Special Edition: Medical Device Technology
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Vision Systems 101: Start With The Video Interface
By Ed Goffin, Pleora Technologies

Choosing the right video interface may mean the difference between success and failure for vision system designers. Although the video interface is a small part of the overall vision system, it has a large impact on the cost and usability of the final product.

Medical Device Product Focus
Optical Thickness Gauge: 157 Series

The Model 157 optical thickness gauge uses proven optical interferometer technology to measure the absolute thickness of specialty plastic films, medical membranes, and ophthalmic products.

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Bristol Instruments, Inc.
Optical Filters For Endoscopy And Medical Imaging

Iridian Spectral offers edge, notch, and band pass optical filters covering the 300nm (UV) to 10µm (LWIR) wavelength range for biomedical instrumentation, and medical devices for endoscopy and laparoscopy.

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Iridian Spectral Technologies
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Imaging In The Worst Possible Environment

Trips to the dentist are rarely pleasant, and that unpleasantness can be compounded when the doctor needs a 3D model of your teeth.

Infrared Cameras: Advanced Temperature Measurement For Today's Breakthrough Medical Research

The versatility, affordability, and high performance of IR cameras provide a powerful remedy to gaining accurate temperature measurements in medical discoveries. 

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First Sensor's medical capabilities offer more effective and safer medical devices, while simplifying their operation. All sensors work in accordance with certified processes and procedures in the measurement of pressure, flow, liquid levels, oxygen, light, radiation, and acceleration. 

Eye Surgery Using Excimer And Femtosecond Lasers

In ophthalmology, lasers are used for refractive surgery to burn, cut, or remove objects to achieve optimal refractive power. This article discusses the use of excimer and/or femtosecond lasers in multiple types of operations to correct defective vision

Featured Multimedia
Medical Device Quality Control
 

In this video, Jimmy Green, an Ophir Photonics OEM Specialist, discusses an OEM solution provided to a customer that allowed for medical laser power development before and after procedures that ensured the proper outcomes.

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High Precision Piezomechanic Scanners Improve Laser Control In Ophthalmology
 

Vision defects have been successfully corrected with optical glass dating as far back as medieval times, and the first clinical studies investigating surgical methods to “shape” the cornea started in the last century. Now, a number of different laser methods are used to influence the curvature of the cornea and correct visual acuity. These systems with high laser beam control and focusing require high-precision positioning systems. This article discusses the benefits of piezo-based mechanisms that are precise, fast, reliable, and can be integrated into today’s laser systems due to different and compact designs.

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