Light Sources

Optics & Photonics, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Vision Systems

Sharp to Showcase Award-Winning Light Production Line at IPMA 2016

June 22, 2016

Industry experts highlight the benefits of the Sharp Pro Series for in-plant printing facilities at Colorado event MAHWAH, N.J. - Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), will showcase its award-winning color and monochrome light production line, and the benefits it brings to corporate reprographics departments (CRD) and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Avo Photonics Develops SLED-Based Broadband Near-Infrared Source for Luxmux

June 16, 2016

HORSHAM, Pa. - Avo Photonics, a leader in optoelectronic product design, development, and manufacturing, was commissioned by Luxmux Technology Corporation, to develop and manufacture a solid-state, broadband, continuous emitter for use with their line of miniature integrated spectrometers. The emitter combines the outputs of multiple super-luminescent LEDs (SLEDs) into a... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems, Green & Clean

LED Fixed-Pattern Projector enables daylight ambience operation.

March 25, 2016

Used for structured lighting in 3D machine vision, Pattern Blazer™ produces bright patterns at extended working distances to enable use of 3D imaging in well-lit areas. Any LED wavelength can be equipped; single- or multi-wavelength configurations are made possible via use of chip-on-board LED die arrays. Operating up to 150 W, projector can produce 1.5 Mlux as at 10 m working distance using white LEDs and utilizes lenses designed for digital SLR cameras that use 4/3 format image sensors. 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 standard. ILM-105 light source is separated to keep heat away from sample. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Tunable Light Source aids camera, image sensor calibration.

February 16, 2016

Combining output of 30 discrete LEDs, each with different center wavelength, SpectralLED lets manufacturers perform diverse calibration and testing with one instrument. Unit can be programed to produce output that closely matches any illuminant source or spectrum of any illuminant reflected by target. Without any moving parts, unit can also be swept through wavelengths to simulate scanning monochromator. All source calibration data, RMS fitting, and spectral presets are managed internally. Read More

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

Miniature White LED Light Rings evenly illuminate surface.

April 17, 2015

Yielding up to 64 lm of brightness at 75 mA drive current, MTLR-WZ Series has .196 in. OD and utilizes 6 phosphor-coated LED chips offered in Warm, Neutral, and Cool color temperatures. Center of ring has .073 in. ID hole that can be used to pass miniature camera through for detection of evenly illuminated surface. Designed for hand held instrumentation, products feature metal core board design. Ceramic, copper, and AlN boards are available via custom design/manufacture. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Excelitas Technologies® Exhibits Expanded Portfolio of Innovative Technology Solutions at Photonics West 2015

February 16, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Excelitas Technologies Corp., a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized photonics solutions today announced today it is exhibiting a broad array of its products at the SPIE Photonics West 2015 conference, which takes  place February 10-12 at The Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.  The event marks the first time both Excelitas and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

EUV Light Source Developer Adlyte Achieves Key Performance Milestone for High-Volume Manufacturing

October 28, 2014

ZUG, Switzerland – Adlyte Inc., a developer of high-brightness extreme light sources for advanced semiconductor inspection and metrology applications, today announced it has reached a key performance benchmark for its extreme ultraviolet (EUV) light source for high-volume manufacturing (HVM)-readiness. Adlyte has demonstrated that its EUV light source has maintained clean operation after... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems, Green & Clean

UV-LED Sources cure inks, coatings, adhesives, and sealants.

August 21, 2014

Available in 5 beam lengths from 4–24 in., Aurora™ UV Classic Line Sources offer UV-LED center wavelength options of 365, 385, 395, and 405 nm. Optical design provides peak irradiance at large working distance from emitter window and ultra-uniform distribution in 2 dimensions. Operating under natural convection cooling or with option of fan-cooling plenum, sources features integral driver/controllers for constant current operation or PWM with optional Ethernet interface for remote utility. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

LED Ring Light includes contrast-enhancing polarizer.

August 21, 2014

With polarizer, Microscope Ring Light allows clear inspection of shiny circuit boards or highly reflective parts. Rotating polarizer ring slowly reduces or virtually eliminates reflective glare and hot spots. Mounted with 3 thumb screws, fixture has 60 white LEDs with ultra-cool color temperature of 8,000 K, working distance of 4 in., and minimum working life of 20,000 hours. Light is accompanied by 10-step light controller and ring light adapter. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Light Source supports maskless lithography applications.

