As a CW laser system, the product avoids non-linear and saturations problems common with pulsed laser sources.
Thorlabs has announced a passively Q-switched laser producing 500 ps pulses centred at 1030 nm.
The FemtoFiber ultra series of compact laser systems, by TOPTICA, provide femtosecond pulses with high average power in the near-infrared range with good beam quality.
Thorlabs' Chrolis 6-Wavelength High-Power LED Source is a 6-colour light engine for fluorescence excitation applications. The configurable design combines the light from six user-chosen high-power LEDs into a single 3 mm liquid light guide.
Thorlabs has released the SL10 series of its MEMS-VCSEL Swept-Wavelength Laser Sources. The light sources feature a high coherence length of over 100 mm and include an active power control that maintains constant output power over the lifetime of the laser.
The Ninox 1280 visible SWIR camera offers HD resolution for high-end scientific and astronomy applications.
The BLU series all-in-one detectors combine a detector and a meter with Bluetooth connectivity in one convenient product. This means there is only one calibration required and no need to carry a meter.
Thorlabs has announced the release of its 2.1 MP Quantalux sCMOS Camera, based on a high‐performance 1 e‐
read‐noise imager. Suitable for demanding imaging applications, the monochrome sensor can image the full frame (1920 x 1080) at 50 fps with 16-bit resolution and offers a peak quantum efficiency of 61% at 600 nm.
The Thorlabs SC4500 Mid Infrared (MIR) Supercontinuum Source is claimed to be the first femtosecond-pumped supercontinuum source on the market.
Thorlabs has announced its EXULUS-HD1 reflective two-dimensional spatial light modulator (SLM) based on liquid crystal on silicon (LCoS) technology.
Thorlabs has released the XR-Series cross roller bearing, aluminium-bodied translation stages. The initial release includes both rear- and side-actuated 1″ travel stages and all components needed to have left- or right-handed X, XY, XZ, YZ and XYZ configurations.
A touch-screen control platform for easy automation of laboratory and light industrial motion control systems has been introduced by Aerotech. The Ensemble LAB controls up to four axes of brush, stepper or brushless AC motors.
Compact, low-profile MPS-GR rotary stages from Aerotech provide accurate, economical positioning for both laboratory and industrial applications.
SteadiQ is an accessory for Ocean Optics field-portable spectrometers. It is claimed to neutralise temperature conditions so spectrometer measurements can be more accurate.
Ocean Optics NIRQuest 512-2.2 spectrometer offers spectral response from 900-2200 nm. The spectrometer is suitable for a number of applications such as chemical analysis, moisture detection and optical fibre characterisation.
NIRQuest from Ocean Optics is a fibre-optic near-infrared spectrometer easily adaptable for cost-effective online process control measurements from 900-2500 nm. A diverse range of applications includes moisture detection in grains and meats, materials characterisation of semiconductor components, bacterial detection in food and beverage production, and chemical analysis of pharmaceuticals.
Thorlabs has released its volume 19 â€˜Tools of the Tradeâ€™ free catalogue. With over 1100 pages, the catalogue highlights more than 10,000 products for the photonics industry offered by Thorlabs and its strategic partner companies.
Ocean Optics offers unique sensors that can be used to monitor oxygen or pH in biological samples, headspace gasses, slurries, cosmetics, foods, gasses and liquids in natural environments. The picture shows a FOXY fibre optic oxygen probe monitoring headspace gas in food packaging.
The Model HR2000CG-UV-NIR high resolution spectrometer is a pre-configured system that provides complete wavelength coverage from 200-1100 nm with 1 nm FWHM resolution.
The Optical Spectroscopy Division of Jobin Yvon has released a new generation of the IGA3000 Near Infrared Array Series.