Optics & Photonics

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

New Multi-Axis SiP Alignment Systems for Test & Production; From PI's Award-Winning Technology

Jan 07, 2017

New complete systems for ultrafast alignment tasks are available in single or double-sided arrays.

January 2017, Auburn, MA - Nanopositioning equipment manufacturer PI now offers a new family of automated alignment engines for silicon photonics applications including 3 to 6 axis mechanisms, controllers with firmware based alignment algorithms, and the software tools to meet the high... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

OS08A Image Sensor uses PureCel technology for night vision.

Jan 07, 2017

Featuring backside illumination technology to provide high-resolution image, low-light sensitivity and 4K2K video capture, OS08A’s Image Sensor is widely used in surveillance, IoT cameras, drones and AR/VR cameras. Delivering 4K2K video output at 60 FPS, unit features low light sensitivity for 24/7 video capture. Providing 12° chief ray angle, sensor support CSP and 1080p video capture at... Read More

HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Smart Damper Boring Bar features three modular insert holders.

Jan 06, 2017

Capable of supplying coolant through body directly to cutting edge, Smart Damper Boring Bar is optimized for right-hand I.D. turning with ISO standard inserts at minimum diameter of 1.58 in. Absorbing vibration, device eliminates chattering to achieve machine accuracy. Available in 32 and 40 mm diameter, unit increases metal removal rates.

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Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Dallas Cowboy Stadium: When Your Digico Mixer is Multi-Mode and You Need Single-Mode Fiber

Jan 06, 2017

For audio engineer Eddie Gonzalez with Multi Image Group headquarted in Boca Raton, Florida, there are few venues that provide that kind of broadband for the multi-sensory events his company puts on for clients. In addition to more than 3,000 Sony LCD displays throughout, the stadium holds one of the world’s largest high-definition TVs, weighing in at 600 tons and hanging from 20-yard line... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Portable Tools

Laser Installation Kits works hand-in-hand with 67B series regulator.

Jan 05, 2017

Built sturdily and finished in molten metal, Laser Installation Kits are defined to reduce processing time in regulator, fitting and hose installations in field start-ups. Kits respond spontaneously and has minimal pressure drop. Product delivers low permeation rate with 1x10¯⁸ ccs/sec helium leak rate when used with 601 series Dual-Stage Regulator and has minimal threaded connections in... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Level Transmitters are equipped with large LCD display.

Jan 05, 2017

Available in 2290, 2291 models, Level Transmitters feature radar sensing technology. Featuring non-contact radar technolgy with PP or PTFE antennas, Type 2290 can resist most corrosive environments. Designed with stainless steel or FEP or PFA or PP coated rod for continuous level measuring of liquids, pulps or solids, Type 2291 delivers consistent measurement by eliminating interferences from... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Flying Your Fiber!

Jan 04, 2017

Most attendees will leave a conference with a handful of new contacts, some swag, a few empty promises and the latest flu or cold that’s going around.

A lucky few will also take home a solution to a pressing problem, as massAV Director of Operations Aaron Raymond did at one InfoComm after he approached the FiberPlex stand to discuss options for easily getting 3G video signals and... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Dark Fiber Lit Up During Hillsdale’s 2016 Commencement Featuring Justice Clarence Thomas

Jan 04, 2017

Annapolis Junction, Maryland – June 1, 2016 – A campus full of dark fiber lines plus FiberPlex optical multiplexing added up quickly to huge cost savings for Hillsdale College in southern Michigan and proved crucial for the college’s 2016 Commencement event featuring high-profile speaker Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

In 2013, Hillsdale’s Director of Technical Media Ted... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

6-Axis Motion Hexapods provide sub-micron precision.

Dec 23, 2016

With bases ranging from 100mm to 1m, 6-axis parallel positioning hexapods provide precision and versatility for loads from 2 kg to 1,000+ kg. Ranging rotation to 60 degrees with sub-micron precision, H-850KML combines up to 100mm linear travel and offers 400kg self-locking capability. H-850KML is ideal for many automation and test applications. Providing linear travel range to 45mm and... 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, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Rochester Precision Optics to Demonstrate IR Molding & Night Vision Objectives at Photonics West

Dec 22, 2016

At booth 607 in the New York aisle, visitors can learn more about Rochester Precision Optics' advanced capabilities.

