TECHNOLOGIES TO SEE AT PHOTONICS WEST 2014
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.
Optical Solutions and Assemblies
L-3 Applied Optics Center (AOC) offers high-end optical solutions and assemblies for a wide range of applications in imaging, display, industrial, machine vision, defense, and aerospace applications.
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.
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.
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.
These Raman filters offer a low loss and flat transmittance rate, high environmental stability, steep pass-block transition, OD5 to OD6 blocking, and long-term shift-free spectral performance. Wide flexibility in filter size is available, making them ideal for compact optical setups.
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.
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.