Optical Systems Test & Measuring Equipment

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

207 Monochromator offers 50-millimeter wide focal plane for CCDs.

November 19, 2016

Ideally used as tunable light source systems for illumination, imaging and spectroscopy, 207A optically fast f/4.7 Monochromator offers 670mm focal length. Used as tunable light source for diagnostic or analytical spectroscopy in life sciences, device includes Snap-In™ diffraction gratings optimized for wavelength range coverage. Suitable to work in deep UV and vacuum region, unit provides coincident sagittal and tangential foci with OAP optics.

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Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Optoelectonics Backscatter Detectors reduce the need for angular compensation.

November 10, 2016

Available in TO-5 and TO-8 metal packages with active area on each element 1.6 mm2 and 19.6 mm2, Silicon (Si) Quadrant Detector features an annular package design including 200 µm laser-cut hole on chip and header, enabling fiber to be coupled from the back of the detector. Stored in temperatures ranging from -20°C to +80°C, detectors offer spectral range of 190 nm (min.) to 1100 nm (max.) with a typical peak wavelength of 980 nm.

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Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Spectrophotometers target automotive industry.

October 20, 2016

With 45°c:0° geometry and 60° gloss sensor, Model CM-25cG provides simultaneous color and gloss measurements of automotive interior trims and materials. Unit offers changeable apertures for either 8 mm (MAV) or spot size 3 mm (SAV) and measuring time of less than 1 second. Featuring 6 mm measuring area and double-path illumination system with directed 45° illumination and 6-angle observation from 2 sides, Model CM-M6 measures metallic and pearlescent paints on automobile exteriors. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Deep Ultraviolet Spectrophotometer System for NASA

October 14, 2016

This McPherson spectrophotometer will help develop and test optical materials and coatings for high altitude and extraterrestrial (space flight) science missions. A new ultraviolet spectrophotometer system for optical coating metrology just arrived at NASA Goddard (Greenbelt, Maryland USA). McPherson (Chelmsford, Massachusetts US) designed the system for optimal performance in the 90 to...Read More

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

Lockheed Martin Receives $49 Million U.S. Army Contract for Apache Helicopter Sensor Upgrades

October 5, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. - The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $49.3 million contract to upgrade the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) on the AH-64E Apache helicopter. Under this contract, Lockheed Martin will produce an additional 42 Modernized Day Sensor Assembly (M-DSA) upgrade kits and spares for the U.S. Army as part of Lot 1...Read More

Automatic ID, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Drone Detection System discovers unwanted UAV incursions.

September 30, 2016

Providing real-time directional measurement of radio emissions used for controlling drones, Aaronia Drone Detection System warns user when drones are in area and can send automatic alerts, helping to protect privacy and insure physical security. System consists of Aaronia IsoLOG 3D antenna, real-time Spectrum Analyzer, and special RTSA Suite software plug-in. Covering frequency range of 9 kHz to 20 GHz, ADDS provides 24/7 monitoring and recording with continuous data streaming up to 4 TB/day. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Measurement System determines grade of coal and coke.

September 28, 2016

By measuring intensity of light reflected from microscopic sampling area, 508 Coal™ Vitrinite Reflectance Measurement System determines amount of vitrinite in coal blend, thermal maturity, and value for coking. This ensures that coal blends used in energy generation are optimum and consistent. In addition, system can be used to acquire fluorescence and reflectance spectra of geological samples to accurately grade them, and offers Raman microspectroscopy feature for petrographic analysis. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

London Calling: Rohde & Schwarz Presents leading-edge Microwave T&M Solutions at EuMW 2016

September 20, 2016

Rohde Schwarz follows the call to London to attend European Microwave Week, where the company will demonstrate its T&M highlights for demanding applications in the aerospace & defense, automotive and wireless industries. In focus: test solutions for satellite communications, for radar applications in the A&D and automotive sectors and for the next generation of mobile networks 5G. Munich -...Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Optics & Photonics, Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Elbit Systems of America Showcases Airpower Capabilities During the Air Force Association Air, Space, Cyber Conference

September 15, 2016

Elbit Systems of America — a global partner in delivering airpower capabilities that ensure freedom FORT WORTH, Texas - On September 19-21, Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., will showcase its innovative capabilities for the United States Air Force at the Air Force Association Air, Space, Cyber Conference at National Harbor, MD. A trusted...Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rohde & Schwarz Test Solutions Help Define and Standardize 5G

September 7, 2016

COLUMBIA, Md. - Rohde Schwarz has enhanced its proven test solution platforms to include advanced capabilities that are facilitating the research, development and standardization of 5G. The fifth generation of mobile radio will open up new frequency bands for commercial wireless communications in the microwave and millimeter wave ranges to increase date rates on a massive scale. To implement...Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tektronix Begins Delivery of the IsoVu(TM) Optically Isolated Measurement System

August 18, 2016

IsoVu Technology Combines 1 GHz Bandwidth, Wide Common Mode Range, with Superior Common Mode Rejection to Make Previously Hidden Signals Visible BEAVERTON, Ore. - Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions, today announced that the IsoVu™ Measurement System previewed earlier this year at the APEC 2016 show is now shipping and available for worldwide delivery to...Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectrophotometers feature 325-1100 nm wavelength range.

