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ESL – Summer Break Closure

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Dear Customers,

Elliot Scientific be closing the office for a short summer break from August Monday 10th- Friday 14th

We have taken this decision to enable our staff who have been working constantly through the CV-19 pandemic period to have some well deserved rest and time to de-stress. During that week, the office will be closed and we will not be able to dispatch any goods or to process any PO’s (or web orders) –  emails will be answered only intermittently during this period.

Orders and emails will be processed and answered as soon as we return back to the office on the 17th August.

Best Regards

The Elliot Scientific Management Tea


May Update – COVID-19 Elliot Scientific Ltd

COVID-19 update  –

The Team at Elliot Scientific are continuing to support our partners and customers through this challenging time. For the safety of staff we are still running remote working for many members of staff- but have a physical presence  at the office to maintain those aspects of the business which require this presence. Deliveries and shipping continue as before and in most cases we can continue to provide continuity of supply at the same pre-CV19 level.

We will continue to monitor the situation and update any changes on our website.

Email and Phone enquiries are answered by our remote working team members and a range of remote services (web video/ support)  to support our customers continue to be available as before.

If there is any way we can assist or support you during these challenging times please contact us and we will look at how best to assist you.

 

The Elliot Scientific Management Team


COVID-19 update Elliot Scientific Ltd

Just an update to let all of our customers and clients know that the team here at Elliot Scientific are all well and still supporting business. The office is running a skeleton staff to provide protection to our employees but enable shipments and deliveries to be processed. The majority of the team are working remotely. During this remote activity- communication is best achieved through email  to :

 

 

  • sales@elliotscientific.com        or alternatively
  • The main telephone line is being answered and on occasion will divert to our mobile App users to answer
  • Direct dial extensions should automatically direct to the users company mobile.
  • Direct emails to individual staff members are being picked up by them from their home offices.

We hope that the measures that we have put in place enable us to provide support and continuity to the supply chain for all of our customers.

Regards,

the Elliot Scientific Management Team


Corona virus-COVID-19 Update

The global spread and impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak is affecting all of us  but the Elliot Scientific Team are continuing to support customers and researchers to maintain the business supply chain during this challenging time.

We have taken steps to mitigate the transmission of the virus within the team here in the UK and to protect our employees – thus many have adopted a more flexible and safer working practice (staff are working from home, reduced attendance or are out of the office during periods of self isolation/ distancing measures).

Our remote IT systems will enable us to accept orders, respond to customers enquiries and whilst we will endeavour to fulfill shipments as normal, some deliveries may occasionally be affected – in which case we will inform you of any impact on your particular order.

We will continue to monitor the situation and inform our customers or any changes or amendments.

The Elliot Scientific Management Team


Elliot Scientific Ltd- Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response

Elliot Scientific Ltd will be monitoring the status of the current outbreak and will be restricting oversea’s visits and non-essential UK customer visits for the coming weeks. Employees will still be available via the phone , mobile or the office line, Email, or through video web calls to maintain business as usual whilst reducing the possible contact and potential spread of the COVID-19 virus. As with many companies, we will be implementing flexible approaches to working- such as some staff working from home- but be assured we will be able to support and respond to your requirements. –  Best Regards- The Elliot Scientific management team.


March 2020 newsletter now online

The Elliot Scientific March 2020 Newsletter has been sent out: view it here.

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Spring SciX cancelled

We were due to exhibit at the Spring SciX Conference in early April, but the SciX Committee has taken the very difficult decision to cancel the event due to take place in Liverpool.

The event is to be rescheduled to next year or later, and we await a confirmed date from the organisers. We will let you know when it will be happening.

In the meantime, we wish all visitors and exhibitors that were due to attend the best of health, and we hope to see you in the future.

