Optics & Photonics

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

MuMetal Round Bar reduces low field disturbances.

December 7, 2016

Available in diameters from 0.250 in. to 8.17 in. [6,35mm to 207,5mm], MuMetal® Round Bar precisions the CNC machine MuMETAL® tubes or pipes. Suitable for electrical and electronic technical applications requiring magnetic shielding alloy, unit is available in ten stock sizes and custom designs. Bars are designed and produced with tube bending, cutting, flaring and shaping processes. Mu Bar is used for production of forged components.

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Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

PIHera Piezo Positioners offer vibrationless motion.

December 2, 2016

Suitable for OEM production automation, metrology systems, scientific research and lab automation applications, PIHera Piezo Positioners P-620.1 to P-629.1 deliver unlimited resolution and vibrationless motion. Equipped with absolute-measuring direct-metrology capacitance sensors, units provide -20 to 80°C temperature tolerance. Offering 0.02% positioning accuracy, positioners feature PICMA® piezo ceramic actuator engines.

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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

PerformArc Robotic Welding Systems are designed for automotive applications.

December 1, 2016

Being customizable, Miller® PerformArc Robotic Laser Welding Systems and Hotwire Power Supply are used for welding, cladding and 3D printing. With 10 times higher processing speeds, lower distortion and less power usage, Welding System has Class 1 laser enclosure, choice of laser and process head, robot teach pendant and FILTAIR fume hood. Offering high deposition rates with low dilution, Power Supply eliminates wasted material and designed for higher-tier and OEM applications.

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

Varian to Showcase Imaging Components and Software Solutions at RSNA 2016

November 30, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 27, 2016 - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), today announced its Imaging Components business will exhibit its latest products and dedicated software solutions for planning, acquisition and analysis of X-ray images at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago. Varian's products will be on exhibit Nov. 27 - Dec. 1 in Booth...Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Rear View Safety to Attend RVIA 2016

November 30, 2016

NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2016 - Rear View Safety, the industry leader in the sales and distribution of backup camera systems, as well as a strong and dedicated road safety advocate, will attend the 2016 Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) National RV Trade Show at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY this week. The annual event is being held November 28th through December...Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Vinden 150 EX Camera for critical pan-tilt-zoom security.

November 25, 2016

Offering IP-video output with H.264 and MJPG streams and Ethernet control, Vinden 150 EX camera provides analog video (NTSC or PAL) and 14-bit Camera link digital output. With micro-connectors or 30-pin FFC connectors, unit features total 12X zoom factor and remarkable 1.5 degree HFOV in full optical plus digital zoom. Available in 30 Hz and 9 Hz models, 640 x 480 camera provides sensitive thermal imaging using uncooled VOx microbolometer technology.

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Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

EUVL Optical Coatings offers low defect rate.

November 24, 2016

Increasing function by number of transistors that can be printed on chip, EUVL Optical Coatings are used inside scanner tools. Made of two independent inline, system can deposit four large optics. Offering 800 millimeters diameter, device is used to achieve coatings on substrates up to 1.5 meters long. With sophisticated 2-dimensional d-spacing distribution pattern, units are used in next generation lithography techniques.

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Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

1OZ Silver Bar meets IRA standards.

November 24, 2016

Displaying Republic Metals logo on top, 1oz Silver Bar is designed with clean and modern look to emphasize purity. Weight and purity in center and assay logo at bottom is displayed on silver bar. Silver bar meets IRA standards.

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Optics & Photonics

Precision Optics Overstock List Has Variety of Sapphire and Exotic Parts

November 24, 2016

A complete list of first quality overstock parts resulting from customer parts overruns are available from stock for immediate delivery at substan-tially discounted prices from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI.

The Meller Optics 2017 Stock Parts List features over 75 categories of precision parts made from BaF2, CaF2, germanium, CO2 laser glasses, quartz, ruby, sapphire, silicon,...Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Electrochemistry Cell offers compatibility with glovebox.

November 21, 2016

Designed for easy assemble and disassemble, Electrochemistry Cell supports wide range of working electrode materials and sizes for multitude environmental conditions. Allowing simultaneous electrochemistry and heating/cooling, unit can be used with any potentiostat. Providing compatibility with conventional and cutting edge electrolytes, device is suitable for studying electrochemical reactions in situ, deposition, oxidation and corrosion of metals.

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Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

DSC-R418 Optical Receiver offers -3dBm of maximum optical overload.

November 19, 2016

With user-adjustable gain, DSC-R418 designed for 25 to 28 Gbaud / 50 to 56 Gbps Pulse Amplitude Modulation (PAM-4). Including 25 to 28 Gbps NRZ-ASK (PAM-2) modulation formats for 1310 nm and 1550 nm single-mode systems, unit offers differential conversion gain of up to 3000 V/W. Providing linear response of less than -6 dBm optical input,unit comes with maximum differential peak-to-peak output voltage of ~1V.

