suits large-scale projects.

Solar Module (300 W)

Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.
Jiangsu Province 214028  China

Aug 27, 2012 With 72 multicrystalline cells and 15.5% module efficiency, Ve-Series serves commercial- and utility-scale solar projects in North and South America. Frame thickness is 40 mm, and module withstands wind and snow loads up to 3,800 and 5,400 Pascal, respectively. With UL1000V certification, modules can be safely connected in extended series, facilitating large-scale solar project designs while reducing balance of system (BOS) expenditures regarding inverters, wiring, and combiner boxes.

Electron Microscope

Hillsboro, OR 97124

Jul 31, 2012 Titan(TM) ETEM G2 enables time-resolved, in-situ studies of processes and materials exposed to reactive gases and elevated temperatures. With this environmental transmission electron microscope (ETEM), developers of energy and environmental products can study relationships between structure and performance by observing atomic scale processes and gas-solid interactions under conditions that mimic operational environment. UI accelerates switching between ETEM and high vacuum modes.

Current Sensing Combiner

SolarBOS, Inc.
Livermore, CA 94551

Jul 16, 2012 Current sensing combiner uses Hall-effect sensors to measure current flowing through each fuse holder, allowing detection of underperforming circuits. Product also records busbar temperatures for detecting loose connections, and provides LED indication. Communicating via RS-485/Modbus, unit can be configured with disconnects, contactors, surge suppressors, and/or voltage transducers. It is available in 8-, 12-, and 16-circuit versions at 600 and 1,000 Vdc and up to 250 Adc.

Low Power Transmitter uses CO or NO2 sensors.

Low Power Transmitter

Critical Environment Technologies
Delta, BC V4G1M3  Canada

Jun 29, 2012 Providing 4-20 mA linear output signal, Model LPT features 3-in-1 wiring: 2-wire loop, 3-wire Vdc, or 4-wire Vac power. Unit offers automatic thermal resetting fuse, temperature compensation, and visual LED indication for power and fault conditions. Housed in water- and dust-tight ABS/polycarbonate enclosure, transmitter includes Calibration Extending Firmware, which takes into account aging of sensors so less frequent calibrations are acceptable in non-critical applications.

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 Latest Optics & Photonics Products in the News

Jampro Antennas, Inc.  - September 12, 2014
Jampro Delivers DAB Solutions for International Broadcast Market at IBC 2014

Newtec America, Inc.  - September 10, 2014
Newtec First to Deliver Full DVB-S2X Solution Across Entire Product Line

TE Connectivity Ltd.  - September 9, 2014
TE Connectivity Showcases Advanced Mobile Network Solutions at CTIA 2014

MBX Systems  - September 9, 2014
MBX Delivers New Turnkey Solutions for Digital Security Vendors

MC Machinery Systems  - September 8, 2014
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SmartVue Corp.  - September 5, 2014
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NorthTree Associates  - September 4, 2014
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Keysight Technologies  - September 3, 2014
Keysight Technologies Introduces Design and Test Solutions at European Microwave Week

Spectrum Lasers Inc  - September 2, 2014
UCLA Orthodontic Program Implements Spectralase Diode Lasers Spectralase is Now Used by 20 Orthodontic Programs

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