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Optical switch performs non-contact sensing
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12/30/2004   Post a comment
TT electronics OPTEK Technology has developed a compact infrared slotted switch for general-purpose machine and automation applications that require a non-contacting sensor.
Preparing for the Next 'DARPA Grand Challenge'
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12/30/2004   Post a comment
Team Overbot designers are pushing development of their autonomous robot vehicle for next October's competition.
Tiny 10 MBd optocouplers operate up to 100°C
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12/29/2004   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has introduced a new series of 10 MBd optocouplers in an SOIC-8 package that is rated for operating temperatures up to 100°C.
OPTEK products meet stringent standards
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12/14/2004   Post a comment
OPTEK Technology, a subsidiary of TT electronics, now offers the capability to design, manufacture and test high-reliability commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products in accordance with U.S. Mil-Std 19500 and European Space Agency (ESA) ESA/SCC-5000 PRF for spacecraft and satellite applications.
Bookham restructures again to cut costs
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12/9/2004   Post a comment
Seeking to further cut costs, optical component supplier Bookham Inc. has announced a cost-cutting plan to reduce overhead costs by $6 million to $8 million per quarter.
Optical encoder provides over 10 million cycles
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12/2/2004   Post a comment
Elma Electronic is offering an all-optical encoder that boasts a rotational life of more than 10 million rotations thanks to no mechanical contacts as well as the use of infrared LEDs for signal generation, and a proprietary magnetic system for indexing. The E50 encoders are used in military, medical, industrial, and other mission-critical applications where long rotational life and precision signal generation are critical.
BTG licenses laser technologies to Mitsubishi
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12/1/2004   Post a comment
BTG announced Wednesday (Dec. 1) that it has signed a license agreement with Mitsubishi Electric Corp. for its Electro-Absorption Modulator (EAM) and the Distributed Feedback (DFB) laser technologies.


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