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Splitters/Attenuators handle up to 1 in. dia, 500 W laser beams.
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'); document.write('Featuring set of adjustable filters for intensity reduction, LBS-400 laser beam samplers are dual-wedge attenuators that control and adjust beam output power that reaches Pyrocam™ pyroelectric beam profiling camera. Compact and portable products measure UV, NIR, or IR wavelength beams with diameters up to 1 in. and power levels from 10 mW to 500 W. Mid-IR and Far-IR wavelength lasers with focused spots down to approximately 1.5 mm can be characterized as well.'); document.write('
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LED Ring Light includes contrast-enhancing polarizer.
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'); document.write('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.'); document.write('
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UV-LED Sources cure inks, coatings, adhesives, and sealants.
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'); document.write('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.'); document.write('
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Windowless Photodiode features circular active area.
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'); document.write('Housed in TO-39, 3-pin windowless package that delivers responsivity down to 1 nm, Model SXUV features active area of ∅2.5 mm and minimum shunt resistance of 20 MΩ at ±10 mV. Additional device parameters include reverse breakdown voltage of 20 V, with capacitance of 1 nF and response time of 1–2 ns. Operating from -10 to 40°C ambient, photodiode is suited for high power laser monitoring at wavelengths from 1–200 nm, or other tasks that require stable photodiode after EUV exposure.'); document.write('
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Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope utilizes Airyscan principle.
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'); document.write('Able to identify and localize biological molecules of interest even in challenging specimens, LSM 880 offers optimal resolution in all spatial dimensions, 140 nm laterally and 400 nm axially, as well as sensitivity that promotes image quality and speed. Multichannel area detector with 32 elements collects all light from Airy disk simultaneously. Knowing beam path and spatial distribution of each Airy disk enables light-efficient imaging; researchers can use all photons that objective collected.'); document.write('
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Slow Axis Collimators work with laser bars.
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'); document.write('Consisting of monolithic array of cylindrical lenses that are designed to collimate individual emitters of laser bar, Slow Axis Collimators provide numerical aperture of 0.05, surface accuracy of λ/4, and low curvature deviation. RoHS-compliant units feature standard AR coating for 790–990 nm and provide greater than 99% transmission. Measuring 12 mm long x 1.50 mm high, collimators come in 50, 100, and 150 µm sizes, all with 500 µm pitch.'); document.write('
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LED Illuminator eliminates glare to create contrast.
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'); document.write('By providing flat, even lighting without shadows across full area, Diffuse Axial LED Illuminator overcomes glare presented by microscopic inspection and imaging of shiny surfaces. This microscope accessory, powered by plug-in light controller with dimmer, mounts objective lens and spreads light rays in different directions to create contrast between specular, diffuse, and absorptive planes. Aperture size is 50 x 50 mm, and white LEDs have 20,000 hr lifespan.'); document.write('
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Green Laser Modules suit machine vision systems.
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'); document.write('Available in 19 mm or 10 mm diameters, 3D PRO Laser Green Series includes 3D PRO Green, Adjustable Focus 3D PRO Laser Green, and 3D PRO Laser Mini Green. Direct emission 520 nm structured light lasers are available in range of output powers and with uniform line and diffractive options, making them suitable for wide range of 3D imaging applications.'); document.write('
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Optical Coatings feature high laser damage threshold.
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'); document.write('Both highly reflective and anti-reflective, High Laser Damage Threshold Optical Coatings are manufactured to withstand laser damages up to 40 J/cm² at 20 ns pulse width at 1,064 nm. Coatings are also available for wavelengths from 300–2,500 nm.'); document.write('
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Profile Measurement Device uses non-contact process.
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'); document.write('Optimized with software release 6.0, CALIPRI delivers high-precision measurement for wide range of profiles, including rails, switches, wheels, or brakes. Three laser lines scan surface and intelligent image processing system records segments of object profile and combines them into entire profile. This profile is then measured by correspondingly defined algorithms, and all important quality values as well as wear values are displayed. Results are free of operator influence and are reproducible.'); document.write('
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Atom Probe Microscope delivers 3D sub-nanometer analysis.
