Optics & Photonics

Optics & Photonics

Diode Laser outputs 7W of power.

February 20, 2002

OEM single-stripe diode NIR laser can be used in direct-diode thermal, medical, and industrial applications, or serve as pump source for neodymium-based (Nd:), diode-pumped, solid-state lasers. Rated at 7 watts CW, 500-micrometer broad-area emitter device has typical drive current of less than 8A and compliance voltage less than 2V. Spectral width is typically less than 2.5 nm, FWHM, and beam... Read More

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

Thermal Imaging System has accuracy to 2 degrees C.

February 19, 2002

Stinger Thermal Imaging System offers uncooled Focal Plain Array (FPA) 320 x 240 sensor, and provides on-line, radiometric thermal imaging. Real-time video captures data from up to 50 areas of interests at rates up to 60 frames per second. Test and playback features allow data to be captured, stored as image files, or exported. System includes Stinger camera with focusing lens, Windows® 2000... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

CCD Color Video Camera can be remotely controlled.

February 14, 2002

Model XC-555 integrated 1/2 type Interline Transfer (IT) CCD color video camera offers 1-piece design. Measuring 22 x 22 x 75 mm, camera obtains video output signal by providing 12 Vdc power supply. It provides 768 x 494 effective pixels with horizontal resolution of 470 TV lines and 48 dB signal-to-noise. CCD-IRIS function and Automatic Gain Control deal with various lighting options without... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

CO2 Laser offers ultra-short, high-peak-power pulses.

February 14, 2002

DIAMOND(TM) GEM Q-400 Q-switched CO2 laser produces 15W avg power at 50 kHz repetition rate and 9.25 micons wavelength. It features 2.5 kW peak power with pulse widths controllable to less than 150 ns and peak pulse energies to over 400 microjoules. RF-excited waveguide oscillator is sealed in all-metal housing. Laser is designed for drilling and micromachining applications including PCB microvia... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Optical Receiver has wavelength of 2 micrometers.

February 14, 2002

Model R202, for LIDAR and eye safe free space applications, works in 1.2 to 2.2 micro spectrum, and operates in 3 GHz range with peak gain of 20 dB. Lower frequency limit is 30 KHz, but it can be ordered with dc option. Receiver has compact hermetic package, and comes with choice of optical input connector and type K coaxial RF output. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Short Wavelength Laser manages micromachining applications.

February 13, 2002

Q-switched AVIA 266-1500 diode-pumped, all-solid-state, 266 nm UV laser has average power of 1.5W at 20 kHz, making it suitable for micromachining sensitive materials such as glass, silicon and microelectronic materials, and thin-film removal. It can produce spot sizes as small as 5 microns and perform micromachining without producing collateral thermal damage. Device is pumped by 2... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Diode-Pumped Lasers have lifetime of 10,000 hours.

February 13, 2002

Diode-Pumped Solid State Lasers are available in Visible and Near-IR Series. Three wavelengths in Visible Series include 405nm (violet), 475nm (blue) and 532nm (bright green). Nd:YVO4 lasers operate at 1064nm and are suited for optical trapping, wafer inspection, particle counting, metrology, printing, pointing, and photoluminescence. Lasers include beam attenuator, 6 ft coaxial cable terminated... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Machine Vision Lenses fit 1.3 megapixel cameras.

February 12, 2002

Megapixel Lenses, for 2/3 in. CCD image format, are available in 3 focal lengths: 16mm F/1.4, 25mm F/1.4 and 50mm F/2.8. 25 and 50 mm lenses have 0% distortion, providing optical performance from corner to corner, and making them suitable for machine vision applications where close inspection of small objects is needed. Lenses have locking screws for focus and iris adjustments, important when... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Spectroscopy System aids in biology and materials research.

February 12, 2002

MultiMode(TM) PicoForce(TM) Scanning Probe Microscope (SPM) Control System, combined with software developed for force spectroscopy, enables force measurements and manipulation of biological or material samples at pico-Newton level. System utilizes atomic force microscope, scanner with closed-loop control of Z-axis that controls tip-sample separation, software GUI, and handheld tool with... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Smart Camera has multiple 110 lines.

February 12, 2002

Model VC 2028 intelligent camera and image processing system has computational power of 1200 MIPS, 16 Mbytes SDRAM image/data memory with 2 Mbytes of flash EPROM for program and data storage (expandable). VC 2038 can acquire full frame 640 (H) x 480 (V) pixels at 40 and 20 frames per second. Process interface allows 4 inputs and 4 outputs; video output is via 800x600, 46.875 MHz SVGA monitor. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Free-Standing Magnifiers suit inspection applications.

