Optical Transmission Equipment & Systems

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

PEM010 Millimeter Wave Transmitter Module features WR-15 waveguide port.

March 20, 2017

Operated in 57.0 to 64.8 GHz frequency spectrum, PEM010 Millimeter Wave Transmitter Module offers 38 dB gain, +12 dBm output P1dB and 34 dB image rejection up to 1.8 GHz modulation bandwidth. Providing -111 dBc/Hz offset phase noise at 10 MHz, transmitter uses two reference clocks for setting 540 MHz or 500 MHz channel spacing. Units are used in wireless gigabit Ethernet data communications... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Gate Drive Photocouplers feature rail-to-rail output.

March 6, 2017

Available in TLP5771, TLP5772 and TLP5774 models with 1A, 2.5A and 4A peak output currents, IGBT/MOSFET-Drive Photocouplers offer 35kV/µs common-mode rejection. Reducing power loss during switching and operating voltage to 10V, units come in 2.3mm height SO6L package. Having 110°C of maximum operating temperature, couplers are used in AC drives, compact motor drivers, industrial sewing... Read More

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

K-TEK LMT Series Level Transmitters feature two-wire common transmitter design.

February 15, 2017

Available in LMT100 insertion and LMT200 non-intrusive styles, K-TEK LMT Series Magnetostrictive Level Transmitters allow easy change of orientation without any modification in equipment. LMT100 series comes with 22.86m probe. LMT200 series are used with KM26 magnetic level gauge. Delivering 4-20mA HART output, both series designs can be used as interface or as total level measurement.

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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

SFY Functional Safety Frequency-to-DC Transmitter provides RFI/EMI protected data.

February 4, 2017

Used in monitoring frequency and pulse signals in Safety Instrumented Systems, SFY is used in turbine flow meters, magnetic pickups and dry contact closures. SFY converts input signal to proportional input-to-output isolated 4-20mA output ready for direct interface with Safety System, readout instrument or SCADA system. SFY has user-configurable 5-digit LCD display and is offered in... Read More

Optics & Photonics

High Powered Fused Optical Components come with GlasSolder™ bonding technology.

February 4, 2017

High Powered Fused Optical Components are suitable for sensors, lasers, downhole, space and medical environments. Handling up to 150W power, units are built with heat dissipation packaging and comes in singlemode, multimode and PM fibers with packaging options for bare fiber or 900 micron jacket.

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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Microtips as a Member of AirFuel Alliance and the Licensee of Qualcomm has Successfully Developed a Series of Power Transmitters and Receivers by the Magnetic Resonance Technology

January 27, 2017

Microtips as a member of AirFuel Alliance and the licensee of Qualcomm has successfully developed a series of power transmitters and receivers by the magnetic resonance technology to satisfy the customer's high requirements for enabling new markets and also enhanced continuously the outstanding performance for a smarter world. Wireless Power enables the transfer of electricity from a power... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Optics & Photonics

Femtosecond-Laser-Pumped MIR Supercontinuum Source Chosen as Prism Award Finalist

January 27, 2017

Newton, NJ - January 25, 2017 - Thorlabs is pleased to announce that its SC4500 Mid Infrared (MIR) Supercontinuum Source is among the finalists for the 2017 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation, an international competition that recognizes the best new photonics technologies.

The SC4500 is the first femtosecond-pumped supercontinuum source on the market. It spans over a wavelength... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

OFS Launches Shape Sensor Fiber at BiOS / Photonics West Conferences

January 27, 2017

Norcross, Georgia. 25 January 2017 - OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of innovative fiber optic products will showcase its new shape sensor optical fiber at the BiOS / Photonics West Exposition located at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California from 28 January through 2 February 2017.

OFS has developed a technology platform to produce high quality twisted... Read More

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