RSS Newshttp://en_ENThu, 06 May 2021 17:23:57 +0200Thu, 06 May 2021 17:23:57 +0200typo3news-2276Wed, 05 May 2021 20:46:59 +0200OQmented Joins LaSAR Alliance for Augmented Reality Wearable Deviceshttps://optecnet.de/http:///Alliance formed to accelerate development of augmented reality eyewear applications Itzehoe, Germany, May 05, 2021 - OQmented, a deep tech startup developing top-notch MEMS-based laser beam scanning technology, announced today that it has joined the newly established LaSAR Alliance (Laser Scanning for Augmented Reality). The alliance was launched by five founding members as a member program of the IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization (ISTO), an international federation promoting industry standards and technologies in the electro-technical sector.

The LaSAR Alliance was established to create an ecosystem to enable the efficient design and manufacture of augmented reality (AR) wearable devices, including smart glasses and headmounted displays. The alliance aims to facilitate the exchange and sharing of information, to create, build and grow effective and compelling LBS (Laser Beam Scanning) -based solutions and to help drive the growth of the market for AR wearables in general.

“LaSAR welcomes OQmented to the Alliance and looks forward to their contributions to building the solid foundation on which we can all drive the growth of augmented reality wearable devices through laser beam scanning solutions,” said Dr. Bharath Rajagopalan, Chair of the LaSAR Alliance and Director, Strategy Marketing at STMicroelectronics. “OQmented offers 25 years of experience in the development of customized, ultracompact, resonant 1D and bi-resonant 2D MEMS scanners, and we expect their participation to further fuel the technology and grow this dynamic market.”

The use cases for augmented reality technology are manifold: remote collaboration in theworkplace, training situations, education, manufacturing or entertainment are among them. PwC estimates that by 2030, virtual and augmented reality will boost the global GDP by USD 1.5 trillion.1 OQmented is developing technology that is a key enabler for AR mobile and stationary devices. The company has a strong background in electronics, drive and sync, combined with software expertise. Their unique Lissajous scan pattern and the vacuum encapsulation Bubble MEMS® technology2 enable highest resolution, lowest energy consumption and smallest chip size, at the same time guaranteeing long-term reliability for the hermetically sealed micro mirrors.

“We are excited about the forum that LaSAR provides to exchange with the other members and potential partners and strongly believe that the creation of a dynamic network is a crucial step for the advancement of AR wearables,” said Dr. Ulrich Hofmann, CEO/CTO and co-founder of OQmented. “With our unique Lissajous scan pattern and the Bubble MEMS® technology, OQmented can contribute complementary solutions to the alliance which did not exist this way before, providing new possibilities for the potential customers. Numerous applications can profit from this key enabling technology,” he added.

For more information about the LaSAR Alliance visit lasaralliance.org

 

About OQmented

OQmented is a deep tech company developing and selling high performance MEMS mirrors for ultracompact LBS displays and best in class 3D sensing solutions for mobile and stationary applications. The unique Lissajous scan pattern in combination with the patented vacuum packaging Bubble MEMS® technology and proprietary electronics and software enable new product categories in consumer and various other industries. Further information can be found at www.oqmented.com.

For Press Information Contact:
Judith Woehl
Public Relations
OQmented
Email: media(at)oqmented.com

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1 https://www.pwc.com/seeingisbelieving
2 Bubble MEMS® is a patented 3D glass-encapsulation approach to hermetic vacuum sealing of the MEMS mirrors

]]>news-2249Mon, 19 Apr 2021 11:15:43 +0200OptoSigma Corporation appoints Scott Rudder as President and CEO - Guy Ear Promoted to Chairmanhttps://optecnet.de/http:///The Board of Sigma Koki Co. Ltd. (Japan – Tokyo), the global manufacturer of optics and photonics products and instruments, has appointed Scott Rudder as President and CEO of its OptoSigma Corporation (USA – Santa Ana, California) affiliate. The former President & CEO, Guy Ear will assume the role of Chairman of the Board while continuing as President and CEO of OptoSigma Europe SAS (France – Les Ulis, Paris).Rudder’s career in photonics engineering and development began over 30 years ago exposing him to program management as well as marketing & sales for companies including the US Army, Sensors Unlimited, and Princeton Lightwave prior to his co-founding of Innovative Photonic Solutions (IPS).  Rudder spearheaded development of wavelength stabilized laser technology and many of the products for IPS.  In 2018, IPS was sold to Metrohm AG.
“Scott’s photonics experience, extensive network and creativity are a welcome addition to the OptoSigma team. He will guide corporate strategy and coordinate activities between OptoSigma and Sigma Koki to accelerate growth”, said Guy Ear.
The appointment affirms OptoSigma’s commitment to excellence and indicates its plans for rapid growth.
Rudder studied Optics at the University of Rochester and earned his MS in Management of Technology from the University of Pennsylvania. Rudder will be based in Hopewell, New Jersey.

Contact:
OptoSigma Europe SAS
Fuerstenrieder Str. 279a
81377 Munich
E-Mail: a.haunholter(at)optosigma-europe.com
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news-2230Thu, 01 Apr 2021 12:42:07 +0200STMicroelectronics and OQmented to Jointly Develop, Manufacture, and Market Advanced MEMS Mirror-Based Laser-Beam Scanning Solutionshttps://optecnet.de/http:///Agreement focuses on increasing development and capacity for ultra-compact, low-power laser-beam scanners to expand the marketGeneva, Switzerland; and Itzehoe, Germany, March 29, 2021 -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and OQmented, a deep-tech startup focused on MEMS1-mirror technology, have agreed to collaborate on the advancement of the technology for Augmented Reality and 3Dsensing markets. The joint effort aims to build on the expertise of both companies to advance the technology and products behind the leading MEMS-mirror-based laser-beam scanning (LBS) solutions in the market.

The official press release can be found here.

 

 

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news-2214Wed, 24 Mar 2021 08:24:39 +0100Laser Components wins Prism Award 2021 with LaserLighthttps://optecnet.de/http:///SMD Chip Opens up New Application Possibilities in the Security Sector LaserLight SMD W-IR, the world’s first white light chip with a switching function, received the Prism Award 2021 from SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. On command, the light source transforms into an IR emitter with 905 nm or 850 nm. Both light sources are housed on the same 7×7 mm chip. SMDs are optionally available with a starboard to facilitate mounting on the circuit board.With a luminous flux of 450 lumens and a luminance of 1000 Mcd/m², the KYOCERA SLD Laser product offers all the advantages of LaserLight white light technology, such as a long range and narrow beam angle, even in this dual function. The IR wavelengths are emitted with an output power of 250 mW.

The IR wavelengths of the SMD W-IR are mainly used in motion sensors, night vision cameras, and other professional security systems. This new development opens up numerous application possibilities. Instead of placing motion sensors and lighting in two different components, one element can perform both functions. For example, a surveillance camera automatically illuminates the corresponding area as soon as it detects something suspicious.

This chip is distributed in Europe and the USA by LASER COMPONENTS.

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news-2192Mon, 15 Feb 2021 16:13:00 +0100VI Systems demos 224G VCSEL https://optecnet.de/http:///VI Systems arranged a record speed data transmission demonstration of up to 224 Gbps using their new generation of 850 nm vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL). VI Systems demonstrated a VCSEL data transmission at 224 Gbps using a standard telecom modulation format. In the setup the new generation of 850 nm VCSEL chips of the company were used. The experiment confirms that VCSEL based optical interconnects can also become available for the next generation of serial speed upgrade.

Details of the data transmission experiment will be presented at the Photonics West 2021 Digital Forum from March 6-11, 2021.

The presentation will be available on-demand on March 6:  https://spie.org/photonics-west/presentation/NRZ-DB-and-DMT-performance-for-short-reach-VCSEL-based/11692-10

 

About VI Systems GmbH
VI Systems GmbH, based in Berlin, Germany, is a fabless developer and manufacturer of components for optical communication and sensing. More information about VI Systems is available at www.v-i-systems.com

 
Press Contact:
George Schaefer
VI Systems GmbH
Hardenbergstrasse 7
10623 Berlin, Germany
phone: +49 30 30 831 43 41
fax:    +49 30 30 831 43 59
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news-2185Thu, 11 Feb 2021 18:00:00 +0100Dr. Asa Asadollahbaik is the winner of the photonics start-up graduate seminar organized by OpTecBB.https://optecnet.de/http:///Again, last winter semester OpTecBB, the regional photonics industry association in Berlin, organized a photonics start-up graduate seminar – this time as online-sessions. In the final session on February 11th, a little pitch event was organized and five concrete start-up ideas were presented in front of a jury (Gernot Berger (HTGF), Julien Noel (BPWT), Ann-Sophie Reinelt (HELLA), Stephan Schulze (IBB Ventures), Andreas Umbach (Auccept), Nicole Ziesche (TU Berlin)). Dr. Asa Asadollahbaik won the pitch contest with an idea to produce and market OM-LoT: A point of care cancer test based on fiber optical tweezers. “The price money of 1.500 euro will be invested into the development of the business idea”, she said.The seminar was kindly supported by Berlin Partner. The aim of the seminar was to introduce PhD students and post-docs in photonics, quantum technologies, sensor technologies and microsystems technologies in different Leibniz and Fraunhofer institutes as well as different university departments in Berlin to the lively start-up ecosystem in Berlin. “We want to introduce and strengthen the idea of starting a photonics related business and we want young researchers to consider stating a company as a viable career option. And Berlin right now is THE place to do exactly that” Dr. Frank Lerch, managing director of OpTecBB, said. Different speakers from finance, law firms, university transfer offices as well as other start-ups and serial entrepreneurs gave insight into their experiences and discussed the business ideas with the approx. 20 attendees of the seminar.

