Technical Articles

Keeping Optical Tables Steady - Photonics Spectra

 

Technical Articles

Experimental results from a scanning laser doppler vibrometer eludicate the effects of active vibration damping.

Automated Alignment Keeps Z Machine on Target - Laser Focus World

 

Technical Articles

Computer-controlled motorized mirror mounts enable rapid realignment of beam-steering optics between discharges at Sandia National Labs’ Z machine.

Automated Tests Improve Laser Diode Manufacturing - Laser Focus World

 

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Tougher laser diode requirements for WDM systems have led to a new generation of automated production test equipment.

Calibrating Photovoltaic Cells - Photonics Test Briefs

 

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The basic function of a photovoltaic cell is to convert input sunlight energy expressed in irradiance into output usable electric energy.

CMOS Cameras Allow Robust Active Stabilization of Laser Beams - Laser Focus World

 

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Accurate measurement of the position of a laser beam can be achieved in several ways, each with its strengths and weaknesses. A comparison of these has resulted in an active beam-stabilization system for alignment and steering control of a kilohertz ...

Demand for High-Speed Detectors Drives Research - Laser Focus World

 

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Resonant-cavity enhanced detectors improve detection and wavelength selectivity, high-power traveling-wave detectors increase dynamic range of analog fiber links.

How to Determine Your Equipment Needs - Laser Focus World

 

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Vibration site surveys can tell you a lot about how to specify equipment for vibration isolation in your laboratory.

Effective Vibration Reduction Stabilizes Laser Beams - Laser Focus World

 

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Optical tables and vibration isolation supports have become the de-facto standard for providing a stable environment for complex laser systems and their applications.

Photo-emf Detetor Enables Laser Ultrasonic Receiver - Optoelectronics World

 

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Laser ultrasonic receiver with photoelectromotive force detector can measure dynamic displacement of rough surfaces moving at process speeds.

Factors to Consider when Choosing an Alignment System - WDM Solutions

 

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Savvy engineers know that the most economical system balances price with performance. Motion control plus thermal and mechanical stability can't be cut.
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