Isteq B.V., located on the high-tech campus Eindhoven, Netherlands, is a spin-off of the research institutes EUVLabs / RnD-ISAN from Moscow.
The innovative high-tech company offers solutions for spectroscopy applications and focuses on the development and production of plasma light sources.
The Isteq team has extensive experience and know-how in the development of high-end products as well as a deep understanding of the user side and can therefore provide customer-oriented solutions from design to manufacturing.
The company based in Poland manufactures mainly electronic and photonic devices and wiring harnesses for its customers on a contract basis and offers comprehensive project management in the R&D phase. In addition, Perspectiva Solutions specializes on the development and the manufacturing of laser beam profilers. With its brand Huaris they follow an innovative approach for laser beam profiling. During the development process the team always keeps in mind the customer’s application and focuses on the key functions of their own products. The result are long-life devices with a user-friendly front-end, highly developed back-end and a self-explaining software interface that deliver exactly the data, the user needs.
SynkTek AB, based in Stockholm, develops precision lock-in measurement instruments. Among other products, the company produced the multi-channel lock-in amplifier model 9210 for Ametek, Signal Recovery, which is now sold under the name SynkTek MCL1-540.
Optogama was founded in 2015 in Vilnius, Lithuania. The young team consists almost exclusively of employees with a laser physics background and focuses on the development of high-quality lasers and optical elements, crystals, laser gain modules and complete setups based on the latest scientific research. Optogama focuses on short communication channels and an outstanding price-performance ratio.
To this end, Optogama has created its own division within the company, 4Lasers, which specializes in the following areas:
- Development and design of customized laser gain and optical modules
- Development and design of customized crystals and ion dopant combinations
- Conventional and super-polished laser optics
- Refurbishment of existing laser crystals
- State-of-the-art monolithic crystal assemblies
Production takes place in a clear room environment and includes optical and mechanical design as well as in-house CNC machining.
Optosky Photonics has been working in the development of spectrometers for 20 years and realizes leading technological innovations for miniature Raman spectrometers.
Optosky is a reliable partner for Raman spectroscopy and manufactures according to the China National Standard.
The products include handheld Raman instruments, portable Raman spectrometers, dual-band Raman spectrometers and Raman microscopes.
Nireos, based in Milan, Italy, is a spin-off from the Politecnico di Milano. In the last years, the young company has successfully developed an innovative interferometer that is unique in terms of precision, stability and spectral range. Based on this technology, Nireos offers various spectrometer solutions, such as interferometer spectrometers, spectrophotometers, spectrofluorimeters and spectropolarimeters.
Nireos’ patented technology is addressed mainly to scientific research laboratories and research, development and quality control departments.
i2S from France specializes in image capture and processing. For more than 30 years, the company has been developing and manufacturing innovative and customer-specific cameras and optronic systems.
The company’s image capture and processing systems are used in many different fields, including healthcare and cosmetics, manufacturing, aerospace, document digitization, etc. i2S remains at the forefront of imaging technology, innovating in image capture and processing for integrated and advanced imaging applications. Thanks to deep and highly specialized expertise, the devices are able to achieve the best image quality and bring color, shape, texture and density to life. i2S’ goal is to provide its customers with image processing solutions that meet their needs by integrating optics, cameras, electronics, illumination, calibration, application software, support, etc.
i2S supports its customers throughout the lifecycle of their products, from proof of concept to certification and mass production in i2S’s own factory.
Äpre Instruments is a manufacturer of Fizeau interferometers based in Tucson, Arizona, USA. The devices are characterized by their flexibility and the versatile range of applications. Both large and small coherence lengths can be measured with an interferometer from Äpre Instruments. The instruments are easy to align and easy to operate using the supplied software.
Jireh Scientific Imaging
Jireh Scientific Imaging is part of Jireh Technologies based in Trenton, New Jersey. All in line with the claim “MANUFACTURING EXCELLENCE. DELIVERED”, Jireh Scientific Imaging devotes its full attention to Zion. Zion is an innovative spectroscopy camera, which not only convinces by an adequate price-performance ratio in an economic sense, it also exceeds the expectations of a spectroscopy camera with regard to scientific requirements.
