TECHNOLOGIES TO SEE AT PHOTONICS WEST 2014
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.
StellarNet’s line of Raman Spectrometers are low cost, yet maintain high performance. Their ruggedized packaging makes them shock proof, resulting in perfectly lined optics. These spectrometers are configured specifically for Raman spectroscopy applications using 785nm lasers for use in lab, process, or field settings.
sCMOS Camera: pco.edge 4.2
pco’s line of sCMOS cameras have been designed to provide low noise, fast frame rates, a wide dynamic range, high quantum efficiency, high resolution, and a large field of view - all in one image. They’re ideal for a wide variety scientific applications.
Digital Laser Scanner/Galvano Scanner
The Digital Laser/Galvano Scanner series from Canon includes three different models with various features and application areas. Each Galvano scanner has digital servo controllers and encoders, ensuring good temperature 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.
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.
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.