Newsletter | November 13, 2019

11.13.19 -- Spotlight On Lasers And Light Sources

 
Spotlight On Lasers And Light Sources
Autoclavable SCHOTT Solidur LEDs For Medical And Dental Devices
Product | SCHOTT Electronic Packaging

SCHOTT Electronic Packaging offers an array of sterilizable LED modules for the fulfillment of lighting needs in harsh environment applications, including and especially devices used in the medical field that must undergo repeated sterilization processes. 

Eye Surgery Using Excimer And Femtosecond Lasers
White Paper | Laser Components USA, Inc.

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 Rotary Encoders For Highly Accurate Angle Sensing
Product | Canon USA, Inc. Optoelectronic Components

Canon USA has developed laser rotary encoders that can provide 81,000 pulses with a 36-mm diameter by using the light-diffraction interference method in conjunction with a semiconductor laser acting as the light-emitting element.

Resources
Understanding Common Glass Edge Treatments
Article | Abrisa Technologies
Abrisa Technologies can fabricate many edge treatments for the various glass substrates we provide. The edge treatment selected can affect functionality and performance.
Understanding VCSEL Measurement Solutions
White Paper | Ophir Photonics

Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers (VCSELs) are a type of semiconductor laser diode. This article discusses VCSEL measurement solutions and how Ophir equipment can be used to get reliable power and beam profile data on VCSELs.

Detecting Disguises At Border And Immigration Security Checkpoints Using Short-Wave Infrared (SWIR) Cameras
Article | Sensors Unlimited – A part of Collins Aerospace

As the U.S. continues to increase its security at border crossings, airports, and other points of entry, biometrics will play an important role. Fingerprints and other direct contact means will become final identifiers of persons.

Why Are There Special Interfaces For The Transmission Of Image Data?
White Paper | PCO-TECH Inc.

The amount of image data that must be transferred to computers for storage and processing is continuously increasing. This paper discusses the progression of camera interfaces, and how they are continuously improved to enable reliable streaming data transfer from the camera to the computer.

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Process Metrology Helps Ensure Quality Of Smartphone Camera Lenses
 

ZYGO's Compass micro-lens metrology system helps manufacturers verify lens quality and refine their manufacturing processes.

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