Technical Articles

  1. Carbon Nanotubes – Applications And Luminescence-Based Imaging With SWIR Cameras
    6/8/2018

    This white paper covers the use and benefits of SWNTs in a wide range of applications. Examples are offered on how cooled scientific SWIR InGaAs cameras are used to enable innovative technologies for luminescence-based imaging of nanotubes.

  2. What To Consider When Selecting An IR Camera For Military Test Range Applications
    6/8/2018

    Thermal cameras can allow many types of infrared measurements on the military test range. Here are some of the factors you should keep in mind when purchasing an IR camera.

  3. Demands Of Smartphone Camera Quality Drive Manufacturing Process Improvements
    6/8/2018

    As the demand for more smartphones high higher camera quality grows, cell phone image quality has gone through vast improvements. This blog article describes the specifc improvements in smartphone camera qualities and how Zygo Corporation is helping to improve camera imaging

  4. Medical Laser Applications: Beam Measuring And Profiling
    6/1/2018

    This article discusses the importance measuring and profiling laser beams in medical laser applications.

  5. The Top Mistake Medical Device Engineers Make When Designing Laser Integration
    6/1/2018

    When do you take on the design all on your own, and when do you outsource? This article presents the top mistake medical device engineers make when attempting to integrate lasers in the design.

  6. How To Ensure Accuracy Of Laser Measurement In Medical Devices
    6/1/2018

    Medical devices need to be precise in order to ensure the health of the patient. This article addresses considerations needed to make sure laser measurement sensors in medical devices are accurate, and will continue to remain as accurate as possible.

  7. SLM Troubleshooting Made Easy With BeamWatch® AM
    6/1/2018

    The BeamWatch® AM was designed to address the issues and parameters dictated by selective laser melting (SLM) machines. This application note discusses how to use the BeamWatch® AM non-contact beam measurement device for simplified SLM troubleshooting.

  8. Evaluating A Multimodal Beam: A Brief Tutorial Highlighting The Use Of BeamGage PRO Partitioning
    6/1/2018

    Lasers were initially designed to operate in one fundamental mode. Soon after, researchers devised ways of generating and using more complex, higher-order multimode formats. This application note offers an example tutorial on how to evaluate a multimodal laser beam with BeamGage PRO Partitioning.

  9. Laser Measurement Solutions For Medical Applications
    5/31/2018

    Lasers in medical applications are able to deliver precisely controlled energy without physical contact. They can be used as a surgical tool, a production tool for medical device manufacturing, as well as in medical measurement applications.

  10. Understand Noise At The Sub-Nanometer Scale
    5/31/2018

    Every nanopositioner has a small amount of uncertainty in its position that contributes noise to a measurement. It's important to understand what position noise is and where it comes from in order to know just how accurate the nanopositioner is.