Mountain Photonics manufactures, develops and distributes its own products under the “Mountain Instruments” brand. The Hyperchromator is one of them. Together with partners whose expertise lies in development and production, many different products are created for different applications and markets.
All products are developed and produced in Germany.
TechnoSpex from Singapore is a manufacturer of modular microscope spectrometer solutions for many spectroscopic applications, especially RAMAN spectroscopy. The setups include laser with optics, cooled spectrometer, ready-made modules with integrated laser or light source and spectrometer for fast use at the microscope. TechnoSpex’s products offer maximum versatility at an affordable price and little space requirement.
More information www.technospex.com
Sound & Bright
Sound & Bright was founded by experts in optics and non-destructive testing and specialises in the development of innovative non-destructive testing equipment. Their expertise in laser ultrasound has led Sound & Bright to develop sensors for various applications and technologies.
Through government or private R&D contracts, Sound & Bright continuously explores the applications of innovative technologies to improve the performance of Sound & Bright instruments and develop new inspection techniques.
Dr. Pouet, Chief Technical Officer of Sound & Bright, has extensive R&D experience in optics, acoustics, electronics and mechanics. Most of his work has been devoted to the development and improvement of optical and acoustic techniques for use in non-destructive evaluation. He has developed a novel laser ultrasound sensor based on multichannel random square interferometry and a twin-wave mix interferometer in photorefractive crystals.
More information www.soundnbright.com
Si-Ware Systems from Egypt develops innovative silicon semiconductor solutions. This also includes a unique optical MEMS platform called Silicon integrated Micro Optical Systems Technology (SiMOST™).
This SiMOST™ platform, combined with its expertise in the design and development of application specific integrated circuits (ASICs), has enabled Si-Ware Systems to launch the world’s first single-chip FTIR spectrometer under the NeoSpectra™ brand.
Today, this single-chip FT-IR spectrometer is integrated in the fiber-coupled miniature spectrometer NeoSpectra™ Modules and the FT-IR sensor NeoSpectra™ Micro, which can be integrated as OEM components in handhelds or larger devices.
This guarantees that the self-given motto “Analyze everywhere” can be fulfilled.
More information www.si-ware.com
Signal Recovery is part of the AMETEK Group, a global manufacturer of instrumentation, electronics and electromechanics.
Signal Recovery specializes in the measurement of low level electrical signals or signals accompanied by unwanted noise or interference. The product range includes lock-in amplifiers, boxcar and signal averaging technology, optical choppers, preamplifiers, counter/timers and multiplexers.
Typical applications include optics, magnetics, mechanical testing, scanning probe microscopy, electronics, time-of-flight mass spectrometry and OEM solutions.
More information www.ameteksi.com
Quantum Northwest, headquartered in Washington State, USA, was founded in 1993 by Dr. Enoch Small after 22 years of research experience with spectrometers.
The team also includes Dr. Jeanette Rudzki Small, a pioneer in photoacoustics.
Quantum Northwest offers temperature control for single or multiple cuvette holders for nearly every conceivable spectrometer application, either as a universal stand-alone version or exactly matching an existing spectrometer of almost all well-known manufacturers.
More information www.qnw.com
Prizmatix Ltd. based in Israel specializes in ultra-high power LED illumination systems for industrial and scientific applications such as microscopy or optogenetics.
The particularly versatile systems offer a wide range of collimated and light guide coupled LED light sources. Standard products include a wide range of wavelengths from deep ultraviolet to near infrared in many power classes up to 5700 mW optical power – using single chip emitters.
Thanks to Prizmatix’s extensive experience with electro-optical development and the modular design of the Prizmatix LED light sources, customer-specific prototypes can also be realized quickly and easily. As a result, the light sources have already found their way as OEM components into a wide range of biomedical products in industrial applications.
More information www.prizmatix.com
Photonic Cleaning Technologies
Prof. Jim Hamilton, founder of Photonic Cleaning from Platteville, USA, invented the modern way to clean precision optics effectively and gently. The cleaning polymer First Contact™ is applied to the dirty optics as solution or spray. After about 20 minutes of curing, the dry film can be removed without leaving any residues on the cleaned surface. The dry film can also remain on the surface for protection during storage and transport.