The next photonics start-up graduate seminar will be organized by OpTecBB in the next winter semester starting in late October 2021 in Berlin (questions/suggestions/inquiries are very welcome optecbb(at)optecbb.de). 

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news-2181Tue, 09 Feb 2021 12:00:00 +0100Laser Technology for Agriculture 4.0https://optecnet.de/http:///With climate change, uncertainties in food security, and pressure to preserve resources, agriculture is facing difficult tasks. To meet these challenges with cost-effective and intelligent electronic solutions, researchers at Fraunhofer IZM are working with partners to combine smart system integration with sensor technology, thus enabling the leap to Agriculture 4.0. In an earlier project they developed a laser that uses optical detection and AI evaluation to prevent infestation with harmful insects in warehouses and that is intended to replace the usual fumigation.Between the cultivation of grain and its consumption lies the real work of farmers. The growth of the plants must be continually monitored, the soil quality checked, and harmful insects eliminated — processes that cost both time and money. To modernize them, Fraunhofer IZM and the TU Berlin are involved in the ZIM network “AgriPhotonik” which brings together 29 German and Israeli partners from industry and research to establish digital processes in agriculture by using the potential of agricultural technology and photonics. The network management is handled by the OpTecBB competence network.

In the precursor project “Insect Laser”, supported by the Federal Office for Agriculture and Food and partners, a solution was developed at Fraunhofer IZM to protect the agricultural stock from contamination by grain weevils and Indian meal moths. Though barely four millimeters long, these pests can cause significant economic damage and carry diseases.

It is common practice to fumigate storage spaces with chemicals only after an infestation with harmful insects. These chemicals, such as hydrogen phosphide, are deadly to the insects but can be used only sparingly. When used more frequently, residues on the stock can cause health hazards to humans and, above all, environmental pollution.

To reduce the use of chemical protective agents, the researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Integration IZM set out to combine laser technology and automated image recognition to reliably ensure the safety of agricultural products. The project was coordinated by the Julius Kühn Institute in Berlin.

The researchers detect the moment of infestation before the pests can spread throughout the stocks. Using an image-processing method developed by the BTU Cottbus (Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus), the small pests are detected on the surface of the supplies or on walls. An AI system then analyzes and classifies the insects and compares them against reference images. Such algorithms for image recognition are already established in countless applications. In this project, however, the wide variety of dimensions was especially challenging, since harmful insects that are only a few millimeters in size need to be reliably detected in the warehouses. This had to be taken into account in the design and production of the IZM laser system.

Once the position of a pest is known, a fine laser beam is directed to the relevant coordinates via radio by a scanner, rendering the corn weevil or Indian meal moth harmless. Because of the low temperature and intensity of the laser, the grains located underneath are unaffected.  By using a laser system, direct primary infestation is prevented, so that insects harmful to supplies do not spread in the first place.

The Fraunhofer IZM researchers in Berlin examined how different wavelengths and light beam intensities influenced the movement behavior of the pests and found that the infrared light had the lowest effect on the characteristic movement behavior used to identify the animals. The researchers were also significantly involved in developing the laser system, and initially created a laboratory setup. Following successful testing, they transferred this set-up into a compact insect laser system consisting of several units for use in test cells.

They also developed the interfaces for software and hardware between camera, laser, and scanner.

With these activities, Fraunhofer IZM is opening up to projects that will increase digitalization and automation in agriculture. In doing so, the researchers integrate optical sensors and electronic controls into unique systems and ensure that these can be manufactured efficiently and used sustainably.

(Text: Olga Putsykina)

PR-Contact:

Susann Thoma
Tel.: +49 30 46403-745
Email: susann.thoma(at)izm.fraunhofer.de 

 

 

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news-2175Wed, 03 Feb 2021 15:09:13 +0100Instrument Systems: Measure what the human eye sees: optical testing of AR/VR headsetshttps://optecnet.de/http:///LumiTop AR/VR with periscope lens enables two-eye measurement for AR/VR headsets, even under tight spatial constraints. Munich, February 2021 – Perfect user experience for AR/VR headsets calls for extensive, fast and highly accurate optical tests during production. In order to meet this specific challenge, Instrument Systems has developed the LumiTop AR/VR 2D imaging colorimeter. The LumiTop’s AR/VR lens simulates the human eye and measures color and luminance exactly as seen by the user. The unique periscope design enables synchronized two-eye measurements, and the proven LumiTop principle guarantees fast, traceable and highly accurate measurements. AR/VR devices are an exciting new way of visual interaction with the environment in real time. Besides the virtual display, the headsets contain several types of light sources and sensors that enable users to immerse themselves in the virtual world. To ensure a perfect user experience, extensive and highly accurate optical tests are necessary. Besides standard optical tests, new parameters that are specific to near-eye displays, e.g. eyebox dimensions, are critical for quality assurance. A uniform display is fundamental for an undisturbed viewing experience. Accurate luminance and colors are a basic requirement for natural perception. Contrast is important for good legibility of virtual text. Distortion of the image due to tolerances in the mechanical and optical setup have an immediate impact on the display quality and must be kept below the human perception threshold.
In order to meet these test requirements, the LumiTop AR/VR 2D imaging colorimeter designed by Instrument Systems has been optimized for the production testing of near-eye displays (NEDs). The AR/VR lens in the LumiTop simulates the human eye and measures color and luminance exactly as seen by the user. A wide camera field of view (120°), various pupil sizes and an adjustable focus distance facilitate a wide range of testing applications.
The unique periscope lens design guarantees easy access to the NED and enables an optimal measurement position, even under the tight spatial constraints of fully assembled headsets. A hardware trigger enables perfectly synchronized one-shot two-eye measurements with two LumiTops.
LumiTop AR/VR is also based on the proven LumiTop principle. While an RGB camera takes the image of the NED in one shot, a reference spectroradiometer corrects the results to yield highly accurate absolute luminance and color values. The measurement results are fully traceable to national standards and therefore allow low manufacturing tolerances, especially important for distributed manufacturing. Simultaneous measurement of a 2D image, spectrum and flicker makes LumiTop a very fast, comprehensive and highly accurate imaging light measurement device for AR/VR tasks in production. Instrument Systems also offers testing solutions for the IR sources (NIR LED, VCSEL) often used for gesture and object recognition within an AR/VR headset.  

Contact:
Instrument Systems Optische Messtechnik GmbH
Kastenbauerstr. 2
81677 München
E-Mail: info(at)instrumensystems.com
Internet: www.instrument-systems.com

 

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news-2172Mon, 01 Feb 2021 11:28:14 +0100OptoSigma: New Partnership with ASE Optics Europehttps://optecnet.de/http:///OptoSigma Corporation, a global manufacturer based in the USA, Japan, and Europe, and ASE Optics Europe, an innovative company based in Barcelona, Spain, have entered into a new partnership and distribution agreement. From today, ASE Optics Europe is the official representative of Optosigma‘s products in Spain.Within this agreement, both companies offer the market the perfect combination in the optics industry: the high quality optical and optomechanical components, provided by Optosigma, together with the custom optical systems design and integration expertise offered by ASE Optics Europe. The standarized custom optical and optomechanical solutions are now available to all customers that requiere high-precision and high-quality solutions in optics.   

“Partnering with ASE Optics gives us the unique chance to provide a closer, more personal and still experienced support of our products to our customers in the Spanish Market.
We trust ASE Optics’ great experience and knowledge in the photonics market to perfectly complement our desire to have a more global reach of our services. This partnership opens even more possibilities for industries and researchers in Spain, from OEM projects to special products in addition to off the shelf components. We are ready to take on your challenges, “says Guy EAR, CEO of OptoSigma Europe S.A.S

"Photonics product development and research require having an access to quality products with the possibility for customized solutions. OptoSigma brings this balance to the market, coupled with a solid team with global experience, and with a clear dedication to customer satisfaction, which we have witnessed first-hand.  This partnership with OptoSigma perfectly complements ASE’s capabilities for optical and photonics systems engineering, allowing us to bring solutions to the Spanish photonics market.  This enables new opportunities in advancing innovations, quality products, customization, all the way through full integration capabilities, from unique products to series production “, says Andrés Cifuentes, CEO of ASE Optics Europe.

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OptoSigma Europe SAS
Fuerstenrieder Str. 279a
81377 Munich
E-Mail: sales(at)optosigma-europe.com
Internet: www.optosigma.com

 

 

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news-2076Thu, 15 Oct 2020 13:24:15 +0200CSEM: Alexandre Pauchard to succeed Mario El-Khoury as the new CEO of CSEMhttps://optecnet.de/http:///The Board of Directors has appointed Alexandre Pauchard as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CSEM. His appointment will be effective as of 18 January 2021. He will succeed Mario El-Khoury, who has successfully led the Center since 2009.CSEM is opening a new chapter. After 11 years at the helm of the Center, Mario El-Khoury, 57, is leaving his position as the head of CSEM to devote himself to personal projects. He is to be replaced by Alexandre Pauchard, who currently works for BOBST.

