Optics & Photonics

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

Optics & Photonics

Z-Axis Microscope measures minute variations in height.

October 21, 2014

Suited for electronics industry applications, Z-Axis Depth Measuring Microscope offers basic magnifications of 200X  that can be increased to 400X and with video adapters to 1600X via use of optional camera and monitor. Magnification increase afforded by video adapters promote accuracy and repeatability from .0002–.0003 in. or better. Employing non-destructive principal, microscope offers co-axial illumination and lenses are coated to eliminate glare. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

CO2 Laser Engraver fits into small workshops.

October 21, 2014

Measuring 775 x 725 x 450 mm, Energy 8 is designed for low-output marking needs in workshops, stores, and offices. Unit features front loading design, user control of laser via interactive machine instrument panel, integrated storage capabilities, and automatic focus adjustment. Supplied with GravoStyle™ Discovery software, Energy 8 supports flat and cylindrical engraving as well as engraving on objects. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Modular Field-Ready SWIR Viewer enhances situational awareness.

October 20, 2014

Available in handheld, weapon flip, or helmet-mounted configurations, Warrior HWH decreases time to identify, acquire, and engage targets. High-resolution video system provides ability to view all battlefield lasers during day or night operations. Battlefield laser aim points are identified, and unit is capable of imaging through conditions such as haze, smoke, and dust. Able to simultaneously identify and track 3 designator codes, system operates up to 4 continuous hr at room temperature. Read More