Optics & Photonics

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Optics Feature Precise Focal Lengths

Jul 22, 2016

Custom fabricated sapphire optics for use in aerospace and other critical applications requiring resistance to fast-moving dirt, temperature extremes, and high pressure are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Sapphire Optics are custom fabricated and feature a curve radius tolerance of 0.5” to 2.5” with focal length accuracy of ±0.0005”, depending upon radius, to... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Power/Energy Meter has multi-format color display.

Jul 20, 2016

With Ophir thermal, pyroelectric, and photodiode laser sensors, StarBright measures power, single shot energy, repetitive energy, frequency, and beam size. Handheld instrument also measures irradiance and dosage with PD300RM radiometer sensors as well as laser beam size and beam position with BeamTrack power/position/size laser sensors. Other uses include measuring instantaneous power of laser... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Visible Range Spectrophotometer has compact, lightweight design.

Jul 18, 2016

Suited for labs performing basic spectroscopy measurements, entry level Libra S4+ takes single wavelength measurements of absorbance, % transmission, and concentration and can perform simple kinetics. Libra 6+ adds multi-wavelength measurements and life science methods that include BCA, Bradford, Biuret, and Lowry. Covering 325–1,100 nm wavelength range,, both instruments accept 10 mm... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Automated S/TEM delivers high-performance imaging, analysis.

Jul 18, 2016

Themis™ Z scanning/transmission electron microscope (S/TEM) offers system stability and automated tuning routines that promote reproducible image resolution at high and low beam energies in both STEM and TEM modes. Energy dispersive x-ray systems let users configure system based on primary characterization needs, and iDPC detector, by using up to 90% of transmitted electrons, offers high... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

KrF Excimer Laser Stepper prepares for expanding IoT market.

Jul 18, 2016

Used for production of analog semiconductors, sensors, and communication devices, FPA-3030EX6 accommodates various substrates with diameters of 200 mm or less. machine also also offers compatibility with special substrates used in the fabrication of diverse devices to meet semiconductor manufacturers' needs. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tier 2 Fiber Optic Cable Tester simplifies troubleshooting.

Jul 15, 2016

In addition to accurate test data, OTDR II offers automated fault-finding capabilities that help minimize network downtime. With touch of button, intelligent Optical Link Mapper turns complicated graphs into easy-to-read diagram displaying all events along link with pass/fail results. System’s advanced algorithms also prevent common OTDR testing challenges, such as wrong OTDR traces. Handheld... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems, Waste Management & Waste Handling Equipment

Coreless Transformer UV Light Source enables efficient sanitizing.

Jul 14, 2016

Coreless Transformer UV Light Source System includes one bulb with predetermined amount of element which emits UV light when excited to high-current plasma state. This sealed-bulb, pulsed, air-core, RF-powered solution provides plasma density and temperature required to optimally excite noble gas and noble gas/Hg mixtures. High pressure and power density (1.5 MW peak, 500 kHz,... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Mobile Streaming News Cameras support IFB functionality.

Jul 11, 2016

With v1.02 firmware, GY-HM660 ProHD camcorders offer users 2 IFB channels – one for camera operator and separate feed for talent. This lets news teams communicate with studio while streaming live HD reports from field. Other features include three 12-bit CMOS image sensors and daylight-viewable, 3.5 in. LCD. For streaming reliability, these cameras offer SMPTE 2022 or Zixi FEC,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Multiprotocol Transceiver fosters legacy peripheral support.

Jul 08, 2016

Supplied in 6 x 6 mm, 40-pin QFN package, XR34350 features ±10 V RS-232 driver output for diverse connectivity. Integrated cable termination and 4 configuration modes allow all 3 protocols to be used interchangeably over one cable or connector without any additional switching components. RS-232 mode (1 Mbps) provides 3 drivers and 5 receivers to support all 8 signals required for... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Disc Copier/Printer delivers 4,800 dpi print quality.

Jul 06, 2016

Equipped with built-in high-speed disc recorder, Bravo SE-3 Disc Publisher burns and prints CDs and DVDs automatically and hands-free. Unit utilizes one high-yield, tri-color ink cartridge and includes USB 3.0, delivering fastest possible recording speeds on CD-R, DVD-R, and BD-R media. Bravo SE-3 AutoPrinter offers 20-disc capacity for print-only applications, while Bravo SE-3 Disc Publisher... Read More

Optics & Photonics

How PCE Instruments' Borescopes Can Help Cut Machine-Failure Costs

Jul 05, 2016

Jupiter, Fla. - Machine failure is costly. Beyond the immediate machine repair and replacement expenses lie lost profits resulting from manufacturing downtime. The good news is, by using PCE Instruments’ borescopes for machine condition monitoring, manufacturers can identify changes indicative of a machine fault and take corrective action prior to critical machine failure. In effect, PCE... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Creaform's New Quality Control Lineup Wins Renowned Red Dot: Best of the Best!

