Fiber Optic Sensing News

  • What is a Fiber Optic Furnace?

    A fiber optic furnace is an industrial heater developed and manufactured for drawing glass composite materials such as silica (SiO2) into transparent optical fibers between 5 – 100 microns in diameter without cladding. These are instrumental for modern telecommunications due to their high strength, flexibility, and wavelength transmittance. Drawing glass fibers in a fiber optic furnace ...


    By Thermcraft Inc

  • SST Sensing Announce Involvement in £57.4 million R&D Projects to Grow Innovation in the Aerospace Sector

    Following the launch of the Industrial Strategy White Paper, Business Secretary Greg Clark announced £53.7 million of funding for seven R&D projects to grow innovation in the aerospace sector.  This is part of government’s work with industry through the Aerospace Growth Partnership (AGP) to tackle barriers to growth, boost exports and grow high value jobs. One of the seven ...


    By SST Sensing Ltd

  • LumaSense introduces the m920 Series Semiconductor OEM module

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. introduces introduces the m924 (4-channel) and m922 (2-channel) Semiconductor OEM Modules, designed for Electrostatic Chuck, Chamber, and other device temperature monitoring during Etching and Wafer Fabrication processes. The LumaSense solution provides advanced and reliable temperature monitoring up to 330 °C. The new m924 Semiconductor OEM module sampling rate ...

  • 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.

  • Superfast detector for nanosecond time-resolved imaging

    Andor Technology Ltd., an Oxford Instruments company and world leader in scientific imaging and spectroscopy solutions, today announced the launch of its new iStar sCMOS platform featuring the latest in high speed and low noise scientific CMOS (sCMOS) technology. It is a key addition to Andor’s iStar family, giving access to a unique combination of superfast frame rate capabilities greater ...

  • 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. ...

  • Electrically-driven Optical Antennas demonstrated for the first time

    Antennas are essential components of all our daily lives, used in radios, mobile phones, Wi-Fi networks, Bluetooth devices, RFID tags, baby monitors and garage door openers amongst other commonplace items. They work by converting electrical power into radio waves for transmission and vice versa for reception. Now, for the first time, an international group of scientists has demonstrated that the ...


    By Andor Technology Ltd (Andor)

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 enters into strategic partnership with WellDog covering fibre optic installation work in North America and Australia

    The agreement will ensure that new installations in the unconventional sector will be able to benefit from Silixa’s cutting-edge distributed acoustic and temperature monitoring technology. Mick Longton, Silixa’s Commercial Director, said: “We are extremely pleased to have signed this agreement with our strategic business partner in the United States. Our company focus ...


    By Silixa Ltd

  • 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 ...

  • Combination of orthogonal TOF-SIMS with FIB-SEM by TESCAN captured interest of scientists in Korea

    Institute of Photonics and Electronics (ÚFE) in collaboration with scientists from TESCAN presented at 19th International Conference on Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS-19) in Korean Jeju scientific poster concerning Imaging of Dopant Distribution in Optical Fibers with an Orthogonal TOF-SIMS. Korean Jeju hosted acknowledged experts in TOF-SIMS at the end of September 2013. During ...


    By Mikrolux d.o.o.

  • 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

  • Silixa ranked 40th in the 14th annual Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100

    Silixa, the leading provider of distributed optical fibre sensing solutions, has been ranked 40th in the 14th annual Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100. The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 league table ranks Britain’s 100 private tech (TMT) companies with the fastest-growing sales over the latest three ...


    By Silixa Ltd

  • 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

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