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Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

207 Monochromator offers 50-millimeter wide focal plane for CCDs.

November 19, 2016

Ideally used as tunable light source systems for illumination, imaging and spectroscopy, 207A optically fast f/4.7 Monochromator offers 670mm focal length. Used as tunable light source for diagnostic or analytical spectroscopy in life sciences, device includes Snap-In™ diffraction gratings optimized for wavelength range coverage. Suitable to work in deep UV and vacuum region, unit provides coincident sagittal and tangential foci with OAP optics.

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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

3200W Power Supply offers output voltage from 19.2 29V.

November 18, 2016

With isolated AC Fail, remote on/off, remote sense and 12V 0.3A standby supply, TPS3000-24 3200W Power Supply offers temperatures of up to 50°C and deliver up to 55% load at 70°C. Enabling 3kVac input to output, 2kVac input to ground and 500Vac output to ground isolation, device case measures 107 x 84.4 x 324mm and weighs 2.7kg. Meeting UL/CSA 60950-1, IEC/EN 60950-1 standards, device offers PMBus™ interface for remote monitoring output voltage and current.

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Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Infrared Cameras feature MultiSharp focus system.

November 18, 2016

Delivering image quality of 640 x 480 resolution, Fluke Ti480 and TiX580 Infrared Cameras are used in industries, process and building inspection. Built ruggedly with pistol-grip form factor, Ti480 camera can be operated by one hand accurately. Having 240° rotating, 5.7” screen,  TiX580 camera are suitable for thermographers. Both cameras harbor SuperResolution, LaserSharp Auto Focus, Fluke IR-Fusion technology and Fluke Connect SmartView Desktop Software.

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

Inspire 2 and Phantom 4 Pro Drones enable advanced imaging.

November 17, 2016

Offering powerful imaging system, Inspire 2 and Phantom 4 Pro, come with intelligence flight modes. Inspire 2 has CineCore 2.0 image processing system that is embedded into its airframe. Product captures 5.2K video at 4.2 Gbps for Adobe CinemaDNG RAW videos and uses CINESSD storage and holds 2 Zenmuse cameras. Phantom 4 Pro captures slow-motion 4K video up to 60 fps at maximum bitrate of 100 mbps. Offering H.265 video compression, product flies at 31 mph in P mode with obstacle avoidance in effect and has 45 mph top speed in sport mode.

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Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Photometrics and QImaging's 95% QE Scientific CMOS Camera features scientific-grade back illuminated CMOS sensor.

November 14, 2016

Suitable for biomedical instrumentation manufacturers, QI400BSI Scientific CMOS camera offers a combination of extreme sensitivity, low noise and high frame rates, useful for low-light imaging. Camera acquires 41 frames per second with 16-bit images and 82fps with 12-bit images. Near-perfect QE enables collection of nearly all available light, maximizing the measurable signal from the experiment or assay while minimizing cellular photo damage.

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Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Thorlabs Licenses Random Access Multiphoton Microscope Technology

November 14, 2016

Newton, NJ - November 11, 2016 - Thorlabs announced today that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to commercialize the 2-photon random access mesoscope (2p-RAM) developed in Karel Svoboda’s lab at HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus for in vivo imaging of large brain volumes (up to⌀ 5 mm x 1 mm) with single neuron resolution.

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Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

LiftMaster Helps Firefighters Ensure Community Safety with Preventative Emergency Response Solutions

November 14, 2016

New solutions provide a safe environment for property, personnel and equipment

ELMHURST, Ill., Nov. 10, 2016 - When responding to emergencies, firefighters need to get out the door as quickly as possible. This sense of urgency means the fire truck often exits the garage before it is completely clear of the automatic door, leading to unplanned repairs to the door and vehicles....Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Creating a Positive Restroom Experience

November 14, 2016

Impact Products' 840 Reader Series safety eye gear provides users with a magnification lens insert strategically placed out of the users' direct line of vision. This allows wearers to better see what they are doing and protect their eyes at the same time.

The design is ideal for anyone needing vision assistance. The built-in rubber nose piece provides all-day comfort, and the...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

SketchUp Viewer for Microsoft HoloLens Offers visibility control.

November 14, 2016

Available in both tabletop and immersive mode, SketchUp Viewer provides access to the most critical pieces of information for making vital project decisions. With SketchUp Viewer, users can view models that are published to their holoLens device via AR|VR extension for SketchUp Desktop, unit enables re-scaling, moving and rotating model as desired. Offering anchoring and re-anchoring in physical environment, device offers 3d view.

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