TECHNOLOGIES TO SEE AT PHOTONICS WEST 2014
DPSS lasers by LASOS® feature a long lifetime, low noise, long-term stability, and outstanding beam quality. They’re housed in robust and compact packages, and each model in the family offers variations in output power and beam diameter.
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. High accuracy and exceptional repeatability results in the most reliable measurement available. Straightforward operation and rugged design satisfy the needs of the R&D scientist and the manufacturing engineer.
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.
OWL (Outrageously Wide Lambda) Polarizers
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.
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.
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.
High Precision Micromolding For Military And Aerospace Applications The Military and Aerospace industries require very precise parts because of the highly dangerous environment within which these components work
PHOTONICS WEST VIDEOS
Unique Optical Solutions For The Critical And Complex
Lightworks Optical Systems general manager Andrew Riser met with us Wednesday to offer up come background information on the company, the recent merger, and the unique solutions his company 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.