Featured Videos

  1. Datacom Filters: Lighting The Cloud
    2/1/2018

    As Datacom applications become more widespread, greater requirements are placed on optical filter reliability, storage capabilities, smaller sizes, and costliness. At Photonics West 2018, Jason Palidwar of Iridian Spectral discussed the importance of the use of optical filters in regards to how they help transfer, store, and access data from the Cloud<>

  2. Product Video: Non-Contact Laser Beam Profiling System For Additive Manufacturing
    2/1/2018

    Christian Dini of Ophir Photonics took time at Photonics West to discuss Ophir Photonic’s non-contact BeamWatch beam profiling system, ideal for searching for focal position, focal shift, and focal size within additive manufacturing applications.

  3. How To Choose The Right Laser Beam Profiler
    2/1/2018

    On day two of Photonics West, Christian Dini with Ophir Photonics talked to us about selection criteria for choosing the right laser beam profiler. Watch the video to learn more about what to consider when selecting a beam profiling system for your application.

  4. Product Video: High Speed, High Resolution Camera
    2/1/2018

    On the second day here at Photonics West, Chris Kerr of Vision Research took the time to introduce the brand new Phantom v2640 – the fastest 4 megapixel camera in the world!

  5. Optimization Of Workflow In High-Speed Cameras
    2/1/2018

    Chris Kerr of Vision Research presents a white paper that walks through different scenarios for different use models of high speed cameras, as well as different techniques for managing the procured data.

  6. Product Video: LineCam12 SWIR Linescan Camera
    1/31/2018

    This year at Photonics West, Martin Ettenberg with Princeton Infrared Technologies showed us the LineCam12 – a shortwave infrared camera with the lowest noise linear array available on the SWIR market. Watch the video for more information on the camera, and to see it in action.

  7. What Can You Do With SWIR Imaging?
    1/31/2018

    At Photonics West 2018, Doug Malchow with Sensors Unlimited - UTC Aerospace Systems took time out of the first day of the exhibition to discuss SWIR imaging and why you should care about it. Watch the video for information on the benefits of SWIR technology and how it can benefit your research – particularly where military, security, and industrial applications are concerned.

  8. Product Video: Thin Film Coating Capabilities
    1/31/2018

    This year at Photonics West, Dan Bukaty Jr. with PG&O discussed his company’s thin film coating capabilities. Watch the video to learn about their ability to coat large optics (up to 600mm in diameter), as well as a new system that allows them to monitor optical coatings in real-time, which ensures individual layer index accuracy, and the ability to measure layer thickness down to 1nm.

  9. Product Video: 1.6 mm Chip-On-Tip Camera
    1/31/2018

    Toshiba Imaging Systems showed us the SV-1000 - a 1.6 mm chip-on-tip camera for endoscope and surgical instrumentation inspection. Watch the video to see it conduct a lumen inspection of a surgical cystoscope to better understand how it can help identify bioburden resins, debris, and other undesirables in surgical endoscope instruments.

  10. Product Video: Vayu LWIR HD Camera
    1/31/2018

    Chris Johnston with Sierra-Olympic introduced us to the Vayu HD camera – the only 2 megapixel longwave uncooled camera on the market. Watch the video to learn more about the camera, as well as a new partnership with DRS Technologies, and a new zoom lens.