Arriving at CSEM in 1994, Mario El-Khoury, a Lebanese-Swiss engineer, held multiple leadership and executive positions before being appointed the role of CEO in 2009. Through his direction, he successfully managed to position CSEM as a key player in the development and transfer of cutting-edge technologies to benefit Swiss companies. A champion of innovation in all its forms and a passionate advocate for maintaining production in Switzerland, he has initiated several strategies aimed at digitizing Swiss SMEs to guarantee their competitiveness.

Under his leadership, CSEM has experienced unprecedented growth and development, with the number of employees increasing from 387 to 525. In 2013, he successfully established CSEM’s PV-Center, which fosters innovation in photovoltaics. He encouraged the Center’s growth in the MedTech and Additive Manufacturing domains and recently helped oversee the launch of the Tissot T-Touch Connect Solar, Switzerland's first connected watch, whose operating system and watch dial were developed at CSEM.

“Mario El-Khoury is an extraordinary director, who has allowed CSEM to shine both internationally and in Switzerland. We are extremely grateful on many levels for the excellent work he has done for us,” acknowledges Claude Nicollier, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “Working within this unique and magnificent organization has been an exceptional opportunity,” adds Mario El-Khoury, “my gratitude goes out to my colleagues, Chairman Claude Nicollier, and the members of the Board of Directors. Their unwavering support has enabled CSEM to strive for excellence without losing its humanity.”

Head of Group R&D at BOBST, Alexandre Pauchard, 49, will take over the reins of the Center on the 18 January 2021. He will jointly manage CSEM alongside Mario El-Khoury until Mr. El-Khoury’s departure on 28 February 2021. Alexandre Pauchard has lived in both California and Zurich, graduated with a degree in Physics from ETH Zürich, and holds a doctorate in microengineering from EPFL. He brings with him to CSEM extensive technical and managerial experience, and his dynamism perfectly complements the Center, whose future operations seem set to continue along a steady path. “We are very enthusiastic about Alexandre’s appointment and look forward to working with this competent new leader,” says Claude Nicollier. “His past activities align exactly with CSEM’s areas of expertise, and his strong motivation to pursue the Center's objectives, ensuring it remains a center of technological excellence and innovation, and guaranteeing the transfer of our products and research to the Swiss industry gives us full confidence in CSEM’s future.”

Further information

Contact:
CSEM SA
Rue Jaquet-Droz 1
2002 Neuchâtel
Schweiz
Email: info(at)csem.ch
Internet:www.csem.ch

 

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news-2147Mon, 05 Oct 2020 11:35:00 +0200Search for traces of microplastics in humans: New joint research project funded https://optecnet.de/http:///The PlasMark project, which has been awarded 4.5 million Euros by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, will start in October 2020 with the aim of investigating the consequences of microplastics in the human body. Methods from astrophysics will be applied. The multidisciplinary research team from the fields of physics, biochemistry, biology and pharmacy is focusing on the question of how label-free diagnostics of plastic particles is possible. "We focus on three different state-of-the-art technologies," explains Prof. Martin Roth from the innoFSPEC research centre at the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP). "In addition to confocal Raman spectroscopy and terahertz spectroscopy, which we know from the so-called body scanners at the airport, the suitability of multispectral light and electron microscopy for this purpose is being investigated.”

All three approaches - partly borrowed from astrophysics - are suitable for making statements about the chemical composition of a particle as well as visualising it. Raman spectroscopy take advantage of the fact that matter interacts with laser light, leaving behind a characteristic fingerprint - a spectrum in the scattered light. In this way it is also possible to assign the plastic particles to their original material - e.g. polyethylene, polystyrene or PVC. While this works well for sufficiently large pieces of plastic, the challenge for the team is to detect these fingerprints for small and minute particles. In addition, successfully scanning tissue samples with conventional Raman microscopes is very time-consuming and can take many hours to days. The innoFSPEC research centre at the AIP has set itself the goal of realising an imaging Raman spectroscopy setup that allows the identification of plastic particles within minutes or seconds. This is made possible by wide field spectrographs from astronomy - where this technique is used in observatories to save valuable observation time.

The joint project supports research at three Centres for Innovation Competence (ZIK) in the new federal states: ZIK plasmatis at the Leibniz Institute for Plasma Research and Technology Greifswald (INP), ZIK HIKE at the University Medical School and University of Greifswald and ZIK innoFSPEC at the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics in Potsdam (AIP). The first results are expected to be available in two years' time in order to be able to better answer the question to what extent the contamination of the environment and thus of the human body with microplastic particles is one of the causes of neurodegenerative diseases, cardiovascular diseases or even cancer.  

Press release of the Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology e.V. (INP)

https://www.inp-greifswald.de/de/aktuelles/presse/pressemeldungen/2020/folgen-von-mikroplastik-und-nanoplastik-im-menschen/ 

Science contact AIP | innoFSPEC

Prof. Dr. Martin M. Roth, 0331 7499 313, mmroth(at)aip.de 

Media contact

Franziska Gräfe, 0331 7499 803, presse(at)aip.de   

The key areas of research at the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) are cosmic magnetic fields and extragalactic astrophysics. A considerable part of the institute's efforts aim at the development of research technology in the fields of spectroscopy, robotic telescopes, and e-science. The AIP is the successor of the Berlin Observatory founded in 1700 and of the Astrophysical Observatory of Potsdam founded in 1874. The latter was the world's first observatory to emphasize explicitly the research area of astrophysics. The AIP has been a member of the Leibniz Association since 1992.

 

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news-2045Thu, 10 Sep 2020 14:02:32 +0200GIGAHERTZ: UVC Radiometer for Germicidal UV Sources including 222nm Excimer Lampshttps://optecnet.de/http:///The new X1-1-UV-3727 radiometer is designed to accurately measure the far-UVC irradiance or dose produced by 222nm excimer lamps. This is in addition to the measurement of other germicidal UV source types including low pressure Hg lamps and UV LEDs. Each meter has a wide dynamic range and is supplied with a traceable calibration certificate from the ISO-17025 accredited Gigahertz-Optik laboratory. Far-UVC radiation, such as the 222nm produced by Kr-Cl excimer lamps, has been the subject of many studies and is known to be effective against a wide range of pathogens.  Significantly, it is also thought to offer less photobiological hazard because far-UVC light cannot penetrate human skin as deeply as the longer wavelength UV radiation produced by low pressure Hg lamps and UVC LEDs.

The X-1-1-UV-3727 radiometer measures UV-C irradiance over a very wide dynamic range from 0.002 µW / cm² to 1000 mW / cm² which permits the investigation of both germicidal efficacy as well as hazard.  It is supplied with calibrations at 222 nm for excimer lamps, 254 nm for low pressure Hg lamps, and wavelength dependent calibration factors given in 5 nm increments 250 nm to 300 nm for UV LEDs. The detector’s flat spectral responsivity ensures lowest measurement uncertainty irrespective of the precise wavelength of UV LEDs which inevitably varies according to operating conditions and manufacturing tolerances.

The handheld meter provides a real time display of irradiance (mW / cm²) or dose (mJ / cm²) and includes a peak-hold function. The device may also be operated via its USB interface with optional S-X1 software. To correctly measure irradiance the detector’s entrance optic is a diffuser with a cosine field of view. The detector is pre-aged to significantly reduce solarization effects that results from long term exposure to UV radiation.

Gigahertz-Optik operates an extensive calibration facility that is DIN EN ISO / IEC 17025 accredited. In addition to the absolute radiometric calibration, every UV radiometer produced by Gigahertz-Optik is individually calibrated with regard to its relative spectral responsivity. In accordance with CIE 220:2016 this enables spectral mismatch error to be corrected for, thereby reducing the overall measurement uncertainty.

Further Information

Contact:
GIGAHERTZ Optik Vertriebsgesellschaft für technische Optik mbH
An der Kälberweide 12
82299 Türkenfeld
E-Mail: info(at)gigahertz-optik.de
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news-2035Mon, 31 Aug 2020 15:27:42 +0200SphereOptics: New UV Raman Spectrometerhttps://optecnet.de/http:///SpehreOptics partner Wasatch Photonics is proud to announce the addition of a compact, costeffective UV Raman spectrometer to its family of modular Raman spectroscopy products. The WP248 Raman spectrometer expands on the company’s existing range of high sensitivity research and OEM Raman solutions spanning 405 to 1064 nm. Use of UV excitation makes the WP 248 ideal for fluorescence-free Raman spectroscopy, as well as UV resonance Raman (UVRR) to enhance sensitivity and selectivity. Applications range from materials analysis to UVRR studies of structure and dynamics in biomolecules such as proteins and nucleic acids.The WP 248 is a stand-alone UV Raman spectrometer with free space input and an f/2.0 numerical aperture for superior signal collection and high throughput detection. It covers a range of 400 to 3200 cm-1 with 14 cm-1 resolution, and employs a UV-enhanced CCD for detection. It is designed for use with a compact 248.6 nm NeCu laser, and comes with a triggering cable to synchronize acquisition with the laser. Data collection and spectrometer control is included through the company’s own ENLIGHTEN™ operating software and software development kits C/C++, C#, Python, LabVIEW, MATLAB, and other languages.
UV Raman offers several unique advantages for applications that may be challenging using visible and NIR excitation wavelengths. By exciting and collecting Raman spectra at wavelengths below 300 nm, UV Raman avoids interfering signal caused by native autofluorescence from the sample. This improves signal to noise for highly fluorescing samples, and enables trace detection of analytes within a more complex sample matrix.
Careful choice of excitation wavelength can also enable UV resonance Raman (UVRR) spectroscopy, which offers 102-106 signal enhancement for select analytes, or specific subgroups within biomolecules. This combination of enhanced sensitivity and selectivity is invaluable in the study of structure, dynamics, and interactions of proteins and nucleic acids, and has contributed to our understanding of protein folding.
Wasatch Photonics’ new WP 248 Raman spectrometer offers high sensitivity in a compact footprint for modular UV Raman and UVRR spectroscopy. It covers both the fingerprint and functional range with choice of uncooled and TEC-regulated detector, and can be user-reconfigured with choice of free-space input or integrated lens.

