Newsletter | September 13, 2023

09.13.23 -- SWIR, MWIR, And LWIR: One Use Case For Each


SWIR, MWIR, And LWIR: One Use Case For Each

SWIR, MWIR, and LWIR describe different ranges of the electromagnetic spectrum, primarily in the context of infrared (IR) radiation. All three correspond to a specific range of wavelengths within the IR spectrum, and they are commonly used in various applications including remote sensing, thermal imaging, and spectroscopy.


IR Detectors For Thermographic Imaging

Thermographic imaging is accomplished with a camera that converts IR into a visual image that depicts temperature variations across an object or scene. This article is part two of a handbook by FLIR that discusses the use of IR detectors in thermographic imaging.


Scattered For Safety — Diffused Light Prevents Danger

Residential fires, a top everyday fear, prompt homeowners to invest in fire insurance and extinguishers. In smart homes, mobile-controlled smoke detectors enable remote response.

Understanding Detectors With Thermoelectric Coolers

To optimize a detector's performance, understand package heatsinking by selecting and mounting the right heat sink with a thermal interface material to minimize thermal resistance.

The Importance Of Using A High-Damage-Threshold Laser Power Detector

Selecting a high-damage-threshold laser power detector becomes increasingly critical as laser output and energy levels rise, and laser industry beam and pulse shapes grow in complexity.


High-Pulse Laser Encoders: Precision In A Compact Design

The use of high-precision optical-digital laser rotary encoders is ideal for applications requiring precise sensing and control of mechanical position and rotation.

Designing Optical Filters For Earth Observation And Satcom

Constellations of satellites for Earth observation and communications gather data at unprecedented rates, requiring next-generation technology.

Is A DIY Microscope For You?

Whether modifying existing instrumentation or building a new tool from the ground up, a meticulous process is as critical as the functional result.


Vector Photonics, Sivers Photonics To Evaluate New Material For Next-Gen Lasers

Richardson Electronics Introduces New Consumables For Fiber Lasers At FABTECH

ANELLO Photonics Announces Availability Of ANELLO IMU+

Laser Photonics’ DefenseTech MLRI-2000 Streamlines Maintenance & Corrosion Control

Berxel Photonics Demonstrates 106 Gbps VCSEL Powered 800G Transceiver

TDK Launches New Au Wire Bond-Optional NTC Thermistors

First Solar Explores Potential Of Quantum-Dot Solar Modules

Low-Cost Molybdenum Complex Paves The Way For Sustainable Photochemistry

Researchers Provided Pulse High Energy Fe: ZnSe Laser Pumped By Q-switched Er: YAG laser

Detangling Light-Based Thermometers With Combs

CUNY ASRC Photonics Team Part Of A $30M NSF Center


Cutting-Edge Motion Control For The Future Of Photonics

Silicon photonics is the most scalable and efficient approach to sustainably keep up with data demand. Motion control algorithms are important in reducing cycle times.


Specifying Plasma Deposited Hard-Coated Optical Thin Film Filters

This paper defines filter types, specifying key attributes for cost optimization. Filter types include high-cavity band pass, narrow coating replacements, and tilted beamsplitter filters.


Compass 2 Metrology System

The Compass 2 metrology systems establish the standard for automated, non-contact 3D surface metrology and process control, critical for compact camera modules in smartphones, tablets, and automotive vision systems.

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Zygo Corporation

Imaging, Sensing, and Laser Scanning Solutions

Abrisa Technologies offers custom coating services and innovative total solutions of coated and fabricated technology glass for imaging, sensing, and laser scanning applications.

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Abrisa Technologies

InGaAs Linear Photodiode Arrays: LE/LSE Series

The LE/LSE Series of InGaAs photodiode arrays are ideal for commercial, industrial, agricultural, biomedical, thermal imaging, and NIR molecular spectroscopy applications.

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Sensors Unlimited – A part of Collins Aerospace

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