 


New products added across our website

These past few weeks have seen a rash of products released from our partners, so here is a quick summary of what’s new:

Gamma Scientific‘s latest SpectralLED® light source, the RS-7-2 VIS SWIR, features two light engines mounted onto a 500 mm integrating sphere with 150 mm output port to offer a spatial uniformity of >98% across an 8° field of view. The solid-state design incorporates 31 discrete visible wavelengths, and 10 shortwave infrared wavelengths, ranging from 380 to 1700 nm for synthesis of commercially available light sources. Custom wavelength options are also available. For more information, visit our Gamma Scientific SpectralLED® page.

Lyncée Tec have added to their digital holographic inspection microscope range with the launch of the R100 and R200 Industrial DHM® Systems. These compact and lightweight 3D optical profilometers with interferometric resolution acquire data instantaneously over the full field of view, and at camera frame rate by using a scannerless measurement technology unlike other optical profilometers.

  • Sample can be measured in transit
  • No moving parts
  • Unaffected by vibration
  • Characterises large areas fast for high throughput

For more information, visit our Lyncée Tec Industrial DHM® Systems page.

Siskiyou now offer a motorised version of their MMF mirror flipper mount. Designed to be used in layouts where optics or detectors need to be in place for one experiment, and then removed for another, the MMF.sd offers <50 µradian repeatability. Control of the mount position is by either wireless fob or TTL input. For more information, please visit our Siskiyou mirror mounts page.

Vescent has been developing low-SWaP fibre lasers for deployed applications, offering a variety of custom packaging options and control electronics to meet the most demanding requirements. Their latest offering is the FO-100 oscillator, a core piece of equipment for femtosecond oscillator and frequency comb experiments. Built around an Erbium-doped fibre, it can deliver sub-100 fs pulses with a bandwidth of over 40 nm, given an appropriate pump input and thermal control loops. For more information on this and related products, visit our Vescent Mode Locked Lasers page.

 


Career opportunity at Elliot Scientific: Marketing and Admin Executive

Elliot Scientific is a family run company, well networked and established in the scientific and photonics marketplace.

Our field of application? Photonics, opto-positioning, and instruments for science, research and industry

Our claim? Solution Science – providing the best solution and support for our customers

We are always interested to hear from motivated, qualified and dedicated candidates to help drive growth and development. For Sales and technical positions we will typically look at candidates with a degree or PhD level qualification in disciplines such as Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Bio-chemistry/Bio-physics.

We are currently looking for a Marketing and Admin Executive to work full time at our offices here in Harpenden. Please download the job description for details on how to apply here: http://bit.ly/2SA9l4j


Gamma Scientific in finals for another Sapphire Award

Tonight, aboard the USS Midway in San Diego, Gamma Scientific will be among the finalists in the Solid State Lighting Enabling Technologies and Test category at this year’s Sapphire Awards for their 940 LED-200 Series Goniometer.

The 940 LED-200 Series Goniometer is optimised for the precise measurements of angle dependent spatial radiation properties of LEDs and small luminaires. It can accommodate sample sizes up to 200 mm in diameter, and can be combined with a Gamma Scientific Spectroradiometer or UDT Series photometer.

With a spectroradiometer, the goniometer can measure luminous flux, colour coordinates and CRI; while a photometer connected goniometer can provide fast measurements of spatial light distribution.

Applications

  • Rapid, precise characterisation of of spatial light distribution
  • Accurate measurement of LED luminaires, lamps and modules
  • Models optimised for specific sample sizes
  • Conform with CIE, DIN and IES standards

For more information on the availability of this equipment for UK and Irish LED manufacturers and users, please contact us.

 


January 2020 newsletter now online

The Elliot Scientific January 2020 Newsletter has been sent out: view it here.

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We’re at BiOS, then Photonics West, from Saturday

Lookout for our new pop-up background (right) at the forthcoming BiOS and Photonics West exhibitions in February.

Starting on the 1st for just two days, BiOS is the most important biomedical optics conference in the field. Topics covered include biomedical optics, diagnostics and therapeutics, biophotonics, OCT, neurophotonics, nanophotonics, optogenetics, and more.

