Optics & Photonics

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

Compact Optical Switch suits non-contact switching environments.

April 1, 2015

Integrating GaAs IR LED emitter, silicon NPN phototransistor, and photosensitive receiver optimized for short distances, ITR1201SR10A/TR reflective type opto interrupter offers cut-off visible wavelength of below 700 nm. Double molding manufacturing process results in smooth surface that promotes reliability. With flat, 1.5 mm profile, reflective sensor offers stable collector current and is suited for use in printers, copiers, and scanners as well as non-contact switching environments. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Communication Systems & Equipment

Physical Layer Transceiver supports long reach multimode.

March 31, 2015

Based on electronic dispersion compensation, 28 nm BCM82780 enables 10/40 GbE data transmission with long reach multimode support. Device also handles short range, long range, and extended range optical interfaces. Suited for single mode fiber, multi-mode fiber, or copper twin-axial applications, BCM82780 includes all-DSP high-speed front end, integrated 2:1 failover switch in both transmit and receive directions, and advanced diagnostics on high-speed I/O including Eye-Mapping, SNR, and BER. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

HD Infrared Cameras feature 5.6 in. articulating display.

March 31, 2015

Offering 8 lens options, TiX Expert Series can capture accurate measurements from targets that are challenging, dangerous, or moving fast. Model TiX1000 provides 1,024 x 768 resolution, while Models TiX660 and TiX6440 provide 640 x 480. When viewed in SmartView® software, SuperResolution mode enables 3.1 million pixels for TiX1000 and 1.2 million pixels for TiX660. Series can also be sub-windowed to 240 Hz frame rate to capture and analyze sudden temperature changes. Read More

Services, Optics & Photonics, Communication Systems & Equipment

Telematics/Live Video System increases driver safety/productivity.

March 30, 2015

Accessible for playback to smartphones, tablets, or PCs, VIDEOMATICS™ cloud-based software and hardware system provides instant access to vehicle location tracking, monitoring, and alerts as well as live and historical video with analytics from within and surrounding vehicle. Solution integrates telematics (GPS and routing), operates in SaaS delivery model, and integrates DVR, in-cab display monitor, and up to 16 video cameras. Communication is via Ethernet, Wi-Fi®, and cellular modem. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Tunable Laser Source offers sub-picometer tuning repeatability.

March 27, 2015

As module for 8164B lightwave measurement system, 81606A accelerates automated adjustment of wavelength-selective devices to facilitate device verification. Respective tuning ranges for Option 216 and 116 are 1,450–1,650 nm and 1,490–1,640 nm. While cavity and laser module design promotes dynamic range, wavelength reference unit maximizes accuracy. Feedback controls and drive mechanics enable accelerated sweeps without impacting specified dynamic accuracy. Read More

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

Pressure Transmitters and Switches operate in hazardous areas.

March 27, 2015

Available in 7 ranges from 0–10,000 psi, Model 3800 Series Pressure Transmitters offer 5 ms response times with choice of loop-powered 4–20 mA or low-power 1–5 Vdc output. Units have NEMA4X/IP66 housings, stainless steel wetted parts, and hermetically sealed enclosures without O-rings. Providing 4–20 mA standard output and optional 1–5 Vdc output, all stainless steel Model 3820 Series OEM Pressure Switch-Transmitters add 30 V, 120 mA normally open solid state relay switch with ±2% URL accuracy. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

Uncooled Thermal Imaging Camera delivers HD for high demand.

March 26, 2015

Equipped with 1,024 x 768 pixel IR detector, VarioCAM® High Definition comes in research and inspect models for mobile operations as well as head version designed for stationary tasks in harsh environments. Integrated, continuous-duty, opto-mechanical MicroScan unit enables inclusion of thermal image sequences with 2,048 x 1,536 IR pixel resolution, while EverSharp feature ensures all object structures in image scene are clear regardless of distance from camera and lens used. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Integrated Tunable Laser Assembly offers 8 W EOL power disspation.

March 25, 2015

Solid-state dual micro-ITLA provides flexibility of using separate laser for transmit and local oscillator for 100G/200G deployments or output power in dual carrier applications for next gen 200G/400G coherent links. Electronically tuned device can enable rapid wavelength switching and features DS-DBR wideband tunable laser technology based on InP chip. Features include full C-band dual-laser tunable source (1529–1568 nm), +15.5 dBm nominal EOL, and variable output power range of 8 dB. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Modular Inverted Microscope targets industrial applications.

March 25, 2015

Upgradeable as needed, Leica DMi8 accelerates workflow via sample placement and changeover processes. Stage carries up to 30 kg, and location of optics below stage enables large sample sizes to be accommodated; sample height is not restricted. Once focused on stage, sample remains in focus throughout all different magnifications as well as while similar samples are imaged. Features also include step-by-step analysis guidance and macro objective that offers 35 mm field of view. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Circular Polarization Tools aid microscopic sample spectroscopy.

March 24, 2015

Available for CRAIC microspectrophotometers, circular polarization package, comprised of optics and hardware, lets users measure circular polarization spectra in either transmission or reflectance (incident illumination) modes. Flexible solution enables measurement in micron scale sample areas, promoting versatility in materials science, biological research, and experimental microspectroscopy. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Electronic Components & Devices

High-Power Pulsed Laser Diode Module is used for optical testing.

