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posted in August 2005
JDS Uniphase sells microlasers to Teem Photonics
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8/19/2005   Post a comment
Continuing to restructure, JDS Uniphase Corp. has agreed to sell its passive Q-switched microlaser product line and Grenoble, France, plant to Teem Photonics S.A., also of Grenoble.
Lasers offer AC adapter option
Product News  
8/18/2005   Post a comment
BEA Lasers' 150P family of laser modules is now available as a package with the company's new AC power adapter. Alternatively, the AC adapter is available separately. The adapter plugs directly to an AC power source and provides 6 VDC for the lasers, which can deliver 3, 5, or 7 milliwatts at 635 or 650 nm (depending on model) for alignment, event/edge detection, leveling, metrology, position, robotic control, and security applications.
New way to link photodiode and power monitor
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8/15/2005   Post a comment
Optical designers take note! Analog Devices has introduced a high-side monitor that precisely mirrors input current over the widest range for optical designs. With a mirror ratio of 1:1 over six decades, the ADL5315 enables very accurate current monitoring at very low current levels.
Automotive vision looks to put technology in the driver’s seat
Design How-To  
8/8/2005   Post a comment
More autonomous vehicles means less autonomous drivers. This raises many questions about safety, convenience, and even the role cars play in our daily lives.
Small IR LEDs enable infrared sensing for portable devices
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8/4/2005   Post a comment
Touted as one of the smallest surface-mount infrared (IR) LEDs available in the industry, the small size of the new TT electronics OPTEK Technology OP200 IR LED, packaged in a 0805 size, enable design engineers to incorporate infrared sensing into portable electronic devices. They are also suitable for non-contact position sensors, machine automation systems and miniature optical encoders.
Inrad to double production of optical parts for missiles
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8/2/2005   Post a comment
Photonic Products Group Inc. announced that its Inrad business unit has doubled production capacity for patented ultraviolet waveband optical filter elements under contract to Northrop Grumman’s Defensive Systems Division in Rolling Meadow, Ill.
Vishay earnings take hit on charges
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8/2/2005   Post a comment
Adversely affected by a slew of charges, components and semiconductor supplier Vishay Intertechnology Inc. posted net earnings of $9.7 million, or 5 cents per share on sales of $582 million in the second quarter, down from $41.1 million, or 25 cents per share on sales of $646.6 million in the year-ago quarter.
Optical switch and module makers in 'merger of equals'
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8/1/2005   Post a comment
Optical switch subsystem and module makers Continuum Photonics Inc. and Polatis are merging, but financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
Vishay to acquire CyOptics' Israel assets
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8/1/2005   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology Inc. has announced it would acquire CyOptics Israel Ltd., the Israeli subsidiary of infrared optical components supplier CyOptics Inc., for an undisclosed amount.


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