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Optics & Photonics

CO2 Laser Optics for Cutting and Etching Thin Metals

Jul 26, 2017

A line of CO2 laser optics optimized for cutting and etching thin metals when fabricating filters, strainers, and related applications is available from Laser Research Optics of Providence, Rhode Island.

Laser Research CO2 Optics include lenses that feature coatings with < 0.2% total absorption values to keep them cooler and silicon turning mirrors which have an enhanced DMBR coating to... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

PI's Precision Automation Solutions Featured at 2017 LASER World of PHOTONICS

Jun 23, 2017

Precision automation solutions for Si Photonics, Laser Machining and Touch Display Testing - provided by PI’s engineered systems group.

June 2017, Auburn, MA – The world’s largest conference and trade show on laser technology and photonics is the backdrop for PI’s most anticipated high performance motion solutions for photonics, robotics, microscopy, and precision industrial... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Optics Protect Against Fast Moving Particles

May 12, 2017

A wide range of custom manufactured sapphire optics that protect cameras, detectors, and sensors from blowing dirt and sand in hostile environments are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island.

Meller Sapphire Optics can be custom manufactured as windows, lenses, and domes in a variety of sizes and configurations with varying thicknesses, mounting holes, slots,... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Zinc Sulfide Optics are hard and scratch resistant.

Mar 23, 2017

Used in military applications, Zinc Sulfide Optics feature 150-165 kg/mm^2 Knoop hardness. Available in 0.5 in. to 3 in. O.D. or diagonal sizes with ±0.002 in. thickness, units are made using hot isostatic pressing. Offering 0.45 to 12 microns wavelength spectrum, optics meet MIL-PRF-13830 standards. Product comes with 10-5 scratch dig finishing, 69 MPa rupture modulus and λ/4 and λ/10... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Optics for Drones Feature Many Vision System Lens Variations

Dec 22, 2016

Custom configured sapphire optics that are more durable than other materials for the rising use of drones in commercial and military applications are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island.

Meller Sapphire Optics for drones include flat windows and domes for all types of vision systems used for inspecting cell towers, bridges, and other challenging commercial and... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Precision Optics Overstock List Has Variety of Sapphire and Exotic Parts

Nov 24, 2016

A complete list of first quality overstock parts resulting from customer parts overruns are available from stock for immediate delivery at substan-tially discounted prices from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI.

The Meller Optics 2017 Stock Parts List features over 75 categories of precision parts made from BaF2, CaF2, germanium, CO2 laser glasses, quartz, ruby, sapphire, silicon,... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Replacement CO2 Optics can be reverse engineered if necessary.

Sep 15, 2016

Designed to meet OEM and ISO-10110 specifications, CO2 Optics are available from stock or can be custom reverse engineered for virtually any engraving, marking, and cutting lasers. Products feature 40–20 scratch-dig surface quality and <1/40th wave sphericity at 10.6 µm. Optics are available for Camtech®, Emission®, Epilog®, Ferba®, GCC laser Pro®, Gravograph®,... Read More

Optics & Photonics

DIY Modular Microscopy Platform accepts wide component range.

Aug 22, 2016

To construct imaging system tailored to specific applications, Cerna optomechanical platform can be combined with choice of optical, electronic, motion control, and vision parts. Throat depth of 7.74 in. maximizes working volume for sample apparatuses as well as working space around optical path. Each rail side incorporates 95 mm wide dovetail that mates directly with microscope modules,... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

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

Jun 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 polarization-maintaining... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Co2 Laser Optics Designed for Sharper Cuts

Jun 10, 2016

A line of CO2 laser optics optimized for 10.6 microns that are in-stock for popular etching, marking, and thin metal cutting lasers are available from Laser Research Optics of Providence, Rhode Island. Laser Research CO2 Optics are designed to promote sharper cuts with fewer passes and are optimized for 10.6 microns.  The lenses feature coatings with... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Zinc Selenide Optics Optimized for ND:YAG Lasers