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'); document.write('Housed in ergonomic platform, LEAP® 5000 offers 3-dimensional nano-scale surface, bulk, and interfacial materials analysis with atom-by-atom identification and accurate spatial positioning. System comes with redesigned detection system, advanced laser control, accelerated data collection, and real-time monitoring capabilities. Microscope provides analytical accuracy, sensitivity, and 3D spatial resolution across wide variety of metals, semiconductors, and insulators.'); document.write('
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Miniature Transmitters control small, fluid-powered machines.
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'); document.write('Configurable wireless transmitter, Flex Mini, features up to 8 pushbuttons for on/off control as well as pairing feature that increases uptime. Hand-held form factor helps prevent fatigue during use and allows one-handed operation. With hand-held form factor, Mini-MBT ergonomic bellybox control features toggle switches, potentiometers, graphic display, 2-way feedback, and fully proportional control option. Also available, Mini-PGT pistol-grip transmitter has ergonomic handle and LCD screen.'); document.write('
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Folding Counter Mirrors are suited for travel and display.
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'); document.write('While Small Black Folding Mirror (Part No. 513553) is suited for travel and Large Black Folding Mirror (Part No. 513552) is suited for display on retail counter or in salon, both stand upright when placed on flat surface and feature polyurethane frame with stitched edging.'); document.write('
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Low-DP Transmitter offers local display and 4-20 mA output.
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'); document.write('Mating 4-digit LCD and Ashcroft® stable, low-DP transmitter, GL42 provides local reading as well as 4–20 mA output. This allows communication with remote DAQ device as well as visual reading at pressure source. Along with selectable engineering units, features include adjustable display response times, IP65 enclosure, and several mounting options. Available ranges vary from 0/0.1 to 0/25 in. H<sub>2</sub>0 and bidirectional to ±30 in. H<sub>2</sub>0.'); document.write('
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SWIR Camera suits industrial and scientific vision applications.
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'); document.write('With VGA resolution (636 x 508 pixels with 25 µm² pixel pitch) InGaAs sensor and 900–1,700 nm sensitivity, 55 x 55 x 78 mm Goldeye is completely industry compatible. Active cooling module (Thermo-Electric Cooling) reduces dark current and consequent noise in images, while image optimization algorithms correct defect pixels or InGaAs-inherent non-uniformity within camera. Other features include Gigabit Ethernet interface, PoE support, several I/O options, and -20 to +50°C operating range.'); document.write('
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PFIM System and SEM accelerate metals research.
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'); document.write('Utilizing plasma focused ion beam, Helios™ PFIB DualBeam™ delivers rapid 3D imaging and analysis for metals research as well as delamination of paints and coatings and analysis of grain boundaries, thin films, interfaces, and adhesion layers. Teneo™ Scanning Electron Microscope, featuring non-immersion objective lens, provides high-resolution, high-contrast images on magnetic materials. Energy dispersive spectrometry and EBSD are supported by high-beam current and full 90° stage tilt.'); document.write('
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Light Source supports maskless lithography applications.
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'); document.write('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.'); document.write('
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Material Processing System accepts 2 air-cooled CO2 lasers.
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'); document.write('Consisting of 40 x 24 in. laser material processing area and advanced beam delivery system, Model XLS 10.150D is used for cutting organic materials and marking/engraving of both organic and inorganic materials. System provides high-speed beam positioning using rigid, friction-free motion system with servo driven motors. It features full color LCD, multiple focusing modes, and Laser System Manager software with Materials Database containing optimal settings for processing hundreds of materials.'); document.write('
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Infrared Cameras incorporate wireless connectivity.
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'); document.write('Used for maintenance and troubleshooting by HVAC/R technicians, electricians, and facility managers, Ti90 and Ti95 come with SD memory system – including removable 8 Gb SD memory card or 8 Gb wireless SD Card. Spatial resolution lets technicians conduct IR inspections from safe distance without compromising accuracy, while 3.5 in. color LCD with adjustable brightness to optimize viewability. AutoBlend™ and Picture-in-Picture modes are available in included SmartView® reporting software.'); document.write('
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Polarizing Beamsplitter features 200:1 extinction ratio.
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'); document.write('Splitting up S & P polarization of light with extinction ratio of Tp/Ts 200:1 and higher, Polarizing Beamsplitter Cube is suited for high-power laser applications up to 10 J/cm² pulsed and continuous wave. All entrance and exit faces are coated with thin film anti-reflection coatings to optimize overall performance of cube. Optical coatings operate at wavelengths from 200–2500 nm and can be customized to meet unique and critical requirements.'); document.write('
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