Optical Transmission Equipment & Systems

Optics & Photonics

Circular Polarizer Filter offers low birefringence.

January 12, 2017

Available in sheet size ranging from 8 x 10 in. up to 18 x 24 in., Circular Polarizer Filter also offers specially shaped filters using in-house laser cutting and waterjet technology for fabrication.. Providing 50% transmission level, units offer high resolution, excellent heat and humid resistance. Designed in neutral grey with right or left-handed polarization, product is used in glare... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Dallas Cowboy Stadium: When Your Digico Mixer is Multi-Mode and You Need Single-Mode Fiber

January 6, 2017

For audio engineer Eddie Gonzalez with Multi Image Group headquarted in Boca Raton, Florida, there are few venues that provide that kind of broadband for the multi-sensory events his company puts on for clients. In addition to more than 3,000 Sony LCD displays throughout, the stadium holds one of the world’s largest high-definition TVs, weighing in at 600 tons and hanging from 20-yard line... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Level Transmitters are equipped with large LCD display.

January 5, 2017

Available in 2290, 2291 models, Level Transmitters feature radar sensing technology. Featuring non-contact radar technolgy with PP or PTFE antennas, Type 2290 can resist most corrosive environments. Designed with stainless steel or FEP or PFA or PP coated rod for continuous level measuring of liquids, pulps or solids, Type 2291 delivers consistent measurement by eliminating interferences from... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Flying Your Fiber!

January 4, 2017

Most attendees will leave a conference with a handful of new contacts, some swag, a few empty promises and the latest flu or cold that’s going around.

A lucky few will also take home a solution to a pressing problem, as massAV Director of Operations Aaron Raymond did at one InfoComm after he approached the FiberPlex stand to discuss options for easily getting 3G video signals and... Read More

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

Dark Fiber Lit Up During Hillsdale’s 2016 Commencement Featuring Justice Clarence Thomas

January 4, 2017

Annapolis Junction, Maryland – June 1, 2016 – A campus full of dark fiber lines plus FiberPlex optical multiplexing added up quickly to huge cost savings for Hillsdale College in southern Michigan and proved crucial for the college’s 2016 Commencement event featuring high-profile speaker Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

In 2013, Hillsdale’s Director of Technical Media Ted... Read More

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

Varian to Showcase Imaging Components and Software Solutions at RSNA 2016

November 30, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 27, 2016 - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), today announced its Imaging Components business will exhibit its latest products and dedicated software solutions for planning, acquisition and analysis of X-ray images at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago. Varian's products will be on exhibit Nov. 27 - Dec. 1 in Booth... Read More

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

DSC-R418 Optical Receiver offers -3dBm of maximum optical overload.

November 19, 2016

With user-adjustable gain, DSC-R418 designed for 25 to 28 Gbaud / 50 to 56 Gbps Pulse Amplitude Modulation (PAM-4). Including 25 to 28 Gbps NRZ-ASK (PAM-2) modulation formats for 1310 nm and 1550 nm single-mode systems, unit offers differential conversion gain of up to 3000 V/W. Providing linear response of less than -6 dBm optical input,unit comes with maximum differential peak-to-peak output... Read More

Optics & Photonics

EXULUS-HD1 Reflective 2D SLM used in optical trapping.

November 13, 2016

Ideally used in beam steering and shaping, femtosecond pulse shaping, EXULUS-HD1 Reflective 2D SLM is made using LCoS technology. Unit has built-in SLM panel with 1920 x 1080 resolution, 6.4µm pixel pitch and a 12.5 mm x 7.1 mm active area. SLM provides high-resolution, highspeed phase modulation with minimal fluctuations. Operates from 400nm to 850nm with phase stroke of 2π at 633nm and... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Waveplates Robust with Extended Polarization Control

October 27, 2016

Custom manufactured low order sapphire waveplates that extend IR polarization control into the infrared, beyond fused silica optical waveplates, are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island. Meller Sapphire Waveplates feature Moh 9 hardness which is second only to diamond, making them highly resistant to chemicals, scratching, shock, and temperature fluctuations. ... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

TE SubCom Supplies MAREA Submarine Cable System

October 24, 2016

Work Underway on Innovative New Transatlantic Cable EATONTOWN, N.J. -- Facebook, Microsoft, and TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, today announced that TE SubCom has been named the system supply partner for the new MAREA submarine cable across the Atlantic Ocean. TE SubCom has completed the route survey and begun manufacture of... Read More

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

RS-485/RS-422 Transmitters feature ±15 kV ESD protection.