August 16, 2016

Suitable for labs performing basic spectroscopy measurements, entry-level WPA S800+ Visible Spectrometer performs simple kinetics as well as single wavelength measurements of absorbance, % transmission, and concentration. WPA S1200+ builds on features of S800+ with addition of multi-wavelength measurements and life science methods that include BCA, Bradford, Biuret, and Lowry. Both ergonomic instruments accept standard 10 mm pathlength glass or disposable cuvettes. Read More

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

Quicker, Simpler Network Troubleshooting with Updated NaviTEK NT

August 12, 2016

The NaviTEK NT Plus and Pro network testers from IDEAL Networks have received a number of time-saving updates to help technicians carry out network troubleshooting and maintenance on both copper and fiber cable even more efficiently. Compact and handheld, NaviTEK NT network testers are designed to help technicians quickly pinpoint and solve issues and offer fast detection of link and IP...Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Visible Range Spectrophotometer has compact, lightweight design.

July 18, 2016

Suited for labs performing basic spectroscopy measurements, entry level Libra S4+ takes single wavelength measurements of absorbance, % transmission, and concentration and can perform simple kinetics. Libra 6+ adds multi-wavelength measurements and life science methods that include BCA, Bradford, Biuret, and Lowry. Covering 325–1,100 nm wavelength range,, both instruments accept 10 mm pathlength glass or disposable cuvettes and use CMOS detector. Read More

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

Tier 2 Fiber Optic Cable Tester simplifies troubleshooting.

July 15, 2016

In addition to accurate test data, OTDR II offers automated fault-finding capabilities that help minimize network downtime. With touch of button, intelligent Optical Link Mapper turns complicated graphs into easy-to-read diagram displaying all events along link with pass/fail results. System’s advanced algorithms also prevent common OTDR testing challenges, such as wrong OTDR traces. Handheld and lightweight, rugged tablet-style tester offers outdoor-enhanced touchscreen. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectrophotometers target education and QC laboratories.

June 29, 2016

Featuring wavelength range of 325–1100 nm, Novaspec III+ entry level visible spectrophotometer performs single wavelength measurements of absorbance, % transmission, and concentration, and has ability to perform simple kinetics. Novaspec Pro builds on features of Novaspec III+ with addition of multi-wavelength measurements and life science methods that include BCA, Bradford, Biuret, and Lowry. Both instruments accept standard 10 mm pathlength glass or disposable cuvettes. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Three-Port Media Converter supports dual input over SFP.

May 25, 2016

Used to add IP Video to network, CNMC2+1SFP/M features 2 TX input ports and one SFP port for user's choice of fiber type, distance, connector type, and speed. Port isolation lets unit act as 2 independent media converters while using single optical fiber for transmission, while Mux feature prevents network video flooding of multicast traffic with DIP switch selection of fiber port as dedicated uplink path. Link Fault Pass-Through feature is also standard. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Light Booth helps evaluate color critical applications.

May 20, 2016

Offering effective way to judge color anywhere color quality needs to be evaluated, Judge QC Light Booth helps optimize quality control operations. Product offers variety of lighting conditions, enabling users to determine how color will look in factory, as well as outside, in fluorescent-lit store, or in home environment. Lamp service indicator shows how functional lamps are, while multiple options for lamp replacement help ensure maximum up-time. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

CommScope Approves EXFO's MaxTester 940 Fiber Certifier for Compliance Testing

April 26, 2016

MaxTester 940 Fiber Certifier OLTS accepted for warranty test requirements in data centers QUEBEC CITY - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO; TSX: EXF) announced today that CommScope officially accepted the MaxTester 940, its recently released tier-1 fiber certifier for data centers and enterprise structured cabling. CommScope confirmed acceptance of the MaxTester 940 Fiber Certifier OLTS as meeting the...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

BBC use Fiber Media Converters in Mobile Tool-Kit for Live Audio Transmission

April 22, 2016

NASHVILLE, TN– Being the largest Broadcaster in the word, quality control is tight at the BBC. Renowned for world class news coverage, the BBC is also expected to provide high quality audio and visual broadcasting. Building on the “live experience”, the BBC has been covering major events such as the London 2012 Olympics, Wimbledon, Glastonbury Festival, folk festivals, major elections,...Read More