The reference list of highly satisfied customers is international and long. The LIGO Laboratory is listed here as well as NASA or the operators of the space telescopes in Hawaii.
More information www.photoniccleaning.com
Micro Support is a young, innovative company from Japan which specializes in the development and production of high-precision micro manipulators. Due to the particularly user-friendly control via computer mouse, micrometer-sized particles can be easily loosened, picked up or positioned. Different tools act as an extended arm.
More information www.microsupport.co.jp
Minus K® Technology
Minus K® Technology, Inc. was founded in 1993 to develop, manufacture and market state-of-the-art vibration isolation products based on patented negative stiffness technology. Dr. David L. Platus is the President and Founder and the principal inventor of this technology. The vibration isolation tables are used in many applications, including nanotechnology, life sciences, semiconductors, materials research, zero-g spacecraft simulation and high-end audio.
More information www.minusk.com
MICRONIX USA was founded in 2006 in Irvine, California. Until 2012, the company was known as MICOS USA, both as a sales office and as a design & manufacturing center for the US market.
MICRONIX USA specializes in micro- and nanopositioning systems for biomedical and research markets. The flexibility for other markets, as well as the possibility to think far beyond the range of standard products, distinguish MICRONIX USA. Whether vacuum suitable, extremely cold resistant, irradiation resistant or non-magnetic, many products are configurable for these environments.
More information www.micronixusa.com
The Swedish company LC-Tec has specialised in optical components based on liquid crystal technology for about 25 years. The optical modules are developed and produced in Borlänge, Sweden. These include optical shutters, variable ND filters and polarization modulators.
LC-Tec’s optical modules achieve very high imaging quality and homogeneity with the help of in-house developed production equipment and proprietary manufacturing methods. In the company’s own electro-optical laboratories, new prototypes are constantly being tested and existing models further optimized. At LC-Tec, research, development and production are carried out under one roof.
More information www.lc-tec.se
Integrated Optics was founded in 2012 and specializes in the development and production of very small and compact laser sources for fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy. Key technologies include frequency generation, active mode coupling and the integration of all optical and electrical components in a miniature package.
More information www.integratedoptics.com
Gulf Photonics is one of the leading manufacturers of fiber optic components. The products are optimized for use in medical technology, photonics and increasingly also in high-end illumination (e.g. endoscopy).
The special strength of Gulf Photonics lies in the area of customer-specific glass fiber assemblies. Since the company has its own drawing towers, there are practically no limits to the implementation of your task.
More information www.gulfphotonics.com
Global Laser is a specialized developer and manufacturer of laser diode modules for a wide range of applications. The factory is located in an attractive area of South Wales near the Brecon Beacons National Park on an area of 6500 square meters with technical laboratories, mechanical workshop and a large production area.
They focus on a wide range of highly specialized OEM laser products with high reliability for use in many niche applications, including machine vision, alignment, medical, measurement, positioning, science and military. The highly trained staff has over 50 years of experience in electro-optics and the development of low-power laser diode modules. A wide range of standard products is available.
Lasers are available in violet/blue (405, 450nm), green (520/532nm), red (635, 650, 660, 670, 685nm), NIR (785nm) and IR (808, 850, 980nm) with an output power of up to 200 mW and various beam shapes.
These include elliptical and circular beam shapes, lines, crosses and a variety of diffractive optics. The built-in control electronics provide excellent stability over time and temperature as well as a range of modulation functions that are unmatched on the market.
A wide range of accessories complements the extensive portfolio of lasers. A complete range of brackets, rails, cables, power supplies, laser driver electronics and laser safety goggles are available.
GLOBAL Laser Limited is an ISO9001: 2000 quality company.
If your application requires it, GLOBAL Laser offers uncomplicated and professional customization of the laser modules. To date, more than 25,000 laser variations have been produced. The manufacturer has access to his own facilities. This includes a machine shop for tailor-made housings, a fully equipped development laboratory with a wide range of test equipment for laser beam measurement, wavelength measurements and power adjustment. This service enables GLOBAL Laser to react very quickly to customer requests with a technically efficient and cost-effective solution. This significantly shortens the time to market for the end customer.
Please contact us with your customization requests. We are happy to handle your requests professionally and quickly.
