OSI Optoelectronics offers a glossary of terms dealing with photodiode and detector technologies.
Using Grazing Incidence Interferometry To Measure Large Or Non-Specular Surfaces
This article informs the reader on grazing incidence interferometry; a relatively simple technique that is useful for large or non-specular metrology.
What To Consider When Selecting A Neutral Density Filter
Neutral density filters are important components in imaging and light measurement applications, so it's useful to know how to select the right filters to meet your needs.
Tech Note: Advanced IR Zoom Lenses For Next Generation Thermal Imaging Applications
This paper reviews recent advances in the development of infrared zoom lenses that meet challenging requirements for reduced Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP) while enabling high-resolution vision and identification in harsh environmental conditions and constrained platforms such as airborne and portable systems. The paper also describes design considerations and performance of advanced folded-optics and lightweight zoom lenses optimized for next generation infrared thermal imaging systems and applications.
Improving Additive Manufacturing With The Help Of Infrared
Additive manufacturing technologies create components directly from a computer model, adding material only where needed. This app note discusses how infrared cameras can help manufacturers find systematic problems and determine the changes needed to maintain product quality.
SCHOTT offers a series of high-performance glass-based diffusers designed to radiate laser light extremely homogeneously and efficiently (more than 80%) for more effective medical treatments. They are offered with various diffuser geometries, including cylindrical, front emitting, spherical, and other special shapes.
Cooled sCMOS With Highest 26 MPix Resolution: pco.edge 26
PCO offers the pco.edge 26 sCMOS camera with 5120 x 5120 pixel resolution and a 2.5 x 2.5 µm² pixel size for achieving the maximum level of spatial resolution for many applications, including microscopy imaging with low magnification.
High-Sensitivity Cooled MWIR Camera: FLIR GF335
The FLIR GF335 is a mobile high-sensitivity, low noise, cooled thermal camera designed for detecting faint heat signatures in a range of applications, including use on test ranges, non-destructive testing, research, and science applications. This broadband camera features a cooled 3 – 5 µm InSb detector producing razor sharp images at 76,800 (320 x 240) pixels.
Compact LWIR HD Thermal Camera: FLIR A8580 SLS
FLIR offers the FLIR A8580 SLS high definition thermal camera designed with best-in-class imagery for industrial, military, and manufacturing R&D applications. The LWIR camera includes a 1.3 MP strained layer superlattice (SLS) detector for capturing sharp images and a 4-position warm filter wheel that permits the measurement of temperatures up to 3,000°C.
Redefining LED Cabin Lighting: SCHOTT HelioJet
SCHOTT has collaborated with Lufthansa Technik on cabin interiors, with SCHOTT focusing on fiber optics technologies and LED illumination, and Lufthansa Technik concentrating on lighting control, certification, and validation and provides installation, maintenance, repair, and overhaul services.
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One of the greatest advantages of thermal imaging cameras in military research and range applications is their ability to image and record thermal data without the need to touch the target under testing. This eBook offers a comprehensive understanding of research and science thermography with topics including how IR cameras work, finding resolution in a distant image, and challenges of infrared radiance measurement. Read more.
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New Precision Linear Stage Family For Ultra High Vacuum Applications
A leader in nanopositioning solutions, PI (Physik Instrumente) LP introduces a new high precision linear translation stage family for High Vacuum (HV) and Ultra High Vacuum (UHV) applications.
UC Santa Barbara researchers continue to push the boundaries of LED design a little further with a new method that could pave the way toward more efficient and versatile LED display and lighting technology.
Wasatch Photonics Introduces Compact Raman Spectroscopy System With User-Configurable Sampling Optics & Raman Libraries
Wasatch Photonics, Inc. introduces a robust, affordable and flexible Raman spectroscopy system comprised of three new components.
Live Demo Video: LightIR 16-180mm f/3.6 Folded-Optics Zoom Lens
The LightIR 16-180mm f/3.6 is a low-SWaP, MWIR continuous zoom lens, spearheading the market trend towards smaller size detectors with a 10μm pitch VGA FPA. Thanks to its innovative folded-optics design, the LightIR 16-180mm f/3.6 has a significantly compact configuration which enables a reduction in the overall size and weight of the optical system.
Video: Long-Range Real-Life Demo MWIR Zoom Lens HD Format 28-850 mm f/5.5
This video demonstrates the MWIR 28 – 850 mm f/5.5 HD format continuous zoom lens in real-life surveillance applications.
Video: Beautiful Paris In Thermal Imaging With Ophir's 15-300mm f/4 MWIR Integrated In Noxant NoxCore HD
This video is an HD thermal imaging view of the streets of Paris taken using Ophir's 15-300mm f/4 MWIR zoom lens integrated in Noxant NOX CORE HD.
Live Demo Video: SupIR 50-1350mm F/5.5 MWIR Lens For Small Pixels VGA And HD IR Cameras
This live video uses the SupIR 50-1350mm F/5.5 MWIR lens to record safari animals. This lens is ideally suited for small pixels VGA and HD IR cameras.
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