Photonics West News

  1. Excelitas Technologies’ New XLMii LED Fiber Optic Light Source Streamlines Medical Device Integration

    Excelitas Technologies Corp, today unveiled the new XLMii™ LED Fiber Optic Light Source for medical applications at the SPIE Photonics West 2016. The XLMii™ is designed to provide superior performance and easy customization to address medical device OEMs’ requirements while simplifying integration of LED light sources into endoscopic and other medical systems.

  2. Ophir Photonics Announces Starviewer, Mobile App For Viewing Laser Power/Energy Measurements On Smartphones And Tablets

    Ophir Photonics announced at SPIE Photonics West 2016 a new Android app that brings laser power/energy measurements to Android smartphones and tablets called StarViewer. StarViewer can be used with virtually any Ophir thermopile, photodiode, or pyroelectric PE-C laser sensor. Data can be displayed in a variety of formats: time-based line graph, needle display, or large numeric display with statistics.

  3. Polymicro Technologies™ Optical Fiber Bundle Assemblies At SPIE Photonics West

    Molex Incorporated will highlight its Polymicro Technologies™ Optical Fiber Bundle Assemblies in Booth 2233 at SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, February 10-12, 2015. The bundle assemblies are custom configured for scientific and industrial optical requirements, including biotechnology and pharmaceutical diagnostic equipment, semiconductor fabrication and inspection and laser welding and marking.

  4. Leonardo DRS Launches New Line Of Radiometric Camera Cores

    Leonardo DRS debuted its new Tamarisk® Precision Series line of radiometric camera cores at the 2015 SPIE Photonics West exhibition. Designed for applications that require both accurate temperature measurement and superior image quality, Tamarisk® Precision Series is equipped with Leonardo DRS' patented infrared sensor technology, expert calibration and new developer tools for greater flexibility, customization and integration for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

  5. Excelitas Technologies® Corp. Introduces New HeliX™ Silicon Avalanche Photodiode Module For High Performance Applications

    Excelitas Technologies Corp., a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized photonic solutions, recently announced it has launched the new HeliX™ Silicon Avalanche Photodiode (Si APD) Module – employing Excelitas’ leading-edge Si APD detectors to deliver enhanced performance including high responsivity, broadband photon absorption (400-1100nm), wide dynamic range and linearity, and exceptional signal-to-noise ratio.

  6. High Temperature Thermography Research

    Made for infrared laser spot detection and tracking of hot fast moving objects, Xenics’ high-speed SWIR camera Cheetah-640CL now offers innovative non-contact thermography up to 2000°C.

  7. New Laser Beam Diagnostics Cameras Offer Improved Performance

    The new LaserCam-HR II laser beam diagnostic cameras from Coherent, Inc. offer improved performance over the company’s original LaserCam-HR.

  8. Xenics And VUmc Collaborate In Thermography Project For Clinical Research

    Xenics, Europe's leading developer and manufacturer of advanced infrared imagers, cameras and customized imaging solutions from the LWIR to the visible realm, is collaborating in path breaking clinical research programs with the VU University Medical Center of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Central to the setup at VUmc is the Xenics thermal camera Gobi-640 for non-invasive diagnostics and treatment evaluation.

  9. Smith Miller Moore Launches New Photonics-Centric Website

    February 2, 2015 – Encino, CA – Smith Miller Moore (SMM), a full service advertising, marketing, and PR firm for the optoelectronics industry, announces the launch of its newly-restructured website to celebrate the company’s 37th anniversary and to coincide with SPIE’s BiOS/Photonics West 2015 trade show.

  10. VLOC To Integrate With II-VI Optical Systems

    II-VI Optical Systems, a California-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of II-VI Incorporated and leading vertically integrated producer of high precision imaging and laser assemblies, is pleased to announce that its Florida-based sister company, VLOC, will become part of II-VI Optical Systems.