Infrared target signature research and target tracking place substantial technical demands on thermal imaging cameras, as well as the researchers using those cameras. FLIR develops thermal imaging systems to overcome challenges on both fronts.
AFM With Motorized XYZ And Camera
An atomic force microscope (AFM) can be built using Mad City Labs products along with other off-the-shelf components. This application note describes the construction of a fully automated AFM with the addition of a camera with
a coaxial illuminator to view the tip approach.
Medical Device Design & Manufacturing Challenges: 2020 And Beyond
Medical device manufacturers and designers must overcome various challenges to succeed in an expanding global marketplace, challenged along the way by aspects of design, research, validation, and bringing their devices to a competitive market in a cost-effective manner.
Robots, Lasers, And Artificial Intelligence Join Forces Undersea
Subsea robots, lasers, and artificial intelligence have been combined into one dynamic solution that will change the methods of working underwater. The SeaVision® subsea 3D laser imaging system is used to perform high-resolution RGB laser line scanning.
Bus Bars And Optics
A bus bar is a strip of conductive material applied to the surface of a conductively coated glass, most commonly ITO (indium tin oxide) or IMITO (index matched ITO) coatings. Abrisa applies bus bars either by thin film deposition of chrome-nickel-gold or by screen printing.
LASER COMPONENTS has developed a new optics layer design that has the ability to separate the polarizations of three wavelengths simultaneously. These new trichroid thin-film polarizers can be used to combine linearly polarized laser beams from several sources, even if they have the same or different wavelengths.
High Speed, Digital SWIR Camera: Owl 320 HS
The Owl 320 HS from Raptor Photonics offers the fastest frame rates available in the Owl camera line-up (up to 349 Hz in full frame resolution), perfect for high speed VIS-SWIR applications within the 0.4 µm – 1.7 µm range. With Region of Interest (ROI) control, faster frame rates in the kHz region are achievable by setting smaller ROIs.
Thermal Imaging Cameras For R&D Applications: FLIR A6780 Series
The FLIR A6780 series comprises thermal imaging cameras designed to easily measure the temperatures of rapid thermal events and fast-moving targets across a wide temperature range. With 327,680 (640 × 512) pixel resolution that achieve spatial resolutions down to 5 µm per pixel, these A6780 cameras are ideal choices for industrial, military, and manufacturing R&D applications.
1.5” High Speed Response, Multi-Functional Integrating Sphere: Ophir IS1.5-VIS-FPD-800
The Ophir IS1.5-VIS-FPD-800 is a 1.5” high speed response, multi-functional integrating sphere designed to provide multiple measurement capabilities in a single device. This includes the capabilities of a precision photodiode for calibrated average power measurement, a fast photodiode for pulse shape characterization on an oscilloscope and a built in SMA fiber adapter, and an SMA fiber optic adapter for easy connection to a spectrometer.
FLIR Research Studio: Designed To Work The Way You Do
FLIR Research Studio is powerful, simple-to-use software for analyzing how thermal imagery changes over time. Designed to work the way you work, the software makes thermal analysis faster, more convenient, and enables better teamwork. Whether a Windows, MacOS, or Linux user, Research Studio provides customers with an easy way to quickly and efficiently display, record, and analyze accurate thermal data on their machine in any of 22 languages.
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MKS Instruments Announces Ophir® PD300RM-UVA for Use with Narrowband and Broadband Sources
MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced the Ophir® PD300RM-UVA Irradiance and Dosage Sensor. Calibrated over the UVA and violet spectral range (350-450nm), the sensor provides a flat spectral response that is forgiving of inexact wavelengths, wide bandwidths, and wavelength shifts (e.g. due to heating). This allows for measuring both narrowband (lasers) and broadband sources, such as LEDs, without the need to know the exact wavelength.
PicoQuant Presents Latest Developments At The Virtual Photonics West 2021
PicoQuant has quite a few treats in store for attendees of this year’s virtual SPIE Photonics West (March 6–11, 2021). A major highlight is the launch of the latest multichannel event timer: The MultiHarp 160, a plug-and-play time tagger and Time-Correlated Single Photon Counting (TCSPC) unit that is optimized for applications requiring up to 64 timing channels with an outstanding time resolution of 5 ps and ultra-short dead time of less than 650 ps.
Artificial Intelligence Predicts Nonlinear Ultrafast Dynamics In Optics
Researchers at Tampere University have successfully used artificial intelligence to predict nonlinear dynamics that take place when ultrashort light pulses interact with matter. This novel solution can be used for efficient and fast numerical modelling, for example, in imaging, manufacturing and surgery. The findings were published in the prestigious Nature Machine Intelligence journal.
Ophir Infrared Optics Jerusalem Production Site - A Virtual Tour
Join us for a virtual tour at our Jerusalem production site to learn how we provide a one-stop-shop solution, from design to manufacture, assembly and QA, for optical components and assemblies for IR thermal applications.
A Virtual Tour At The Ophir Laser Optics Jerusalem Production Site
Join us for a virtual tour at our Jerusalem production site to learn how we provide a one-stop-shop solution, from design to manufacture, assembly and QA, for optical components and assemblies for high-power laser applications.
Live Demo Video: Ophir's Long-Range MWIR 48.5-700 mm f/5.5. Now That's A Long Detection Range!!
With an impressive 40km detection range, caught via Sierra Olympics’ Ventus-700, Ophir's long range 48.5-700mm f/5.5 continuous zoom lens provides a crisp image over the full zoom range, with MTF close to the diffraction limit. Providing outstanding detection, recognition, and identification (DRI) ranges, this lens is suitable for a wide range of commercial, surveillance and homeland security applications.
Creating AFM Resonant Probes Using Shattered Silicon
Resonant probes for atomic force microscopy (AFM) can be created using shattered silicon wafers. This video describes how to create silicon shards and then attach them to a quartz tuning fork for use in an AFM.
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