Contact:
SphereOptics GmbH
Gewerbestrasse 13  
82211 Herrsching
E-Mail: info@sphereoptics.de
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news-2024Mon, 17 Aug 2020 14:53:31 +0200Multiphoton: Change in the Management of Multiphoton Optics GmbHhttps://optecnet.de/http:///Würzburg, August 13, 2020 Dr. Boris Neubert and Dr. Benedikt Stender have been appointed to the new Managing Directors of Multiphoton Optics GmbH with effect from August 11, 2020. The two new heads at management level replace the company's co-founder Dr. Ruth Houbertz, who has been in charge of the company's fortunes since 2014 in her role as Managing Director, and who has continuously developed the innovative high-tech company into a globally active solution provider in the field of 3D lithography during the recent years, whose interdisciplinary team of experts offers world-class technical support in the implementation of 3D lithography into standard manufacturing processes: From the first design idea to prototyping and engineering, via small series to industrial series production, with the aim of establishing Multiphoton Optics in the industrial environment as an innovative supplier of equipment technology for the production of products of the 21st century.Dr. Houbertz will continue to be available to the company and to the customers and partners of Multiphoton Optics with her profound know-how and experience in an advisory role.
„I would like to thank the team of Multiphoton Optics for the excellent support offered to me during the last years, and wish you continued success “, so the words of Ruth Houbertz. Her advice to the new management: „Those who follow in the footsteps of others leave no trace of their own. “
"We would like to thank Ruth Houbertz very much for her pioneering work, her great and tireless commitment to Multiphoton Optics GmbH and the cooperation in the team ", says Dr. Benedikt Stender.
We are also pleased that we were able to engage Dr. Boris Neubert and Dr. Benedikt Stender, two long-standing employees and thus experienced experts, as new managing directors of Multiphoton Optics.
Dr. Boris Neubert has many years of experience in the areas of business development and strategy, product management, sales, organization and finance. Since 2014, he has been a shareholder of Multiphoton Optics in the company as COO and CMO for the management of the operational business, including the management and organization of the entire operational processes, operational services and marketing. Dr. Benedikt Stender, who has been working as CTO since 2016, has driven the optimization of 2PP technology to industrial market maturity. Driven by its proximity to customers with the aim of solving their problems and his deep technical background in printed optics and electronics as well as in quantum technologies, his focus is on opening up new applications and markets.
This realignment sets the course for further growth in the company. We are convinced that Dr. Boris Neubert and Dr. Benedikt Stender, together with the Multiphoton Optics team, will continue the successful work of the recent years and further develop the company.

Contact:
Multiphoton Optics GmbH
Friedrich-Bergius-Ring 15
D-97076 Würzburg
E-Mail: press(at)multiphoton.de
Internet: https://multiphoton.net

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news-2013Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:23:40 +0200TOPTICA: World Record CEP-Noise https://optecnet.de/http:///Since its first demonstration the frequency comb has evolved into a versatile optical tool. Today, TOPTICA’s Difference Frequency Comb DFC enables applications like high resolution spectroscopy, optical clocks or low-noise microwave generation.20 years ago, John L. Hall (Nobel laureate together with Theodor Hänsch “for their contributions to the development of laser-based precision spectroscopy, including the optical frequency comb technique”) and coworkers published a seminal paper1, in which they first reported on the stabilization of the carrier-envelope phase of the pulses of a femtosecond mode-locked laser.
With the Difference Frequency Comb DFC, TOPTICA has taken the next step. Using difference-frequency generation (DFG), the carrier-envelope phase is now stabilized for each pulse individually with an intrinsic locking bandwidth identical to the repetition rate of 200 MHz. The result is an unprecedented low level of carrier-envelope phase noise of only 135 mrad integrated from 70 mHz to 40 MHz. The DFG process is key for achieving such high-end performance. It also delivers a new level of robustness, which allows for reliable long-term operation.
Moreover, the DFC product line offers a very user-friendly control interface and comes in a compact 19-inch format. The unique combination of these properties turn it into the ideal source for the most demanding comb applications no matter if you are a comb expert or if you are discovering the field.

For more information visit the TOPTICA Difference Frequency Comb webpage

Contact:
TOPTICA Photonics AG
Lochhammer Schlag 19
82166 Graefelfing
E-Mail: info(at)toptica.com
Internet: www.toptica.com

 

 

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news-1972Mon, 22 Jun 2020 09:36:29 +0200Gigahertz-Optik: Innovative spectrometer system for determining the scattering and absorption coefficients of turbid mediahttps://optecnet.de/http:///With the new and unique SphereSpectro 150H spectrometer system, Gigahertz-Optik offers a solution for simultaneously determining the spectral absorption and scattering coefficients for scattering samples. Conventional spectrophotometers (also called transmission spectrometers or absorption spectrometers) are used to determine the absorption coefficient of clear or colored media. . In a similar way to these conventional systems, the SphereSpectro 150H is used to determine the spectral absorption coefficient of scattering media. To do this, the sample is illuminated and the transmitted as well as the reflected light is measured and evaluated in a differentiated manner using radiative transfer theory. For clear samples the absorption coefficient is determined based on Beer-Lambert's law. However, if the sample exhibits scattering (i.e turbid or translucent samples), the entire physical process must be taken into account, i.e. a combination of scattering and absorption properties.

With the innovative SphereSpectro 150H spectrometer system from Gigahertz-Optik the absolute absorption coefficient can now also be determined for scattering media independent of the scattering properties of the turbid medium. At the same time, the effective scattering coefficient of the sample is determined, which provides additional information about the microstructure of the sample. This is a unique feature, which is not otherwise available on the market. The determined absorption coefficient is identical with the absorption coefficient determined conventionally for clear media and can be used for content determinations, for example. The SphereSpectro 150H uses an integrating sphere to measure the total reflected and transmitted light of an illuminated sample. From these two quantities, the absorption coefficient and the effective scattering coefficient are calculated based on the radiative transfer equation.

The SphereSpectro 150H covers the wavelength range between 200 nm and 2150 nm. Modular versions are also available for sub-ranges within this entire spectral range. The unique measuring system is also characterized by simple operation, short measurement times and a large sample chamber with optimized sample holder whilst keeping overall size to a minimum.

Further information

Contact:
GIGAHERTZ Optik Vertriebsgesellschaft für technische Optik mbH
An der Kälberweide 12
82299 Türkenfeld
E-Mail: info(at)gigahertz-optik.de
Internet: www.gigahertz-optik.de

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news-1997Mon, 13 Jul 2020 10:17:20 +0200OptoSigma: New office in Munichhttps://optecnet.de/http:///Today we have the pleasure to announce the opening of our new office in Munich, Germany. Please join us in welcoming our new Regional Sales Engineers who will be managing and supporting the office and Eastern European Region, Mr Axel Haunholter and Mr Andreas Bichler!This new OptoSigma office will be supporting customers in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia!

@Axel Haunholter, MS in Photonics and BS in Physics, has over 6 years’ experiences in the field of Photonics since he graduated from the Munich University of Applied Science. Axel’s success is due to his involvement and passion in his work.  He is always willing and pleased to support requirements and challenges from customers.
@Andreas Bichler, BS in Engineering, since he graduated from the Munich University of Applied Science, Andreas has always kept growing his experience in the Photonics and Engineering field. His attitude is always “Ready to help” customers. A highly customer-orientated mind-set which fits very well into OptoSigma’s company culture.

