Optical Mounts

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

Motorized 3-Axis Gimbal Mount enables precise movement.

June 10, 2016

Along with 3 axes, each featuring 360° rotation and 10°/sec travel speed, AU300-XZ has rigid aluminum alloy frame that handles loads to 22.5 lb. Low-backlash worm gear drives as well as precision V grove and cross roller bearings for each axis enable 3.6 arc sec resolution as well as 18 arc sec repeatability and positional accuracy. Frame has 11.8 x 11.8 in. clearance for mounting lasers, cameras, optics, and instrumentation, and azimuth stage rotary table has 8.425 x 8.425 in. footprint. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Risley Prism Mounts suit precision beam steering applications.

May 26, 2016

Optimized for prisms with wedge angles from 0° to 26°, TECHSPEC® Risley Prism Mounts let users can manually steer beam to any angle up to +2 times individual prism deviation angle to meet specific requirements. Mounts can be used with single 25 mm wedge prism or one pair (Risley prism pairs) and allow users to take advantage of independent rotational control for each prism. Constructed of anodized aluminum, products have clear aperture (CA) of 23 mm and coarse rotation of 360°. Read More

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

Vishay Intertechnology to Highlight Leading Vishay Electro-Films Products at 2014 OFC/NFOEC

February 28, 2014

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 2014 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC),...Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Cage System Components Kit helps build optomechanical systems.

August 1, 2013

Suited for researchers, engineers, or educators, and for demonstration, experimentation, or prototyping purposes, TECHSPEC® Cage System Components Kit contains plates, rods, and mounts as well as accessories such as screws and tools required to build basic optomechanical systems. Kit provides mounting options for 12.5 mm and 25 mm optical components as well as 2 adapter plates to interface between TECHSPEC Optical Cage System and other cage systems. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Oclaro Showcases Expanded, Innovative Laser Diode Portfolio at LASER World of PHOTONICS 2013

May 20, 2013

Product lineup includes next generation 80 W fiber laser pump, state-of-the-art 150ps DFB seed laser, high performance diode bars at 10xx and 14xx nm and higher power 63x red diode lasers in a smaller package SAN JOSE, Calif.– Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), a tier-one provider and innovator of optical communications and laser solutions, today announced that it will be showcasing several new,...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Optical Support Rods mount components to optical tables.

May 23, 2012

Measuring 1.5 in. diameter, SR-Series magnetically mounts components to optical table. Each stainless steel pedestal rod offers 8-32/M4 and ¼-20/M6 threaded mounting holes. SR-Z rods feature graduated height marks, integrated magnet in pedestal base, and stainless steel clamping fork. If pedestal mounting is needed without magnetic base, SR-B pedestal base is available, which can be combined with SR-E extension posts, SR-S spacers, and SR-ADP for multiple height configurations. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Mirror Mount features 2 actuators for precision and stability.

May 10, 2012

Constructed of black anodized aluminum, Clear Edge Picomotor(TM) Mount 8821 accommodates 1 in. optics ranging in thickness from 6-10 mm. Kinematic unit features sapphire seats and optimized springs, which deliver smooth operation while maintaining thermal and mechanical stability. Mount's Picomotor has integrated knobs for manual adjustment of all axes. For convenience, left-handed mirror mount 8821L is also available. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Stainless Steel Mounts accommodate 2 in. diameter optics.

March 29, 2012

Offered in right- or left-handed versions, Suprema(TM) SN200 Series Clear Edge Mirror Mounts enable unencumbered access to edge of mirror. Units are available with 2 or 3 locking actuators, making them suitable for demanding research applications. For smooth alignment and optimal stability, mounts utilize micro-polished tungsten carbide pads and 100 TPI adjustment screws. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Remtec Expands Its Submount Offerings for Packaging of Laser Diodes, LEDs, and Photo Diodes

December 19, 2011

Norwood, MA - Remtec, Inc., a leading supplier of ceramic packaging solutions with Plated Copper on Thick Film (PCTF) technology, has added new capabilities for Laser Diode, LED and Photo Diode submounts and substrates. Now designers have a wider variety of packaging options with ceramic submounts (alumina, beryllia, and aluminum nitride), metal heat sinks and enhanced plated gold tin...Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Motor-Driven Mirror Mount integrates controller and driver.

April 25, 2011

Model CONEX-AG-M100D is remote-controllable, piezoelectric-motor-driven mirror mount with 2-axis absolute position sensor. Unit is capable of repeatable or absolute positioning tasks, for scanning and laser beam steering applications, and also enables user to save position into memory and recall it upon startup. In open loop, minimum incremental motion of mount is 2 µrad over ±0.75º range and, in closed loop, minimum incremental motion is 0.001º with bidirectional repeatability of 0.01º. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Motorized Kinematic Mount delivers high-resolution movement.

