Optics & Photonics

Laser Diode Module operates at 650 nm.

January 13, 2015

Intended for general-purpose, medium-duty applications, Model GPL 105 includes 3/8 in. NPT-threaded housing with mounting hardware and plug-in USB-type power supply. Cable connector length is 36 in. and available patterns are red dot or line with nominal focal length of 17 in. Equipped with static, surge, and reverse polarity protection as well as auto power control, laser features optical output power of less than 5 mW, operating current of less than 50 mA, and operating voltage of 5 Vdc. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Diode Pumped Solid State Lasers have small form factor design.

December 19, 2014

Designed for 24/7 cleanroom fabs and portable environmentally challenged applications, 6 in. long and 2.5 lb Jewel Lasers feature sealed housing with conductively cooled thermal management system that eliminates need for external fans and water cooling. USB or optional Bluetooth® interface is available, and swappable resonator reduces downtime and production expense. Design allows integration onto gantry in cleanroom or into battery-operated portable systems. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Interferometer Mirrors provide 99.8+% reflectivity. .

December 10, 2014

Providing greater than 99.8% reflectivity for S and P polarization, Gires-Tournois Interferometer Mirrors are optical standing wave-resonators that are primarily used in chirping applications such as pulse compression. Units use partially reflective front surface and highly reflective back surface to generate chromatic dispersion. Available in 4 RoHS-compliant, 25.4 mm diameter models in wavelengths from 780–820 nm and 1020–1060 nm, mirrors feature group delay dispersion from -250 to -600 fs². Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Portable Tools, Optics & Photonics

Laser Tool provides accurate room measurements in seconds.

November 24, 2014

Able to be used by one person to measure distances, areas, and volumes, 4.3 in. long Laser Dimension Master (LDM) 130 can measure distances in feet-inches, decimal feet, inches, or meters. Measurement displays on color LCD, and accuracy is 1/8 in. or better over entire range. For operation, this laser measure requires user to press button and aim laser at wall or surface to be measured (up to 130 ft away). Protective case is supplied as standard.

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Optics & Photonics

Laser and App automate layout of interior points and walls.

November 11, 2014

Spectra Precision® QML800 QuickMark Layout allows drywall and interior contractors to lay out points for interior building construction. Controlled by mobile application running on Android tablet that stores point files, dual lasers create bright, visible X directly on point for marking. Lasers position X at desired point in <5 sec when point is selected. For use in bright conditions, laser pointer accessory helps operators find laser beams. Laser accuracy is 1/8 in. typ. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Diode-Pumped Laser suits microelectronics packaging applications.

November 3, 2014

Offering output powers up to 40 W at 355 nm, AVIA NX q-switched, diode-pumped, solid-state lasers suit materials processing applications in microelectronics fabrication and packaging. Implementation of pumping technology of Nd:YVO4 gain medium increases overall system efficiency, while PermAlign 2 optical mounting technology promotes stability and long-term reliability. Integrated microelectronics components contribute to size reduction while also promoting reliability. Read More

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

Light Array provides position monitoring and detection.

October 23, 2014

Comprising red-light laser and high-resolution CCD receiver, BLA Light Array identifies, compares, or sorts objects based on minimal size or height differences. Multifunction device, offering 2 m range and 0.01 mm resolution, provides numerous modes of measurement such as object diameter, object position, gap width, gap position, and edge position. With intuitive, on-device buttons, users can teach-in up to 6 different objects and blank out disruptive objects in measuring field. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

CO2 Laser Engraver fits into small workshops.

October 21, 2014

Measuring 775 x 725 x 450 mm, Energy 8 is designed for low-output marking needs in workshops, stores, and offices. Unit features front loading design, user control of laser via interactive machine instrument panel, integrated storage capabilities, and automatic focus adjustment. Supplied with GravoStyle™ Discovery software, Energy 8 supports flat and cylindrical engraving as well as engraving on objects. Read More