Contact:
www.optosigma.com

Right in the picture:
Axel Haunholter
+49 151 1230148
a.haunholter(at)optsigma-europe.com 

Left in the picture
Herr Andreas Bichle
+49 151 12309305
a.bichler(at)optosigma-europe.com

 

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news-1957Thu, 04 Jun 2020 08:31:44 +0200TOPTICA: eagleyard Photonics rebrands into TOPTICA eagleyard https://optecnet.de/http:///TOPTICA Photonics has decided to rebrand its daughter company eagleyard Photonics into TOPTICA eagleyard. Eagleyard Photonics is a leading manufacturer of high end laser diodes in the red/infrared regime (630 nm – 1120 nm). eagleyard became part of the TOPTICA Photonics group in February 2013 and has since continued to operate separately under its own marketing brand and sales organization. Dr. Thomas Renner (CSO TOPTICA Photonics) comments „We have enjoyed the cooperation with our friends and partners in Berlin for many years now. The new common brand will reflect both strong market positions and create even more synergies“. The sales and distribution structure and website (www.toptica-eagleyard.com) however will remain unchanged and independent. The legal address and company leadership of eagleyard Photonics GmbH will also remain unchanged. Michael Kneier, VP Sales at TOPTICA eagleyard adds: „We are very happy to combine our two strong brands. This gives us the opportunity to address even more markets with our strong technology and OEM capabilities for laser diodes“. TOPTICA eagleyard focuses on laser diodes (components) – e.g. DFB’s, single mode, multi-mode, gain chip and tapered amplifier laser diodes for industry, life science, aerospace, defense and research. TOPTICA Photonics AG focusses on lasers – e.g. diode lasers, femtosecond fiber lasers, frequency combs, THz systems etc. for quantum technology, biophotonics and materials inspection/processing. TOPTICA eagleyard, with almost 50 employees, is located in Berlin/Adlershof in near vicinity of the Ferdinand-Braun-Institute (FBH), which is a close cooperation partner.

Kontakt:
TOPTICA Photonics AG
Lochhammer Schlag 19
82166 Graefelfing
E-Mail: info(at)toptica.com
Internet: www.toptica.com

 

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news-1956Wed, 03 Jun 2020 22:02:02 +0200Sphere Optics: Shutter modules from Nanomotion for infrared camerashttps://optecnet.de/http:///Improved accuracy of remote temperature measurements for fever detection The RS08 from Nanomotion is a rotary, piezoelectric shutter that is being deployed in infrared cameras to improve the accuracy of remote temperature measurements. It is the first shutter of its kind, utilizing Nanomotion’s patented miniature piezo motor embedded in an 8 mm x 20 mm housing including the drive electronics. The shutter features silent operation (~15dB) combined with fast travel speeds of the blade (90° in 130 ms). Its compact design and low weight of merely 3.6 g enable easy integration in any camera systems. The RS08 uses a blade with high emissivity (>94%) conforming closely to the ideal Planckian black body. It therefore provides reference values, thus reducing the uncertainty of the ambient environment, for a reliable temperature reading of infrared cameras. In that regard, remote fever detection by means of handheld or stationary thermal imagers is an important application. In addition, the RS08 can be used for non-uniformity correction (NUC).
Nanomotion is a leading manufacturer of precise, piezoelectric motion systems for a variety of
applications. SphereOptics GmbH is distributor for Nanomotion in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Contact:
SphereOptics GmbH
Gewerbestr. 13
82211 Herrsching am Ammersee
E-Mail: info@sphereoptics.de
Internet: www.sphereoptics.de

 

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news-1919Mon, 04 May 2020 12:30:10 +0200New: Enhanced flicker frequency range, BTS256-EF now measures up to 40 kHzhttps://optecnet.de/http:///The lighting industry requires very versatile and reliable measurement devices when spectral light and flicker meters are concerned. The field of measurement applications and quantities is very broad: Besides illuminance and spectrum, there are many additional, more specialized properties of light sources that need to be measured like their performance in context with human centric lighting (HCL), their flicker properties, their efficiency in plant growth and many more. In all of those applications, it is crucial that the meter needs to be reliable and precise.The BTS256-EF by Gigahertz-Optik GmbH, a well-known measuring device manufacturer, has already been up to that challenge for many years. It offers a wide selection of measuring quantities relevant in general lighting and hence acts as universal measuring device in its field. Now, the device has been updated to record and analyze even higher flicker frequencies than before: It supports signal sampling with up to 40 kHz.

Furthermore, this enhancement does not only apply to brand-new devices: By applying the latest firmware and software updates, this new feature also becomes available for devices that have been out in the field for many years. Updates are offered on request. 

Further information

Contact:
GIGAHERTZ Optik Vertriebsgesellschaft für technische Optik mbH
An der Kälberweide 12
82299 Türkenfeld
E-Mail: info(at)gigahertz-optik.de
Internet: www.gigahertz-optik.de

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news-1895Thu, 09 Apr 2020 10:07:00 +0200Gigahertz-Optik - UV-C Radiometer for disinfection effectiveness and safety of UV-C LEDs and germicidal lamps https://optecnet.de/http:///The X1-1-UV-3726 radiometer enables the effectiveness of UV germicidal irradiation (UVGI) to be accurately determined for both low pressure mercury (254nm) germicidal lamps and UV-C LEDs. Additionally, the device has sufficient sensitivity to detect if undesired exposure poses a photobiological safety risk to users.UVGI is a sterilization method that uses UV-C light to break down microorganisms such as viruses and bacteria by altering their DNA and RNA, rendering them unable to replicate. The germicidal effectiveness of UV-C radiation depends on its dose (µJ / cm2) and wavelength. The dose is determined by measuring the irradiance (µW / cm2) and duration of exposure. The effectiveness of germicidal activity is wavelength dependent with a maximum around 265 nm which makes the potential germicidal efficacy of available UV-C LEDs greater than 254 nm emission Hg lamps.

The X-1-1-UV-3726 radiometer measures UV-C irradiance over a very wide dynamic range to beyond 100 mW / cm² with a resolution of 0.0001 µW / cm².  It is calibrated for its spectral responsivity from 250 nm to 300 nm. Wavelength dependent calibration factors given in 5 nm increments are incorporated for measuring UV LEDs with known nominal wavelength. Additionally, a 254 nm calibration is included for Hg lamps as well as a general purpose 260 nm to 290 nm calibration for non-specific UV-C LEDs.

The X1-1-UV-3726 offers sufficient sensitivity to check for safety compliance and the effectiveness of personal protection equipment (PPE) in accordance with the accepted occupational exposure limit to actinic UV (ICNIRP). This requires irradiance levels to be < 0.2 µW/cm2 at 254 nm and < 0.1 µW/cm2 at 270 nm over 8 hour’s exposure.

The handheld meter provides a real time display of irradiance or dose and includes a peak-hold function. The device may also be operated via its USB interface. Each meter is supplied with a traceable calibration certificate from the Gigahertz-Optik laboratory.
https://www.gigahertz-optik.de/en-us/product/x1-1-uv-3726

Contact:
GIGAHERTZ Optik Vertriebsgesellschaft für technische Optik mbH
An der Kälberweide 12
82299 Türkenfeld
E-Mail: info(at)gigahertz-optik.de
Internet: www.gigahertz-optik.de

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news-1865Mon, 16 Mar 2020 08:42:03 +0100TOPTICA Photonics introduces Laser Rack Systemshttps://optecnet.de/http:///TOPTICA Photonics AG releases quantum-technology-approved laser modules for industrial rack integration: narrow-linewidth tunable diode lasers, amplified or frequency-converted diode lasers, frequency combs, and related accessories. A new era begins. After more than five thousand installed lasers in scientific laboratories, TOPTICA Photonics AG releases quantum-technology-approved laser modules for industrial rack integration. The novel product family includes narrow-linewidth tunable diode lasers, amplified or frequency-converted diode lasers, frequency combs, and related accessories.

The T-RACK – TOPTICA’s high quality, rugged 19” cabinet with modular power entry unit, professional cable and heat management – can house a multitude of different modules. All of these laser modules consist of a laser head with fiber-coupled optical output and are equipped with the renowned digital laser controller DLC pro. They are conveniently and reliably operated, easily remotely controlled and offer ultimate performance, previously only possible for operation in research-grade laboratories on optical tables.

Key features:

  • Rack-mountable & rack-mounted diode laser and frequency comb modules
  • Fiber-coupled optical output of 330..1625 nm
  • Convenient remote control
  • Complete solutions based on different subsystems including frequency stabilization
  • Quantum-technology-approved performance in industrial footprint

Based on its profound expertise in quantum technology, TOPTICA also offers complete rack laser systems: dedicated or customized solutions that work perfectly together from day one.

For any further information please consult our web page at: www.toptica.com/T-RACK

Contact:
TOPTICA Photonics AG
Lochhamer Schlag 19
82166 Graefelfing, Germany
E-Mail: info(at)toptica.com
Internet: www.toptica.com

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news-1852Mon, 09 Mar 2020 10:02:09 +0100Menlo Systems - New office in Southern Californiahttps://optecnet.de/http:///Menlo Systems, the world’s leading manufacturer of optical frequency comb and laser stabilization technology, announced the opening of a new regional office located in Huntington Beach, CA. The new location strengthens Menlo Systems´ presence in the North American market and will serve as a strategic hub for Sales, Service and Technical Support for its future and established customer base.Menlo Systems is dedicated to bring its core competencies and expertise in femtosecond fiber laser technology to North America to serve emerging markets and applications. While the foundation of Menlo Systems is based on its Nobel Prize winning Optical Frequency Combs, the company also provides solutions for time and frequency distribution, ultrastable lasers, terahertz systems, and femtosecond lasers. The new Western Regional office is a testament to Menlo Systems’ continued growth and its commitment to its valued customers.

“The expansion of our US operations was a logical next step to heighten our exposure and is in line with our overall growth strategy.” said Simon Kocur, Director of Sales and Service Menlo USA. “Menlo Systems has seen a significant increase in demand due to its unparalleled expertise in Optical Precision Metrology. This new location will be instrumental in meeting our partners and customers needs in the western part of the US. It will enable us to fulfill our mission to be at the forefront of emerging and exciting new applications.”

