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Capture3 Measuring Laser Power With A Pyroelectric Detector – The Basics of Energy Detectors

If you are involved with pulsed lasers at any level in research, product development, final test, process control, field service or laser safety, it is important to accurately measure the energy of your laser(s). In this technical paper, you will learn about the parameters that needed to consider when selecting and using a pyroelectric detector, and about the typical steps for making good energy measurements.

  • Approaches To High Performance SWIR Lens Design

    G&H's A&D Business Development Manager, Trevor Cook discusses approaches to high-performance SWIR lens designs, by explaining technical challenges in more detail, addressing effective solutions.

  • Cytometry Gets Fast

    Flow cytometry plays an increasingly important role in cell analysis. Modern flow cytometry, which can support cancer research and drug development, has analyzers that allow researchers to characterize the image of single cells. This characterization provides insights into a variety of key cellular phenotypes.

  • To Buy Or Not to Buy? Understanding And Choosing UV LEDs

    Technical development is currently advancing rapidly, and it is difficult to keep up with current market developments. This article provides an overview and practical decision-making aids in the search for a suitable UV LED for applications.

  • UVC Disinfection And How It Works: Questions And Answers By The Bolb Inc. Experts

    To help fight against COVID-19 and its impact worldwide, LASER COMPNENTS has taken time to speak with UVC disinfection experts on the front lines about how this technology works.

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WB-I front Ophir® Wide Beam Imager (WB-I)

The Ophir® Wide Beam Imager (WB-I) accessory offers a solution for measuring both size and power distribution of a divergence and large diameter source, such as an LED, VCSEL, or fiber laser.

  • High Resolution, Ultra-Sensitive Digital EMCCD Camera: Hawk 252

    The Hawk 252 is a cooled HD ultra-sensitive digital EMCCD camera offering back-illuminated EMCCD technology for enabling ultimate sensitivity imaging (< 50μlux). The camera features high QE of greater than 95% at 600 nm, and GEN III image intensifier performance and enhanced blue response from 180 nm for low light UV with visible detection.

  • Satcom Optical Filters And Coatings

    Iridian offers over 20 years of experience in producing industry leading optical telecommunication and datacom filters for terrestrial systems. Commercial satcom networks will consist of constellations of 100’s to 1000’s of satellites in an interconnected low earth orbit (LEO) mesh. Many of these systems rely on an optical intersatellite link (OISL) architecture to connect satellites via laser based optical communications. Optical filters provide wavelength selectivity to these systems addressing different functional needs from solar rejection windows to beam steering wavelength selective dichroic filters.

  • FLIR A400/A700 Standard Science Kits

    The FLIR A400 and A700 Science kits are designed to offer a streamlined solution for accurate temperature measurements. Each standard kit includes a FLIR A400 or A700 image streaming camera, a 24˚ lens with automatic/remote and manual focusing, as well as FLIR Macro Mode.

  • LightIR 16-180mm f/3.6 Folded-Optics Zoom Lens: 680389

    The compact, yet powerful 680389 from Ophir is a Folded-Optics Zoom Lens that features a motorized, continuous zoom functionality. This product is designed for reduced SWaP MWIR 10μm pitch VGA detectors.

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Ultra-Compact Laser Power Meter For High Power Industrial Lasers In Confined Spaces: Ophir® Ariel

Ophir offers the new Ophir® Ariel, a self-contained, ultra-compact laser power meter for measuring high-power industrial lasers up to 8KW. Read more.

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Schneider Optics designs, develops, and manufactures high performance lenses for machine vision, robotics, document scanning, industrial inspection and metrology, gauging, military, surveillance, & other image processing applications. Standard products include Compact C-Mount lenses, F-Mount lenses, Bilateral and Object Sided Telecentric lenses, a modular Macro system, large format lenses (area & line scan), 3-CCD lenses and industrial filters. Custom lens solutions are also available. Key markets include Machine Vision, Robotics, Document Scanning, Industrial Inspection, 2D/3D Metrology, Surveillance, & SWIR/Hyperspectral Imaging.

Our company began with an ingenious idea: combine high-volume, low-cost commercial glass manufacturing with the technical precision of optics and thin film coating. A quarter-century later, you can rely on us with confidence - because we put all those years of experience into every component we create for you.

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Opto Diode Corporation is a world supplier of reliable, high quality infrared (IR) LEDs and custom LEDs in the visible range. Since 1981, we have produced standard TO-packaging and custom housing LEDs in our U. S. facility in Southern California, maintaining the highest standards with our in-process quality control and testing systems...

LASER COMPONENTS is a family-owned business that was founded by Mr. Günther Paul in Germany in 1982. With over 130 employees worldwide, LASER COMPONENTS has specialized in the development, production, and distribution of components and services in the laser and optoelectronics industry.

With decades worth of knowledge and experience, Ophir Optronics Solutions LTD., Optics Group, an MKS Company (NASDAQ: MKSI), is a world-leading designer and of high performance IR thermal lenses and optical elements for VIS,imaging and high-power lasers optics.

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LATEST HEADLINES

  • Trust Science And See The Light On The International Day Of Light
    5/7/2021

    On 16 May 2021 the world will celebrate the fourth annual International Day of Light. As a leading photonics company, G&H are proud to support and celebrate this global UNESCO initiative. The International Day of Light provides a platform for the continued appreciation of light and the role it plays in science, culture and art, education and sustainable development, and in fields as diverse as medicine, communications and energy. 

  • NUBURU Bolsters 3D Printing IP With Additional Blue Laser Technology Patent
    5/5/2021

    NUBURU, the leader in high power blue laser technology, today announced that it has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 10,971,896 by the U.S. Patent Office.

  • New Algorithm Uses A Hologram To Control Trapped Ions
    5/5/2021

    The new technology uses the first known holographic optical engineering device to control trapped ion qubits. This technology promises to help create more precise controls of qubits that will aid the development of quantum industry-specific hardware to further new quantum simulation experiments and potentially quantum error correction processes for trapped ion qubits.

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  • Video: Lightweight, Reduced SWaP, Infrared Zoom Lenses For Cooled MWIR/Uncooled LWIR Cameras

    Designed specifically for use in unmanned aerial vehicles, payloads, drones and hand-held devices. The outstanding optomechanical design ensures that it is the smallest, lightest and most compact lens on the market today, whilst still achieving the highest levels of IR thermal imaging performance.

  • Cytometry Gets Fast At Spicatek

    Flow cytometry plays an increasingly important role in cell analysis. Modern flow cytometry, which can support cancer research and drug development, has analyzers that allow researchers to characterize the image of single cells. This characterization provides insights into a variety of key cellular phenotypes.

  • Coughing Research

    Researchers are looking to understand the efficiency of face masks as COVID-19 rages on. When you compare N95 respirators to handmade cloth coverings, not all masks are created equal. By evaluating a cough or sneeze using a high-speed imaging technique called Background Oriented Schlieren, it’s possible to study mask performance.

  • AMETEK Aerospace Testing

    Vision Research recently helped shed light on aircraft fire extinguishing systems and satellite springs by supplying its high-speed imaging equipment and expertise to two companies. The analytic tools used were able to provide crucial information on the design and performance of aerospace devices.

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