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Thermal infrared hyperspectral imaging is well suited for the detection, identification, and quantification of industrial stack gas emissions. This application note describes a measurement campaign performed at the Port of Rotterdam with the Telops Hyper-Cam, a commercial high-performance, FTIR-based hyperspectral imaging instrument. Principles of gas detection, quantification, and identification are discussed and computed mass-flow rate results are presented from data acquired at a commercial alkene production facility.

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Photon Lines are very excited to announce that we have been selected as the exclusive distributor for Chromasens in the UK and Ireland! Chromasens produce high quality industrial processing systems including line scan cameras, lighting systems and software that can be applied to a wide range of applications.

We’ve really enjoyed working with them thus far and are looking forward to seeing what the future holds!

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Exciting news from Resonon! Our friends from Montana have just released a new Hyperspectral camera that covers the 330-800nm spectral range. This new imager covers futher parts of the UV range than its predecessor and any commercially available hyperspectral camera.

As with Resonon’s other list of products, the Pika NUV2 can be used with any of their laboratory, outdoor or remote sensing imaging solutions.

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Pika NUV2 Hyperspectral Imaging Camera

The Exhibition of Experimental Mechanics is the premier UK event for manufacturers and suppliers of strain measurement and stress analysis equipment. The meeting will take place on 31 August 2023 as part of the 17th International Conference on advances in Experimental Mechanics.

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Photon Lines will be joined by our partner Telops, manufacturer of high speed, high dynamic range thermal imaging systems, essential tools in a number of areas of relevance to this meeting, including characterization of mechanical properties such as Young’s modulus, shear strain, viscosity and fracture toughness.

Researchers typically carry out many different measurements like tensile displacement tests, compression tests and fatigue tests using extensometer and split-Hopkinson bars setups (see above image, achieved using Telops M2K Thermal Camera). Infrared imaging allows to characterize the energy released by the investigated material as it undergoes elastic and plastic deformation up to the fracture point.

The Telops FAST camera series feature the fastest infrared cameras on the market. Available from the shortwave to the very long wave infrared bands, these cameras can address a broad range of measurement needs and applications.

With their high sensitivity, their impressive temporal resolution and their proprietary automated exposure control (AEC), the FAST cameras are perfect for analyzing dynamic events, as in ballistics, combustion or experimental mechanics experiments.

We look forward to meeting you at EMex23!

Make plans to join colleagues in Glasgow at the SEC to share your latest research, and for networking opportunities and the technical product exhibition.

Exhibition: 25 – 26 October 2023 | Technical programme: 24 – 26 October SEC, Glasgow, UK

Make key connections at this leading exhibition with product demos, industry presentations and technical workshops, and networking with exhibiting companies and colleagues.

Connect with representatives from leading companies, and learn about the latest products to hit the market and find resources to help you in your work.

Excelitas will use the Vision show in Stuttgart to introduce its new high-performance pco.pixelfly™ 1.3 SWIR Camera this week. It is the newest addition to Excelitas’ family of pco.pixelfly high-performance machine vision cameras. The new machine vision camera features a special InGaAs image sensor that is sensitive in the shortwave infrared, near infrared and visible range of the electromagnetic spectrum. As a result, pco.pixelfly shows high sensitivity across the entire spectral range with more than 90% in shortwave infrared. The camera’s small 5 μm x 5 μm pixels enable the use of small magnification optics in microscopy. It works with long exposure times due to a low dark current, with excellent quantum efficiency of > 90%.

The pco.pixelfly 1.3 SWIR camera is suitable for use in a variety of applications, including waste sorting, smart farming and food processing quality control, pharmaceutical and other product packaging industries, life science research, and medical uses such as in surgical microscopes and in vivo imaging, in vivo microscopy and intravital microscopy.

Excelitas will present a live demonstration of the pco.pixelfly 1.3 SWIR Camera with Excelitas’s Optem® FUSION Micro-Imaging Lens System at its booth during VISION Stuttgart in Stuttgart, Germany, October 4-6, 2022 (Hall 10, E51).

Greateyes GmbH a world leader in scientific imaging and PL/EL measurement solutions, announce the launch of LOTTE – a new 18bit, UHV compatible in-vacuum CCD camera, optimised for lowest outgassing and deepest cooling.

LOTTE can be submerged, operated and positioned freely inside a vacuum chamber. Utilising scientific-grade back-illuminated CCD sensors for the detection of EUV, VUV and X-ray signals, LOTTE is equipped with a novel and advanced cooling concept enabling detector temperatures as low as -100 °C. It is furthermore driven by the most powerful and versatile true 18-bit electronic platform available for in-vacuum use;

The special design and unprecedented performance make the LOTTE a unique companion for demanding low-light scientific research applications.

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Photon Lines is pleased to announce a new, exciting addition to it’s unrivalled range of Hyperspectral Imaging (HSI) solutions. Unispectral offers ground breaking technology which is creating new opportunities, resulting in HSI for mass market applications. Ideal also for academics wishing to “dip their toe into the water” before making larger investments in more complex systems, the Monarch II multispectral mobile camera is the smallest, lightest HSI solution available on the market today.

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Are you ready… for low SWaP?

The new Hyper-Cam Mini xLW

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Given its low phototoxicity, Selective Plane Illumination Microscopy (SPIM) or light sheet microscopy is currently the fastest imaging technique suitable for live imaging of voluminous biological samples. The samples and capillary, typically used as a sample holder, induce aberrations that limit the optical quality of the imaging system. Adaptive Optics has proven to be very effective at correcting this sort of aberration. It drastically improves the resolution and contrast of the image and allows reaching deeper layers of the biological sample. Read on here…

Adaptive Optics boost Lattice Light Sheet Microscope

A flavor of the now trending light sheet microscopy, the Lattice Light Sheet Microscopy (LLSM) developed by Eric Betzig at Janelia Research Campus, recently revolutionized the field of in vivo microscopy. Despite the superb imaging performance provided by LLSM, this method is prone to aberrations deeper inside the sample, which deteriorate the image quality. To compensate for this limitation, implementations of adaptive optics (AO) for LLSM have been proposed, but are so far quite complex and/or expensive. Read on here…

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