Elliot Scientific is exhibiting alongside digital holographic imaging (DHM) specialist Lyncée Tec in Booth 8480. They make the invisible visible for researchers in life and materials science through DHM®, a non-scanning non-contact technology that instantly delivers 3D and 4D topography, while we will be showing Optical Tweezers and other precision positioning systems.

Then, from Tuesday February 4th, we are in Booth 4569 at Photonics West – the premier photonics and laser event – with much more on display from our Elliot Scientific and Elliot|Martock ranges.

Do drop by and say hello!

 

 


Rugged Monitoring reveal new OEM fibre optic temperature sensor module

Rugged Monitoring has developed the O201 as a compact din-rail mounted standalone module for OEMs that can be easily installed in equipment that requires fibre optic temperature sensing.

Based on proven Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) technology, this multi-channel  temperature monitor is available in 2, 4, 6 or 8 channels. Up to thirty-two O201 units can be daisy-chained via Modbus, CANBUS or DNP3.0 to construct a 256 channel monitoring system.

Delivering higher accuracy (0.2 °C, relative) and 100% repeatability over a wide measurement range (-269 °C to +300 °C), the O201 monitor does not need calibration or curve matching compensation when measuring temperature in harsh conditions such as EMI, RFI, microwave and high voltage environments.

The O201 has a single ‘system fault’ relay, and an option for an integrated analogue card (up to 8 channels) for outputting measurements as current / voltage levels.

The module is compatible with a wide range of fibre optic temperature sensors from both Rugged Monitoring and other companies. For more information, please contact us.


New Thermal Management Systems for HOLOEYE SLMs

HOLOEYE have engineered special thermal management systems for their PLUTO and GAEA Spatial Light Modulator for use in situations requiring temperature control, such as an application involving a high power laser or where temperature fluctuations colud affect results.

The TMS 001 electrically cools or heats an SLM that is in contact with a Peltier element and passive heat sink, while the TMS 002 is actively temperature controlled by water.

HOLOEYE’s TMS configuration software runs on a PC and communicates with the device. This simple to use software automatically recognises which model of TMS is being used and allows you to set up a target temperature to maintain the SLM at. It will also log data and display it in real time graphically. The temperature of the SLM can be maintained at ambient, or above or below it.

For more information, please contact us or visit our HOLOEYE TMS page.

 


Winter Holidays

 

Elliot Scientific’s offices will be closed from end of business on:

  • Tuesday, December 24th. 2019

We re-open at 08:30 GMT on:

  • Thursday, January 2nd. 2020

Season’s Greetings and Best Wishes
for the coming New Year to all



December 2019 newsletter now online

The Elliot Scientific December 2019 Newsletter has been sent out.

 

In this month’s Cryogenic-themed issue…

CryoLab from DEMCON|Kryoz, a fully integrated and automated desktop cryocooler system designed for rapid circuit or material characterisation measurements.

CryoSpectra, the simplest way to bring cryogenic temperatures into a vacuum chamber through their uniquely designed cryorefrigeration systems.

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New IT systems at Elliot – email affected

We’re busy installing the latest computer systems and software here at Elliot Scientific to take advantage of our new fibre broadband connection.

This upgrade will ensure we can continue to maintain our high standards of customer service well into the next decade.

However, during the transition there may be times when we are offline and unable to send or receive email. So, if your enquiry does not get a response within 24 hours, please call +44 (0)1582 766300 or fax +44(0)1582 766340.

Outside of our UK office times (8:30 am to 5:00 pm GMT) you can leave a voicemail message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

 


November 2019 newsletter now online

The Elliot Scientific November 2019 Newsletter is now online

In this month’s issue…

Rugged Monitoring announce an addition to their range of fibre optic temperature monitors and that they’ve been awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification.

Gamma Scientific release an OEM version of their flagship SpectralLED light source, the tunable LED-based RS-7.

We introduce 3 new filters from the NoIR Laser range of protective eyewear for users working with lasers and other intense light sources.

…and round off with a look at Professor Wolfgang Drexler working on Optical Coherence Tomography at the Centre for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering in Vienna.

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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…