Optics & Photonics

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Macro and Telephoto Lenses expand IR camera inspection abilities.

June 18, 2015

Pre-calibrated lenses are precisely engineered germanium optics available for Fluke IR cameras with 320 x 240 and under resolution. While 25 micron macro lens can identify defects that might otherwise be too small to see on such targets as PCBs, 4x telephoto lens provides 4X magnified view of target at distance to enable inspection of such targets as high electrical line or tall flare stack. LaserSharp® Auto Focus button can set focus at optimal distance for lens. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Optical Network brings optical networking to tight areas.

June 17, 2015

Designed to reduce required rack-mount space, SEL ICON cube chassis brings wide-area communications to space-constrained locations. Combination of deterministic SONET transport technology with flexible Ethernet and TDM drop interfaces provides integrated protection, data, and voice communications solution in one platform. Networks created by SEL ICON support serial data, IEEE C37.94, transfer trip, DS1, analog 2-wire FXO/FXS, analog 4-wire interfaces, and Layer 2 Ethernet capabilities. Read More

Optics & Photonics

HD Recorder optimizes centralized remote site monitoring.

June 16, 2015

Supporting HD cameras up to 7K (30 MP) resolution, Avigilon Control Center Edge Solution High Definition Recorder combines full performance of Avigilon Control Center software and remote access capabilities. Unit offers intelligent monitoring deployed onsite at network edge, ability to store HD video data remotely, and ability to view live/recorded video from long distances on demand. Available in 2 and 4 TB models with 4 PoE network ports, recorder enables proactive incident response. Read More

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

Deep UV Bandpass Filters provide bandpasses as low as 122 nm.

June 15, 2015

Manufactured from MgF2 and UV grade fused silica, Deep UV Bandpass Filters come in 12 models with center wavelengths of 122, 193, 248, and 308 nm in diameters of 12.5, 25, and 50 mm. Each filter is mounted in aluminum ring for identification and system integration, as well as to protect it from damage and surface abrasions. Offering surface quality of 20-10 with clear aperture of >85%, filters are suited for fluorescence microscopy, Raman spectroscopy, Excimer lasers, and biological filtering. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

Hi-Resolution Cameras utilize stacked CMOS sensor with DRAM.

June 12, 2015

Wi-Fi® and NFC™ compactible Cyber-shot RX100 IV and RX10 II feature 1.0 type stacked Exmor RS CMOS sensor with DRAM memory chip. Signal processing and DRAM permit accelerated readout of image data and enable such features as 40x super slow motion video capture from 240–960 fps and 60p/30p/24p playback formats, Anti-Distortion Shutter with max speed of 1/32000 sec, and 4K movie shooting. XAVC S codec records video at 100 Mbps during 4K recording and 50 Mbps during full HD shooting. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Optical Shutter, Rotary Solenoid Pairings are customizable.

June 11, 2015

Combining power efficiency, reliability, and customization flexibility, optical shutter and rotary solenoid device pairings provide blocking, unblocking, and modulation of beams of natural or UV light in various applications. Spring and bi-stable formats are available for shutters and rotary solenoids, and both clockwise and counterclockwise rotations are available with rotation angles of up to 60° (spring solenoids) and 75° (bi-stable solenoids). Various operating voltages, angles of rotation, direction of rotation, shutter sizes, and shapes are available and can be customized. Read More

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

Handheld Wireless Transmitter utilizes Bluetooth® technology.

June 10, 2015

Measuring different sensor inputs such as thermocouple, RTD, relative humidity, and pH, UWBT Series transmits data to smartphone or tablet via wireless Bluetooth communication. App running on iOS or Android™ phone/tablet monitors and logs sensor data and displays data in digital, graph, or gauge format. It can be configured in 9 languages and can be paired with multiple transmitters simultaneously. Logging up to 10 samples/sec, UWBT Series can send data files to email address or Cloud. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Flow Microscopy Measurement System offers precise control.

June 10, 2015

Mounted directly to Discovery Hybrid Rheometer, Modular Microscope Accessory (MMA) enables simultaneous high-resolution optical microscopy with precise control and measurement of flow. Counter-rotating stage operates in conjunction with rotating upper plate to establish stagnation plane which aids qualitative and quantitative image analysis. System provides temperature-controlled microscopy at magnifications up to 100X and may be operated in bright field, fluorescent, or polarized light. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Electronic Components & Devices

Silicon Avalanche Photodiodes suit extreme low light conditions.

June 8, 2015

Suited for applications with 400–1,100 nm wavelength, Silicon Avalanche photodiodes (Si APDs) are optical detectors that come in hermetic TO Cans and feature internal gain mechanism, rise times as low as 300 psec, and high sensitivity in NIR region. Optical sensitivity peak is optimized for 800 or 905 nm, and standard versions are available with 200, 500, and 800 µm active diameter. Additional characteristics include 80–200 V breakdown voltage and frequency response up to 1 GHz. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Fiber Optic Enclosure targets port replication applications.

June 8, 2015

Providing port replication options for data center professionals, H-Series includes high-density, 10U, 8-slot, fiber optic enclosure featuring space between ports to decrease cabling congestion and simplify cable management. Vertical and horizontal mounting configurations allow full port replication of Brocade, Cisco, and Arista enterprise-class switches. Along with max capacity of 384 ports, features include ultra low-loss components that foster flexible fiber network design. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools

Multi-Stream Router delivers 5.4 Gbps total Wi-Fi data rates.

