Optics & Photonics

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

4K Ultra HD Zoom Lens suits broadcast applications.

April 20, 2015

Designed for 2/3 in. sensor, Model UA80x9 has 80x zoom and optical image stabilization, making it suitable for coverage of large-scale live events, such as concerts and sports. Lens covers focal lengths from 9 mm in wide angle to 720 mm in telephoto. Digital servo’s 16-bit encoding ensures that all lens data output—including position of zoom, iris, and focus—is accurate. Applied to lens, High Transmittance Electron Beam Coating optimizes transmission and color reproduction. Read More

Services, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Laser Cutting/Etching Service offers delay-free turnaround.

April 20, 2015

Turnkey in-house metal laser cutting and etching services are made possible via VyTek FiberCAB 44 fiber optic laser cutting machine. Using 3,000 W fiber laser, machine can cut and engrave various metals, including stainless steel, aluminum, brass, and copper, in thicknesses of up to ¼ in. in order to produce custom parts and solutions for projects as needed. Read More

Vision Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Transportation Industry Products

Aerial Camera Systems integrate with YouTube Live.

April 17, 2015

Equipped with Visual Positioning System, Phantom 3 Professional and Phantom 3 Advanced can hold their positioning indoors without GPS and can take off and land with push of button. Controllers come paired with Lightbridge technology, which allows pilots to see what camera is seeing in HD (720p) at distance of up to 1 mile with almost no latency. Phantom 3 Professional can shoot 4K video at up to 30 fps, while Phantom 3 Advanced records at resolutions up to 1080p at 60 fps. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Surveillance Mission System operates with helicopters.

April 17, 2015

Converting law enforcement and government helicopters into advanced EO/IR surveillance mission configuration, A-SMS Airborne-Surveillance Mission System is suited for police, search and rescue, fire fighting, and coastal/border surveillance applications. System is available with variety of EO/IR Gyro-stabilized payloads as well as operator's work station with display monitor, DVR, control unit, mission computer, and Moving Map software featuring Augmented Reality. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Mechanical Power Transmission

Tactical Airborne Gimbal System uses MWIR imaging system.

April 17, 2015

Measuring 17.5 in. across and weighing 100 lb with sensor payload, TAGS is based on carbon fiber, 4-axis gimbal design with fiber optic gyroscope stabilization. Controller offers geo-pointing and metadata output, and feedback is provided on low-latency binary interface. Featuring high-definition, continuous-zoom, midwave infrared imaging system with visible camera and laser, TAGS is suited for ISR missions that require demanding stabilization and pointing characteristics. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Miniature White LED Light Rings evenly illuminate surface.

April 17, 2015

Yielding up to 64 lm of brightness at 75 mA drive current, MTLR-WZ Series has .196 in. OD and utilizes 6 phosphor-coated LED chips offered in Warm, Neutral, and Cool color temperatures. Center of ring has .073 in. ID hole that can be used to pass miniature camera through for detection of evenly illuminated surface. Designed for hand held instrumentation, products feature metal core board design. Ceramic, copper, and AlN boards are available via custom design/manufacture. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Absorbance Spectrophotometer extends to deep ultraviolet.

April 17, 2015

Based on direct detection, ultraviolet-sensitive CCD detectors, VUVAS Spectrophotometer features open concept sample area, and works with commercial cryostats as well as sample cells having magnesium fluoride or other UV transmitting crystalline windows. Three-position sample mount for 1 in. diameter optical samples is standard. For absorbance measurements from 120–215 nm, users can collect entire range with better than 0.5 nm spectral resolution in milliseconds. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Articulating Hand-Held Video Borescope increases accessibility.

April 16, 2015

Offering up to 4 hr of video capture on full charge of rechargeable LI-polymer battery, Rigel Articulating Video Borescope aids inspections where operators have to examine internal parts through narrow openings. Probe neck can articulate in 2 directions – 180° in each direction with 1 and 2 m ft probes and 120° in each direction with 3 m probes, and CMOS video camera chip offers 100,000 pixel resolution for 4 mm probes and 450,000 pixel for 5.5 mm probes. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Monochromator System moves from 200 nm to 900 nm in 2 sec.

April 15, 2015

Consisting of diffraction grating, monochromatic 150 W xenon light source, and optical detector, Model SPG-120-REV targets high-accuracy optical spectroscopy. Grating is directly attached to 5-phase stepping motor with high reduction ratio harmonic drive gearing that enables wavelength positioning speed of 500 nm/s. With total area of 100 x 187 mm, SPG-120-REV is suited for 2D spectral mapping of solar cell materials and optical devices as well as in-line inspection of food. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Air Velocity Transmitter measures down to 0.15 m/s.

April 14, 2015

Suitable for laminar flow control and other clean room applications, Model EE660 utilizes thin film sensor that operates on hot film anemometer principle for long-term stability and low sensitivity to dirt. Large, flush-mounted LCD with backlight is 180° rotatable, ensuring optimal readability. Available for wall or duct mounting as well as with remote probe, transmitter has current and voltage output, whereby both signals are available on terminal. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Optical Fibre Identifiers offer normal/fast/fine sensitivity.