Kontakt:
Menlo Systems
E-Mail: ussales(at)menlosystems.com
Internet: www.menlosystems.com

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news-1807Fri, 24 Jan 2020 22:42:26 +0100LASER COMPONENTS Takes the Initiativehttps://optecnet.de/http:///Application for RoHS Exemption for PbX Detectors CompletedTogether with customers at home and abroad, LASER COMPONENTS has taken a leading role in the industry and made every effort to ensure that the supply of PbX detectors remains secure. These companies have applied for exemption from the RoHS regulations in Brussels.

The EU directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2) contains a list of chemical elements and compounds that may no longer be used in electronic products. This includes lead in concentrations above 0.1%. The legislators are primarily concerned with tin solder that contains lead. However, this heavy metal is also a crucial component in the PbS and PbSe detectors manufactured by the LASER COMPONENTS Detector Group.

Manufacturers can apply for exemptions from this rule if a product is indispensable for certain applications. Annex IV, point 1c of the directive explicitly mentions lead used in infrared detectors. Together with its customers, LASER COMPONENTS has formed a consortium that has been able to prove that an alternative to using lead salt detectors in certain areas is not available.

“Many SMEs would simply be overwhelmed with the burden of EU law if they tried to take it on themselves,” says Sven Schreiber, who coordinated the activities at LASER COMPONENTS. “As a well-known player in the international detector market, we have taken the initiative. We are confident that our application will be granted. This would benefit all market participants for another seven years. At that time, the exemption will be renewed.”

>> More information

Your contact person:
Walter Fiedler
+49 (0) 8142 2864-729
w.fiedler(at)lasercomponents.com

 

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news-1805Fri, 24 Jan 2020 22:10:11 +0100Optical frequency measurement to the 21st significant digithttps://optecnet.de/http:///TOPTICA’s frequency comb DFC CORE+ demonstrates world record stability, as reported in an article by scientists of the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) Braunschweig, Germany and TOPTICA.TOPTICA’s frequency comb DFC CORE+ demonstrates world record stability, as reported in an article by scientists of the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) Braunschweig, Germany and TOPTICA.

This paves the way for a future improvement of some of the most sensitive instruments ever created: optical clocks and gravitational wave detectors. Both benefit from transferring the ultimate stability to a specific wavelength.

Read the text online. Download a high-resolution image here.

TOPTICA Photonics AG
Lochhamer Schlag 19
82166 Graefelfing, Germany
www.toptica.com

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TOPTICA has been developing and manufacturing high-end laser systems for scientific and industrial applications for 20 years. Our portfolio includes diode lasers, ultrafast fiber lasers, terahertz systems and frequency combs. The systems are used for demanding applications in biophotonics, industrial metrology and quantum technology. TOPTICA is renowned for providing the widest wavelength coverage of diode lasers on the market, providing high-power lasers even at exotic wavelengths.
Today, TOPTICA employs 300 people worldwide in six business units (TOPTICA Photonics AG, eagleyard Photonics GmbH, TOPTICA Projects GmbH, TOPTICA Photonics Inc. USA, TOPTICA Photonics K.K. Japan, and TOPTICA Photonics China) with a consolidated group turnover of € 60 million.

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news-1811Fri, 24 Jan 2020 20:57:00 +0100Instrument Systems: New spectroradiometer speeds up LED productionhttps://optecnet.de/http:///The new CAS 125 spectroradiometer with CMOS sensor is designed to maximize production efficiency and offers a unique “Recipe” mode that enables time-optimized control. Munich, January 2020 – Product life cycles are getting shorter all the time. The corresponding increase in the number of product variants presents manufacturing companies with new challenges. Production lines need to be faster and more complex, yet also more user-friendly. Instrument Systems – a well-known manufacturer of light measurement technology – works closely with its customers in the field of LED production to develop modular and flexible components for quality inspection in mass production environments. For the new spectroradiometer CAS 125, Instrument Systems has therefore focused on production-related applications for LEDs in the spectral range between 200 and 1100 nm. Instrument Systems will be presenting its new measurement device for the first time at booth 716 of Strategies in Light trade show, which will be held in San Diego from 11 to 13 February, 2020.

For the CAS 125 spectroradiometer, Instrument Systems decided to equip the device with a CMOS sensor that is linked to a specially developed electronic readout circuit. This combination enables very low measurement times of 0.01 milliseconds while simultaneously optimizing long-term stability. The spectrograph design is based on the high-end CAS 140D device, which is already well established in the market. This gives the CAS 125 a level of optical performance comparable to that of the CAS 140D in terms of both stray light suppression and optical throughput. The device-specific electronic readout circuit enables time-optimized control of the spectrometer through parameterization of successive measurements in Recipe mode on the CAS 125. This eliminates the time-consuming step of communicating with the PC to initialize each subsequent stage of the measurement process.

Another unique feature of the CAS 125 sensor is its built-in temperature stabilization feature. This results in dark current behavior that is independent of the ambient conditions, enabling the CAS 125 to ensure optimum long-term stability even in environments where temperatures fluctuate. A further highlight is the ability to parameterize the flash trigger. This element helps users synchronize the spectrometer with other system components, for example by triggering a photodiode measurement.

These key features – temperature stabilization and Recipe mode – are two of the CAS 125’s unique selling points. They significantly improve automated processes in LED production, thus boosting productivity.

www.instrumentsystems.com

Company portrait of Instrument Systems GmbH
Instrument Systems GmbH, founded in Munich in 1986, develops, manufactures and markets all-in-one solutions for light measurement applications. Its core products are array spectrometers and imaging colorimeters. The company’s main fields of activity are LED/SSL and display metrology, spectral radiometry and photometry, where today Instrument Systems is one of the world’s leading manufacturers. The Optronik line of products for the automotive industry and traffic technology is developed and marketed at its Berlin facility. Instrument Systems has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Konica MinoIta Group since 2012.

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news-1815Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:29:00 +0100Multiphoton Optics closes production agreement with nanoplus Nanosystems and Technologies GmbH https://optecnet.de/http:///On December 16, 2019, nanoplus Nanosystems and Technologies GmbH (nanoplus) from Gerbrunn and Multiphoton Optics GmbH from Würzburg closed a production agreement to produce miniaturized optics on laser sources for IR sensor technology using MPO technology. This is the first time that the two-photon polymerization (2PP) process of pioneer MPO is used worldwide for the industrial production of miniaturized components in a pay-per-use model.The lasers manufactured by nanoplus are used for high-precision measurements in industry and research. In the market for infrared sensors, the manufacturers of the sensors so far had the problem that they had to perform complex packaging and alignment steps. This increases the production costs and prevents miniaturized sensors required by the market. Multiphoton Optics’ High Precision 3D Printing process, also known as 3D Lithography or Direct Laser Writing, additively manufactures the required microoptics directly onto the laser facets.

“Multiphoton Optics’ technology allows us to inexpensively offer miniaturized laser sources for infrared sensing. This allows our customers to save time and money and build much more compact sensors.”, says Dr. Johannes Koeth, CEO of nanoplus.

The high-precision 3D printing from Multiphoton Optics is integrated into the existing production processes of nanoplus.

Dr. Ruth Houbertz, CEO & Managing Director of MPO, says: “In more than 15 years of collaboration with industrial customers, we have brought two-photon polymerization from research laboratories to practical industrial manufacturing. With our pay-per-use model, users drastically reduce their time to market, minimize their investment costs, and pay per manufactured quantities.“

www.multiphoton.net

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news-1794Wed, 08 Jan 2020 14:13:59 +0100FBH at Photonics West 2020https://optecnet.de/http:///FBH presents its research results at the world's leading technology event for optics and photonics and is also represented at at the German Pavilion at booth 4545 together with its spin-offs UVphotonics and BeamXpert. The conference program and further information are provided on the conference website. FBH contributions at the accompanying conferences:

02.02.

  • Efficient, high power 780 nm pumps for high energy class mid-infrared solid state lasers
  • Design progress for higher efficiency and brightness in 1 kW diode-laser bars
  • Charge-shifting optical lock-in detection with shifted excitation Raman difference spectroscopy for the analysis of fluorescent heterogeneous samples
  • Wavelength stabilized high pulse power laser bars for line-flash automotive LIDAR
  • High-power, high-beam quality miniaturized laser module for pumping of solid state lasers at 980 nm
  • Reliable high-spectral-radiance 635 nm tapered diode lasers with monolithically integrated distributed Bragg reflector
  • Session "Advanced Raman and SERS Systems"- session chairs: Bernd Sumpf & Martin Maiwald
  1. A diode laser based clinical diagnostic system using shifted excitation resonance Raman difference spectroscopy for the in vivo detection of ß-carotene in human skin (invited)
  2. Improving Raman spectroscopy using diode lasers at 785 nm for shifted excitation Raman difference spectroscop (invited)

04.02.

  • Traveling wave model based analysis of tapered broad-area lasers
  • Investigation of 48 emitter DBR laser bars under nanosecond high-peak current excitation

05.02.

  • Recent progress for blue VCSELs and challenges to move to UV (invited)
  • A 310-nm optically pumped AlGaN VCSEL with two dielectric distributed Bragg reflectors
  • Ultra-short passive external cavity optical self-injection of a semiconductor quantum well laser (poster)

06.02.

