Newsletter | May 3, 2021

05.03.21 -- Ultra-Miniature Optical Encoder | Closed-Loop Actuator Systems

Editor's Choice
NanoSensors: NX Series

The NanoSensor® is a noncontact position measuring system based on the principle of capacitance micrometry. Two sensor plates, a target and a probe, form a parallel plate capacitor, to be used in metrology, stage control, microscopy, and many other applications.

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Prior Scientific Inc.
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High-Speed, 9 mm² Circular Photodiode For Electron Detection: AXUV63HS1

Opto Diode introduces the AXUV63HS1 as part of their family of AXUV detectors featuring high-performance measurement of electrons, photons, or X-rays. This high-speed photodetector is designed with a circular active area of 9 mm diameter and is ideally suited for electron detection.

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Opto Diode, An ITW Company
Featured Solutions
VGA Resolution, Ultra-Low-Noise, Cooled, Digital InGaAs Camera: Ninox 640 II
With an ultra-low typical readout noise (rms) of 18 electrons and a typical dark current reading of <750e- at -15°C, Raptor Photonics' Ninox 640 II improves even further on its noise performance. With dimensions of 87.30 mm x 78.86 mm x 79.30 mm and weighing 550 g, it is one of the most compact and lightweight scientific SWIR cameras available on the market.
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Raptor Photonics Limited
Ultra-Miniature Optical Encoder: SR Series

This is a highly miniaturized and high-resolution optical encoder ideal for applications involving linear/rotary motion and speed control. It uses an XY-stage and turntable equipment to provide velocity and positioning information.

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Canon USA, Inc. Optoelectronic Components
DPT-E Series Closed Loop Actuator Systems

The DPT-E range of actuators by Prior Scientific is designed with capacitive feedback control to give precise positioning, accuracy, and speed.

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Prior Scientific Inc.
ULTRA Series Optical Filters And Coatings

Learn about high-performance, thin-film optical filters and coatings for sophisticated systems.

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Alluxa, Inc.
The World’s Fastest 640 x 512 Resolution IR Camera: FLIR X6900sc

FLIR’s X6900sc series cameras are the world’s fastest full-frame MWIR and LWIR 640 x 512 resolution thermal cameras for use in high-speed R&D and science applications. The infrared cameras are designed to produce thermal data at up to 1,004 frames per second at full resolution and can be sub-windowed for even faster rates.

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FLIR Systems, Inc - Research & Science
SWIR Pocket Scope And Multimode Tracker: SPS+MMT

Sensors Unlimited offers the SPS+MMT, SWIR pocket scope and multimode tracker, designed to provide high-resolution video with laser tracking and decoding of up to three independent sources. Available capabilities include simultaneous tracking and decoding, out-of-band SWIR imaging (0.7 to 1.7 µm), enhanced battle damage assessment, and reduced fratricide and collateral damage.

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Sensors Unlimited – A part of Collins Aerospace
Performance Optical Components And Coatings

Zygo uses innovative and proprietary manufacturing technologies to create high-precision optical components through CNC glass machining and light-weighting, weighting, MRF polishing, and thin film coating.

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Zygo Corporation
High-Sensitivity Thermal Sensors

Ophir Photonics offers a series of very sensitive thermal power/energy laser measurement sensors designed with very low noise and drift to measure very low powers and energies. Available models include those calibrated for terahertz radiation, those with a removable window, and those for divergent beams with windows that block infrared.

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Ophir Photonics
Space And Specialty Optical Filters For Earth Observation

In astronomical observations, optical filters are able to provide the wavelength selectivity needed to enable telescopes to discriminate signal from background information. These filters often require larger sizes, higher uniformity, and excellent surface quality and surface figure.

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Iridian Spectral Technologies
C-Mount Lens For 1.1" Sensor: Xenon-Opal 2.8/12

The Xenon-Opal 2.8/12 lens is a robust C-mount lens designed for 1.1” sensors down to 3 μm pixel size for a variety of industrial applications such as in factory automation systems, inspection systems, and 3-D measurements. The robust mechanics provide a highly stable image in harsh environments, such as being mounted on the arm of a robot system.

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Schneider Optics