The Elliot Scientific December 2016 Newsletter: In this issue we cover the new range of Vibrating Sample Magnetometers designed by Lake Shore Cryotronics for materials characterisation science, look at the latest laser filters from eye protection specialist NoIR LaserShields, and find out about distributed temperature and stress measurement with Nufern’s speciality fibre-optics and Brillouin Optical Time Domain Reflectometry from OZ Optics.
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December 6, 2016 | Categories: Cryogenics & Low Temperature Physics, Detectors & Instrumentation, Fibre & Telecom, Lasers & LED Systems, Materials Research, Optics | Tags: DSTS, eye, eyeshields, eyewear, fiber, Lake Shore Cryotronics, laser, magnetics, magnetometer, measurement, NoIR, Nufern, OZ Optics, protection, Raman, sensing, stress, temperature, vibrating, VSM | Leave a comment
Next week Elliot Scientific will be exhibiting at Photon16, the largest optics and photonics conference in the UK and the eighth in the series of these biennial events.
This year Photon16 will be held at the University of Leeds, and includes a Women in Optics workshop, an Industry and Technology Programme (ITP) and dozens of speakers at various conferences taking place at the event.
Elliot Scientific is located on Table 34 from September 6th and 7th throughout the exhibition days of the conference.
August 30, 2016 | Categories: Detectors & Instrumentation, Exhibitions, Conferences & Events, Fibre & Telecom, Laser Trapping - Optical Tweezers, Lasers & LED Systems, Lifescience, Optics | Tags: active, adaptive, attosecond, beams, biomimetics, Biophotonics, carbon, coherence, coherent, computational, control, design, displays, dots, energy, engineering, environmental, fibre, imaging, laser, lasers, Leeds, lighting, manipulation, manufacturing, materials, metamaterials, metrology, nanocrystals, nanophotonics, non-gaussian, nonlinear, optic, photon, plasmonics, polarization, quantum, sensing, sensors, silicon, structured, technology, THz, trapping, ultrafast, vortices | Leave a comment
Lake Shore’s latest 240 Series offers a convenient, modular input solution for precision monitoring of cryogenic temperature sensors in large-scale applications employing distributed PLC-based control.
Delivering the same precision temperature measurement performance as Lake Shore’s own trusted benchtop cryogenic instruments, widely distributed high energy applications like particle accelerators and fusion reactors as well as industrial sites will benefit from this new instrumentation.
- Two or eight cryogenic temperature sensor inputs
- Supports Cernox, platinum, and other RTDs, plus DT-670 diodes
- Precision measurement in calibrated temperature units
- Monitor temperatures in the range 1 to 800 K
- Current reversal to minimise thermoelectric offsets
- Front-mounted OLED screen
- Fully configurable through USB connection
- PROFIBUS-DP communication for PLC-based systems
- DIN rail mounting
Please contact us for more information.
August 2, 2016 | Categories: Cryogenics & Low Temperature Physics, Detectors & Instrumentation | Tags: cryogenic, distributed, fusion, industrial, Lake Shore, particle accelerator, PLC, precision, Profibus, sensing, temperature | Leave a comment
Tristan Technologies delivers world-leading SQUID sensors through their superior performance iMAG range. Magnetic sensing applications, such as materials analysis and biomagnetism, can benefit from Tristan’s sensors, instrumentation and electronics.
The iMAG series of SQUID components includes microprocessor-based multichannel control electronics and advanced fibre optic linked flux-locked loop circuits. Tristan manufactures complete SQUID systems based on either low-temperature or high-temperature technology. For in-depth information, please contact us.
August 11, 2015 | Categories: Cryogenics & Low Temperature Physics, Detectors & Instrumentation, Lifescience, Materials Research | Tags: magnet, magnetic, sensing, sensor, SQUID, Tristan Technologies | Leave a comment
Next week Elliot Scientific will be exhibiting at Photon 14, the largest optics and photonics conference in the UK and the seventh in the series of these biennial events.
This year Photon14 will be held at Imperial College London, and includes Optics and Photonics 2014 and QEP-21 conferences.
Photo courtesy of Amanda Slater
Topics covered at the conference will include:
- Active and adaptive optics
- Advances in imaging and displays
- Advances in lasers
- Advances in THz technology
- Computational photonics
- Fibre optic sensors
- Fibre optics and waveguides
- Lighting design
- Manufacturing of optics
- Nanophotonics and plasmonics
- Nonlinear photonics
- Optical and quantum metrology
- Optical diagnostic in engineering
- Optical environmental sensing
- Optical vortices, polarization, coherence and non-Gaussian beams
- Photonic energy harvesting
- Photonic systems
- Quantum coherent control
- Quantum dots, nanocrystals, and low dimensional materials
- Quantum information
- Quantum optics
- Silicon and carbon photonics
- Structured optical materials and biomimetics
- Trapping and manipulation
- Ultrafast and attosecond optics
Elliot Scientific can be found on Stand 10 from September 1st to 4th.