March 23, 2015

Designed for use in optical spectrum analyzers (OSAs) and optical time domain reflectometers (OTDRs) for optical testing applications, SCW 1632-350R operates at 1,625 nm and features optical power of 350 mW typ. Ridge waveguide (RWG) Fabry-Perot (FP) laser diode, housed in 14-pin butterfly package, is optically coupled to single-mode fiber (SMF) pigtail and includes thermoelectric cooler (TEC) and electrically isolated, temperature-sensing thermistor. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Plastic Fiber Optics combine flexibility, capacity, reliability.

March 23, 2015

Made of high-purity PMMA, Toray RAYTELA fiber optics exhibit low attenuation and high reliability. Fiber diameter ranges from 250 µ to 3,000 µm, and design promotes transmission capacity, noise resistance, and flexibility. Areas of use include such fields as short-distance communications, automotive, medical, industrial, and decorative sectors. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Safety & Security Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Roof Mounts feature non-penetrating design.

March 20, 2015

Using 8 x 8 x 16 in. cinderblocks as ballast to avoid damaging roof surface, FRM Series is suited for wireless security surveillance systems, as well as DBS, off-air antenna, satellite internet systems, and point-to-point CCTV signal transmission. FRM-125 features 60 in. mast with 1.25 in. OD, while FRM-166 has 30 in. mast with 1.66 in. OD. In addition, FRM-200 provides 30 in. mast with 2 in. OD. FRM-MAT Protective Rubber Mat is available as accessory for all FRM mounts. Read More

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

Corrosion Monitoring Transmitter has 1,500 ft wireless range.

March 20, 2015

Integrating with Yokogawa or any other ISA100 wireless system, ISA100 Microcor Wireless Transmitter (MWT-3905) employs high-resolution metal loss measurement that provides 18-bit resolution and supports operation in any process environment. Multiple units can be combined with wireless extenders to form network of up to 500 devices, and functionality enables users to choose star or mesh network topologies. Device can be deployed in hazardous area locations (Class 1, Zone 1). Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Communication Systems & Equipment

Wireless Vibration Transmitter offers increased efficacy and life.

March 20, 2015

CSI 9420 comes with AMS Suite: Machinery Health Manager v5.61 asset management software, which integrates data from route-based, online, and wireless vibration solutions, as well as third-party oil and IR analysis data, to provide complete picture of machinery health. Spectral resolution options help reduce bandwidth requirements and improve power module life, while data log and configuration capabilities streamline user interaction with multiple transmitters on single gateway. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

Virtual Slide Scanners support fluorescence applications.

March 20, 2015

Providing high-speed fluorescence and brightfield scanning, with ability to scan brightfield slide in under 2 min, VS120 Series offers automated approach to digitizing and sharing images and data across research, clinical, and educational applications. Model VS120-S6, equipped with Hamamatsu Orca Flash 4.0 sCMOS fluorescence camera, can scan up to 6 slides automatically with re-designed scanning stage supporting 60x and 100x oil immersion or 30x and 60x silicon objectives. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems, Controls & Controllers

Precision Optics are designed for Nd:YAG and fiber lasers.

March 18, 2015

Intended for use in Nd:YAG and fiber lasers, precision laser optics include lenses, beamsplitters, polarizing components, super flat mirrors, and high-damage threshold coatings that operate in 1 micron wavelength region. Key specifications, including transmission, wavefront, and laser damage threshold (LDT), are analyzed and measured by technicians and scientists. Subesquently, measurements are tested at RMI facility via high-power Nd:YAG laser. Read More

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

Irradiance Sensor measures narrowband LED and laser sources.

March 17, 2015

Designed to measure LED and laser sources from 200–850 nm, PD300RM Irradiance and Energy Density Sensor automatically adjusts to provide correct power and energy measurements based on specific wavelength designated by user. Unit also incorporates cosine corrected quartz glass diffuser, suitable for UV radiation. Model PD300RM-UV measures irradiance levels from 15 nW/cm² to 300 mW/cm², while PD300RM-8W measures irradiance from 0.2 µW/cm² to 8 W/cm². Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Signal Analyzer offers 2 GHz analysis bandwidth.

March 16, 2015

With R&S FSW-B2000 hardware option, R&S FSW Analyzer enables users to demodulate extremely wideband signals and analyze them in detail. Unit offers frequency range up to 67 GHz, allowing users to measure EVM values of communication signals or chirp rate on chirped radar systems. Performance features make instrument suitable for developers of devices and components complying with IEEE 802.11ad WLAN standard, enabling transmission of high data rates over short distances. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Zoom Lenses use internal liquid lens to adjust focus.

March 13, 2015

Suited for such applications as microscopy and circuit board inspection, Dynamic Focus VZM Lenses use internal liquid lens to seamlessly adjust focus over 7X range, from 0.65X–4.6X, and offer zoom capabilities. RoHS-compliant lenses measure 248 mm long, provide 2/3 in. max camera sensor format with working distance of 87 mm, and offer lockable iris, zoom control, and rotatable mount for optimal camera orientation. Internal liquid lens is controlled via 6-pin HIROSE connector and USB port. Read More