Rochester, N.Y. (Dec. 19, 2016) - Rochester Precision Optics, LLC (RPO) will discuss their latest developments in molding precision polymers, chalcogenide and oxide glasses for night vision and a wide variety of other applications at the 2017 SPIE Photonics West... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Cleanroom Ionizing Bars

Dec 19, 2016

Cleanroom Ionizing Bars Fullerton, CA – Terra Universal's IonBar™ distributes neutralizing ions to prevent electrostatic discharge (ESD), important for cleanrooms and other controlled environments. IonBars use fans to disperse balanced amounts of neutralizing positive and negative ions. Buildup of electricity is a highly destructive force in the manufacturing and packaging of sensitive... Read More

Optics & Photonics

XFEL Optical Laser can perform projected atomic-scale measurements.

Dec 16, 2016

Satisfying the need for experimental optical pump probe laser, XFEL Optical Laser is synchronized with XFEL pulses. Providing configurability through various optical techniques, unit converts one particle of light into two and two particles into one particle. Enhanced with UV to THz spectral range and THz generation schemes, the laser is tunable in two wavelengths and pulse durations... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Ross Optical to Feature Large Diameter & Specialty Optics at Photonics West 2017

Dec 16, 2016

Representatives will discuss custom and catalog optics above (and below) 100 mm at booth 2441.

El Paso, TX (Dec. 15, 2016) – Ross Optical Industries, a provider of precision OEM lenses and engineering services, will feature large diameter lenses and other hard-to-find optics for various applications at the 2017 Photonics West exhibition, Jan. 31-Feb. 2 in San Francisco.

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Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

THCV241-Q HD video interface is AEC-Q100 (Grade 2) compliant.

Dec 14, 2016

Suitable for zero latency video transmission, THCV241-Q HD video enables 50x increase in maximum transmission distance ranging from 30cm to 15m. Enabling OEMs to produce 360 degree HD video cameras, interface extends cable length to 15 m for uncompressed 1080p60 video. With Uncompressed real-time transmission via slip rings, device offers smaller circuit boards for more compact designs and... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Damage Resistant HIE Glass Ideal for Thin, Robust Optical Components

Dec 13, 2016

Santa Paula, CA - High Ion-Exchange (HIE) aluminosilicate glass is a strong, lightweight, colorless and flexible glass that achieves high levels of damage resistance for scratch, break, impact and shock combined with good optical clarity. It is an excellent choice for use as protective enhancement glass for display, imaging and sensor systems where low profiles, low weight, portability and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Manta G-895 CMOS Camera offers video-iris lens control.

Dec 12, 2016

Available in G-895B/G-895C models, Manta G-895 CMOS Camera features Type 1 Sony IMX267 CMOS sensor with Pregius global shutter technology. Designed with sophisticated color correction capabilities, unit runs 13.4 frames per second. Incorporating optical filters and lens mounting options, camera comes with B 270 (ASG) protection glass and IRC Hoya C-5000 IR cut filter and features PoE... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Triton Sewer Camera offers wifi connectivity.

Dec 09, 2016

Featuring sapphire lens to protect from physical damage, Triton Sewer Camera comes with 7.4” color monitor with acrylic covering. Designed with Kevlar coated 38 meter push rod, stainless steel camera head, machine aluminum controller box and steel reel, unit allow user to see and record the inspection on smartphone, tablet or any mobile device. Camera is provided with integrated 512Hz sonde... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Quartz Crystal Microbalance: QCM

Dec 08, 2016

Available from Laptech precision their very wide range of quartz microbalance sensors, which can be manufactured to custom specifications. The circular-blank material has parallel faces and either flat, bevelled, plano or double contoured profiles.

These QCM monitor crystals come in frequencies ranging from 1MHz up to 60MHz, they have custom electrode configurations with possible wrap... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

MuMetal® Round Bar reduces low field disturbances.

Dec 07, 2016

MuMETAL® Round Bar is used for production of forged components and precision CNC machined MuMETAL® tubes or pipes; required for electrical and electronic technical applications applying magnetic shielding alloy to reduce low field interference. Bars are available diameters from 0.250 in. to 8.17 in. [6,35mm to 207,5mm], and custom designs to spec. Tube or Pipe are designed and produced with... Read More