Photon 14: 1st – 4th September, Imperial College, London
August 26, 2014 | Categories: Detectors & Instrumentation, Exhibitions, Conferences & Events, Laser Trapping - Optical Tweezers, Lasers & LED Systems, Lifescience, Optics | Tags: active, adaptive, attosecond, beams, biomimetics, Biophotonics, carbon, coherence, coherent, college, computational, control, design, displays, dots, energy, engineering, environmental, fibre, imaging, imperial, laser, lasers, lighting, London, manipulation, manufacturing, materials, metamaterials, metrology, nanocrystals, nanophotonics, non-gaussian, nonlinear, optic, optics, photon, photonic, photonics, plasmonics, polarization, quantum, sensing, sensors, silicon, structured, technology, THz, trapping, ultrafast, vortices | Leave a comment
Solus Technologies is a manufacturer of an innovative range of Semiconductor Disk Lasers (SDL) that utilise unique, custom-designed semiconductor structures. Their experience in III-V semiconductors, optical components and DPSS laser engineering brings products and solutions to a diverse range of customers, from OEM applications – for example, high volume printing and semiconductor metrology – through to precision scientific markets such as high resolution spectroscopy.
Meridian is a family of tunable 2 µm lasers provide a winning combination of high power (150 mW), compact footprint and a wide range of custom wavelengths (from 1.9 to 2.5 µm) that includes those traditionally difficult to reach in the mid infra-red. Meridian offers exceptional flexibility in configuration and operation, providing a cutting edge product for applications that include: gas sensing, molecular spectroscopy (ideal for the top 4 greenhouse gases), and bio-medical imaging and analysis.
Axiom delivers the performance you need from a cutting edge laser on the important 514 nm line by combining excellent beam quality with high power and narrow linewidth. Alternatively, Axiom can be delivered with a user specified operating wavelength that’s accurate to ±1 nm at any wavelength between 500 and 599 nm. Axiom excels in a range of lab or industry applications, such as biophotonics and metrology, offering outstanding power and flexibility from a compact cost effective form factor. It is the ideal replacement for a legacy Argon-Ion system for example.
For more information on these laser, please contact us.
September 12, 2012 | Categories: Detectors & Instrumentation, Lasers & LED Systems, Lifescience | Tags: 514, analysis, argon-ion, Axiom, disk, gas, greenhouse, IR, laser, metrology, nm, precision, sensing, spectroscopy, tuneable | Leave a comment
M Squared Lasers has just released revised specifications for their Firefly-IR. The improved performance of this innovative, widely tunable infrared laser source brings new capabilities to a host of molecular spectroscopy, remote sensing and imaging applications.
Firefly IR Features
- High pulse energy and peak power –
- Greater detection sensitivity & stand-off distances
- Enhances signal to noise ratio
- High repetition rate –
- Rapid data acquisition
- Real time imaging
- Data logging –
- Combine wavelength & measured data into single file
- ICE-BLOC control
Firefly-IR’s broad mid-infrared wavelength coverage (~2.5 – 4.5 µm) allows users to probe the absorption features of many different molecules with a single device. Available in two standard power levels (Firefly-IR-250 and (Firefly-IR-60), the laser’s high average power and correspondingly high peak power (up to 200 W) afford high detection sensitivity and greater standoff distances. For more information, please contact us or download the Firefly-IR datasheet.
June 21, 2012 | Categories: Lasers & LED Systems | Tags: band, broad, detection, environment, high pulse energy, laser, LIDAR, metrology, monitoring, sensing, spectroscopy, threat | Leave a comment
Tristan Technologies is a leader in SQUID – Superconducting Quantum Interference Device – equipment. Tristan’s low- and high-temperature sensors are unsurpassed in real world performance, with their iMAG series using microprocessor-based multichannel control electronics and advanced fibre optic linked flux-locked loop circuits. Tristan manufactures complete SQUID systems for materials analysis, biomagnetic measurements and non-destructive testing based on either low-temperature or high-temperature technology.
From the first commercial closed-cycle refrigerated biomedical SQUID magnetometer to the first commercial dilution refrigerator to operate below 3 mK, Tristan’s cryogenic expertise has led to advances in both instrumentation and conventional refrigeration.
With sensors, electronics, cryogenics and software, Tristan supplies complete solutions for magnetic sensing applications making them the world’s most comprehensive source of SQUID technology.
For more information on the Tristan product Elliot Scientific can supply, please contact us.
January 6, 2012 | Categories: Cryogenics & Low Temperature Physics, Detectors & Instrumentation, Lifescience | Tags: analysis, biomagnetic, cryogenic, fibre optic, flux, magnetic, magnetometer, material, sensing, sensor, SQUID, Tristan Technologies | Leave a comment
September 15th sees the start of the two day conference Nano Meets Spectroscopy at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) in Teddington, a leafy suburb of London.
Elliot Scientific is attending along with our Optical Tweezer system and demonstration equipment from M Squared Lasers, nano-positioners from Mad City Labs, a fibre laser by IPG Phontonics and an EQ-99 laser-driven light source from Energetiq.
Nano Meets Spectroscopy is a multidisciplinary event centred on the biosciences. It will bring together leading experts in the fields of fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy who have common aims in the science and technology of molecular measurements.
Topics covered include:
- Surface plasmons
- Single molecules
Also, key areas of research involving super-resolution microscopy, metal enhanced fluorescence, protein aggregation, single-wall carbon nanotubes and metabolic sensing will be discussed.
Photo: Single Molecule Spectroscopy at the Brookhaven National Laboratory. Courtesy of the USDE.
August 30, 2011 | Categories: Detectors & Instrumentation, Exhibitions, Conferences & Events, Lasers & LED Systems, Opto-mechanics | Tags: aggregation, biomolecule, carbon, Energetiq, EQ-99, fibre, fluorescence, IPG, Laboratory, laser, Mad City Labs, medicine, metabolic, microscopy, nano, National Instruments, NPL, optical, photonics, physical, plasmon, positioner, protein, Raman, sensing, spectroscopy, tube, tweezers | Leave a comment