TECHNOLOGIES TO SEE AT PHOTONICS WEST 2014
The Digital Laser/Galvano Scanner series from Canon USA’s Encoder Optoelectronic Components division includes three different models with various features and application areas in the medical and industrial fields. Each Galvano scanner has digital servo controllers and encoders, ensuring good temperature characteristics.
Optical Thickness Gauge: 157 Series
The Model 157 optical thickness gauge uses proven optical interferometer technology to measure the absolute thickness of specialty plastic films, medical membranes, and ophthalmic products.
Hamamatsu’s micro PMT is an ultracompact photodetector about the size of a fingertip, with the same characteristics as a conventional photomultiplier tube (PMT). Its small size, robust structure, high sensitivity, low noise, and fast time response make the micro PMT a suitable detector for high-performance portable devices and instruments. In addition, micro PMTs are easily mass produced and customized.
World’s Smallest, Most Rugged EMCCD Camera: Hawk EM247
Raptor Photonics’ Hawk EM247 EMCCD camera is only 43mm x 43 mm x 57mm and weighs less than 150g. Its size and weight makes for easy integration into UAVs, handheld systems, and robotic systems, and its ultra-low power (less than 5W) makes it well suited for OEM integration into electro-optic systems.
World’s First 1500 fps Infrared Camera: FAST-IR 1500
The FAST-IR 1500 is a high performance infrared camera that features 1500 fps full frame resolution, high sensitivity for targets that are difficult to detect, self-adjustment to fast temperature changes, and enhanced identification capability through the use of spectral characteristics.
Custom Fiber Collimators
Micro Laser Systems offers custom fiber collimators for applications involving sensors, microscopy, detectors, and spectrometers. Their standard fiber collimators are ideal for the prototyping and research stage of your project, but once you’ve determined your specific parameters, they can make the required changes that you need for your solution.
Compact 320 x 240 Pixel Thermal Camera
DRS Technologies’ Tamarisk®320 is a less than 2 cubic inch camera that weighs just over an ounce and provides 320 x 240 pixel resolution. It’s ideal for applications in security and surveillance, unmanned sensors, UAVs, man-portable imaging devices, robotic ground vehicles, and medical imaging.
PHOTONICS WEST VIDEOS
Unique Optical Solutions For The Critical And Complex
In this video, Lightworks Optical Systems' general manager Andrew Riser provides some background information on his company, their recent merger, and the unique solutions they can provide.
Advancements In Hyperspectral Imaging Solutions
imec has made some exciting progress since 2013's Photonics West exhibition. This year, their business development manager Jerome Baron met with us to catch us up to speed on their recent product developments in the hyperspectral imaging space.
Display, Imaging, And Lighting Sector Solutions
Abrisa’s VP of sales and marketing Jacky Vel tells us why her company exhibits at Photonics West and why their wafer products are of particular interest to the show’s attendees.
Very Small Optics And Assemblies For Defense And Medical Applications
In this video, Precision Optics Corp president Joe Forkey gives us a brief overview of his company and then gives us a closer look at some of the things they featured at their Photonics West booth.
Thin Film Coatings And Optical Assemblies
Dan Bukaty, president of Precision Glass and Optics (PG&O) offers up some information on his company’s thin film coating capabilities and optical assemblies. PG&O’s optical solutions are used in a wide variety of applications – from mission critical aerospace and defense systems, to biomedical and display applications.
PRESENTING OUR PLATINUM SPONSOR
Photonics Online is pleased to present Sensors Unlimited - UTC Aerospace Systems as the Platinum Sponsor of our Photonics West 2013 Resource Center. Visit them at Booth #622.
The GA1280JSX InGaAs SWIR camera offers 1280 x 720 pixel resolution and is ideal for low-light level imaging, driver vision enhancement (DVE), covert surveillance, imaging through atmospheric obscurants, and multi-laser spotting and tracking. Learn more.