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InGaAs Photodiodes

The new 48-page catalog from Fermionics Opto-Technology contains specs, drawings, and photos describing InGaAs photodiodes for communications, monitoring, instrumentation, and fiber ribbon applications.

Fermionics Opto-Technology
4555 Runway St., Simi Valley, CA 93063
Tel: 805-582-0155, Fax: 805-582-1623



Photodiode Transimpedance Amplifier

The PDA-750 Photodiode Amplifier is a low-noise, high-gain transimpedance amplifier that is designed to provide a direct digital readout of the current generated from a photodiode, photomultiplier or similar current source. Applications include readout for unity quantum-efficient detectors, characterization or detector dark current, spectral calibration of detectors and sensitive high-precision optical power measurement.

Terahertz Technologies Inc.
169 Clear Rd., Oriskany, NY 13424
(p) 315-736-3642, (f) 315-736-4078




High Power Components

OZ Optics uses the latest in fiber and component manufacturing techniques to produce fiber products for high power lasers. Products with multiWatt capabilities are manufactured from both standard fibers and specialty fibers, such as double clad fibers, large mode area (LMA) fibers, and photonic crystal fibers.

Products include:
High Power Isolators
High Power Shutters and Safety Interlocks
High Power Optical Tap/Power Monitors
High Power/ Temperature Fiber Optic Patchcords/Connectors
High Power Collimators/ Focusers
High Power Combiners

High Power Coatings

Website: http://

Temperature Controllers

Arroyo Instruments offers temperature controllers in 24W, 60W, and 120W versions. All controllers feature full digital PID control, and excellent 0.004°C stability. The 60W and 120W versions add LM335, AD590, and RTD sensor support. With a high brightness VFD display, computer interfaces, and unparalleled ease of use, and you’ll agree that this instrument is the best value for your instrumentation dollar.

Arroyo Instruments
(p) 800-644-0416


High Power Laser Bars & Stacked Arrays to 3000 W

Intense’s Hermes are high reliability QCW bars & stacked arrays. Based on the company’s patented Quantum Well Intermixing (QWI) technology, they feature a robust, modular design that provides up to 3000 W of output power. Wavelengths from 8×× to 9×× nm. Qualified to military standards and ideal for demanding applications, including range finding, illumination, and pumping. Download the “Guide to Custom High Power Laser Diodes” with tutorials, spec sheets, and more.

Intense Ltd.
4 Stanley Blvd., Hamilton International Technology Park
Blantyre, Glasgow G72 0BN Scotland, UK •


Versatile Photoreceiver Measures fW to mW

FEMTO Messtechnik GmbH offers the OE-200 photoreceiver series with wide dynamic range. A Silicon or InGaAs photodiode is combined with a low-noise transimpedance amplifier in a compact package. A working frequency up to 500 kHz, adjustable gain from 103 up to 1011 V/W and a wavelength range from 190 to 1700 nm make the unit the ideal choice for applications like spectroscopy, laser physics and automated measurement systems. All functions can be controlled manually or through the remote interface. Models with free space or fiber optic input including a NIST traceable power calibration are available.

FEMTO Messtechnik GmbH
Berlin, Germany • (p) +49-30-446-9386 •


High Speed 2.0um Detectors

EOT is offering its ET-5000 series 2.0um photodetectors. These products feature a rise time of <35ps and a fall time of <35ps and an operating wavelength range of 900-2200nm, making them ideal for monitoring the output of Tm and Ho lasers. Models are available with free space or FC/PC input and include their own internal bias supply.

Electro-Optics Technology, Inc. •


New 2.94µm DPSS Laser Module

Sheaumann Laser offers the first commercially available, hermetically sealed 2.94µm DPSS laser. With a CW free space output of 1W, it is the highest power that has been achieved from a compact, lightweight package. It has a Typical TEM00 M2 value of 1.12 and a beam divergence of 1.7 mrad.

45 Bartlett Street, Marlborough, MA 01752, (p) 508-970-0600,


High Power Air-Spaced Laser Achromats

Air-spaced design

High damage Anti-Reflection coating

Mounted in metal barrels for ease of use and pre-alignment

Standard focal lengths from 40 to 200mm

Available NOW !
NEW OptoSigma 2010 Catalog coming at
SPIE Photonics West San Francisco

OptoSigma Corporation
2001 Deere Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92705
(p) 949-851-5881, (f) 949-851-5058,


VarioLas – Excimer Laser Research Tools

VarioLas – excimer laser based machining platforms are modular and affordable research tools for flexible, large-area UV patterning and annealing.

Ruggedized beam optics and mechanics as well as unmatched pulse-to-pulse stability guarantee reproducible results and precise machining down to a few microns. Various control and upgrade options can be chosen for a customized fit.

The VarioLas platform is available with wavelengths 193 nm, 248 nm and 308 nm. • (p) 800-527-3786


Reflectance Coatings and Materials Made Easy

Labsphere’s diffuse reflectance coatings and materials exhibit nearly Lambertian properties representing the highest-performance available in the market. Durable and optically stable over time, Labsphere’s materials and coatings provide consistent uniform reflectance.

The coatings and materials offered by Labsphere serve wide range of application areas including Back panel display lighting, Integrating spheres, Laser cavities, Calibration targets, Remote sensing, Digital imaging.

Labsphere, Inc.
(p) 603.927.4266

Website: http://

Luminance/Radiance Sources

These integrating sphere based uniform light sources provide a near perfectly uniform source of radiance or irradiance for testing & calibrating telescopes, imaging detectors, radiometers & many electronic imaging devices. Systems are available in sphere sizes ranging from 4 (10 cm) to 76 inches (2 m), each with an output port diameter to provide luminance uniformity of ±1.

