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Thorlabs Offers VEGA OCT Imaging Systems with User-Programmable Software Development Kit
Vision Systems

Thorlabs Offers VEGA OCT Imaging Systems with User-Programmable Software Development Kit

The VEGA™ OCT Imaging Systems include VEG210 (100 kHz) and VEG220 (200 kHz) models that are based on MEMS-VCSEL swept-wavelength laser source technology. The imaging systems are offered with swept source, scanning electronics and an interferometer with a balanced detector. The OCT systems are embedded with ThorImage® OCT 5.1 image acquisition software and user‐programmable Thorlabs OCT SDK....

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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
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

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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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 Offers VEGA OCT Imaging Systems with User-Programmable Software Development Kit
Vision Systems

Thorlabs Offers VEGA OCT Imaging Systems with User-Programmable Software Development Kit

The VEGA™ OCT Imaging Systems include VEG210 (100 kHz) and VEG220 (200 kHz) models that are based on MEMS-VCSEL swept-wavelength laser source technology. The imaging systems are offered with swept source, scanning electronics and an interferometer with a balanced detector. The OCT systems are embedded with ThorImage® OCT 5.1 image acquisition software and user‐programmable Thorlabs OCT SDK....

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Company News

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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