Newsletter | March 31, 2021

03.31.21 -- Avoiding Thermal Sensor Damage | Flow Cytometry | Optical Filters For 1550 nm Light Sources

Featured Article
How To Avoid Damage To Your Thermal Sensors

If thermal sensors are used correctly from the get-go, they can be used over many years without any need for repair. This article briefly summarizes the four most common causes that significantly influence the measurement accuracy of thermal sensors, as well as corresponding preventive measures.

Product Focus
Phantom TMX High-Speed Cameras: TMX 6410 And TMX 7510

Vision Research offers two models of incredibly sensitive high-speed cameras designed for data management and recording experiments.

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Vision Research, Inc.
Industry Insights
Stability Of Silicon Photodiodes For Laser Emission Measurements

This white paper’s objective is to examine the suitability of silicon photodiodes as the transducer and to discuss the calibration accuracy, reproducibility, and stability that are likely to be achieved from a commercial company.

Finding Resolution In A Distant Image

IR cameras on the military test range often need to focus on faraway objects. Despite common misperceptions, zoom lenses work in IR cameras, but understanding spatial resolution is key. 

Spectroscopic Materials Analysis In The Palm Of Your Hand

Handheld optical spectroscopy’s newest tool features an expanded wavelength detection range, tougher packaging, and the power to streamline countless recycling, food, and industrial applications.

Optical Filters For 1550 nm Light Sources In Sensing Applications

The 1550 nm band can supplement or replace the 905 nm band in automotive LiDAR applications. HOYA offers superior filtration options for designers operating in both bands. 

Specifying Surface Figure And Wavefront Distortion For Multilayer Optical Filters

This white paper helps the reader understand where, when, how, and how much to specify wavefront distortion to ensure that functional requirements of filters are guaranteed while unnecessary and costly constraints are avoided.

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Featured Multimedia
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.

Featured Solutions
FLEXPOINT Machine Vision Lasers: MV Series

LASER COMPONENTS designs and manufactures laser modules to fulfill specific requirements in industrial image processing applications -- a range of line lasers with a homogeneous power distribution generally used in metrology, as well as high-power lasers and special housing units. 

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Laser Components USA, Inc.
ITO Coating

PG&O is an industry leader as a supplier of optics and thin film coating. Our ITO Coating is an addition to our currently existing optical product offering.

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PG & O Precision Glass & Optics
Optics For Defense And Aerospace Applications

Zygo offers design and manufacturing services for a wide variety of products used in the defense and aerospace marketplaces and is prepared to help at any point in the product’s life cycle – from concept through volume production.

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Zygo Corporation
Large Rectangular Photodiode For Electron Detection: AXUV300C

The AXUV300C photodiode from Opto Diode offers a large 331-mm2 rectangular active area with no window to allow for detection of energy shorter than 200 nm. Other features include a response time of 15 microseconds and electron detection as low as 200 eV.

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Opto Diode, An ITW Company