  • Are blue and ultraviolet VCSELs a reality or just a dream?  (invited)
  • Prospects and challenges for UV LEDs and UV lasers with tunnel junctions (invited)
  • A brief history of kilowatt-class diode-laser bars
  • Micro-integrated dual-wavelength ridge-waveguide master oscillator power amplifier with an optical output power of 0.5 W at 785 nm
  • Surface Bragg gratings for high-brightness lasers (invited)
  • Ultraviolet LEDs: steps towards high efficiency and high reliability  (invited)
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news-1723Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:13:42 +0200Fraunhofer IZM is putting the electric car in the fast lanehttps://optecnet.de/http:///Silicon carbide has been undergoing testing for several years within the research sector as a promising alternative material in the semiconductor industry. In the SiC Modul project, the power semiconductor is now to be put on the road to industrial production. Skeptics of electromobility have raised critical questions, such as how fast an electric car can be driven and the maximum distances it can cover. That depends on the built-in power electronics – the heart of electromobility, if you will. Three factors are decisive when it comes to the installation of power electronics: space, weight, and efficiency. The semiconductor material silicon carbide (SiC) meets these conditions because it has a higher degree of efficiency and can or must be installed more compactly than conventional semiconductors made of silicon only.

Although some electric cars already run on SiC semiconductors, there is still considerable potential here to fully exploit the efficiency of the SiC semiconductor material. The key to the success of SiC lies in the packaging of the semiconductors. In order to be able to use the material for large-scale industrial production, the SiC Modul project will take industrial framework conditions into consideration right from the start. For example, the module being developed within the project is based on a traditional printed circuit board design that has already been established in industry and is easy to implement.

At the same time, the module will include the latest lessons learned from research: the semiconductor is not contacted with a wire bond connection, but is embedded directly into the circuit via a galvanically produced copper contact, meaning that the cable can be shortened and the power routing can be optimized. The potential customer is also involved in the development process: in the first year of the project, a requirement specification was drawn up in which the electrical, thermal, and performance requirements for the module and the semiconductors were defined. The specifications that the product must meet were drawn up and agreed in close collaboration with users such as automobile manufacturers, component suppliers, and component manufacturers.

Lars Böttcher is group manager at Fraunhofer IZM and subproject manager for the SiC project. He explains: “We are going beyond general feasibility,” because the intention is that the project should develop more than just a prototype. The aim is therefore to put both the new semiconductor material silicon carbide and the embedment technology towards series production.

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news-1702Mon, 16 Sep 2019 11:31:11 +0200Start-up support for hardware start-upshttps://optecnet.de/http:///Start-ups, partners and other interested parties from the industry and hardware sector came together this week for a special kind of workshop: a tech safari with various stand-alone stations allowing participants to experience the journey from idea to product.Start-A-Factory at the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM has already been compared to a range of existing start-up offers, including MakerSpace, coworking offices, and the Fraunhofer Accelerator. However, none of these comparisons does the concept justice. Start-A-Factory (SAF for short) combines device infrastructure with a working environment designed to meet the specific requirements of hardware start-ups. Embedded in a network of Fraunhofer IZM specialists and other partners, the SAF environment employs project-based partnerships and state-of-the-art systems, enabling development teams to go quickly from initial idea to professional prototype.

Now that all the elements are in place and ready for use, the creators have organised a walk-around event. In addition to workshops showcasing the individual stages of microelectronic hardware development, the key notes were a special highlight. Mike Richardson, Founder and Technical Advisor – but also a container user himself at SAF – explained to the audience what the nerds of the future will look like. “The special thing about a tech dork is the mix of a nerd and a communicative and social person.”

SAF also illustrates that conducting research and establishing a start-up in the hardware sector need not be boring. The six containers, which resemble an industrial production facility, will be made available as work spaces for teams of developers who wish to develop hardware and – most importantly – prototypes as part of a joint project. An impressive range of equipment, from pick-and-place machines to 3D printers, offers developers the opportunity to turn their ideas into products.

The guests and partners on site were thrilled with SAF. Participants enjoyed a lively exchange as part of a relaxed get-together at the grill, discussing their journey of technological discovery in addition to the versatility of this special infrastructure environment and the possibilities it will offer start-ups, SMEs and other teams of developers. New partners and container users are already lining up for future partnerships.

 

Research of practical utility lies at the heart of all activities pursued by the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. At present, it maintains 72 institutes and research units. The majority of the 26,600 staff are qualified scientists and engineers, who work with an annual research budget of 2.6 billion euros. Of this sum, 2.2 billion euros is generated through contract research. More than 70 percent of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft’s contract research revenue is derived from contracts with industry and from publicly financed research projects. Almost 30 percent is contributed by the German federal and state governments in the form of base funding, enabling the institutes to work ahead on solutions to problems that will not become acutely relevant to industry and society until five or ten years from now.  
Fraunhofer IZM specializes in industry-oriented applied research. With four technology clusters, Fraunhofer IZM covers the entire spectrum of technologies and services necessary for developing reliable electronics and integrating new technology into applications. Our customers are as varied as the applications for electronics. We take on development projects for the automotive industry, healthcare and industrial electronics and even textile companies. Fraunhofer IZM has two sites in Germany. Apart from its headquarters near Berlin Mitte, the institute is also represented in Dresden, a strategically important centers for electronic development and manufacturing.  

Contact:
Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM
Alexandra Rydz
Phone +49 30 46403-203
Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25
13355 Berlin
www.izm.fraunhofer.de
alexandra.rydz(at)izm.fraunhofer.de   

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news-1697Thu, 05 Sep 2019 09:46:11 +0200Berliner Glas Group welcomes 22 apprentices - Training quality again confirmed with excellenthttps://optecnet.de/http:///16 dedicated junior employees have begun their dual study program and training at Berliner Glas in Berlin on September 2nd. The Group company SwissOptic AG in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, will be supported by six new trainees. An intensive induction process makes it easier for new talent to start working at this leading supplier of optical key components, assemblies, and systems.Of these professional beginners, four decided to pursue a dual study program in design and production as well as business administration/industry. Ten started their industrial and technical training as a precision optician and two as a machining technician. The Berliner Glas Group currently has 34 apprentices and dual program students on staff.

Training enjoys a special status, which is demonstrated by the repeat “Excellent Training Quality” award from the IHK. The Group’s excellent training quality was confirmed for the first time in 2017. This IHK seal is an acknowledgment and recognition of the extensive commitment of the Berliner Glas Group as an educational enterprise. However, the Group invests in much more than its young talent; in 2018 Berliner Glas created its own training and learning environment with its modern training center in Berlin.During their training, new employees will pass through many departments and acquire valuable practical experience. They learn the theoretical basis at vocational schools and university. In addition to professional qualification, the Berliner Glas Group is also focused on the personal development of the apprentices and dual program students.

“We place great emphasis on training our specialists ourselves, and that is what we are doing this year, too. This is of strategic importance to us in light of the company’s steady growth in recent years and the existing shortage of skilled workers,” says HR manager Dr. Regina Draheim-Krieg.

The application and selection phase for the 2020 training year has already begun at the Berliner Glas Group. Training spots will be provided in the coming year as well. More information on educational options at Berliner Glas and SwissOptic can be found on their respective career websites: https://www.berlinerglas.de/ausbildung and https://www.swissoptic.ag/ausbildung-swissoptic.

 

About the Berliner Glas Group: The Berliner Glas Group (www.berlinerglasgroup.com  is one of the world’s leading providers of optical key components, assemblies and systems, high-quality refined technical glass as well as glass touch assemblies. With more than 1,500 employees, the BERLINER GLAS GROUP develops, produces and integrates optics, mechanics and electronics into innovative system solutions for its customers. As OEM partners from concept to volume production, the Berliner Glas Group companies serve innovative customers in various market segments – semiconductor industry, laser and space technology, medical technology, metrology and the display industry.

 

Press contact:
Wencke Schulz
Marketing & Communications
Phone +49 30 60905-367
Fax +49 30 60905-100
Wencke.Schulz(at)berlinerglas.de

Berliner Glas KGaA
Herbert Kubatz GmbH & Co.
Waldkraiburger Straße 5
12347 Berlin, Germany
www.berlinerglas.com 

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news-1679Tue, 20 Aug 2019 10:41:15 +0200Making small intestine endoscopy faster with a pill-sized high-tech camerahttps://optecnet.de/http:///Greater resolution, sharper images, and more efficient diagnostic processes – this is the promise of an endoscopy capsule developed by Fraunhofer IZM to allow more detailed small intestine diagnostics.2001 the first endoscopic capsule took its journey through the small intestine of a human patient. With its miniature camera, the capsule captured thousands of images of the small bowel. six meters of winding intestine had long prevented normal endoscopic diagnostics in this region of the digestive system. Since this breakthrough, capsule endoscopy has become the norm, made possible with a range of different capsule designs.

Traditional capsule endoscopy, however, suffers from one key limitation: Images are captured on a strictly timed sequence, whether the capsule has moved or not. This can create a glut of redundant images that needs to be sifted and filtered by hand. With image capture responding to actual movement, the amount of redundant data can be minimized, with up to a third fewer images to sort through.

