Optics & Photonics

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Microtips as a Member of AirFuel Alliance and the Licensee of Qualcomm has Successfully Developed a Series of Power Transmitters and Receivers by the Magnetic Resonance Technology

January 27, 2017

Microtips as a member of AirFuel Alliance and the licensee of Qualcomm has successfully developed a series of power transmitters and receivers by the magnetic resonance technology to satisfy the customer's high requirements for enabling new markets and also enhanced continuously the outstanding performance for a smarter world. Wireless Power enables the transfer of electricity from a power... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Optics & Photonics

Femtosecond-Laser-Pumped MIR Supercontinuum Source Chosen as Prism Award Finalist

January 27, 2017

Newton, NJ - January 25, 2017 - Thorlabs is pleased to announce that its SC4500 Mid Infrared (MIR) Supercontinuum Source is among the finalists for the 2017 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation, an international competition that recognizes the best new photonics technologies.

The SC4500 is the first femtosecond-pumped supercontinuum source on the market. It spans over a wavelength... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

OFS Launches Shape Sensor Fiber at BiOS / Photonics West Conferences

January 27, 2017

Norcross, Georgia. 25 January 2017 - OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of innovative fiber optic products will showcase its new shape sensor optical fiber at the BiOS / Photonics West Exposition located at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California from 28 January through 2 February 2017.

OFS has developed a technology platform to produce high quality twisted... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

CO2 Lenses and Mirrors Optimized for Wood Engraving Lasers

January 25, 2017

A line of field-replacement CO2 optics that feature lenses in a wide range of focal lengths for low power lasers where depth-of-field is critical is available from Laser Research Optics of Providence, Rhode Island.

Laser Research Optics CO2 Laser Lenses and Mirrors meet OEM and ISO-10110 specifications and are optimized for 10.6 µm wood cutting and engraving laser systems where... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Wisenet X Series Camera features license-free audio and video analytics.

January 24, 2017

Capable of capturing 4 frames at high speed (1/120s), Wisenet X Series Camera is designed with 150dB WDR. Combined with Wisenet 5 chipset and processing technology, unit combines H.265 compression, WiseStream II to achieve 99% data reduction. Allowing up to 512 GB of video storage, unit features dual SD card slots. Camera is provided with USB ports for allowing adjustments directly from mobile... Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Tuff Tow Options for Multiple Trailers

January 20, 2017

The Tuff Tow unit can easily be transferred from one trailer to the next allowing you to be able to take advantage of this solution for all your towing needs.

At Tuff Tow we offer additional brackets that can be added to trailers so that you are able to put the unit to work for multiple situations.

Whether your trailer frame is aluminum or steel these brackets can be attached... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Bifurcated Light Guide Added to Titan Tool Supply’s line of Microscope Illumination Products

January 18, 2017

(January 2017) – A free-standing, dual Gooseneck LED Lamp has been added to its line of microscope illumination products by Titan Tool Supply, Inc., Buffalo, New York.

Designed by ANSER® to provide an adjustable light source for microscopes and projectors, the bifurcated light guides consist of two 1/2-inch O.D. metallic-sheathed arms which can be bent to any angle. Each arm contains... Read More

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

Optical Filters are suitable in aerial vegetative monitoring.

January 13, 2017

Available in standard threaded mount to fit any camera size, Optical Filters are available in 0.5mm, 1.1mm and 2.0mm thicknesses. Modifying single color camera by removing IR blocking filter, Bi725 Red Edge Bandpass Filter allows reflected near-infrared light (850nm) and green light (550nm) to capture camera sensor’s in red channel and green channel. TB550/660/850 and TB475/550/850 filters... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Circular Polarizer Filter offers low birefringence.

January 12, 2017

Available in sheet size ranging from 8 x 10 in. up to 18 x 24 in., Circular Polarizer Filter also offers specially shaped filters using in-house laser cutting and waterjet technology for fabrication.. Providing 50% transmission level, units offer high resolution, excellent heat and humid resistance. Designed in neutral grey with right or left-handed polarization, product is used in glare... Read More

Optics & Photonics

XRCED Series Crystal Unit offers ± 20 ppm frequency tolerance.

January 12, 2017

Incorporating unique technology, XRCED Series Crystal Unit provides low ESR. Operating in -30 to 85°C temperature, unit offers 60 ohms maximum ESR and 100 mW drive level. Meeting RoHS standards with XRCED37M400FXQ52R0 part number, unit allows lead free soldering. Products are used in smartphones, wearables, and hearing aids.

