Optics & Photonics

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Handheld Bluetooth Transmitter logs up to 10 samples/sec.

February 26, 2015

CE-compliant UWBT Series measures different sensor inputs, such as thermocouple, RTD, relative humidity, and pH, and transmits data to iOS- or Android™-based smartphone or tablet via wireless Bluetooth® communication from UWBT app. Among other features, app can be configured in 9 different languages, pair with multiple transmitters simultaneously, monitor and log sensor data on device, and display sensor data in digital, graph, or gauge format. Data can also be emailed or sent to cloud. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Laser Platform is dedicated to glaucoma treatment.

February 26, 2015

Cleared by US FDA, Cyclo G6™ laser platform is designed to treat patients diagnosed with range of glaucoma disease states. Product features MicroPulse tissue-sparing technology as well as single-use probes, including MicroPulse® P3 Disposable, that connect to usability-optimized laser console. MicroPulse offers repeatable, minimally invasive approach to slowing progress of glaucoma. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Single Fiber Fusion Splicer features 13-second splice time.

February 26, 2015

Suited for working on LAN and FTTx connections, hand-held FITELNINJA NJ001 is capable of performing 100 splicing and heating cycles on single battery charge. Portable machine features 4 rubber pads on corners for shock resistance, and redesigned splicing chamber that offers more space around fiber holders, providing enough room for fingers to facilitate fiber loading. With 3 LED lamps illuminating splicing chamber, users can work in dark environments. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Unbreakable Mirrors assist aircraft cabin crew. .

February 25, 2015

Designed for overhead luggage compartments, CC Mirrors are unbreakable, compact enough to fit in uniform pockets, and have clear and stain-resistant surface. Cabin crew members can use mirrors to check their outfits and emergency equipment gauges while working on board. Measuring 50 x 30 x 2 mm, acrylic mirrors can be customized to each airline's size, shape, color, and logo requirements. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Camera System visualizes RF fields and measures EMC.

February 25, 2015

Comprising SPECTRAN RSA Series Spectrum Analyzer and isotropic broadband antenna which are connected via network to central server, SPECTRAN RF VIEW provides real-time visualization of RF fields and EMC measurements in unlimited resolution. Antennas are arranged in equal distance in X/Y grid, and measurement data are visualized as chessboard-display. System enables detailed measurements of antenna spreading characteristics or graphical classification of radiated emissions during EMC test. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

Thermal Imaging Camera with high sensitivity.

February 24, 2015

In addition to respective frame rates of 9 Hz (for use in restricted countries) and 60 Hz, Bluetooth®-enabled Heat Spy a150 and z150 feature 160 x 120 detector for 19,200 individually calibrated pixels with thermal sensitivity of 0.05°C @ 30°C. Features also include 25° x 19° FoV with 3.2 MP CMOS image sensor; 4 viewing modes; 3.6 in., 640 x 480 touchscreen LCD; and ergonomic, handheld housing. Laser aiming allows precision hotspot pinpointing, and 2 LED bulbs above lens for low-light use. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

Multiphoton Microscopes are suited for live cell, in-vivo imaging.

February 23, 2015

FluoView FVMPE-RS series includes multiphoton laser scanning microscopes with gantry frame and inverted microscope frames. Gantry microscope frame features stable, arch-like structure that allows space beneath objective to accommodate experiments of varied sizes. Volume of 640 x 355 x 520 mm is available if stage is removed. Inverted microscope frame is suited for observation of cells in 3D cultures, where multiple layers of cells are cultured in petri dish or similar vessel. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Machinery & Machining Tools

CCD Camera profiles large laser beams.

February 20, 2015

Measuring 43 x 43 x 65 mm, LT665 USB 3.0 Large Array Beam Profiling Camera features USB 3.0 interface that delivers 6 MP at up to 27 fps. Large, 1 in. format provides active area with 4.5 µm square pixels (2752 x 2192 array). Camera works with BeamGage beam profiling software, which includes all algorithms and calculations needed to make accurate, ISO-approved laser beam measurements, including beam size, shape, uniformity, divergence, and mode content. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Beam Combiner features optical power rating of 4 kW.

February 20, 2015

With TrueM2 platform, machine manufacturers can build their own fiber laser source using modular architecture and produce customized fiber laser based on specific requirements. Featuring 1,100 W max input per port and greater than 97% transmission, 4 x 1 TrueM2-14 can be mated with up to four TrueMode-kW laser cavity modules, or other compatible modules. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Inspection Camera Drum aids service plumbers.

February 18, 2015

Available for rM200 Portable Inspection Camera System, SeeSnake® D2B Drum has 165 ft long, 0.35 in. diameter push cable. Dual-nested spring provides gradual stiffness transition, making it easier to negotiate turns and tees. Providing clear view that is always upright, 1 in. diameter, self-leveling camera head has built-in sonde that pinpoints camera's position and depth with use of RIDGID locating receiver. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

All-Dry Fiber Microcable improves safety and productivity.

