Optics & Photonics

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

Narrow Band FM Transmitter offers data rates up to 10 kbps.

October 29, 2014

Available with user/factory programmable custom frequencies from 425–470 MHz, Model NTX2B can be dynamically re-programmed via microcontroller UART. Standard version consists of 10 mW, 25 kHz unit available on 434.075 MHz, 434.650 MHz European SRD frequencies and 25 mW on 458.700 MHz for UK. Internal LDO voltage regulator enables transmitter to be operated down to 2.9 V and up to 15 V voltage supply at nominal current consumption of 18 mA and less than 3 µA in power-down mode. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Green & Clean

Solar Module features glass-on-glass cell encapsulation.

October 28, 2014

Diamond module (double module) utilizes heat-strengthened glass and is PID (Potential Induced Degradation) free with anti-PID cells and encapsulated material. With no metal module frame, grounding is not required. Design withstands humid, elevated temperature, sandstorm, and UV conditions and also exhibits resistance to salt corrosion. Rated for 1,500 V systems, module exhibits power degradation of 2.5% in first year and 0.5% each year afterwards. Output at 25th year is maintained at 85%. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Spectrophotometer suits security printing industry.

October 24, 2014

Designed to meet ink formulation requirements of security printing industry, Datacolor 45IR will help prevent counterfeiting of banknotes and confidential government or company documents. System uses industry standard 0/45 geometry for colorimetric and near infrared ranges as well as densitometric functions to provide optimized formulation, quality control, and authentication. In addition to intuitive interface and color screen, instrument includes onboard software for stand-alone measurement. Read More

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

Light Array provides position monitoring and detection.

October 23, 2014

Comprising red-light laser and high-resolution CCD receiver, BLA Light Array identifies, compares, or sorts objects based on minimal size or height differences. Multifunction device, offering 2 m range and 0.01 mm resolution, provides numerous modes of measurement such as object diameter, object position, gap width, gap position, and edge position. With intuitive, on-device buttons, users can teach-in up to 6 different objects and blank out disruptive objects in measuring field. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Telecentric Lenses work with up to 16 MP resolution sensors.

October 23, 2014

Designed for semiconductor and electronics inspection, measurement, and gauging applications, TECHSPEC® High Resolution Telecentric Lenses for 1 in. Sensors feature high-light throughput f/6 designs while exhibiting <0.1° telecentricity and <0.1% distortion. Double-sided telecentric design promotes sharp image while minimizing errors for optimal measurement accuracy. Lenses support up to 16 mm max diagonal sensors and accommodate up to 16 MP resolution sensors. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Light and Color Meter suits on-line production applications.

October 22, 2014

Designed for industrial manufacturing of LEDs, Model BTS2048-VL provides complete photometric, scotopic, colorimetric, and radiometric spectral data. Meter is equipped with BiTec light sensor, which combines properties of silicon photodiode with those of back-thinned CCD diode array. Controlled via USB2.0, Ethernet, RS232, or RS485 interface, BTS2048-VL uses 3 processors and electronic shutter plus input and output triggers for synchronized LED binning. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Interference Hunting System handles variety of signal types.

October 22, 2014

Suitable for multiple RF environments, Mobile Interference Hunting System combines software, magnet mount omnidirectional antenna, handheld spectrum analyzer, and Windows tablet/laptop. Algorithms in Mobile InterferenceHunter™ software employ channel power measurements to facilitate hunting variety of signal types, from wideband modulated signals to narrowband or CW sources. With open source mapping software, arrows are positioned on map directing driver to interference source. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Materials & Material Processing

Sapphire Optics withstand UAV hard landings.

October 22, 2014

Featuring Moh 9 hardness, UAV Sapphire Optics resist scratching from sand, dirt, and hard landings. Optics are as clear as glass and transmit from 270 nm to 4.7 microns. Flatness can be held to 1/10th wave in visible and <2 arc sec in/in parallelism, with surface finishes from 60-40 to 40-20 scratch-dig. Available from 0.25–10 in. diameter, products are suited for use as outboard protective optics for imaging sensors and can be custom fabricated as lenses, windows, and domes. Read More