February 12, 2002

Magnifiers offer aspherical lens systems to provide sharpness over entire field of view and avoid image distortion. Lenses are Duplex coated to prevent wear and scratching, and stands are made from clear plastic. Models include: ONS-0001 with 3x lens measuring 3.94 x 2.95 in.; ONS-0002 with 4x lens measuring 2.7 x 2.17 in.; ONS-0020 with 6x round lens (1.50 in. dia); and ONS-0010 with 7.25x round... Read More

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

Portable Camera requires no external power source.

February 12, 2002

Ventus Portable color inspection camera is air powered, air cooled, and air purged. It provides continuous video images inside high temperature processes. Camera includes lens temperature display, DC generator output display and 380 TV lines of resolution. It is available with choice of lens lengths and viewing angles. Ventus Portable is suitable for temporary inspections, and can be permanently... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Digital Color Camera comes with two 6-pin 1394 ports.

February 12, 2002

Model DX 10-1394a digital color camera, for industrial applications, is based on IEEE 1394 transfer technology. Digitized image data is transferred via 1394 interface, and all camera parameters can be controlled via universal high-speed bus. Camera control is asynchronous, but video data is transferred with guaranteed bandwidth in isochronous mode. 400 Mbit interface transfers 30 full frames per... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Optical Receivers suit narrowband applications.

February 9, 2002

Model R406 provides FWHM response over 18-34 GHz range with peak gain of 20dB. Model R407 provides same response over 34-49 GHz range with peak gain of 24dB, and Model R408 covers 39-64 GHz range with peak gain of 20dB. Hermetically sealed modules can be used for hybrid fiber/wireless systems, distribution of RF carriers, as well as optical phased-array radar. Units are available with choice of... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Fiber Optic Panels backlight keyboards with one LED.

February 7, 2002

UniGlo® Panels are thin plastic optical fiber backlighting devices that can backlight full-travel computer keyboards and flat panel membrane switch keyboard overlays with single LED (2.1 VDC @ 30mA) light source. They provide thin (.010 in. min) uniform panel of light that is heat- and EMI-free. Panels have operating temperature range of -40 to 80 degrees C, are not affected by temperature... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Strapping Winder offers modular flexibility.

February 4, 2002

Model MS120T runs either independently or series-coupled with other modules to wind as many strips as necessary. Each module contains 2 alternately driven spindles mounted in common steel frame. MS120T can handle packages 16 in. in diameter, and 12 in. wide, at up to 60 lb weight. Adjustable traverse assembly and guiding options make system adaptable to spool or coil winding of flat materials.... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Industrial Laser provides 266 nm output.

January 29, 2002

Azure(TM) continuous wave, diode-pumped, deep-UV laser includes Sentinel(TM) series of automated capabilities that control beam pointing, maintain output power, shift crystal and relock cavity. Azure measures 14.4 x 23.3 x 7.0 in. and runs on 100-250 VAC providing output power of 200 mW. It is designed for industrial applications ranging from writing fiber Bragg gratings to semiconductor... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Lightweight Breadboards provide flat, stable surfaces.

January 29, 2002

Vibralite breadboards are available for prototyping, small optical systems, mounting lasers, optical assembly, and inspection areas. Nonmagnetic Series 5500 has structural core of extruded aluminum surrounded by 3/16 in. anodized aluminum skin. Ferromagnetic Series 5600 has extruded aluminum core surrounded by 1/8 in. skin of SS. Honeycomb-core Series 5700 is made of corrosion-resistant,... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Metallurgical Microscope handles brightfields and darkfields.

January 29, 2002

GX Series inverted metallurgical microscopes are available in 2 models: GX71 and GX51. Model GX71 for research use has wide field, zooming, erect image and mirror cube turret for brightfield, darkfield, Nomarski (DIC), polarized light, and fluorescence observation. It has separate photo unit, which enables user to construct custom system. GX51 for inspection and research has improved functions... Read More

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

Incremental Encoders provide positioning accuracy.

January 23, 2002

Family of incremental optical encoders range in size from 30 to 48mm dia with resolutions up to 6000 lines per revolution. They have 2-channel quadrature output plus index, allowing count resolution to increase to 24,000 counts per revolution, and minimizing homing sequence. All have TTL compatible line driver output to boost signal strength and increase immunity to noise over long cable lengths.... Read More