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

Varian Imaging Components Business Highlights Claymount Products at RSNA Exhibit

December 3, 2015

Varian's Claymount exhibit offers full line of components and subsystems for X-ray imaging, including the next generation CA24 miniature HV connector and the innovative Optica 20 manual collimator SALT LAKE CITY – Booth #3506 – Claymount is featuring its full line of products at booth #3506 during the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago this... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Multileaf Collimator works with robotic system to aid treatment.

April 29, 2015

InCise™ Multileaf Collimator (MLC) is available on CyberKnife® M6™ System, which can be used to treat tumors anywhere in body. Maximizing dose to target while minimizing exposure to healthy tissue, robotic design enables physicians to find optimal angles for radiation to enter and exit body. Robotic design also enables system to adjust and automatically stay on target in real-time to account for patient and tumor motion. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Lancaster General Health Receives First Commercial InCise(TM) Multileaf Collimator for the CyberKnife® M6(TM) System

March 2, 2015

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and LANCASTER, Pa. – Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) and Lancaster General Health announced today that the first commercially available InCise™Multileaf Collimator (MLC) for the CyberKnife® M6™ System has been received by Lancaster. The hospital selected the InCise MLC based on its ability to increase the system's treatment efficiency and extend its unique... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Beam Transformation Systems support 600-1,600 nm wavelengths.

November 24, 2014

Available with pitches of 200, 400, and 500 µm, Beam Transformation Systems bundle and symmetrize asymmetrical laser beams generated by diode laser bars and mini bars. Residual divergence ranging from 12 to under 5.0 ensures high beam quality. To achieve best possible performance for specific application, systems use 4 Fast Axis Collimators that have been optimized for short focal lengths. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

LIMO: FAC Lenses Now Only Available in "D" Class

October 31, 2014

More standard products, each one with superior quality Success story: Fast-axis collimator celebrates 20 years The "O lens" is a thing of the past, and D quality (diffraction limited) is here to stay. This simple phrase sums up the major innovation among FAC lenses, which LIMO has once again optimized. Users can now obtain the best standard lens quality offered anywhere on the market –... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Slow Axis Collimators work with laser bars.

August 20, 2014

Consisting of monolithic array of cylindrical lenses that are designed to collimate individual emitters of laser bar, Slow Axis Collimators provide numerical aperture of 0.05, surface accuracy of λ/4, and low curvature deviation. RoHS-compliant units feature standard AR coating for 790–990 nm and provide greater than 99% transmission. Measuring 12 mm long x 1.50 mm high, collimators come in 50, 100, and 150 µm sizes, all with 500 µm pitch. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Fast-axis Collimator (FAC): One Lens for Many Applications

December 27, 2013

Take two: New product lines with additional standard coatings Wavelength range increased to five times its original size This is a special kind of success story. Nearly two years ago, LIMO introduced its new FAC300 collimator which concentrates the fast axis of high-power laser diodes. With a focal length of 300 µm and an NA (numerical aperture: measure of the ability to concentrate a ray... Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Optics & Photonics

Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Acquires Elekta Versa HD System

September 16, 2013

New system sets benchmark in radiation oncology versatility and capabilities BALTIMORE – The Johns Hopkins Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences in the Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore, Maryland) has acquired Elekta's Versa HD™ linear accelerator. The radiation therapy system features the versatility to deliver... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

LightPath Technologies Exhibiting at SPIE Defense, Security + Sensing 2013

April 29, 2013

LightPath Expert to Present on a Practical Approach to LWIR Wafer-based Optics for Thermal Imaging Systems ORLANDO, Fla. - LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTH) ("LightPath", the "Company" or "we"), a global manufacturer, distributor and integrator of patented optical components and high-level assemblies, today announced it will exhibit at SPIE Defense, Security + Sensing, 2013's most... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Tiny Laser Diode Collimators offer high alignment accuracy.

April 2, 2013

Targeting OEMs and system integrators, 6 mm dia x 8 mm long laser diode collimators consist of laser diode, laser diode holder, collimating lens holder, and high numerical aperture collimating lens. Standard wavelengths range from 635–852 nm, and output powers vary from 0.9–75 mW; customized versions can be manufactured to order. Offering divergence angles as low as 0.6 mrad, products have elliptical output beam with collimated diameter of 2.5 x 2 mm that is bore-sighted for precision. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

LightPath Technologies Exhibiting at Photonics West 2013

January 25, 2013

LightPath Set to Unveil 135 New Products in Three Product Categories to an Expected 20,000 Attendees and 1,300 Vendors<4444>ORLANDO, Fla.- LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTH) ("LightPath", the "Company" or "we"), a global manufacturer, distributor and integrator of patented optical components and high-level assemblies, today announced it will exhibit at the Photonics West 2013... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Compact Electronic Autocollimator is optimized for sensitivity.