More information www.global-lasertech.co.ukListed productsGLO - 1260 Gating Cameo/1250 Cameo GLO - Acculase Premier GLO - Alignment Laser GLO - Beta CW GLO - Beta TX High Speed Modulation GLO - BlueLyte GLO - Diode Collimator Assembly GLO - GuideLine 2 Laser System GLO - Hawkeye Detector GLO - Imatronic Range GLO - Laser Diode Module GLO - Laser Diodes GLO - LaserLyte Alignment Systems GLO - LaserLyte Flex GLO - Lyte-MV 2 Machine Vision Laser GLO - Lyte-MV, Lyte-MV-EXCEL & GreenLyte-MV-EXCEL GLO - Machine Vision Laser GLO - Microblock GLO - Panel Detector GLO - Panel Laser GLO - projection lenses GLO - Survelase Long Distance Targeting Laser GLO - Synchronous Detector GLO - Zubehör GLOBAL Laser GLO-Modulierbare Laser GLO-Multifunktionslaser
With over 55 years of experience in development of light measurement systems, Gamma Scientific based in San Diego, California offers the highest precision in light generation and light measurement.
Gamma Scientific develops and produces calibration light sources, integrating spheres, optical sensors, spectroradiometers, as well as transmission measurement systems and goniometers for the highest laboratory and industrial requirements.
All instruments are NIST traceable calibrated in a certified calibration laboratory belonging to the company. In addition, Gamma Scientific is ISO/IEC 17025 NVLAP accredited and also develops customer-specific systems to meet individual requirements.
More information www.gamma-sci.comListed productsGAM - 191F Reflexionsmessköpfe GAM - 5000-FEL GAM - GS-1160 Desktopspektroradiometer GAM - GS-1160 Handspektroradiometer GAM - GS-1164 Handheld-Spektrometer GAM - GS-191-FA-1045 Vollautomatisches Reflexionsmesssystem GAM - GS-191-SA-1045 Halbautomatisches Reflexionsmesssystem GAM - Illumina Tramp GAM - Radiometrische Sensoren (UDT) GAM - RadOMA GS-1220 Spektroradiometer GAM - RadOMA GS-1290 Spektroradiometer GAM - TIA 3000 GAM - TRAMP GAM RS-12DN GAM RS-15 GAM RS-50 GAM RS-7 GAM- Photometrische Sensoren (UDT) GAM-RS10D
FiberControl from Holmdel, New Jersey, USA, specializes in manual and motorized polarization control in fiber optics using Lefèvre-Loop design. Leading telecom outfitters have been using the motorized polarization controllers for many years with great satisfaction to test their WDM components and sub-systems.
More information www.fibercontrol.com
Founded in 1983, EPIX, Inc. develops and manufactures computer hardware, software and printed circuit boards for the conversion, manipulation and storage of images and graphics. The company’s goal is to provide its customers with cost-effective solutions for demanding video and imaging needs. Typical requirements are the acquisition of images from analog videos, digital videos or scanners – i.e. the conversion of images into arrays of intensity data (“pixels”). The majority of the employees have a technical or engineering degree, which promises first-class technical support and outstanding consulting services.
More information www.epixinc.com
Elliot Scientific from Great Britain is a large and well-known distributor of optomechanics, lasers, cryogenic and magnetic systems and components for science, research and industry. Elliot Scientific produces under its own brand Elliot Martock the award-winning optical tweezers and micropositioning systems with a resolution in the nm range, e.g. as required for fiber positioning. There are a variety of additional components for fiber positioning, automated alignment systems and a growing portfolio of other premium products.
Their customer base ranges from academic institutions, government agencies, to commercial researchers and industry. The manufacturer employs highly skilled engineers and scientists to help customers select the options available and find optimal application-related solutions.
The company holds ISO 9001:2015 certification.
More information www.elliotscientific.com
Clyde HyperSpectral Imaging and Technology Ltd. – short form Clyde HSI -, based in Scotland, emerged in March 2020 from the management buy-out of CAMLIN Photonics Ltd., the photonics focused subsidiary of the CAMLIN Group. The company is specialized in optical spectroscopy and hyperspectral imaging.