October 20, 2016

Supplied in 3 x 3 mm, 6-pin TSOT23 package, Models XR33193, XR33194, and XR33195 feature data rates of 250 kbps, 2.5 Mbps, and 20 Mbps, respectively. XR33193 and XR33194 have slew-limited outputs for reduced EMI and error-free communication over long or improperly terminated data cables. XR33195 features 25 ns propagation delay and 5 ns driver-output skew. Operating from 3.3 V supply and drawing... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

New Signet 9950 Dual Channel Transmitter performs two measurement reading simultaneously.

October 5, 2016

Offering the user dual functions of a transmitter and a controller, Signet 9950 is a single component alternative to multiple single channel transmitters in applications that require several measurements and a local display. Dual channel enables connection to two similar sensor measurement types like flow and flow or pH and ORP. With multiple relay modes that allow up to three signals to be used... Read More

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

Indoor/Outdoor Ribbon Cable features high fiber density.

October 3, 2016

Intended for data center and central office networks, AccuRiser™ Indoor/Outdoor Ribbon Cable allows engineers and technicians to bypass building entrance terminal and route cable directly to where it is needed. Gel-free construction helps minimize cable preparation time for splicing. Cable meets demands of outdoor route between buildings while providing fire rating needs of indoor... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Parker Unveils New Wireless Sensor Products at Sensors Midwest

October 3, 2016

Product Demonstrations at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center – Booth #813 Golden Valley, Minn. – As the Internet of Things (IoT) leaps forward, Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technology, continues to introduce new products rooted in diagnostics and condition monitoring. Parker is introducing an expanded SensoNODE™ product line at this year's... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

High Quality Fiber Optic Cables, Made in the USA, Custom Lengths Available

September 27, 2016

Electro Standards Laboratories (ESL), Cranston, RI, offers all types of high quality, terminated Fiber Optic Cable Assemblies in any length.  Fiber Optic Cables offer near-unlimited bandwidth at high speeds over long distances and are totally immune to electrical interference.  These cables are critical components in telecommunications, networking, broadcast communications, and many... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Millitech's E-band Antenna Polarizer Highlights Innovative Millimeter-wave Products on Display at EDI-Con

September 21, 2016

Northampton, MA — At the Smiths Microwave Subsystems booth #721 at the EDI-Con show in Boston, September 20th-22nd, Millitech will be reviewing several new millimeter-wave products for varied E-, W-, and V-band applications. The highlighted product is a new E-band LinearCircular Polarizer. This millimeter-wave antenna polarizer boasts a low axial ratio of < 0.6 dB, low insertion loss of < 0.5... Read More

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

EXFO Launches Agile NEMs Infrastructure Solutions for end-to-end Manufacturing Coverage

September 21, 2016

New power meter, variable attenuator and switches combining next-generation chassis and industry's unique, web-based multi-user interface ideal for network equipment manufacturers QUEBEC CITY - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) announced today its latest agile solutions for network equipment manufacturers (NEMs), which include new power meter, variable attenuator and switches, all... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Fiber Transmitters and Receivers support end-to-end HDCP 2.2.

September 8, 2016

Comprised of 4K/60 fiber transmitter and receiver endpoints in both box and card-based options, DigitalMedia™ Series delivers full DM® 4K/60 support, end-to-end HDCP 2.2 support, support for all IT industry-standard fiber types, flexibility to adapt to changes in fiber types, and local HDMI® switching. DMF-CI-8 DigitalMedia Fiber Card Chassis, serving as power supply and consolidation... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Miniature Through-Hole IR Receivers have 45 m transmission range.

August 30, 2016

Offered in 5 AGC versions for short and long burst codes, TSOP33xxx and TSOP53xxx series come in Minimold package and respectively provide sensitivity with typical irradiance down to 0.08 and 0.12 mW/m² at 0°. Minimold package also comes with F option for enhanced optical filter against out-of-band optical noise. Integration of photo detector, preamplifier circuit, and IR filter in 3-pin... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multi-Sensor Transmitter suits diesel engine emissions testing.

August 24, 2016

With dew/frost point and temperature sensors on remote cables and barometric pressure sensor built into control module, DewTrak-DE measures environmental parameters at air intake of diesel engines for use in analysis during emissions testing. Analog and digital communications are standard. Able to be used in testing and research laboratories as well as in field for diverse equipment,... Read More