High-Precision Specialty Glass And Lighting Diagnostics

The high transparency and a low autofluorescence in substrate materials such as BOROFLOAT 33® and the new D 263® bio are taking diagnostic applications a major step forward. Flexible light guides made up of high-purity PURAVIS® optical glass fibers as well as innovative light sources ensure that objects are precisely illuminated. SCHOTT also offers SCHOTT NEXTERION® substrates that are able to adhere to DNA, proteins, or cells for microarrays.

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Understanding A Camera’s Resolution

The resolution of an image sensor describes the total number of pixels that can be used to detect an image. From the standpoint of the image sensor, it is sufficient to count the number and describe it usually as the product of the horizontal number of pixels times the vertical number of pixels.

Spotlight On Medical Design
Medical Brochure

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. 

First Sensor AG | MD&M West Booth 447
High-Power Lasers In Medical Applications

The full list of medical procedures involving lasers is growing every day, and when discussing the development and production of medical devices, the importance of high-power industrial lasers cannot be overlooked.

Ophir Photonics | MD&M West Booth 472
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.

Laser Components USA, Inc. | MD&M West Booth 3593
4 Big Mistakes In Developing Photonics-Enabled Medical Devices

Photonics components enable the design and development of next-generation medical devices and diagnostics. This paper identifies common mistakes medical device manufacturers make when attempting to incorporate optics and photonics into their designs — and how to avoid them.

Zygo Corporation | MD&M West Booth 717
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MD&M West

February 6 to 8, 2018 | Anaheim Convention Center | Anaheim, CA

MD&M West connects thousands of advanced design and manufacturing professionals for three days of industry immersion. Source from the world's largest collection of medtech suppliers. Connect with over 20,000 engineers and executives. Learn from industry luminaries presenting their insights. This is your chance to find answers to your current medtech challenges — from prototyping to full-scale manufacturing — while keeping up with the latest innovations reshaping the industry.

Lens Manufacturers: Do You Know The Best Test For Lens Performance?

A high-quality lens begins with a good design, tolerant to small manufacturing errors. The manufacturing process must be tightly controlled, from individual lens elements to final assembly. But, since small errors in manufacturing can result in serious loss of performance, end-of-line testing is necessary.

Air Bearing FAQs

This blog article presents questions and answers on air-bearing positioning equipment.

Custom-Designed Autoclavable Connectors And Feedthroughs For Medical Applications

SCHOTT Electronic Packaging delivers hermetically sealed autoclavable connectors and feedthroughs with glass-to-metal sealing or ceramic-to-metal sealing technology. These products are suitable for use in medical technology, including surgical instrument, endoscopy, and diagnostic applications.

Precision Explosives Analysis Using High-Speed Imaging

High-speed imaging can be used to quantitatively capture explosions, the resulting damage, and to measure other important parameters of the explosion. The data collected can aid in the understanding and characterization of a detonation.

The Advantages Of MCT As An IR Imaging Material

Cooled infrared imaging is in many ways a mature technology, with its architectures well-defined and its past and present applications well-understood.

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What Is Multispectral Imaging?

Telops offers a variety of high-performance scientific instruments to meet the most demanding research applications. The MS-IR Series of time-resolved, multispectral imagers are able to combine measurements obtained with various attenuation filters to achieve a composite HDR image that shows hot and cold objects at the same time. 

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Do You Know What You Are Really Buying?

Datasheets can be misleading, so how do you know what you are really buying? To help optical designers and engineers view optical datasheets more critically and ask the right questions of lens providers, this article discusses key datasheet parameters.

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