Yearly Archives: 2021

Photonis Presents the iNocturn Intensified Camera

Photonis Digital Vision, the innovative manufacturer of state-of-the-art digital cameras and imaging solutions, launches the iNocturn intensified camera. This superior camera extracts the best of an image intensifier tube and sensitive low light camera. With the iNocturn, Photonis aims to address the challenges in industrial monitoring, machine vision and scientific markets. This provides users with … Continue reading

October 17, 2021 Blog, Cameras and Imaging, Photonis

Video about PHAROS Laser

PHAROS from Light Conversion features a mechanical and optical design optimized for both scientific and industrial applications. The tunability of PHAROS allows the system to cover applications normally requiring multiple different laser systems. Tunable parameters include pulse duration (190 fs – 20 ps), repetition rate (single-shot – 1 MHz), pulse energy (up to 2 mJ), and … Continue reading

October 15, 2021 Blog, Lasers, Light Conversion

Vibration Solutions for Profilometers

Vibrations are distinctly disruptive to measurements performed by profilometers, which is why many manufacturers turn to Herzan to maximize the potential of their instrumentation. Overview As the name suggests, profilers are used to provide highly accurate representations of a sample’s profile. More specifically, they provide quantitative data and qualitative images on the surface topography of materials. There … Continue reading

October 14, 2021 Blog, Herzan, Optomechanics

Optical Filters and Etalons for Datacom Applications

Demand for data center storage and data transfer capacity has increased dramatically over the past decade, exponentially increasing the load placed on backplane-to-backplane data server interconnects within each center. In response to ever-increasing bandwidth demand and evolving data center architectures, the copper connections traditionally used to connect backplane to TOR switches and TOR to leaf … Continue reading

October 13, 2021 Blog, Iridian Spectral Technologies, Optics

High LIDT, Low GDD Coatings for High Power Ultrafast Lasers

Dr. Helmut Kessler of Manx Precision Optics (MPO) presented a talk entitled “High LIDT, Low GDD Coatings for High Power Ultrafast Lasers” at the Optical Society (OSA) Laser Application Conference on 5 October 2021. Coatings for ultrafast lasers require a high Laser-Induced Damage Threshold (LIDT) and good Group Delay Dispersion GDD performance. This additional demand creates … Continue reading

October 13, 2021 Blog, Manx Precision Optics (MPO), Optics