In addition to conventional spectroscopy instruments, Clyde HSI offers a wide range of cost-effective and high performance hyperspectral camera systems. With over 15 years of experience in the integration of hyperspectral camera systems into production facilities in a wide range of industries, Clyde HSI has convinced many customers of the advantages of hyperspectral quality monitoring and is a competent partner in solving even the most complicated analysis and monitoring tasks.
In addition to quality monitoring, for example the composition of various food or pharmaceutical products in industry, the systems are also used in scientific research areas, art conservation, forensics or recycling.
More information www.camlingroup.com
Beck Optronic Solutions
Beck Optronic Solutions, based in Hemel Hempstead, Great Britain, develops and produces optical systems to the highest technical standards. The company’s history goes back to 1839. The company has extensive engineering knowledge and production capabilities in the areas of UV, visible, near infrared, thermal imaging and CO2 laser wave bands and serves customers worldwide.
BOS offers prototype construction, series production, integration and assembly in clean rooms, final testing and qualification as well as after-sales support. The entire company works with a BSI-certified quality management system according to ISO 9001:2008 and, if required, works according to the corresponding MIL, DEF, DIN and ISO standards.
Beck Optronic Solutions is the successor of Davin Optronics. It is thus the company that first manufactured the original and world-famous reflective microscope lenses in 1904. They are based on a two-mirror system that is completely free of chromatic aberrations.
More information www.beckoptronic.com
Bossa Nova Vision
Bossa Nova Vision was founded in 2018 by experts in optics and non-destructive measurement techniques and specializes in the development of innovative vision systems.
With strong expertise in polarization imaging and image processing Bossa Nova Vision developes sensors and measurement techniques for various applications and technologies. The applications are ranging from cosmetic tests for the hair care industry to magnetic signature detection on hard disk drives.
The company continuously works on the application of innovative technologies through government or private research and development contracts to improve the performance of their instruments.
Many years of experience in mechanics, optics, electronics and software design coupled with a strong R&D background in optics and polarization imaging make Bossa Nova Vision the perfect solution provider.
More information www.bossanovavision.com
The core competence of Axometrics is the complete characterization of all polarization properties of an optical DUT. The company was founded in 2002 by Dr. Matthew H. Smith and Dr. Russell Chipman, two recognized experts in the field of polarization measurement. Since then, Axometrics has become the industry leader in the field of Müller matrices measurement.
In developing its polarization systems, Axometrics works closely with its customers and responds to their needs to continue to provide the best polarization measurement solutions in the world.
Axometrics systems can be used in a variety of applications. In addition to the classical measurement of LC display raw materials, microscopically small structures, such as millions of individual measuring points in smartphone displays, can now also be measured within a reasonable time. The systems are also used for the production of TFT films up to a width of 8m and any length.
The polarimeters from Axometrics measure the Müller-Matrix:
versus different angles of incidence
versus X and Y
versus the wavelength
More information www.axometrics.com
Avantes (NL) is a leading manufacturer of fiber optic spectrometers in the UV/VIS and NIR range with 25 years of experience in fulfilling customer requirements in industry and research. With a wide product range of excellent spectrometers, extensive spectrometry accessories and customer-oriented service, Avantes’ goal is not only to meet, but to exceed customers’ expectations. Avantes instruments and accessories are used worldwide in many OEM applications in a wide variety of industries and in nearly all research institutes.
The fiber-coupled spectrometers are optimized for a wide range of applications through a clever selection and combination of detector, detector coating, diffractive grating, entrance slit width and optical filter. The design of the optical bench follows the symmetrical Czerny-Turner arrangement and is characterized, among other things, by very good stray light reduction.