June 5, 2015

Used where multiple devices concurrently stream HD and Ultra HD content, 8-Stream 5G WiFi XStream MU-MIMO platform features pentacore architecture that realizes max speeds over 3.8 GHz. MU-MIMO support improves wireless networking efficiency, while 1024 NitroQAM™ technology promotes performance, reach, and rate through high-power RF on 5 and 2.4 GHz bands. Router supports 8 streams at 5 GHz and 4 streams at 2.4 GHz; extended 5 GHz support adds three 80 MHz channels and two 160 MHz channels. Read More

Vision Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

IP Cameras target video surveillance applications.

June 5, 2015

Available in 1.3 MP and 2 MP Full HD models, WiseNet Lite IP Cameras come in 4 styles, including indoor dome, indoor dome with infrared illumination, outdoor IP66-rated vandal dome with infrared illumination, and IP66-rated bullet cameras. Units feature 60 dB Digital Wide Dynamic Range, which fine-tunes contrast, and ability to record via built-in SD card slot or NAS direct recording capability. With Hallway View feature, cameras provide 9:16 ratio coverage of narrow aisles and passageways. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Communication Systems & Equipment

Compact 2.4 GHz Radio Tranceiver employs DSSS and 2 antennas.

June 3, 2015

Allowing channel switching according to preset channel plan, 1.6 x 1.15 x 0.22 in. STD-503 facilitates embedding of wireless capabilities in industrial remote control equipment. Radio communication reliability in 2.4 GHz ISM band is ensured via use of noise-resistant direct-sequence spread spectrum (DSSS) modulation as well as true diversity receiver design employing 2 antennas. Transmitting data at up to 19.2 kps, module achieves low power operation of 10 mW using 3.3 V 65 mA supply.
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Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Deep UV Spectrophotometers offer long-life operation.

June 2, 2015

Designed to directly measure absolute transmission and variable angle reflectance, UV Spectrophotometers are suited for analyzing doped crystalline materials, deep UV optics, and coatings. VUVAS models, available for long-life purged or vacuum operation, provide direct optical measurements from 120–350 nm. Some systems are available with both options, allowing users to select operational mode for application. For deeper UV measurements below 120 nm, windowless metrology systems are available. Read More

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

Handheld SFF SDR Platform provides RF flexibility, performance.

June 2, 2015

Employing quad-core ARM®Cortex®-A9 (Freescale i.MX6) processor running Linux, 4.4 x 1.6 x 1.1 in. Matchstiq™ S10 supports connectivity via GigE (PoE capable), USB 2.0 OTG, and HDMI and features integrated GPS with 1PPS. Platform is based on Sidekiq MiniPCIe SDR card, with RF transceiver providing independently tunable RF transmitter and receiver covering 70 MHz to 6 GHz as well as RF channel bandwidths up to 50 MHz and Xilinx® Spartan®6 LX45T FPGA. RTC with battery backup is also standard.
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Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Optics & Photonics

Haptic Display Glass resists fingerprints.

June 2, 2015

Featuring optimized thin film coating that offers smooth, hydrophobic surface to repel fingerprints, Vista AR™ Haptic Glass has low photopic brightness of less than 0.3%, providing durability and reflection control in demanding environmental conditions. Magnetron-sputtered coating is inorganic, stands up to 120 days in salt fog humidity chamber, and can perform in exposure to direct sunlight and subzero temperatures. Product tests at 8H–10H pencil hardness, making it scratch-resistant. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

IR Emitter/PIN Photodiode suit oximeter detector applications.

June 2, 2015

Measuring 6 x 4.8 x 1.1 mm each, IRR60-48C/TR8 SMT Infrared Emitting Diode, together with PD60-48C/TR8 PIN Photodiode feature optimized wavelengths of red 660 nm and infrared 905 nm, enabling accurate oximeter diagnosis. Infrared 905 nm can also be customized upon request to 940 nm or 910 nm. Both IRR60-48C/TR8 and PD60-48C/TR8 are discrete designs which allow feasibility on use, no matter if oximeter requires transmission or reflective design. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Light Curtains meet global safety standards.

June 2, 2015

Featuring IP67 wash-down rated design, F3SG-4RA Series meets all global safety standards to protect fingers or hands/arms. Units feature DIP-switch selectable PNP/NPN outputs and are supported by 24-hour multi-language online diagnostics. To minimize wiring and installation time, curtains come with Smartclick™ connectors requiring just 1/8 turn. Mounting brackets that slide onto channels in light curtain body allow positioning anywhere along length without additional screws, washers, or clamps. Read More

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

Laser Shaft Alignment System offers touchscreen navigation.

June 1, 2015

Developed for use in industrial applications utilizing rotating machines, Model TKSA 41 helps identify and correct shaft misalignment to maximize equipment uptime. Free measurement feature allows alignment measurements to start at any angle and finish with total angular sweep of only 90°. Live view supports intuitive measurements and facilitates horizontal and vertical alignment corrections. After each alignment, TKSA 41 generates customized report with notes and pictures from built-in camera. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools, Communication Systems & Equipment

Satellite Communications Router supports 100 Mbps throughput.

June 1, 2015

Fully managed from central location, HT1300 enables satellite operators worldwide to leverage JUPITER™ System over conventional satellite capacity while positioning them for seamless migration to future high-throughput (HTS) satellites. Router operates over conventional C-band and Ku-band while also supporting Ka-band satellite capacity. High availability and flexibility via L-band interface enable operation with outdoor units, including high-power amplifiers. Read More