July 31, 2014

Suitable for printed circuit board industry, iLLUMINA® features fiber coupled laser output with output power up to 37 W and wavelengths at 405 nm and 375 nm. Unit provides digital imaging, or maskless lithography, where image data can be optimally scaled or distorted just prior to writing, addressing specific needs for registration, as well as for elimination of process steps and masks that contribute to alignment errors. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Light Engines feature lifetimes over 20,000 hr.

July 16, 2014

Offering solid-state alternative to traditional mercury-containing arc lamps, Lumencor Light Engines require zero warm up or cool down periods. SOLA Light Engines, producing continuous white light from 380–680 nm, offer intensity range of 40–50 W/cm² and are suited for life sciences applications, including fluorescence microscopy. Featuring 6 individually selectable sources, Spectra-X Light Engines include 7 bandpass filters, one for each color source, plus one extra. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

LED Light Handle works with variety of borescopes.

June 25, 2014

Powered by rechargeable 2,000 Ah, 3.6 V Li-ion battery, SPARK XTR LED Borescope Light Source operates at full intensity for up to 50 minutes, eliminating need for external light sources and cords. Special focal lens design allows unit to focus and shape light at end of scope, providing intense illumination where it is needed most. Offering operational life up to 50,000 hours, light source comes with standard Storz connection and uses one button to control all operations. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Casio Expands Signature LampFree® Projector Lineup for the Hospitality Space

June 10, 2014

New Projectors Equipped with Fifth Generation LampFree® Technology, Built-In Memory, USB Display and Wired LAN Projection DOVER, N.J. – Casio America, Inc., a pioneer in the LampFree® projection space, is pleased to introduce a new lineup of Signature projectors. Geared for the hospitality industry, the new lineup of Signature projectors offer Casio's LASER & LED HYBRID Light Source,... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Topanga USA APL250 System Makes European Debut at Light + Building 2014

April 10, 2014

Italian Design and American Ingenuity combine to create a new Fixture for Europe and beyond. Nordex Lighting S.r.l. incorporates Advanced Plasma Lighting in its "Aventus APL" luminaire. CANOGA PARK, CA -- Topanga USA and Nordex Lighting S.r.l. announce the debut of the Nordex Aventus APL at Light + Building 2014.  Aventus' sleek design is complimented by Topanga's compact, high brightness... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Monolithic Light Engine features hermetically sealed design.

February 28, 2014

Available in 3 or more output wavelengths from 405–785 nm and powers up to 200 mW, OEM Monolithic Light Engine withstands mechanical shock, vibration, and temperature changes. Internal laser components, combining elements, and beam shaping optics are held at constant temperature in ultra-compact package, which delivers pointing and power stability as well as low optical noise. Customized beam profiles, focal distances, and modulation parameters are available per OEM requirements. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Illumination Source benefits multi-focal confocal microscopy.

December 13, 2013

Borealis® enhances illumination of all models of Yokogawa CSU10, 21, 22, and X1 scan heads regarding uniformity, throughput, and imaging performance. Extension of excitation wavelength range to 400–750 nm increases image quality, acquisition rates, image quantification, and imaging depth of thick or scattering specimens. While flexible bellows attachment to microscope enables strain-free alignment, field lens tubes enhance imaging performance and allow adjustment of effective pinhole size. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Spectralight QC

September 26, 2013

The SpectrLight QC is a visual color assessment lightbooth that can meet practically any specification. This holistic solution starts with state of the art light sources, and includes a data-driven back-end that carefully monitors the performance and condition of lamps, as well as a system to educate and certify operators. For brand owners and specifies, SpectraLight QC is a revolutionary... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Osram Ostar Headlamp Pro LED Component Ideal for Headlights

August 6, 2013

Peterson Manufacturing introduces a 7-inch headlight with Osram Ostar Headlamp Pro for 12 and 24 volt vehicles. Peterson Manufacturing has found the perfect companion for its new 7-inch headlight in the Osram Ostar Headlamp Pro LED from Osram Opto Semiconductors. This LED is the best choice for the headlight due to its distinguished features such as providing a compact light source with... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems, Green & Clean

LED Light Curing System produces consistent, reliable bonds.

June 26, 2013

Delivering visible light energy in narrow wavelength band centered at 405 nm, BlueWave® LED DX-1000 VisiCure&trade; produces temperatures suited for thermally sensitive substrates. Adjustable intensity capability and long-life LED, along with lack of mechanical shutters and moving parts, foster accuracy. Adaptable to changing business needs, system can be configured to operate in small-area flood or spot-cure mode and is resistant to intensity degradation over time.<br /> Read More