Jul 05, 2016

The HandyPROBE Next, MetraSCAN 3D and C-Track win the top category, Red Dot: Best of the Best РProduct Design 2016 for their quality and breakthrough designs L̩vis, Qu̩bec РCreaform, worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, today announced that it has won the prestigious Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016. For over 60 years, Red Dot has been one... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

PV Inverters and Combiner Boxes are No Match for Bridgeport's 'Team Done That'

Jul 01, 2016

STRATFORD, Conn. – A national solar systems provider was recently faced with a predicament that would have delayed one of its larger installation projects. It looked like the contractor couldn’t employ the Bridgeport rain-tight fittings ordered for the job. Aiming to quickly remedy the situation, a member of Bridgeport’s technical sales team came to meet with the installer. The on-site... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Shaft Alignment Tool performs with dedicated app.

Jun 30, 2016

Utilizing tablet or smartphone with downloaded app, TKSA 51 provides precise alignment of shafts in rotating machinery, including motors, drives, fans, and gearboxes. Tool consists of 2 compact laser measuring units and shaft brackets for mounting. With tool mounted, wirelessly connected TKSA 51 app uses real-time data to provide live 3D view of measuring units, allowing operators to rotate... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectrophotometers target education and QC laboratories.

Jun 29, 2016

Featuring wavelength range of 325–1100 nm, Novaspec III+ entry level visible spectrophotometer performs single wavelength measurements of absorbance, % transmission, and concentration, and has ability to perform simple kinetics. Novaspec Pro builds on features of Novaspec III+ with addition of multi-wavelength measurements and life science methods that include BCA, Bradford, Biuret, and Lowry.... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Optics & Photonics, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Microscopy Systems support materials science applications.

Jun 29, 2016

Featuring advanced scanning electron microscope and focused ion beam technology, Helios™ G4 DualBeam Series offers automated sample preparation for transmission electron microscopy and 3D sample characterization. Phoenix FIB column offers low-voltage performance for ultra-low sample damage, while Elstar electron column with UC+ technology offers 4x more monochromated current than previous... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Compact Encoders target OEM precision-motion control applications.

Jun 29, 2016

E21 series includes 21 mm optical incremental encoders with options promoting resolution and frequency response. Offering 8 resolutions from 120–360 cpr, E21C outputs 2-channel quadrature signals that are TTL compatible and available with optional complimentary channels. Operating frequency is 40 kHz. Offering 13 resolutions from 500–8,192, E21D outputs 2-channel quadrature signals that are... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Micro Video Borescope navigates through tiny bores.

Jun 29, 2016

Equipped with flexible, 0.748 in. diameter probe protected by black ETFE casing, MICRON Videoscope is suited for inspection of very small bores. Lens located at distal tip of probe features cold fiber optic light, which illuminates inspection area. Image resolution delivered by CIS CMOS sensor is 400 x 400 pixels. Field of view is 90°, while direction of view is 0°. With USB output, control... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

PTZ Security Cameras offer 3 LWIR field-of-view options.

Jun 28, 2016

Enclosed in hard anodized aluminum casings rated to IP67, Aeron Searcher Video Imaging Systems are intended for long-range surveillance. Aeron Searcher 60 features 15-60 mm thermal optic suitable for wide FOV, near-object detection within 1.5 km. Aeron Searcher 105 offers 3X continuous thermal zoom with 35-105 mm optic and offers human detection at 3 km, while Aeron Searcher 150 with 50-150 mm... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Non-Industrial Products, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Technological Safeguard in Cameras is Crime-Fighting Tool

Jun 28, 2016

Record-After-The-Fact, an evidentiary function of all WatchGuard Video products, provides officers enhanced investigative capabilities and critical evidence. ALLEN, Texas - Anthony Baye terrorized the residents of Northampton, Massachusetts for over two years. He eventually pled guilty to 40 counts of arson and 2 counts of manslaughter when two people tragically perished in a fire he admits... Read More