Optics & Photonics

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

IMR Test Labs - Lansing Acquires KEYENCE VHX-5000 Microscope

March 22, 2016

IMR Test Labs now offers metallurgical services using a KEYENCE VHX-5000 microscope at our Lansing, NY location. The VHX-5000 allows IMR to provide enhanced, 3D, free-angle imaging at magnifications previously not available, providing you with more accurate measurements and photomicrographs of your test samples. The advanced functions of the VHX-5000 increase the efficiency of basic analytical... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

Build SFP28 Modules for Data Centers and Radio Access with Industry's First Transceiver IC in Mass Production

March 21, 2016

Keep heat away from lasers using Maxim Integrated's transceiver chip and TO-can optics. SAN JOSE, Calif. - Manufacturers of SFP28 modules for data center and radio fronthaul applications can now use TO-cans enabled by the industry's first transceiver IC, which is shipping now from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). Maxim's SFP28 transceiver allows module manufacturers to... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

United Launch Alliance Selects Video Systems from Industrial Video and Control for Monitoring Safety of Space Vehicle Launches

March 18, 2016

IVC’s Rugged Cameras and Software Enable ULA to Remotely Monitor Safety of Personnel and Equipment on Launch Pads During Critical Pre-Flight and Launch Phases Newton, MA – Industrial Video and Control (IVC), a leading manufacturer of industrial video systems, announced today that United Launch Alliance (ULA) has selected IVC’s video cameras and software for remote monitoring and recording... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Velmex BiSlide® Pan and Tilt System Used on Several Shots for Oscar Nominated Anomalisa

March 18, 2016

Dick Kaneshiro, an owner of Velmex positioning systems for stop-motion photography, recently completed camera work on the film Anomalisa. The film, nominated for an Oscar in the Best Animated Film category, was shot in part using a camera rig Kaneshiro designed and comprised of several Velmex BiSlides Stages and Rotary Tables. In additional to rotating movement through the Rotary Tables, the rig... Read More

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

Xilinx Debuts Multiple Industry-First Solutions for Ultra-High Bandwidth Optical Networks at OFC 2016

March 18, 2016

Offerings include never-before-seen demonstrations of FlexE, Beyond 100G OTN solutions, 16nm UltraScale+ FPGA with integrated RS-FEC, and 56G PAM4 transceiver performance SAN JOSE, Calif. - Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) will introduce multiple industry-first solutions for ultra-high bandwidth optical networks at OFC 2016.  Targeting OTN and Datacenter Interconnect (DCI) applications, these never... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Oclaro Qualifies and Begins Production of Both 2km and 10km 100Gbit/s QSFP28 Client Side Transceivers

March 18, 2016

- Meet the CWDM4 MSA/CLR4 alliance and IEEE 100GBASE-LR4 optical interface specifications, and the IEEE 802.3bm CAUI-4 electrical interface specifications - Enable mega scale data centers to transition from 40Gbit/s to 100Gbit/s on their existing single mode fiber (SMF) infrastructure without expanding footprint, cost or power consumption - Provide path to delivering the bandwidth needed for... Read More

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

Oclaro Showcases Powerful Product Line-Up to Help Data Center Operators and Service Providers Accelerate the Transition to 100/400Gbit/s Single Mode Fiber Networks

March 18, 2016

- Features live demo of the industry's first SFP28-LR Lite I-temp and SFP28-ER interoperating with QSFP28 CWDM4 - Showcases full-interoperability between Oclaro's 2nd generation CFP and CFP2, CFP4 and newly introduced QSFP28 module SAN JOSE, Calif. - Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), a leading provider and innovator of optical communications solutions, today announced its OFC 2016 line-up of... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

ESI Receives Order for Flagship Flex PCB Via Drilling System

March 18, 2016

Multiple-system order for GemStone™ laser processing system will enable customer to meet high-volume flex PCB processing requirements PORTLAND, Ore. - Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:ESIO), an innovator in laser-based manufacturing solutions for the micro-machining industry, today announced receipt of a multi-unit order for its GemStone™ flex PCB laser processing system from a... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Remote Sensing Leaf Clip, Light Source enhance spectroradiometry.

