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  1. Sierra-Olympic Provides Tamron LWIR Zoom Lenses For OEM And Surveillance Applications

    Sierra-Olympic Technologies offers the new Tamron family of longwave infrared lenses for OEM and security/surveillance imaging applications.  Tamron has recently selected Sierra-Olympic Technologies as the new stocking distributor for the cost-effective Tamron LWIR Zoom Lenses.

  2. Xenics Receives Commodity Jurisdiction (CJ) Determination For Multiple ITAR Restricted Cameras

    Xenics has recently been granted Commodity Jurisdiction (CJ) approval for many of their ITAR restricted infrared cameras. This new CJ means that all SWIR cameras supplied by Xenics are now ITAR-free in the United States.

  3. New SpectroCam™ SWIR 640 Multispectral Wheel Camera From PIXELTEQ

    Multispectral imaging and sensing manufacturer, PIXELTEQ, introduces the SpectroCam™ VIS-SWIR 640 multispectral imaging camera. The new SpectoCam is ideal for SWIR imaging in tissue and biologic material analysis for medical and forensics, pigment and object analysis for cultural heritage applications, and quality analysis of produce for agriculture applications.

  4. Advancing Microfluidics Research Using High-Speed Cameras

    High-speed cameras can play an important role in microfluidics research. Vision Research, as providers of Phantom high-speed cameras, has a lot of experience in this area, and the resident expert, Nick Long, Vision Research OEM Manager, has extensive knowledge and application experience using high-speed cameras in microfluidics.  Some of this experience and Nick’s knowledge was documented, collaborating with Photonics Online to create a white paper covering the challenges and importance of using high-speed cameras in this evolving field.  

  5. Quick Delivery Of More Piezo Nanopositioning Systems For Photonics, Microscopy, Semiconductor, And Automation

    PI has recently added advanced and affordable nanopositioning controllers to the mix of piezo systems on the quick delivery list. These systems are geared toward OEM production automation, metrology systems, scientific research, and lab automation applications.

  6. Vision Research Unveils The Phantom VEO® Family Of High-Speed Cameras

    Vision Research recently debuted its new Phantom VEO® product family. Designed for a wide-range of applications including scientific analysis, material testing and defense research, Phantom VEO cameras offer the unchallenged performance of the renowned Phantom V-Series in a small, rugged, five-inch cube packed full of new features.

  7. Solar Photovoltaic Arrives As A Mainstream Technology: A Look At The Game Changers

    Solar power is finally maturing as a key energy source on the global stage. In addition to green targets, energy independence, and distributed energy, a crucial market accelerator has been the defining of the structure of feed-in tariff (FiT) for solar photovoltaic (PV)-generated power.

  8. Russian Scientists Develop A Minimally Traumatic And Inexpensive Ceramic Laser Scalpel

    Scientists from MIPT and their colleagues have developed a novel compact and powerful ceramic-based laser – it will be used as a minimally traumatic and inexpensive laser scalpel for surgical operations, and also for cutting and engraving composite materials.

  9. New Probe Developed For Improved High Resolution Measurement Of Brain Temperature

    The brain is the most temperature-sensitive organ in the body. Even small deviations in brain temperature are capable of producing profound effects—including behavioral changes, cell toxicity, and neuronal cell death.

  10. Registration Now Open For LIA’s Inaugural Industrial Laser Conference

    Registration is now open for the Laser Institute of America’s inaugural Industrial Laser Conference, to be held at IMTS 2016 on September 13, at the renowned McCormick Place in Chicago.