One Horseshoe Pond Lane, Concord, NH 03301 USA, (p) 603-715-3000,
Sales: 951-566-5280,,


Low Power Sensor for Divergent Beams

Ophir-Spiricon, the world’s leading provider of laser measuring equipment, introduces the 3A-P-FS low power sensor for divergent beams. The sensor can measure from 60µW up to 3W with a fused silica window only 7mm from the 12mm diameter absorbing surface so it can measure divergent beams up to ±40 degrees such as from low to medium power LED diodes., (p) 866-755-5499


Hard Coated Bandpass Interference Filters

Edmund Optics® bandpass interference filters, used extensively in biotech, biomedical, and quantitative chemical applications, selectively transmit a narrow range of wavelengths while blocking others. Filters fabricated with EO’s Advanced Plasma Reactive Sputtering coating platform produce single-substrate filters with deeper blocking, higher transmission, and steeper slopes than soft coated filters. Available in UV, VIS, and IR Center Wavelengths with 10-80nm bandwidths.

Edmund Optics


High Power Temperature-stabilized Laser Diode Module

Frankfurt Laser Company offers HEML, a new line of high power, temperature-stabilized, laser diode modules for machine vision applications within harsh industrial environment. Available with laser diodes to 2W or green DPSS laser to 200mW, HEML provides well defined line with homogeneous light distribution. Diffractive optics can also be mounted to project lines, grids, scopes etc.

The module offers excellent power (<1%) and wavelength (<0.5nm) stability over a wide temperature range (0 - 40°C) and user-adjustable focus.

TTL modulation to 1MHz (10kHz for 532nm) and analogue modulation to 10kHz is standard.

Applications: • Machine Vision • Quality Control • Positioning
• Alignment • Metrology

Frankfurt Laser Company
An den 30 Morgen 13, 61381 Friedrichsdorf, Germany
(p) +49(0)6172.27978-0, (f) +49(0)6172.27978-10


Aerotech AMG Series Gimbalss

Aerotech AMG series gimbals are used in beam steering, target and star tracking, gyro and inertial sensor testing, and electro-optic calibration of seekers, sensors, and optics. AMG series gimbals are direct-drive to provide high accuracy, no gear vibrations, no gear wear accuracy loss, zero backlash, fast tracking, and low maintenance. Accuracy is to ±5 arc seconds with resolution to 0.13 µrad. Mirror diameters are available up to 600 mm.

(p) 412-963-7470, (f) 412-963-7459,,


NEW Ultra-Low Power Consumption High Voltage Power Supplies

EMCO’s commitment to industry-leading innovation delivers orders of magnitude reduction in power consumption over existing solutions.

Designed for portable, battery-powered applications

Consumes just 2 milli-watts of power

0 to 500 VDC through 5000 VDC

Regulated, Programmable Output

Voltage Monitor / Read-back

Arc, Overload & Short Circuit Protected

Miniature Lightweight Package

Can operate up to 4500 hours, no load on only 2 lithium AA Batteries

Product datasheets are available at



Strength in both directions

The NEW HL500-XY from Siskiyou has 0.5" of XY translation. With 20% more crossed rollers per axis than similar stages, the HL500 has superior stiffness, linearity and flatness-of-travel –
it has a 200 pound load capacity when the stage is mounted horizontally / 70 pounds vertically. Available with a variety of adjusters, complete XY systems start at $588. For precise positioning of heavy objects, the low profile HL500-XY is an ideal choice.

1-877-313-6418 •


Avantes introduces Integrating Sphere with internal halogen light source

This integrating sphere can be used for reflection measurements with diffuse halogen light as illumination. The advantage of the internal halogen light source is a factor of 160 times more light on the sample than with an integrating sphere and external fiber coupled light source. Therefore it is mostly suitable for dark reflecting materials and NIR spectral measurements. •


New Improved Gold Tin Now with the Guillotine Edge

“New and Improved” AuSn Process from Stellar Industries is ideally matched to Stellar’s proprietary CPU copper on AlN Submounts with its sharp guillotine edge for precise edge alignments. The new Gold Tin process improves wetability and freeze time to insure optimum laser die bonding. Reduced micro-voiding improves thermal performance for increased reliability. Available as standard 80:20 or 75:25 compositions for quick delivery. Special compositions available on request.

Stellar Industries Corp.
50 Howe Avenue, Millbury, MA 01527, (p) 508-865-1668, E-mail:


Compact, 10 A Chassis Mount Control

Both the Wavelength Electronics PLD Series Laser Diode Driver and the new PTC Series Temperature Controller offer high precision control and excellent stability in a compact, chassis mount package that can be paralleled to drive up to 20 A current. Designed to operate together, the PLD and PTC controls, connections, and status indicators are compatible. The PTC supports TECs and Resistive Heaters with most sensor types. The PLD drives all standard laser configurations.

All Wavelength Electronics products are backed by unlimited free technical support.

51 Evergreen Drive
Bozeman, MT 59715


Cargille Laboratories

Cargille Labs, started in 1924, develops and manufacturers Optical Liquids calibrated for Refractive Index for use throughout many laboratory disciplines involving microscopy and/or optics, ex: aerospace, telecommunications, particle identification, hematology, geology, testing labs, art conservation, etc. A Specialty Optical liquids catalog is available which includes typical optical & physical properties and comparative diagrams of glasses and optical liquids. Cargille’s other catalog includes data sheets on Disposable Beakers, Heavy Liquids, Immersion Oils, Refractive Index and Immersion Liquids, Plastic Boxes, Reference Sets, Sample Storage Systems, Micro Slide and Tissue File Boxes and Viscosity Tubes.

Cargille Laboratories
55 Commerce Road
Cedar Grove
NJ 07009 USA
(p) 973-239-6633
(f) 973-239-6069



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