Fiber Optic Sensing News

  • Borescope Helps Improve Furnace Operations For Glass Producer Holophane

    Holophane, a leader in lighting solutions since 1921, has implemented AMETEK Land’s new Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) Glass, an enhanced thermal imager, at its plant in France and now is reaping major benefits by accurately measuring temperature within its glass melt tank. For nearly a century, Holophane has produced and transformed glass for technical applications, specifically ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • LumaSense invites visitors to explore the new user-friendly website with improved navigation, functionality, and content

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. introduced the updated website Mid-July and included many new features to help industrial users find the quality process monitoring and control solution information they need quickly and easily. Global ...

  • Chicago Smart City Experts Tapped to Keynote Penton’s IoT Emerge Co-Located Event, SmartGig Chicago

    Penton‘s IoT Emerge, a new event that targets the opportunities and challenges posed by IoT devices, platforms and services, presented by the IoT Institute, today announced the Illinois state leaders keynote presenters for its co-located event  ...


    By Penton

  • Partech Product Focus: 7300w² Monitor

    This month the spotlight is on our 7300w² Monitor, one of our most popular Partech products. What makes it so great? We’re glad you asked. As our staple Waterwatch product, the 7300w² has been especially designed to work with all of the sensors in the Waterwatch range. Combining sensors is a great way to monitor parameters such as dissolved oxygen and suspended solids. ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Connah’s Quay opts for almost zero maintenance DO monitors

    Staff at Connah’s Quay Power Station have installed the latest luminescent optical dissolved oxygen (LDO) monitoring technology to minimise operational requirements whilst protecting the plant’s high value assets. An Orbisphere K1100 sensor from HACH now monitors DO continuously in the boiler water feed, requiring almost no maintenance or calibration. ...

  • Photonics West 2016

    Leister is again exhibiting at this year’s Photonics West, presenting its newest technologies in booth #940. The exhibition is scheduled to take place at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, from February 16th – 18th. Photonics West is a proven platform for the ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • NREL Patents Method for Continuous Monitoring of Materials During Manufacturing

    The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) was recently issued a patent for a novel method that rapidly characterizes specialized materials during the manufacturing process. This approach significantly improves on standard quality control techniques by allowing for complete monitoring of materials without interrupting workflow. "This technique ...

  • Silixa Q4 Operations Update

    Utilising permanently installed fibre optic cables, hydraulic fracture monitoring on shale gas wells was completed. Based on the intelligent Distributed Acoustic Sensor (iDAS™) and ULTIMA™ DTS, Silixa’s ...


    By Silixa Ltd

  • Air Pollution: Singapore shuts schools, distributes free masks for haze

    Singapore shut schools Friday and began distributing free anti-pollution masks to the elderly and other vulnerable people as a thick smoky haze cast covered the island-nation witirh pollution reaching its worst level this year. The haze - a pall of grayness that resembles wintry fog and virtually obliterates the skyline while even seeping ...


    By Associated Press

  • Ecotech to share global experience at International Clean Air Conference this week

    At the 22nd International Clean Air and Environment Conference to be held from 21 – 23 September 2015 in Melbourne, Ecotech, Australia’s leader in environmental monitoring solutions will play a key role as sponsor of day 3 on the theme, ‘better outcomes’. The theme resonates with Ecotech in light of its progress in the last ten years. The company has rapidly expanded its ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • LumaSense Celebrates 10th Anniversary and 57+ Years in the Sensing Industry

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. officially celebrated its 10th anniversary in August, but its legacy in the sensing industry dates back to 1958 with the founding of Impac™ Infrared, which LumaSense acquired in 2007. “We’re a young company with extensive experience in the sensing industry,” said LumaSense CEO, Steve Abely. Through a series of strategic acquisitions ...


    By LumaSense Technologies, Inc.

  • Silixa Ltd. Named as UK’s Second Fastest Growing Electronics Company in the 2014 Deloitte Technology Fast 50

    Silixa Ltd., the global provider of industry leading distributed fibre-optic monitoring solutions, came second in Deloitte’s annual ranking of the UK’s 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the electronics category. The ranking is based on revenue growth rates over the last five years. Apart from being second in the electronics category, the company’s growth rate also ...


    By Silixa Ltd

  • Pure Technologies selected to lead multi-year program worth up to $20 million U.S.

    Pure Technologies Ltd. (TSX: PUR) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Pure Technologies U.S. Inc.("Pure U.S."), has been selected by The City of Baltimore to lead a multi-year program to provide services related to the management of large-diameter water transmission pipelines. The program contract is expected to be for a period of five years ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • EZ Access Falling Stream Flow Cell from Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, Inc.

    Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, the industry leader in oil in water monitors just released a new Flow Cell to their product line of fluorescence technology based continuous on-line monitors.  The EZ Access Falling Stream Flow Cell - Compatible with TD-4100 and TD-4100XD is now available and shipping.  The EZ Access Falling Stream Flow Cell = Easy access for easy cleaning and ...

  • HORIBA Scientific Expands FluoroMax Series with New FluoroMax Plus

    HORIBA Scientific, global leader in Fluorescence spectroscopy systems, recently launched the new FluoroMax Plus, a convenient, affordable, and easy-to-use benchtop spectrofluorometer. The new FluoroMax Plus expands on the already class-leading capabilities of our FluoroMax series with the option of a second detector and two position grating turret, providing an extended range out to 1650 nm, and ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Upcoming Pittcon 2015

    HORIBA Scientific will be speaking at the upcoming Pittcon 2015 symposium entitled, "Using analytical solutions to target emerging issues in drinking water safety." Adam Gilmore, PhD, will be discussing: "Optical monitoring and optimization of wastewater recycling operations with simultaneous fluorescence and absorbance measurements." The symposium's description is: "Using ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Brüel & Kjær licences fibre-optic accelerometers to Smart Fibres

    Brüel and Kjær has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with UK Company, Smart Fibres to produce and sell fibre-optic acceleration sensors worldwide. Created in Brüel and Kjær’s R&D laboratory, the SmartAccel-HF is a fibre-optic acceleration sensor suitable for high frequency measurement of small vibrations, making it ideal for condition monitoring of ...

  • Smart phone sense to cut office energy bills

    Office buildings have an enormous carbon footprint, but often energy is being wasted maintaining empty rooms and spaces at a comfortable temperature. Research to be published in the International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems shows how the ubiquity of smart phones connected to the office network could be used to monitor occupancy and reduce heating or air conditioning ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • HORIBA scientific launches innovative and cost effective microscope optical spectrometer

    New MicOS flexible microspectrometer solution targeted for luminescence measurement needs HORIBA Scientific, global leader in optical spectroscopy equipment, is pleased to launch MicOS, its newest microspectrometer. This instrument incorporates the latest technology in spectroscopy and software to deliver high performance with unequalled capabilities at an attractive price. MicOS ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • The new FlowExplorer DPSS: compact, powerful and calibrated LDA optics

    Our FlowExplorer product range is now extended with new products employing high power Diode Pumped Solid State (DPSS) lasers. The move from diode lasers to DPSS lasers allows us to increase the laser power while retaining a compact optical head. The new FlowExplorer DPSS is available with laser powers 100, 150 and 300 mW per wavelength in configurations for one, two or three velocity ...


    By Dantec Dynamics

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