The Endotrace research project has now developed a novel endoscopic capsule technology that promises to avoid redundant data. Supported with €1.2 million in funding from the German Ministry of Education and Research, the project was brought to a successful conclusion in November 2018, with the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM, Ocesco Endoscopy AG, and AMS presenting the fruits of their labor: a ‘treat-sized’ capsule whose unassuming exterior hides cutting-edge technology on the inside. With no fewer than five cameras, a tracer, and a memory module on board, the tiny capsule still has room for its battery pack and an LED light.

How does it know when and where to capture an image? The built-in controller responds to minute changes in the villi that line the intestinal walls and triggers the camera after the capsule has moved a tenth of an inch. Instead of several thousand repetitive images, the Endotrace capsule produces less than half, but far more meaningful data and helps speed up the diagnostic process. This promises a faster reaction to acute conditions like gastrointestinal bleeding. However, it will still take some time before the first capsule will go on its journey through an actual patient’s digestive system: While the technology is ready, the system still has to go through the long medical approval process.

Manuel Seckel, Project Leader at Fraunhofer IZM, explains: “Endotrace is a passion project for me! Endoscopic diagnostics helps save lives – and we are making it that little bit easier and better.”

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news-1663Thu, 25 Jul 2019 14:52:04 +0200Sensors Expo: LASER COMPONENTS Wins “Best of Sensors” 2019 Awardhttps://optecnet.de/http:///LASER COMPONENTS, specialized provider of components and services in the laser and optoelectronics industry, has been named a “Best of Sensors” 2019 Award winner in the Automotive/Autonomous category. The company’s QuickSwitch Pulsed Laser Diode (PLD) was recognized as one of the Innovative Products of the Year 2019 which highlights cutting-edge advancements and achievements that are moving the sensors industry forward. Across fourteen categories, the prestigious awards were presented by the Editor of Fierce-Electronics during Sensors Expo & Conference 2019, held June 25-27, 2019 in San Jose, California.Based on LASER COMPONENTS’ proprietary compact hybrid configuration that integrates a 905 nm laser diode, switch and capacitor inside a TO56 metal housing, QuickSwitch can generate in one second up to 200,000 laser pulses with a typical duration of 2.5 ns. This is currently the fastest hybrid PLD solution available on the market allowing to collect data faster and higher resolution in laser-based distance measurement (LiDAR) applications that are finding their way into passenger vehicles. In the race to safer driving, automotive LiDAR sensor manufacturers will benefit from QuickSwitch to design more sensitive systems that warn drivers of hazards earlier, avoid collision, and ultimately facilitate autonomous drive.

“Our engineers’ innovative approach to minimize the inductance loop and to optimize the circuit layout for driving PLDs with fast rise times and short pulses is setting us apart from conventional designs,” says Mr. Matt Robinson, Sales Director of LASER COMPONENTS USA. “We are honored to receive this award in recognition of their dedication to deliver a unique product that meets current and future market needs,” Robinson added.

“For more than three decades Sensors Expo has been bringing together the most exciting technological advancements and cutting-edge applications from across the industry. The winners of this year’s Best of Sensors Awards underscore just how far-reaching the impacts of these innovations have become. LASER COMPONENTS personifies the commitment to engineering excellence and overall ingenuity we look for and we are thrilled to recognize their efforts in an extremely competitive field,” noted Cal Groton, Event Director, Sensors Expo & Conference.

This is the second award for LASER COMPONENTS’ QuickSwitch PLD in recent months. A previous recognition includes the Autonomous Vehicle Technology ACES Award in December, 2018.

 

More Information:

www.lasercomponents.com/us/product/quickswitch-pulsed-laser-diodes/

The Company:

LASER COMPONENTS specializes in the development, manufacture, and sale of components and services in the laser and optoelectronics industry. At LASER COMPONENTS, we have been serving customers since 1982 with sales branches in five different countries. We have been producing in house since 1986 with production facilities in Germany, Canada, and the United States. In-house production makes up approximately half of our sales revenue. A family-run business, we have more than 230 employees worldwide.

Contact:
Claudia Michalke
Tel: +49 8142 2864 – 0
c.michalke(at)lasercomponents.com

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news-1605Tue, 28 May 2019 09:09:02 +0200Bavarian laser technology and photonics: technologies for the futurehttps://optecnet.de/http:///invest in bavaria: Laser technology has long been an innovation driver for various branches of industry and everyday applications and is expanding this role with a view to areas that will become more important in future, such as additive manufacturing and data transmission. Bavaria is well positioned for the future with its outstanding infrastructure in terms of laser technology. Laser sounds like the future – and rightly so. Laser technology has not only been directly linked to the technologies of the future since today. We have long been familiar with lasers from printers and barcode readers. They were once the technology of the future. On the other hand, the future is now with holography or data transmission using optical fibres. The same also applies to the promising additives manufacturing industry: a product is manufactured by applying a starting material layer by layer using a three-dimensional computer model. The material binds during the process and everyday objects or components for industry are ready.

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news-1537Wed, 27 Mar 2019 12:34:32 +0100bayern photonics welcomes the company LIGHT CONVERSION as a new member.https://optecnet.de/http:///Light Conversion is a pioneer and worldwide leader of wavelength tunable femtosecond laser sources based on TOPAS and ORPHEUS series of optical parametric amplifiers (OPA) as well as diode pumped solid state femtosecond lasers PHAROS and CARBIDE. Established in 1994, as a spin-off from Vilnius University Laser Research Center, the company has built its strength on profound knowledge in the field of optical parametric generation and amplification. With more than 3000 systems installed worldwide, Light Conversion has established itself as one of the leading providers in the scientific field as well as in the industrial sector. Over a decade femtosecond laser PHAROS stands for reliability operating in rough 24/7 mode. The product portfolio ranges from standard autocorrelator systems, powerful and flexible ultrafast laser systems to custom built OPCPAs. Further information LIGHT CONVERSION can be found at:www.lightcon.com

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news-1468Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:39:57 +0100Autonomous System Measures the Smallest Signal Dropoutshttps://optecnet.de/http:///With the OP1100 discontinuity analyzer, LASER COMPONENTS presents an autonomous test system for detecting and recording dropouts in optical data transmission.The OptoTestdevice detects signal fluctuations of 0.5 dB and a duration of 0.8 μs. Up to 24 single-modeor multi-mode fibers can be monitored simultaneously.The events are recorded in a fast, high-resolution data logger. This allows experts to trackthe course of the dropout and draw conclusions about its cause.In addition to round-the-clock monitoring of fiber optic networks, the OP1100 is also suitablefor laboratory tests. Passive and active network components can be precisely checkedfor irregularities caused by temperature fluctuations, vibrations, and other shocks such assignal dropouts or temporary fluctuations in the output or transit signal.

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news-1240Fri, 06 Jul 2018 11:22:15 +020013th DLP(r) Technology Symposium - Save the Date / Call for Presentationshttps://optecnet.de/http:///The 13th International Symposium on Emerging and Industrial TI DLP® Technology Applications will be held at Congress Park CPH in Hanau (near Frankfurt, Germany) on October 23, 2018. The DLP Symposium is the established platform that aims to promote the dialogue and discussion between engineers, researchers, users and manufacturers/distributors in the field of innovative advanced light control optical solutions that can serve new markets. XIII International Symposium on Emerging and Industrial TI DLP® Technology Applications

We are glad to announce that the 13th International Symposium on Emerging and Industrial TI DLP® Technology Applications will be held at Congress Park CPH in Hanau (near Frankfurt, Germany) on October 23, 2018. The DLP symposium is the established platform that aims to promote the dialogue and discussion between engineers, researchers, users and manufacturers/distributors in the field of innovative advanced light control optical solutions that can serve new markets. The event is jointly organized by OpSys Project Consulting and the photonics innovation network Optence e.V.

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS


DLP chips and associated development platforms are enabling many exciting new systems and applications beyond traditional display technologies. By bringing together scientists, technologists, and developers, the goal of this conference is to highlight new and interesting means of applying DLP technology to end applications within these emerging markets:

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • 3D machine vision (automated optical inspection (AOI), PCB quality inspection, robotics vision, factory automation, dental scanning, medical imaging and biometrics)
  • 3D printing (rapid prototyping, direct manufacturing, and tooling & casting)
  • Spectroscopy (oil & gas analysis, food & drug inspection, water & air quality, and chemical & material identification)
  • Lithography (printed circuit boards, flat panels, computer-to-plate printing, and laser marking)
  • DLP Pico™ video and data display (including smartphones & tablets, pico projectors, wearable displays, smart home displays, aftermarket head-up display, commercial gaming displays, and mobile smart TVs)
  • Technical aspects on subsystems and components comprised in DLP Systems (including light sources, optics, electronics, new product introductions)

Why submit a paper?

Get a large impact in the advanced light control community: Some 120 attendees and contributors from all over Europe, USA and Asia made the DLP symposium a huge success in 2015!

Please submit your contribution prior to August 15, 2018
to OpSys Project Consulting | Alfred Jacobsen |office(at)opsysconsult.com

Exhibition Space Offer

Seize the opportunity and register now for a table top presentation booth at the DLP Symposium exhibition area. Please find here information for the exhibition conditions including an application form. Please return order form by scanned copy to machemer(at)optence.de. Or confirm your requirements and preferences directly by e-mail.

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