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New MEMS-VCSEL Laser Sources Feature a Coherence Length of Over 100 mm
Electronic Components & Devices

New MEMS-VCSEL Laser Sources Feature a Coherence Length of Over 100 mm

Thorlabs’ MEMS‐VCSEL SL131090 and SL132120 swept‐wavelength Laser Sources use MEMS tunable vertical cavity surface emitting laser technology. The units feature an active power control and maintains constant output power. The units offer sweep rates of either 100 kHz or 200 kHz. They are equipped with an integrated Mach-Zehnder interferometer that delivers an output digital k‐clock signal....

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New CS505 Series Cameras Come with an Adjustable C-Mount Adapter
Optics & Photonics

New CS505 Series Cameras Come with an Adjustable C-Mount Adapter

The CS505 Series Scientific Cameras are available with either a monochrome or color sensor and generate full-frame 5 MP readout at 35 fps with 12 bit resolution. The units come in 2.38 x 2.78 in. camera housing and offer 6:5 aspect ratio and 3.45 µm pixel size. Delivering pixel count of 2448 (H) x 2048 (V) and peal quantum efficiency of 79% at 600 nm, cameras are suitable for applications such...

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New Ganymede OCT Imaging Systems are Designed for 2D and 3D Imaging of Moving Samples
Vision Systems

New Ganymede OCT Imaging Systems are Designed for 2D and 3D Imaging of Moving Samples

Thorlabs adds GAN610C1 and GAN620C1 imaging systems to Ganymede™ OCT line. The GAN610C1 and GAN620C1 allow user to switch between different A-scan rate presets ranging from 5 kHz to 248 kHz. Units are offered with preinstalled ThorImageOCT 5.0 image acquisition software and user-programmable Thorlabs OCT software development kit. The systems are available in general-purpose (GAN610) and...

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2.1 Megapixel Quantalu sCMOS Camera is equipped with monochrome sensor.
Optics & Photonics

2.1 Megapixel Quantalu sCMOS Camera is equipped with monochrome sensor.

2.1 Megapixel Quantalux™ sCMOS Camera comes with USB 3.0 interface and 1e‐ read‐noise imager. Unit measures 2.38 in. x 2.78 in. dimensions and is integrated with adjustable C‐Mount (1.000 in. to 32) adapter. Product features SM1‐threaded (1.035 in. to 40) optical aperture and mounting taps. Suitable for fluorescence microscopy, low‐light inspection, VIS/NIR and multispectral imaging...

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MTD1020T OEM-Grade TEC Driver comes with internal analog filter.
Construction Equipment and Supplies

MTD1020T OEM-Grade TEC Driver comes with internal analog filter.

MTD1020T OEM-Grade TEC Driver can deliver output current up to ±2 A. Featuring true bipolar 20 W power stage, amplification circuit and digital PID temperature control loop, unit is embedded with digital UART/RS232-compatible programming interface. Product measures 21.0 mm x 27.0 mm x 10.3 mm dimension and is operated in a temperature range of -20 °C to 60 °C. Compatible with 10 kΩ NTC...

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Femtosecond-Laser-Pumped MIR Supercontinuum Source Chosen as Prism Award Finalist
Electronic Components & Devices

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

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 range from...

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Optics & Photonics

Thorlabs Licenses Random Access Multiphoton Microscope Technology

Newton, NJ - November 11, 2016 - Thorlabs announced today that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to commercialize the 2-photon random access mesoscope (2p-RAM) developed in Karel Svoboda’s lab at HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus for in vivo imaging of large brain volumes (up to⌀ 5 mm x 1 mm) with single neuron resolution. Even for the...

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EXULUS-HD1 Reflective 2D SLM used in optical trapping.
Electronic Components & Devices

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

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 5.7π...

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Electronic Components & Devices

Piezoelectric Actuators/Chips and Stacks enable flexible designs.

Piezoelectric actuators, low-voltage piezoelectric chips, and discrete stacks with through holes enable actuator integrationÂ- flexibility. Driven under max voltage of 150 V to provide maximum free stroke displacements from 1.8–3.0 µm with sub-millisecond response, chips can be manufactured with or without pre-attached wires and with 2.0–6.0 mm dia...

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Controls & Controllers

Manual Translation Stages are designed for precision.

