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Metamaterials webinar on Thursday sponsored by CRAIC Technologies – the Microspectroscopy People

CRAIC Technologies are sponsoring a webinar entitled Metamaterials Design and Characterization with UV–VIS–NIR Microspectroscopy. It is being hosted by PhysicsWorld, and takes place this Thursday, November 14th at 3pm GMT.

Dr Yash Shah

Briefly, Dr Yash Shah from the Xtreme Light Group at Glasgow University will talk about creating polarisation-insensitive plasmonic filters with narrow linewidths, and his novel experiments conducted with a microspectrophotometer to collect Stokes polarimetry measurements.

Dr Jon Burdett – lead applications scientist at CRAIC Technologies – will introduce CRAIC’s microspectrophotometers and advise on microspectrophotometer experiments.

Dr J. J. Burdett

You can register for the event by signing up here.

CRAIC microspectrophotometers can be viewed here on our website.


Missed our recent newsletters? Catch up here…

Since we changed our newsletter format in July, you may have noticed that we have not posted them here on our News & Events blog.

So, if you’ve missed out, here’s a link to all our previous emails:

Elliot Scientific Newsletter Archive

We hope you enjoy reading them.

 

 

 


New EXFO products added…

We’ve added a variety of new and existing EXFO products for fibre test and measurement to our website:

  • CT440Optical Component Tester: A compact tester for fast and accurate characterisation of passive optical components
  • CTP10Component Test Platform: Evaluate passive components swiftly and efficiently
  • Optical Wave Expert – DWDM Channel Checker and OTDR: Integrated channel power validation and reflectometry characterisation
  • Optical XplorerThe Fibre Optic Multimeter: For link verification and embedded fault tracking
  • OSA20High Performance Optical Spectrum Analyser: The fastest optical spectrum analyser of its kind
  • T100S-HPHigh Power Tuneable Laser: The essential instrument for any optics lab

This is just a part of the range we offer. For more visit EXFO for Optical Networks or contact us for further information.

 


And it’s all systems go…

The new website is live and kicking, so drop by www.elliotscientific.com to see more…


Have we got news for you…

It’s almost here – our new website will soon be giving you better access to product information, application notes, and videos. Plus easier website navigation, larger photos and two blogs! Yes, two.

In addition to our regular blog covering new products and events, we are also introducing a technology blog that features how our products and those we distribute are used in applications around the globe.

We hope you will enjoy reading it. So make a note in your calendar app, diary, wall planner or whatever… Tuesday, September 24th is go to the all new www.elliotscientific.com day.


New academic year, new website next week

With the academic year underway here in the UK, and ‘Freshers’ enjoying the delights of their new surroundings, we thought you might like to know that preparations for the launch of our revised and expanded website are well in hand.

Early next week, the new look www.elliotscientific.com will be up and running. Here’s a preview shot to give you an idea of what’s coming…

 


Tomorrow, Laser Focus World has a webinar on robotic AR/VR/MR metrology – register now!

For near-eye displays to reliably meet performance standards and ensure high levels of user ‘immersion’, there is a need for manufacturers to quantitatively characterise their products in research, product development and production quality assurance. However, proper display metrology that correlates to the human eye perception is very difficult to achieve.
In this new webinar from Laser Focus World, Richard l. Austin and Sonika Obheroi will explain how the Gamma Scientific NED-LMD systems make these measurements routine.
Gamma Scientific offer the world’s first ‘robotic eye’ high resolution goniometric system to completely characterise near-eye displays by truly emulating the human eye and conforming to the latest standards being developed by IEC and SID.

Richard L. Austin
President and Chief Technology Officer of Gamma Scientific

Sonika Obheroi
Gamma Scientific Product Manager

Congratulations to our Science Camp poster winners…

The 4th Complex Nanophotonics Science Camp – sciencecamp.eu – recently took place in Windsor. The aim of the camp was to bring together a number of early-career scientists, science writers and editors within an informal atmosphere of contributed and invited talks, seminars and debates covering the latest research in nanophotonics.

Elliot Scientific was one of the supporters of the camp, enabling researchers in interconnected disciplines such as biophotonics, plasmonics, bio-sensing, optical imaging, and quantum nanophotonics to meet and mingle, expand their knowledge, break with convention, engage their creativity and foster critical thinking.

Prizes were awarded at the end of the camp for the best talks, and Elliot Scientific sponsored two prizes – one for the best poster, and one for the runner-up.

So congratulations go to  Volgia Valentina Vogler-Neuling (ETH Zürich, Switzerland), for winning best poster on Large-area 3D nonlinear woodpile photonic crystal with barium titanate nanoparticles, and Runner-up was Matthew Delaney (University of Southampton) for his poster on Integration of chalcogenide materials with photonics for reconfigurable control of light.

Both winners were presented their certificates by Dr Georgio Volpe from UCL’s Department of Chemistry.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Next week we’re at EUCAS in Glasgow with Lake Shore Cryotronics

EUCAS logoThe European Conference on Applied Superconductivity (EUCAS) comes to Glasgow next week, running from the 1st to the 5th of September.

Lake Shore Cryotronics are exhibiting from Monday the 2nd., and Elliot Scientific will be supporting them in demonstrating their range of sensors and instruments for cryogenic temperature measurement and control.

The conference and exhibition will be taking place at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) on Exhibition Way.

 


SPIE Optics + Photonics opens next week…

On Sunday the SPIE Optics + Photonics (#SPIEOpticsPhotonics) begins. With world-class speakers presenting on the latest research, plus conferences on Nanoscience – with a special shout out for Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XVI, Organic Photonics, Electronics and Optical Engineering, it promises to be an exciting event.

The following Tuesday, a three day expo opens featuring over 150 exhibitors, a number of whom we distribute for here in the UK and Ireland. So, if you’re in San Diego next week, do drop by and say hello to our friends at these booths:

If you’re not going to SPIE Optics + Photonics, then click on the above manufacturers to see their products on our website, or contact us for more information.

 


Something wonderful is about to happen…

We’re working on our new website, and here’s a glimpse of the redesigned homepage:

Before it goes live, in a few week’s time, we were wondering if you have any ideas for features not in the existing site that would make using the new one easier?

If you do, email our design team and let us know.

 

 


Modular fibre-optic temperature measurement via new Rugged Monitoring R501 (Video)

The Rugged Monitoring portfolio of fibre-optic temperature monitors continues to expand. Their latest addition, the R501 chassis, accepts a range of I/O modules for real-time monitoring of up to 256 fibre-optic and other sensors for measurement of temperature, pressure, AC current, AC voltage, DC current, DC voltage and more. It supports both rack mount and distributed installation.

It has been developed to offer an upgradeable and flexible solution for the changing needs of customers, and a short video presentation on it is below.

The fibre-optic enabled modules and other I/O modules use the Dinrail mount, and can be daisy chained to the central CPU module, communicating over CANBUS/MODBUS. Distributed modules can also be directly connected to a datalogger, for example CAN-Logger, while Rugged Connect is an advanced software package available for data visualisation, configuration and reporting.

Like other Rugged products, the R501 can be used in a wide range of applications. These are not limited to Aviation, Automotive, Cryogenic, Battery Bank/Racks, Medical, Semiconductor, Utility, and R&D. It’s wide measuring range (-271 °C to +300 °C), high precision and complete immunity to RFI, EMI, microwave radiation, and high voltages make it an obvious choice for temperature measurement in extreme conditions.

For more information, please contact us.