March 17, 2016

When used with PSR+ and RS-3500 field spectroradiometers, leaf clip and ILM-105 light source provide streamlined, effective approach to scanning vegetation. Leaf clip has spring grip handle, external pushbutton trigger, 3 mm spot size, and metal clad, field-swappable fiber optic cable. Along with built-in reflectance standard for reference scan, features include disposable white reference... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Video Borescope has explosionproof design.

March 17, 2016

Tested under MIL-STD-810G method 511 in explosive environment, Videoscope-XT meets requirements of NFPA 70 Class 1, Division 2. Waterproof and oil-resistant probes offer 4-way articulation in each direction and come in lengths from 4.9–24.6 ft with 0.16 or 0.24' in. diameters. While probe can rotate 360°, borescope can articulates 120° in each direction. Other features include Hi-Res... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectral Light and Color Meter simplifies measurement process.

March 17, 2016

Used for conventional and LED light source qualification, MSC15 measures scotopic and photopic illuminance, S/P ratio, color (CRI and CCT with color perception), and PAR as well as Bilirubin and light spectra. Color touchscreen, along with dark current cancellation without zeroing cap, facilitates operation. Cosine corrected with f2 ≤3%, meter provides spatially accurate... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tektronix Previews 1 GHz Optically Isolated Measurement System at APEC 2016

March 17, 2016

New IsoVu™ Technology Offers 1 Million to 1 Common Mode Rejection BEAVERTON, Ore. - Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions, today announced that it will be previewing its new IsoVu technology at the APEC 2016 show that will offer complete galvanic isolation between a device under test (DUT) and an oscilloscope through the use of electro-optical sensors. It will be the... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

RGB Laser Diode Module couples 3 wavelengths in one pigtail.

March 16, 2016

Designed to meet efficiency footprint requirements of visible laser display market, TCW TriBiner fiber-coupled laser (TCW RGBM-105R) couples 450, 520, and 638 nm wavelengths into single-output fiber pigtail. Respective CW threshold current ratings are 30, 40, and 50 mA for 450, 520, and 638 nm, and various fiber pigtail options are available. While optical power is 35 mW typ @... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Thermal & Heating Equipment, Vision Systems

Anderson Thermal Devices Offering Affordable Pricing on Quality Industrial Infrared Bulbs

March 16, 2016

By planning the process over the long-term and working directly with trusted infrared heating industry specialists, process heating companies across the marketplace can reduce their heating equipment expenditures. This is especially important when selecting products that must be re-ordered in future, and firms are now looking for strategies to reduce the number of heating products they buy over... Read More

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

Vishay Intertechnology to Exhibit Industry-Leading MOSFETs, ICs, Passive Components, Diodes, and Optoelectronics at APEC 2016

March 16, 2016

MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its technology lineup for the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) 2016, taking place March 20-24 in Long Beach, California. In booth 2017, the company will be highlighting its latest industry-leading power MOSFET, IC, passive component, diode, and optocoupler technologies for a wide range of... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

LMA Double-Clad Optical Fibers expand laser design capabilities.

March 15, 2016

TrueLase™ 10/130 Active and Passive LMA Double-Clad Optical Fibers are ytterbium-doped gain and matching passive fibers that enable production of performance-, reliability-, and consistency-optimized lasers and amplifiers utilizing true single-mode fiber designs. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Remote Inspection Videoscopes offer precision steering for QC.

March 15, 2016

Featuring 4.3 in. monitor with resolution from 160,000–440,000 pixels, TVT Series includes 5 models with working lengths from 1–3 m and diameters of 2.8, 4.5, and 6 mm. Mechanized joystick, which uses input to directly control camera articulation, promotes smooth and accurate control of articulating tip with immediate response. Depending on model, series offers 1/18, 1/10, or 1/8 in.... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Vishay Intertechnology to Highlight Leading Vishay Electro-Films Products at OFC 2016

March 15, 2016

Technology Lineup to Include Custom Submounts and Substrates, RF Capacitors, and Wire-Bondable Products MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it will be showcasing its latest industry-leading Vishay Electro-Films (EFI) solutions at the 2016 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC 2016), taking place March 20-24 at the Anaheim Convention... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Magna Supplies Next-Generation Vision System for FCA U.S. Vehicles

March 15, 2016

AURORA, ON – Magna International Inc., a leader in camera-based advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), announced today that it is supplying its new EYERIS® Generation 3.0 camera system for the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the first FCA U.S. vehicle to feature this new innovative camera technology, and for the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica. The announcement was made at an event for... Read More