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Optics & Photonics

Circus LED Lens Magnifier features auto shut off system.

January 9, 2017

Delivering 90 CRI and 4000°K color temperature, Circus LED Lens Magnifiers are available in 3.5 or 5-diopter white crown glass lens. Featuring 6.5 in. diameter optical lens and die cast aluminum housing, units can be positioned vertically, horizontally and laterally with 45 in. spring-balanced arm. Designed with 10W circular LED module, units eliminate shadows. Offering secondary... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

New Multi-Axis SiP Alignment Systems for Test & Production; From PI's Award-Winning Technology

January 7, 2017

New complete systems for ultrafast alignment tasks are available in single or double-sided arrays.

January 2017, Auburn, MA - Nanopositioning equipment manufacturer PI now offers a new family of automated alignment engines for silicon photonics applications including 3 to 6 axis mechanisms, controllers with firmware based alignment algorithms, and the software tools to meet the high... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

OS08A Image Sensor uses PureCel technology for night vision.

January 7, 2017

Featuring backside illumination technology to provide high-resolution image, low-light sensitivity and 4K2K video capture, OS08A’s Image Sensor is widely used in surveillance, IoT cameras, drones and AR/VR cameras. Delivering 4K2K video output at 60 FPS, unit features low light sensitivity for 24/7 video capture. Providing 12° chief ray angle, sensor support CSP and 1080p video capture at... Read More

HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Smart Damper Boring Bar features three modular insert holders.

January 6, 2017

Capable of supplying coolant through body directly to cutting edge, Smart Damper Boring Bar is optimized for right-hand I.D. turning with ISO standard inserts at minimum diameter of 1.58 in. Absorbing vibration, device eliminates chattering to achieve machine accuracy. Available in 32 and 40 mm diameter, unit increases metal removal rates.

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Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Dallas Cowboy Stadium: When Your Digico Mixer is Multi-Mode and You Need Single-Mode Fiber

January 6, 2017

For audio engineer Eddie Gonzalez with Multi Image Group headquarted in Boca Raton, Florida, there are few venues that provide that kind of broadband for the multi-sensory events his company puts on for clients. In addition to more than 3,000 Sony LCD displays throughout, the stadium holds one of the world’s largest high-definition TVs, weighing in at 600 tons and hanging from 20-yard line... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Portable Tools

Laser Installation Kits works hand-in-hand with 67B series regulator.

January 5, 2017

Built sturdily and finished in molten metal, Laser Installation Kits are defined to reduce processing time in regulator, fitting and hose installations in field start-ups. Kits respond spontaneously and has minimal pressure drop. Product delivers low permeation rate with 1x10¯⁸ ccs/sec helium leak rate when used with 601 series Dual-Stage Regulator and has minimal threaded connections in... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Level Transmitters are equipped with large LCD display.

January 5, 2017

Available in 2290, 2291 models, Level Transmitters feature radar sensing technology. Featuring non-contact radar technolgy with PP or PTFE antennas, Type 2290 can resist most corrosive environments. Designed with stainless steel or FEP or PFA or PP coated rod for continuous level measuring of liquids, pulps or solids, Type 2291 delivers consistent measurement by eliminating interferences from... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Flying Your Fiber!

January 4, 2017

Most attendees will leave a conference with a handful of new contacts, some swag, a few empty promises and the latest flu or cold that’s going around.

A lucky few will also take home a solution to a pressing problem, as massAV Director of Operations Aaron Raymond did at one InfoComm after he approached the FiberPlex stand to discuss options for easily getting 3G video signals and... Read More

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

Dark Fiber Lit Up During Hillsdale’s 2016 Commencement Featuring Justice Clarence Thomas

January 4, 2017

Annapolis Junction, Maryland – June 1, 2016 – A campus full of dark fiber lines plus FiberPlex optical multiplexing added up quickly to huge cost savings for Hillsdale College in southern Michigan and proved crucial for the college’s 2016 Commencement event featuring high-profile speaker Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

In 2013, Hillsdale’s Director of Technical Media Ted... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

6-Axis Motion Hexapods provide sub-micron precision.

December 23, 2016

With bases ranging from 100mm to 1m, 6-axis parallel positioning hexapods provide precision and versatility for loads from 2 kg to 1,000+ kg. Ranging rotation to 60 degrees with sub-micron precision, H-850KML combines up to 100mm linear travel and offers 400kg self-locking capability. H-850KML is ideal for many automation and test applications. Providing linear travel range to 45mm and... Read More