change kit, a lens-cleaning kit, protection
goggles and assembly tools.
The Di Test Sta-R from Omnisens is a strain analyzer used for quality control, testing and troubleshooting in optical fiber and cable manufacturing, and for telecommunications, defense
and geotechnical engineering applications.
Working with the company’s DRM distance
range extension modules and using a Brillouin-based technique, the fiber optic sensing system
monitors strain and temperature over 125 km
with 1-m resolution and 0.5-m spatial resolution. Operating temperature is from 0 to 40 °C.
Autoconfiguration capabilities adjust the measurement settings to the monitoring conditions.
Luminus Devices Inc. has released the PhlatLight
LED PT-121 chip set, designed for use in lamp-free data projectors. The device comprises a
red, green and blue LED and is best-suited for
data projectors using microdisplays ranging in
size from 0.65 to 1 in. It does not require a
startup or cooldown period, and, with a wide
color range exceeding NTSC standards, it has a
lifetime surpassing 60,000 h.
Corp. has released its 6-mm
lenses for CCD
for a 1⁄3-in. format,
the lenses offer distortion of less than 5 percent and a fixed iris. The
C-mount, 10-element eight-
group design provides adjustable focus with a locking pin.
QED Technologies has unveiled its aspheric
stitching interferometer, which measures steep