May 17, 2016

A full line of laser-grade zinc selenide (ZnSe) optics that can be fabricated to specification for medical laser OEMs is available from Laser Research Optics of Providence, Rhode Island. Laser Research Medical ZnSe Optics are fabricated to OEM specification in 0.5” and 0.75” sizes and can be supplied with dual-band and reflectance coatings up to 95% on each side.  Optimized at 1064 nm for... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Excelitas Technologies to Feature New UV LED Curing Solutions at RadTech UV+EB 2016

May 09, 2016

Mike Kay Presenting “Improving Surface Cure with UVC LEDs” WHO: Excelitas Technologies® Corp., a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized photonic solutions, will highlight its new UV LED curing products at RadTech UV+EB 2016 (Booth # 713). WHAT: Excelitas’ solutions meet the lighting, detection, optics and other technology needs of OEMs across a wide... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Opto-Electronics System offers dynamic, independent beam control.

Mar 31, 2016

Compatible with select photoplotters, Nano AF-100 enables delivery of 1.3 µm spot size, resolution up to 101,600 ppi, and minimum feature sizes down to 4 µm. High-speed autofocus capabilities result in feature accuracy to within 1 µm, even on large format (1,200 x 1,600 mm) films. Using laser beam array and high-speed Acoustical Optical Modulator and AutoFocus systems, unit... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Thermal & Heating Equipment, Vision Systems

Anderson Thermal Devices Offering Affordable Pricing on Quality Industrial Infrared Bulbs

Mar 16, 2016

By planning the process over the long-term and working directly with trusted infrared heating industry specialists, process heating companies across the marketplace can reduce their heating equipment expenditures. This is especially important when selecting products that must be re-ordered in future, and firms are now looking for strategies to reduce the number of heating products they buy over... Read More

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

Vishay Intertechnology to Exhibit Industry-Leading MOSFETs, ICs, Passive Components, Diodes, and Optoelectronics at APEC 2016

Mar 16, 2016

MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its technology lineup for the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) 2016, taking place March 20-24 in Long Beach, California. In booth 2017, the company will be highlighting its latest industry-leading power MOSFET, IC, passive component, diode, and optocoupler technologies for a wide range of... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Vishay Intertechnology to Showcase Latest Industry-Leading Technologies for Automotive and Other Applications at Electronica China 2016

Mar 08, 2016

MALVERN, Pa. – Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its technology lineup for electronica China 2016, taking place March 15-17 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. In booth 3502, Hall 3, the company will highlight industry-leading innovations — including passive components, diodes, power MOSFETs, and optoelectronics — that provide increased efficiency and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Adaptive Optics Kit corrects monochromatic aberrations.

Feb 16, 2016

Comprising MEMS-based deformable mirror, optics, optomechanics, camera, and GUI software, Iris AO Adaptive Optics Kit is suitable for exploring wavefront sensorless adaptive optics. Deformable Mirror, protected with reflective silver coating, features 111 actuators with 37 hexagonal piston-tip-tilt (PTT) segments using 3 actuators each. Intuitive mirror positioning using PTT values or Zernike... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Laser Dichroic Beamsplitters are designed for optimal flatness.

Feb 15, 2016

Addressing optical wavefront distortion sensitivity needs of super-resolution imaging systems, BrightLine® laser dichroic beamsplitters with λ/10 flatness are offered on 3 mm thick glass to reduce sensitivity to mounting stress in custom optical systems. Products minimize reflected wavefront distortion to maximize signal and SNR. For setups requiring maximum switching speed or minimal beam... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Ultra-Fast Optical Alignment System for SiP Production from PI Named a Prism Award Finalist

Jan 21, 2016

Auburn, MA – Motion and nanopositioning systems expert PI (Physik Instrumente) LP was named a 2016 Photonics Prism Award finalist for its FMPA Fast Multichannel Photonics Alignment Engine. This advanced alignment system is based on a highly specialized digital motion controller with embedded advanced alignment and tracking functionality and a hybrid precision scanning and tracking mechanism... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Vishay Intertechnology to Showcase Automotive Product Line at Automotive World 2016

Jan 08, 2016

Passive Components, Diodes, Power MOSFETs, and Optoelectronics Deliver High-Temperature Performance, Compact Packages, and High Reliability for Automotive Applications MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company will be highlighting a wide range of products from its automotive product line at Automotive World 2016, taking place Jan. 13-15 at the... Read More