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Sensors for Space Telescope Lens Testing

The Euclid Satellite project a good example of how Philtec’s sensors are being used with excellent results in cryogenic conditions. This month Philtec again delivered sensor systems for space telescope lens distortion measurements. These are 2-channel fiber optic displacement sensor systems (see image above) designed for 3.2 mm operation in vacuum. Seven 2-channel sensor systems … Continue reading

May 28, 2019 Blog, Detectors, Fiber Optics

SYLOS Laser Started Operation in ELI-ALPS

Nobel Prize winner Prof. Gérard Mourou pushed an improvised black color button. Femtosecond pulses, each featuring ~6.6 fs duration and ~32 mJ energy running at 1 kHz repetition rate were registered and visualized by a projector in front of a big auditorium. That is how Single Cycle Femtosecond high intensity laser system SYLOS has been launched in ELI-ALPS … Continue reading

May 27, 2019 Blog, Lasers

ISR300-PSL Accurately Evaluates Blue Light Hazard

ANSES (The French National Agency for Food Safety, Environment and Labor) has published an update (French document) of its 2010 expertise on the health effects of LEDs, in light of new scientific knowledge available. The report confirms the toxicity of blue light on the retina and highlights the disturbance of biological rhythms and sleep. What … Continue reading

May 27, 2019 Blog, LEDs

New Fast GigE Interface for greateyes Cameras

greateyes has now introduced a fast GigE interface to their cameras which offers a number of benefits: Long distance connections and remote camera operation – GigE allows easy implementation of long distance connections between the camera itself and the control PC, which can be even extended with optional fiberoptic converters. Seamless plug-and-play connectivity and multiple … Continue reading

May 21, 2019 Blog, Cameras and Imaging