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The Relationship Between Pixel Size And Sensitivity
By PCO-TECH Inc.

PCO-TECH looks to debunk the myth that “large pixel image sensors are always more sensitive than small pixel sensors.” This article describes, in detail, the relationship between an image sensor’s pixel size and its sensitivity, and how each defines the quality of an image.

Lens Manufacturers: Do You Know The Best Test For Lens Performance?
By Kevin Urben, Image Science, Ltd.

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.

Intro To Laser Management: Laser Profiling 101
By Mark S. Szorik, Ophir Photonics

Traditionally, laser operators only verify a laser’s average power or energy to improve efficiency and, if everything is in order, put their laser back into service. This article discusses steps required to identify and use a camera profiling system (arrayed camera, attenuator, and beam dump) for laser management.

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