Comprised of cross roller bearing, aluminum-bodied translation stages, XR-Series offers rear- and side-actuation. These 1 in.Â- travel stages come with all components needed to have left- or right-handed X, XY, XZ, YZ, and XYZ configurations, and integrated dovetail feature for stacking can also be used to provide custom mounting options. Along with

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New MEMS-VCSEL Laser Sources Feature a Coherence Length of Over 100 mm
Electronic Components & Devices

New MEMS-VCSEL Laser Sources Feature a Coherence Length of Over 100 mm

Thorlabs’ MEMS‐VCSEL SL131090 and SL132120 swept‐wavelength Laser Sources use MEMS tunable vertical cavity surface emitting laser technology. The units feature an active power control and maintains constant output power. The units offer sweep rates of either 100 kHz or 200 kHz. They are equipped with an integrated Mach-Zehnder interferometer that delivers an output digital k‐clock signal....

Read More »
New CS505 Series Cameras Come with an Adjustable C-Mount Adapter
Optics & Photonics

New CS505 Series Cameras Come with an Adjustable C-Mount Adapter

The CS505 Series Scientific Cameras are available with either a monochrome or color sensor and generate full-frame 5 MP readout at 35 fps with 12 bit resolution. The units come in 2.38 x 2.78 in. camera housing and offer 6:5 aspect ratio and 3.45 µm pixel size. Delivering pixel count of 2448 (H) x 2048 (V) and peal quantum efficiency of 79% at 600 nm, cameras are suitable for applications such...

Read More »
New Ganymede OCT Imaging Systems are Designed for 2D and 3D Imaging of Moving Samples
Vision Systems

New Ganymede OCT Imaging Systems are Designed for 2D and 3D Imaging of Moving Samples

Thorlabs adds GAN610C1 and GAN620C1 imaging systems to Ganymede™ OCT line. The GAN610C1 and GAN620C1 allow user to switch between different A-scan rate presets ranging from 5 kHz to 248 kHz. Units are offered with preinstalled ThorImageOCT 5.0 image acquisition software and user-programmable Thorlabs OCT software development kit. The systems are available in general-purpose (GAN610) and...

Read More »
2.1 Megapixel Quantalu sCMOS Camera is equipped with monochrome sensor.
Optics & Photonics

2.1 Megapixel Quantalu sCMOS Camera is equipped with monochrome sensor.

2.1 Megapixel Quantalux™ sCMOS Camera comes with USB 3.0 interface and 1e‐ read‐noise imager. Unit measures 2.38 in. x 2.78 in. dimensions and is integrated with adjustable C‐Mount (1.000 in. to 32) adapter. Product features SM1‐threaded (1.035 in. to 40) optical aperture and mounting taps. Suitable for fluorescence microscopy, low‐light inspection, VIS/NIR and multispectral imaging...

Read More »
MTD1020T OEM-Grade TEC Driver comes with internal analog filter.
Construction Equipment and Supplies

MTD1020T OEM-Grade TEC Driver comes with internal analog filter.

MTD1020T OEM-Grade TEC Driver can deliver output current up to ±2 A. Featuring true bipolar 20 W power stage, amplification circuit and digital PID temperature control loop, unit is embedded with digital UART/RS232-compatible programming interface. Product measures 21.0 mm x 27.0 mm x 10.3 mm dimension and is operated in a temperature range of -20 °C to 60 °C. Compatible with 10 kΩ NTC...

Read More »
Femtosecond-Laser-Pumped MIR Supercontinuum Source Chosen as Prism Award Finalist
Electronic Components & Devices

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

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 range from...

Read More »
Optics & Photonics

Thorlabs Licenses Random Access Multiphoton Microscope Technology

Newton, NJ - November 11, 2016 - Thorlabs announced today that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to commercialize the 2-photon random access mesoscope (2p-RAM) developed in Karel Svoboda’s lab at HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus for in vivo imaging of large brain volumes (up to⌀ 5 mm x 1 mm) with single neuron resolution. Even for the...

Read More »
EXULUS-HD1 Reflective 2D SLM used in optical trapping.
Electronic Components & Devices

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

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 5.7π...

Read More »
Electronic Components & Devices

Piezoelectric Actuators/Chips and Stacks enable flexible designs.

Piezoelectric actuators, low-voltage piezoelectric chips, and discrete stacks with through holes enable actuator integrationÂ- flexibility. Driven under max voltage of 150 V to provide maximum free stroke displacements from 1.8–3.0 µm with sub-millisecond response, chips can be manufactured with or without pre-attached wires and with 2.0–6.0 mm dia...

Read More »
Controls & Controllers

Manual Translation Stages are designed for precision.

Comprised of cross roller bearing, aluminum-bodied translation stages, XR-Series offers rear- and side-actuation. These 1 in.Â- travel stages come with all components needed to have left- or right-handed X, XY, XZ, YZ, and XYZ configurations, and integrated dovetail feature for stacking can also be used to provide custom mounting options. Along with

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