February 17, 2015

While improving safety and productivity, MiDia® Dry FX microcable helps reduce fiber cable installation expense. Fibers emerge from buffer tubes ready for fusion splicing or optical testing, eliminating need for cleaning products. Available in 3 constructions containing up to 144 fibers, product comes with bend-insensitive AllWave® + fiber. Entirely dry cable technology replaces gel-based filling and flooding compounds traditionally used to prevent spread of water in outside plant cables. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Machinery & Machining Tools

Non-Contact Industrial Beam Monitoring Systems offer 2D views.

February 17, 2015

Without requiring contact with beam, BeamWatch® instantly measures focus spots down to 80 µm dia in 60 msec intervals and position for YAG, disc, fiber, and diode lasers from 980–1,080 nm. Rayleigh scatter measurement allows monitoring at frequent intervals without shutting down or disrupting process, and 2D viewing of beams determines roundness or presence of astigmatism. Able to be run in Technician or Operator Mode, industrial laser beam profilers serve material processing applications. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Pyroelectric Laser Beam Profiling Camera serves OEM applications.

February 17, 2015

Along with 80 µm pixel pitch, Pyrocam IIIHR has 160 x 160 pixel image array for profiling beams up to ½ in. without reduction optics. Pulsed and CW lasers, including CO2 and telecom NIR lasers and THz sources, can be measured from 13–355 nm and 1.06 to >3,000 µm. Interface to GigE camera supports high-speed applications, 16-bit ADC promotes reliable measurement and analysis of large and low level signals in wings of laser beam, and SNR of 1000:1 facilitates viewing of 30 mW/cm² beams. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Mini Digital Videoscopes provide 400 x 400 pixel resolution.

February 16, 2015

Measuring less than 1.4 mm OD including illumination, minnieScope™-XS Videoscopes combine minnieCam™ CMOS image sensor, imaging optics, video processing unit, and flexible cable. Units are suited for medical devices where clinical use could be enhanced with addition of embedded real-time optical imaging. Available in variety of sizes and stiffness, steering conduits provide full 360° steerability with single hand operation, in small shaft profile. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectrophotometer offers auto-scanning capability.

February 16, 2015

Capable of automatically measuring color chart for profile creation in about 4 minutes, Model FD-9 can reduce scanning time and operator errors while optimizing measurement accuracy. LCD mounted on main body allows users to set up, operate, and monitor instrument. FD-9 can be used in network environment to serve multiple printers from all major manufacturers. With optional automatic sheet feeder, up to 100 charts can be loaded into feeder and measured continuously. Read More

Optics & Photonics

FE-SEM System features integrated EDS capabilities.

February 16, 2015

With integrated silicon-drift X-ray detector, digital multichannel analyzer, and intuitive software, Model 8500B allows users to perform quantitative elemental analysis on arbitrary points, on continuous line scan, or in user-defined regional map. Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy results are analyzed and displayed in real-time and researchers can export data for further off-line analysis. Patented event-streamed spectrum imaging saves full spectrum at every pixel for analysis and display. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Beam Diagnostics Cameras combine sensitivity and accuracy.

February 13, 2015

Powered via USB port, USB 2 High Speed-compatible LaserCam-HR II cameras use BeamView software and are suited for production and laboratory settings. CCD sensors (½ and 2/3 in. formats) and circuitry lower noise floor and allow increase in bit-depth of image digitization process. Consequently, this optimizes dynamic range of camera and promotes laser beam diameter measurement sensitivity and accuracy, especially involving D4sigma and second moment calculations. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Field Testers simplify FTTA and DAS deployments.

February 13, 2015

All-in-one Ethernet/optical FTB-700G Series and FTB-800 NetBlazer Series provide enhanced common public radio interface (CPRI) protocol testing solution. This feature helps field technicians to install and maintain fronthaul networks by testing connectivity and data integrity between remote radio head (RRH) and baseband unit (BBU) in fiber-fed cell towers. Also, CPRI functionality reduces unnecessary tower climbs. Both portable field testers also feature usability-optimized UIs. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Radiometric Camera Cores offer 40, 24, and 9° lens options.

February 13, 2015

With 17 micron pitch, proprietary IR sensor architecture, and 320 x 240 resolution, Tamarisk® 320 Precision Series offers means to remotely locate and identify key temperature variances in given scene. Products enable user-defined color parameters and real-time temperature readout. Expanded radiometric feature set includes ability to accurately measure scene temperatures from -20 to 550°C, provide per pixel temperature at rate of 60 fps, and configure regions of interest for thermal triggers. Read More

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

Color Light Sensor features IR blocking filter.

February 12, 2015

Designed to reject IR in light sources, Intersil ISL29125 operates in environments from sunlight to dark rooms. Digital red, green, and blue color light sensor has integrated ADC that rejects 50 Hz and 60 Hz flicker caused by artificial light. Housed in 1.65 x 1.65 x 0.7 mm package, sensor features selectable range via I2C interface, programmable interrupt windows, and operating power supply of 2.25–3.63 V. Device is suited for smartphones, PDAs, tablet PCs, LCD TVs, and digital cameras. Read More