October 26, 2012

Portable CONEX-LDS offers 0.01 µrad angular measurement sensitivity and 2 kHz data refresh rate, enabling analysis of resonance modes of structures. Controller is integrated into optical head of autocollimator, occupying only 4 x 1.5 x 1.5 in., and other features include ±0.85° FOV eyepiece, PSD sensor, and RS-422 communications. Autocollimator is used for traditional metrology applications in production environments such as pitch, yaw, straightness, bearing eccentricity, and wobble.
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Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Electronic Autocollimator offers 0.01 µrad resolution.

October 24, 2012

Equipped with ±0.85° FOV eyepiece and PSD sensor, CONEX-LDS supports sampling frequency of 2 kHz, making it possible to observe and analyze rapid events such as structural vibrations. Controller, measuring 4 x 1.5 x 1.5 in. and integrated into optical head, supports RS-422 communications and provides angular measurement sensitivity of 0.01 µrad. CONEX-LDS is used for traditional metrology applications in production environments such as pitch, yaw, straightness, bearing eccentricity, and wobble. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Dual Axis Digital Autocollimator incorporates CCD technology.

June 15, 2012

Utilizing optical analysis software, Ultra Series provides simultaneous 2-axis straightness measurement of machine tool slides. Device automatically measures both X and Y directions at each measurement position along slideway. With additional accessories, system can also set and check twist, parallelism, and squareness. Ultra Series offers measurement range of 1,800 sec with 0.2 sec accuracy, while high-precision version offers 300 sec range with 0.1 sec accuracy. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Modules collimate light source into defined-degree beam.

February 16, 2009

Designed to collimate or focus light exiting optical fiber to desired beam diameter, collimators can be used with laser diodes, photodiodes, acoustic-optic modulators, and other fiber optic devices. They come in 3 sizes: macro collimator for optical fiber core sizes over 800 µm dia, mid-size collimator for sizes up to 800 µm dia, and micro collimator for fibers up to 400 µm dia. Also available, focus guides thread into macro and mid-size collimators to refocus beam at given distance. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Collimator protects lasers from harmful back reflections.

January 28, 2008

Designed for use with fiber lasers up to 30 W, IsoBeam(TM) Fusion Collimator is optically isolated, laser collimator that combines high power capabilities of LightPath's Fiber Fusion collimators with optical isolator to shield laser from unwanted back-reflected light. Available in 8 standard designs, product can also be customized for specific requirements. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Autocollimator provides 0.5 µrad sensitivity.

September 25, 2006

Measuring 12.3 x 2.5 x 3.2 in., 2-axis Model AC421 measures small angular displacements over distances of 78.7 in. It provides optical angular range of ±2,160 arcsec and sensitivity of 0.1 arcsec. Featuring 670 nm red laser beam with diameter less than 3 mm, unit can interface with PC or handheld color touchscreen interface. Supplied with Windows® application software and more than 24 ASCII commands, autocollimator performs complex data collection and analysis. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Autocorrelator is designed for ultrafast laser diagnostics.

May 22, 2006

Reef-RT1550 autocorrelator measures laser pulse durations ranging from 20 femtoseconds to picosecond regime. It measures pulse widths from both low energy, high repetition rate oscillators and high energy, low repetition rate amplifiers operating in 1,550 nm range. Compact control unit operates autocorrelator head and optional spectrometer through on-screen menus. Autocorrelation trace and spectrum can be displayed and analyzed on screen or downloaded to remote computer. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Autocorrelator provides laser diagnostics.

March 3, 2004

Self-contained PulseScout(TM) measures laser pulse durations from 20 femtoseconds to picosecond regime, and can be configured for wavelengths from 420-1,600 nm. With 2 user-interchangeable detector modules, unit can measure pulse widths from low energy, high repetition rate oscillators and high energy, low repetition rate amplifiers. Microprocessor-driven control unit with onboard LCD operates autocorrelator head and optional spectrometer through on-screen menus. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Large Beam Collimators are optimized for 1064 nm Nd:YAG.

February 18, 2004

Standard and custom large beam collimators are available in 7 beam diameters from .97-12.7 mm and are mounted in ruggedized, stainless steel housing. Outfitted with choice of fiber connectors, products withstand power needed for 1064 nm industrial applications and are suited for use in high-power Nd:YAG beam delivery units, including fiber lasers. Custom designs are also available. Read More