April 14, 2015

FID-30R and FID-31R identify light power presence in optical fibers and include 3 detection functions: TONE, TRAFFIC, and ONU. While both battery-operated models include trigger-operated clamp, FID-30R also includes optical power meter. LCD touch panel lets user view estimated optical power in fiber and select desired wavelength of 1,310, 1,490, or 1,550 nm. Identification of modulated tones at 270 Hz, 1 kHz, and 2,kHz is provided along with continuous wave and ONU signals. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Microspectrophotometer works with large scale samples.

April 14, 2015

Applying non-destructive analysis to microscopic areas of large samples, such as 300 mm wafers, 20/30 XL™ measures thin film thickness as well as Raman spectra of microscopic sampling areas. Flexible design does not impose upper limit to sample size, and thickness of thin films can also be measured in both transmission and reflectance. Along with manual or automated operation, capabilities also include UV and NIR microscopy of semiconductor and other types of samples. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Thermal Imagers provide 25° x 19° Field of View.

April 8, 2015

Equipped with 384 x 288 detector, Heat Spy 170 Thermal Imagers provide more than 110,000 individually calibrated pixels, with thermal sensitivity of ≤0.04°C. SpyLite™ thermal view reveals only temperatures above/below setpoint, drawing attention to specific concerns or areas requiring further assessment. Using 3.2 MP CMOS image sensor for visible light images, series includes 3.6 in. LCD with 640 x 480 resolution, 8 GB Micro SD card for storage, and Bluetooth connectivity for transferring files. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Transimpedance Amplifier suits coherent receiver applications.

April 8, 2015

With power dissipation of 300 mW per channel, Model MATA-003806 is suited for next generation of micro Integrated Coherent Receivers for metro applications at 100 Gbps and beyond. Dual-channel linear TIA has transimpedance gain which can be adjusted from 100 Ω up to 10 KΩ with manual and automatic gain control modes of operation. Input and output peak detectors are available for RSSI and AGC functionality. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Linear Modulator Driver supports long haul applications.

April 7, 2015

Integrating 4 linear driver channels, Model MAOM-003418 provides differential surface mount inputs and single-ended GPPO outputs for direct connection to OIF compliant LiNbO modulator. Unit features 46 Gbaud capability to support 200G and 400G ultra-long haul applications. Operating with minimum input voltage of 450.00 mVpp, device delivers max output voltage of 5.0 Vpp. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

PoE-Capable IP Dome Cameras include vandal-resistant, IR models.

April 7, 2015

Standard VK2-1080XPTZF dome, vandal-resistant VK2-1080XVRDPTZF dome, and VK2-1080XIRPTZF dome featuring 100 m zoom tracking IR illumination offer 60 ips @ 1080p for optimized fast-moving object image quality. Digital Wide Dynamic Range (DWDR) helps improve image detail in scenes with extreme lighting conditions, 30:1 zoom lens is included for longer-distance viewing, and 4 alarm inputs in camera head facilitate integration into alarm-activated systems. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Industrial Line-Scan Light outputs >5 million lux.

April 6, 2015

Available in 1 ft increments from 1–10 ft, Linear High Power (LHP) Line Scan Light utilizes silicone optics, produces >5 million lux, and offers polarization. Other features include internal adjustable focus and 700 W of thermal energy for each foot of light. Suitable applications include those using line-scan cameras that require high-intensity illumination, such as web and print applications, packaging, electronics, and flat-panel-display inspection. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Optical Modulation Analyzer supports 400G communications testing.

April 3, 2015

Supporting single- or multi-carrier systems as well as 100G and 400G communications standards, 45 GHz optical modulation analyzer (OMA) tightly integrates with DPO70000SX 70 GHz ATI Performance Oscilloscope. This enables multi-channel digitization of complex modulation signaling for testing coherent optical transmitters, transmission systems, and receivers. Capable of dual-polarization coherent optical analysis up to 80 GBaud, OMA offers narrow linewidth lasers and supports OM-Series UI. Read More

Services, Optics & Photonics

Opto-Mechanical Services create simple to complex assemblies.

April 3, 2015

In addition to design services in Zemax and SolidWorks, Opto-Mech Program includes Class 100 clean room manufacturing, and advanced testing and metrology, such as active optical alignment, transmitted wavefront testing, and MTF/image quality testing. Program focuses on engineering, precision assembly techniques, adhesives, mechanical retention methods, and stringent tolerance standards to ensure that peak performance is achieved for every product assembled. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Fixed Focal Length Lens targets factory automation applications.

April 2, 2015

With large maximum apertures that enable use in even restrictive lighting conditions, TECHSPEC® 3.5 mm Compact Fixed Focal Length Lenses offer high resolution performance on up to 1/1.8 in. camera sensor formats. These C-Mount machine vision lenses, which support up to 2/3 in. sensors and come in ruggedized housing, feature angular field of 102.3°, 425–675 nm BBAR coating, and OD of 50 mm. Uses include factory automation, inspection, and qualification. Read More