TECHNOLOGIES TO SEE AT PHOTONICS WEST 2014
Meadowlark Optics’ OWL polarizers are extremely broadband (300-2700nm) and have a wide acceptance angle (+ 40o). They’ve been designed to replace the large and costly pieces of calcite that were used in the past for the 300-2700nm wavelength range.
Sharp Cut and IR Filters: W Series
These sharp cut and IR filters have been developed to meet the requirements of the European standard. Standard dimensions include 50mm square (polished) and 165mm square (polished and unpolished). Custom sizes and thickness are available, and a wide range of coatings can be applied.
OEM Board Camera for Laboratory Applications
The VCSBC6085 board level camera has been designed to detect delicate structures in x-ray images. Its integrated CCD sensor provides 1280 x 1024 resolution and its 16 bit color depth allows the camera to distinguish between 65,536 shades of gray.
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.
High-Resolution, Compact InGaAs SWIR Camera: Bobcat-640
The Bobcat-640 is a high-resolution, compact, InGaAs SWIR camera ideal for waste sorting, semiconductor inspection, failure analysis, food inspection, and other specialized quality inspection and high temperature process control applications.
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.
Designing For Moldability: Undercuts And Through-Holes Every process has its guidelines and limitations, injection molding is no exception. With this whitepaper from Protomold, designers can address the challenges of parts that have indentations, through-holes, and other features that don’t point straight up or down.
PHOTONICS WEST VIDEOS
Unique Optical Solutions For The Critical And Complex
In this video, II-VI 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.