The different spectrometer families:
- StarLine: Universal spectrometer at affordable prices
- SensLine: For measurements of weak signals
- CompactLine: Miniature spectrometer with little space available
- NirLine: For measurements in the NIR range from 900 to 2500 nm
Comprehensive software packages are available for each spectrometer:
Complementary products from Avantes:
- Deuterium light sources
- Halogen light sources
- Xenon light sources
- Calibration light sources
- Cuvette holders
- Flow cells
- Integrating spheres
- Collimating lenses
- Cosine correctors
- Beam splitter
- Filter holder
- Fiberoptic switcher
- Fiberoptic multiplexer
- Reference tiles
More information www.avantes.comListed productsAVA - AvaLight-CAL AVA - AvaLight-DH-CAL AVA - AvaLight-DH-S AVA - AvaLight-DH-S-BAL AVA - AvaLight-DHc AVA - AvaLight-HAL-CAL-Mini AVA - AvaLight-HAL-S-MINI AVA - AvaLight-HPLED AVA - AvaLight-XE AVA - Avantes fibers AVA - AvaSphere AVA AvaSpec-StarLine AVA Cuvette holder for avantes spectrometer AVA Miniature Spectrometer CompactLine AVA Multichannel Spectrometer AVA NIRLine-Spektrometer AVA SensLine-Spectrometer AVA Software for Avantes Spectrometer AVA Zubehör für Avantes Spektrometer AVA-Deuterium-halogen light sources
ASAHI Spectra Co., Ltd. was founded in 1970 in Tokyo, Japan and manufactures optical filters and light sources. In its long history, the manufacturer has developed various vacuum processes for filter coating, such as ion assisted deposition (IAD) or ion beam sputtering (IBS). These hard coatings have an excellent durability against environmental influences such as humidity, temperature fluctuations, thermal shock or vacuum conditions as well as an extreme stability of their spectral properties. Asahi Spectra optical filters are successfully used in a variety of industries, including biotechnology, medicine, instrumentation, semiconductors, astronomy, and education.
In addition, Asahi Spectra has developed optical instruments and light sources. They also benefit from the many years of experience in optical filter manufacturing and the company’s general optical know-how. This has enabled the manufacturer to meet the increasingly complex customer requirements associated with technological progress.
Thanks to the integrated manufacturing process of optical filters and light instruments, Asahi Spectra can apply its expertise in both areas and exploit valuable synergies.
More information www.asahi-spectra.comListed productsASA - Bandpassfilter ASA - Breiter UV-Bandpassfilter ASA - Einzelmonochromator CMS-100 ASA - High transmission UV bandpass filter ASA - Longpass filters ASA - MAX-350 and LAX-C100 ASA - Neutral densitiy filters ASA - Shortpass filters ASA - Solar simulators ASA - Super cold filters ASA - UV bandpass filters ASA - UV longpass filters ASA - UV Shortpass filters ASA - UV Shortpass filters up to 700 nm ASA - Zubehör für die Beleuchtungsinstrumente und Sonnensimulatoren
Arroyo Instruments, California, designs and manufactures high-precision laser diode controllers, temperature controllers and laser mounts for test and measurement applications of semiconductor lasers and LEDs. Arroyo devices stand for innovation and state-of-the-art design architecture, an excellent price/performance ratio. They are based on decades of engineering experience in this field. The company always keeps an eye on changes in industry. Arroyo meets special customer requirements with great openness and an extraordinary flexibility.
Arroyo Instruments products include
- Laser diode drivers from 100 mA to currently 20 A with simultaneous display of injection current, monitor current and voltage of the laser diode.
- Temperature controllers with 30 W to 960 W with automatic PID adjustment of the temperature control loop and simultaneous display of set temperature, actual temperature, current and voltage of the TEC element
- Combined current and temperature controllers
- OEM modules
- Multi-channel versions
- Mounts for laser diodes and LEDs
- Software and comprehensive accessories
Arroyo Instruments products feature
- USB and/or RS232 interface per standard, remote control software and LabView drivers for free download
- Excellent protection functions, such as programmable hardware limits for current and voltage, safety interlock, optically isolated photodiode etc.
- Text-oriented menu navigation in an easy to read VFT display, unique in the benchtop class
- Intuitive user guidance: Works “out of the box” immediately
More information www.arroyoinstruments.comListed productsARR - Stromregelungen für Hochleistungs-Laserdioden bis 100 A ARR Combo Source Serie 6300 ARR Mehrkanallösungen ARR OEM Module ARR Software für Strom- und Temperturregelungen für Laserdioden und LEDs ARR Stromregelungen für Laserdioden und LEDs ARR Temperaturregelungen für Laserdioden und LEDs ARR Zubehör Fassungen ARR