July 23, 2010

Motorized Kinematic Mount offers kinematic movement with 10.5° of angular travel and 0.264° per motor revolution. Once mount moves to desired position, it reports position via RS-232 connection and will maintain that position even without power applied. Potentiometers, located on back, can be used to manually move mount at speeds from 1.5 µrad/sec to 60 mrad/sec. Each self-contained unit includes two stepper motors, 15 V universal power supply, and 6 ft data cable. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Dichroic Beamsplitter Holder provides 22 mm clear aperture.

July 8, 2010

Designed to secure dichroic beamsplitters without affecting flatness, FH1 filter holder also allows for angle tuning or other motorized options. Opto-mechanical mount is optimized for 25.2 x 35.6 mm sized parts, and has flexibility to accept 1.0-2.0 mm thick components. Designed for use with VersaChrome(TM) tunable filters, holder also suits wide range of bench-top laboratory uses. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Mounting Components are designed for small optics.

November 6, 2009

Able to integrate smaller optics ranging from 3-12.5 mm in dia, S-Mount product line is comprised of simple and achromatic lens mounts, various tubes and spacers, and various adapters, including S-to-C type. Products feature adjustable thickness and are threaded for M12 x 0.5 mm mounting, commonly used for micro-video lenses and board level camera mounts. Manufactured from anodized aluminum material, components have 12 mm ID, thread pitch of 2 threads/mm, and 16 mm OD. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Mirror Mount is designed for research and OEM applications.

June 3, 2009

Maintaining standard 1 in. optical axis height, compact V100-CP CenterPoint(TM) mirror mount holds mirror directly above and inline with mounting hole. Clear quadrant mount is English or Metric mounting compatible and can be rotated to steer reflected beam over 270°. In high-density layouts, product can be positioned on adjacent table mounting holes which are only 1 in. apart. Device is utilized in assemblies that require periscopes, delay lines, and polarizer inverters. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Submounts and TVS Diodes increase UHB LED protection.

March 30, 2009

Intended for use in ultra high brightness (UHB) LED lighting applications, LuxGuard products include silicon submounts that provide integrated ESD protection at levels exceeding 15 kV HBM (Human Body Model) while also helping cushion LED from stress due to thermal expansion coefficient differences between LED and lead frame. TVS diodes, available for customers who utilize ceramic submounts, mount next to LED die within LED fixture and deliver ESD ratings between 8 and 15 kV HBM. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Optics & Photonics

Aerotech Add Manual Optical Mounts to Its Fast Delivery Service

January 15, 2009

October/2008 Aerotech has now added manual optical mounts to its Fast Delivery Service guaranteeing a 5-day turnaround for urgent orders with no extra costs incurred. The AOM110 series covers 8 models for optical component diameter/thickness capability from 50.8 mm/12.7 mm to 304.8 mm/53.85 mm. With a pedigree of successful applications in major fusion and high-powered laser research projects,...Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Butterfly Laser Mounting Module has dual-station design.

December 13, 2007

Integrated cooling module, DBH-022, facilitates installation/removal of 14-pin butterfly laser packages for quick power on inspection, repair, burn-in, or integration into end products. Solution combines OEM fan mounted heatsink HS-022 with two 14-pin butterfly mounting boards model BA-01. Thermal resistance of 0.22°C/W translates to less than 15°C temperature rise over ambient when loaded with two pump lasers, which can be mounted or removed independently. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Submounts offer 3- and 4-side metallization.

November 14, 2007

Intended for demanding optoelectronic applications, Laser Diode Submounts offer 25-75 micron thick copper metallization and Zero Pullback(TM) from burr-free ceramic edge. Submount materials include BeO with thermal conductivity from 280-325 W/moK and AlN from 170-230 W/moK. PCTF® technology combines elements of thick and thin films with plated copper and nickel/gold finish. Selective plating capability ensures optimal wettability of GaAs dice by gold tin soldering. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Kinematic Optical Mounts provide precision adjustment.

January 25, 2007

With more than 25 options, TECH SPEC(TM) Mechanics consist of optical mounts and mounting table platforms that are adaptable to variety of applications. Mounts feature ±5° of tip/tilt, 100 TPI fine adjustment screws, aluminum plates, and common mounting bores for No. 8/M4 socket-head cap screws. Stainless steel adjustment mechanisms ensure repeatability, while nylon contact rods and screws protect optics. Optical holders are available for common sizes of English and Metric components. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Direct-Drive Gimbal Mounts offer 1.0-0.13 rad resolution.

February 16, 2006

AMG series provides angular position, rate, and acceleration for system development and production testing. Suited for directing optics, lasers, antennas, and sensors to precise pointing angles, products utilize direct-drive, brushless, slotless torque motors with rare-earth magnets and angular transducers coupled directly to precision shafts for 360° continuous motion. Zero-backlash units feature cog-free design and accommodate loads up to 600 mm dia. Read More