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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!

Visit their website here: https://www.chromasens.de/en

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.

Click here for more information

Pika NUV2 Hyperspectral Imaging Camera

We are excited to announce that Photon Lines will be attending ELMI 2024 in Liverpool as it returns to the UK for its latest edition.  

The European Light Microscopy Initiative is a unique forum promoting the latest developments in microscopy techniques and we are proud to be active participants in the program.

Photon Lines will have a trade stand in the main exhibition hall where you can see the Abberior STEDYCON in action alongside the Aurox Clarity. We will deliver 3 different workshops over two days of the meeting showcasing our partners Aurox, Prospective Instruments and Visitron.

Workshops at ELMI 2024

ELMI 2024 will take place in Liverpool over 2 days; Wednesday 5th June and Thursday 6th June. The event has reached its full capacity which is very exciting. We are running 3 different workshops on each day:

The MPX microscope; A turn-key and versatile multimodal multiphoton platform with a fully rotatable scanhead offering upright, inverted and anywhere in between!! Complete with fully integrated fibre coupled femtosecond laser.

Room 18: Weds 5th June at 14:30; Thurs 6th June at 17:10


Aurox Unity: all-in-one, compact laser-free confocal microscope system designed for ease of access and ease of use in your laboratory, at your bench. Unity brings together in one fully integrated, compact and easy to use microscope, everything you need for live-cell confocal imaging.

Room 18: Weds 5th June at 15:40; Thurs 6th June at 14:30


Florescence imaging Optimisation with Virtex Real-Time Experiment Controller in Visiview 6.0 and integration with Orbital Ring-TIRF Technology.

Room 18: Weds 5th June at 17:10; Thurs 6th June at 15:40


Our STED super-resolution imaging partners Abberior will also be running workshops showcasing the latest developments in their Facility Line STED systems so please also remember to take a look at these too.

If you are attending the event, please come and discuss your microscopy needs with Andy and Martyn on Stand 19 in the exhibition hall. We can update you on the latest super resolution, 2 & 3 Photon, confocal and high content imaging developments at Photon Lines!

 It would also be lovely to see you in one of our workshops where we will dive into more details on our microscopy products and services so please book your place now!

Details of all the workshops can be found here:


For more information about the event take a look at the website: https://www.elmi2024.org/

15-18 April 2024 Edgbaston Park Hotel, Birmingham

If you are attending the 90th Harden conference in Birmingham come and speak to us about the latest imaging and cell manipulation technologies. We will be presenting instruments from our super-resolution imaging partners Abberior Instruments (Founded by the inventors of STED super-resolution); instrumentation for optical tweezers and force measurement from Impetux; and benchtop confocal solutions from Aurox.

The exciting programme brings together the Biochemical Society, the British Society for Cell Biology and the European Cytoskeletal Forum, to provide a platform for the cell migration community. Cell migration touches upon a range of biological processes, including development, cancer and wound healing.

Photon Lines will have a trade stand staffed by our life sciences and microscopy specialists who will be pleased to hear about your applications and understand how the unique attributes of our technologies could benefit your research. With capabilities from tracking of single molecule movements at the nm scale to applying pN forces to cellular components, we can deliver high performance microscopy solutions to enhance your research capabilities.

More information about this event can be found here.

SPIE Remote Sensing | SPIE Security + Defence will gather in Edinburgh to share research.


17 – 18 September 2024 Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The premier yearly European event that showcases the latest sensor and photonic technologies for imaging and monitoring the Earth’s atmosphere and environment, as well as sensor technologies that address homeland security, defence, and counterterrorism.

Meet face-to-face with top companies at the free 2-day exhibition. Discuss your sensing and imaging needs with suppliers who will be there to help solve problems, cut costs, and increase capabilities.

BQIT is a three day annual workshop aimed at enabling leading UK and international academics and industrial partners to come together; to explore and discuss future ambitions and challenges in the field of Quantum Information Technologies.

To register, click here

We look forward to meeting you at BQIT24!

A leading conference organised by the Institute of Physics, Photon 2024 is the twelfth conference in a biennial series that started in 2002 covering optics and photonics.

Photon Lines’ products and activities are relevant to every aspect covered by the conference

During the event, participants will have the opportunity to hear from leading experts in the field, attend lectures from leading technology experts, and visit the exhibition profiling the latest in optics and photonics technology. The programme will consist of plenary and invited talks, as well as contributed presentations and posters. There will also be ample opportunity to network and explore collaborations with colleagues.

This multi-disciplinary conference is jointly organised by the Institute of Physics (IOP) special interest groups including Combustion Physics, Environmental Physics, Instrument and Science Technology, Optical, Quantum Electronics and Photonics, Quantum Optics, Quantum Information and Quantum Control and Medical Physics.

Our team includes specialists in scientific cameras, such as the Telops FAST camera series , 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, including combustion physics. Other scientific cameras offered include the Resonon range of hyperspectral imaging solutions, of particular relevance to the field of environmental physics.

Medical Physics is a field in which we participate with products such as those from Advacam. Cancer research, bio-mechanics, and drug testing are just a few examples of X-ray imaging contributing to biology and medicine research. New photon-counting detectors represent a major advancement to these applications compared to previously used methods.

Our partnership with AA Optoelectronic provides our customers with the most advanced acousto optic devices available on the market, including frequency shifters which are used extensively in quantum technology, deflectors as key components in advanced photonics instrumentation and modulators and pulse pickers as vital components in state-of-the-art scientific laser systems.

Make plans to join colleagues in Manchester Central Exhibition Hall to share your latest research, and for networking opportunities and the technical product exhibition.

Exhibition: 30 – 31 October 2024 | Manchester Central

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.

For further information please click here

Are you ready… for low SWaP?

The new Hyper-Cam Mini xLW

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