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Superluminescent Diode Light Sources target imaging applications.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Superluminescent Diode Light Sources target imaging applications.

Available in 1,310 and 1,550 nm wavelength versions with SM and PM fiber, S5FC Series Benchtop Superluminescent Diode Light Sources provide typical power output from 2.5-30 mW and are equipped with FC/APC bulkhead connectors. LCD interface enables users to view and set current and temperature for each fiber-coupled laser independently, while USB connection enables remote laser adjustment, and...

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Thorlabs Extends Its Adaptive Optics Offerings
Optics & Photonics

Thorlabs Extends Its Adaptive Optics Offerings

Newton, NJ - In a continuing effort to provide easy and affordable adaptive optics (AO) solutions for research and teaching labs, Thorlabs is pleased to announce the extension of its current line of Adaptive Optics (AO) kits to include the AOK2 series of Mini AO kits. The Mini AO kits are the result of a partnership between Thorlabs and Boston Micromachines Corporation (BMC). Designed to be...

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Optics & Photonics

Toolkit facilitates implementation of adaptive optics.

Offered as turnkey solution, Adaptive Optics (AO) Toolkit allows researchers to integrate adaptive optics into their research systems within hours. Kit is comprised of Thorlab WFS150C Shack-Hartmann Wavefront Sensor, with 1.3-megapixel CCD camera; BMC 140 actuator Multi-DM deformable mirror system; and software that minimizes wavefront distortion. Control software also lets user monitor wavefront...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Thorlabs Adds Crystalline Coating Capability

Newton, NJ and Santa Barbara, CA – December 12, 2019 – Thorlabs announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business assets of Crystalline Mirror Solutions (CMS). CMS has pioneered the development of substrate-transferred single-crystal optical coatings. Mirrors fabricated with this proprietary direct-bonding process are capable of > 99.999% reflectivity and...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Thorlabs Acquires Fiber Laser Assets from KMLabs

Newton, NJ and Boulder, CO – October 28, 2019 – Thorlabs and KMLabs announced today that Thorlabs has acquired the KMLabs’ Y-Fi™ portfolio, a family of high average power, high repetition rate NIR/MIR ultrafast fiber lasers, OPAs, and NOPAs. Based on a patented fiber amplification technique, KMLabs’ ytterbium fiber lasers provide industry-leading short pulse durations at the microjoule...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Thorlabs Acquires Video Measurement Company, OPTEK

Newton, NJ and Blairstown, NJ – October 14, 2019 – Thorlabs announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Blairstown-based Operations Technology Inc. (OPTEK). Founded in 1978 by Richard Amon, OPTEK is an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of large-format, granite-based video (VideoMic®) and x-ray (InnerVision®) dimensional measurement systems. These systems are used by...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Thorlabs Adds to its Raman Spectroscopy Capabilities via Acquisition of Coda Devices

Newton, NJ and Menlo Park, CA – August 12, 2019 – Thorlabs announced today that effective as of August 1, 2019 it completed the acquisition of Coda Devices, a manufacturer of Raman-based solutions for analyzing the chemical composition of substances within a laboratory environment or out in the field. Based out of Menlo Park, California with an R&D center and production in Moscow, Russia, the...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Thorlabs Adds to its Optics Capabilities via Acquisition of Cirtemo

Newton, NJ and Columbia, SC – May 1, 2019 – Thorlabs announced today that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Columbia-based Cirtemo, LLC. The acquisition includes two unique technologies: Multivariate Optical Elements for spectroscopic chemical analysis and Nanopatterning Tools known as MagAssemble, which were originally developed by MagAssemble, LLC and are used...

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Thorlabs Licenses Revolutionary Multiphoton Volume Imaging Technique

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thorlabs Licenses Revolutionary Multiphoton Volume Imaging Technique Newton, NJ – November 2, 2018 – Thorlabs announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) for exclusive rights to a new bessel beam‐based, multiphoton volume imaging technique. The technique was originally developed at HHMI’s Janelia Research...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Thorlabs Acquires Fiber Optic Product Line from Norland Products

Newton, NJ – October 25, 2018 – Thorlabs announced today that it has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement to acquire the Fiber Optic Portfolio of Norland Products Inc. and has made the GL16 All-in-One Interferometer and CC6000 Portable Interferometer available for purchase through its website. Headquartered in Cranbury, New Jersey, Norland is a global leader in the development...

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Superluminescent Diode Light Sources target imaging applications.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Superluminescent Diode Light Sources target imaging applications.

Available in 1,310 and 1,550 nm wavelength versions with SM and PM fiber, S5FC Series Benchtop Superluminescent Diode Light Sources provide typical power output from 2.5-30 mW and are equipped with FC/APC bulkhead connectors. LCD interface enables users to view and set current and temperature for each fiber-coupled laser independently, while USB connection enables remote laser adjustment, and...

Read More »
Thorlabs Extends Its Adaptive Optics Offerings
Optics & Photonics

Thorlabs Extends Its Adaptive Optics Offerings

Newton, NJ - In a continuing effort to provide easy and affordable adaptive optics (AO) solutions for research and teaching labs, Thorlabs is pleased to announce the extension of its current line of Adaptive Optics (AO) kits to include the AOK2 series of Mini AO kits. The Mini AO kits are the result of a partnership between Thorlabs and Boston Micromachines Corporation (BMC). Designed to be...

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