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JENOPTIK Optical Systems (Jupiter, FL) offers optic and micro-optic solutions for a broad range of infrared applications. Micro-optic IR solutions include diffractive and refractive solutions from materials...

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SWIR Lenses

Navitar (Rochester, NY) has introduced a line of SWIR (shortwave infrared) lenses in 16, 25, and 50 mm focal lengths to meet advancements in SWIR technology. The 25- and 50-mm lenses are available with manual or auto iris. The...

Deposition Sciences (Santa Rosa, CA) has introduced optical coatings on plastic materials and substrates. The new optical thin-film coatings can be deposited on materials such as Ultem®, Zeonex®, and a variety of...

Polaris Sensor Technologies (Huntsville, AL) has developed a stereo vision upgrade kit for the TALON IV robot, the basis of which is a flat-panel Polariz3D 3D display integrated into the TALON operator control unit....

Sofradir EC (Fairfield, NJ) offers a line of infrared imaging engines based on cryogenically cooled MCT detectors. The engines can be integrated into a wide range of electro-optical systems. A variety of models is...

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Microcomponent Manufacturing

RepExact LLC (Gastonia, NC) offers specialty precision and microcomponents, including sensor housings manufactured by Tectri SA. The stainless steel components have a barrel drilled to a wall thickness at the end of 0.0004".

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Motion System

Newport Corp. (Irvine, CA) offers the HXP100 Hexapod 6 DOF, a parallel kinematic motion system that utilizes field-proven actuators. The coordinate system allows flexibility in programming complex motions. It is used for...

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Laser

RPMC (O’Fallon,MO) has introduced the Tactical Illuminator Designator (TID) laser. The initial configuration is a 50-mJ, 1064-nm/20-mJ, 1.57-um laser with ~3 ns pulses at up to 100 Hz. A higher energy 150 mJ version with longer...

StingRay Optics (Keene, NH) has introduced the PN SR0794-A01O 40/100 mm long-wave infrared (LWIR) DFOV lens assembly for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). When paired with a640 × 480, 25-micron un-cooled LWIR...

Sensors Unlimited – Goodrich ISR Systems (Princeton, NJ),offers the SU320HX mil-hardened, uncooled, indium galliumarsenide (InGaAs), shortwave infrared (SWIR) camera that is compact, lightweight, and low power, making it...

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Solid-State Drive

Solid-State Drive White Electronic Designs Corp. (Phoenix, AZ) has introduced a Single Level Cell (SLC) NAND solid-state drive (SSD) that provides secure data storage for embedded military applications in rugged and extended-temperature environments. The drive is available as a 4-GByte, 22 × 27 mm plastic ball grid array...

Stellar Technology (Amherst, NY) offers the Series LWU submersible LVDT displacement transducers available in either DC or AC versions. The units are designed for use in sea water and other submersible environments,...

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Imaging Sensor

Headwall Photonics (Fitchburg, MA) has announced the High Efficiency Hyperspec imaging sensor for airborne spectral sensing missions that require high levels of imaging performance. The hyperspectral sensors are used in the...

Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (Leesburg, VA) offers the CHAMP-AV5 VME64x DSP (Digital Signal Processing) engine utilizing the dual-core Intel® Core™ i7-610E processor. The multi-processing...

RAE Systems (San Jose, CA) offers the MeshGuard intelligent, connected gas detection system for hazardous gas detection in stationary applications. The MeshGuard family of wireless toxic and flammable gas sensors and...

Aeroflex (Plainview, NY) offers HiRel Analog Multiplexer Mod ules for sending multiple signals to subsystems for monitoring. The Mini MUX8520/21/22/23 are rated for 300 krads with LET of 120 MeV/cm2/mg. The new...

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Clock Oscillator

Crystek Crystals (Fort Myers, FL) has released the CCSO- 014-1090, a 1.090-GHz surface acoustic wave (SAW) clock oscillator that produces low-noise, low-jitter performance with true SineWave output, and -138 dBc/Hz...

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Gain Horn Antennas

The 600 Series standard gain horn antennas from Narda, an L-3 Communications company (Hauppauge, NY), are suitable for EMI and EMC testing applications covering waveguide bands from 2.6 to 40 GHz. Seven models cover 2.6...

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Microwave Power Sensors

Anritsu (Morgan Hill, CA) offers MA24108A/ MA24118A microwave USB power sensors that provide average power measurements from 10 MHz to 18 GHz over 60 dB of dynamic range. Employing a dual-path architecture, they can...

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Compact Antennas

Antenna Factor (Merlin, OR) offers the HW Series 1⁄2-wave center-fed dipole antennas and 1⁄4-wave monopole antennas that attach using an FCC-compliant RP-SMA connector or standard SMA connector. The 1⁄2-wave dipoles...

Products: Test & Measurement
Microwave Signal Generators

The 2500B series of microwave signal generators from Giga-tronics (San Ramon, CA) covers 100 kHz to 50 GHz with low phase noise, high rejection of harmonics, sub-harmonics, and spurious, high output power level....

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Antenna Design Simulation

Magus (Stellenbosch, South Africa), in conjunction with FEKO (Hampton, VA), offers Antenna Magus, a design simulation software solution for antenna design and placement analysis. It offers a searchable collection...

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Compact Antennas

ETS-Lindgren (Cedar Park, TX) offers two compact-sized, open-boundary, quad-ridge horn antennas. The 3164-06 (300 MHz – 6 GHz) covers the main wireless bands and the entire UHF band common in tapered chambers, while the...

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Power Transistor

RF Micro Devices (Greensboro, NC) offers the RF3931, a 48-volt, 30-watt gallium nitride (GaN) power transistor in a hermetic, flanged, ceramic package. It enables the development of high-efficiency HPAs for a range of...

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Multilayer Capacitor Chips

The UQ Series multilayer capacitor (MLC) chips from AVX Corp. (Myrtle Beach, SC) are suitable for RF/microwave applications ranging from 10 MHz to 4.2 GHz. With precious metal electrodes and a fine-grained,...

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Signal Analyzer

Agilent Technologies (Santa Clara, CA) has introduced the N9030A PXA signal analyzer, which provides frequency coverage up to 26.5 GHz and features up to 75 dB spurious-free dynamic range at 140-MHz analysis bandwidth. It...

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Chip Attenuator

International Manufacturing Services (Portsmouth, RI) offers the VGX-3725WA high-power 0.375 x 0.250" aluminum nitride chip attenuator that includes wraparound terminals for solder or epoxy attachment. It dissipates 100W at a...

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RF Switch Matrices

Pickering Interfaces (Clacton on Sea, UK) offers 60-730 and 60-770 RF matrices that are designed for switching signals to frequencies up to 2.5 GHz. The 60-770 is a 50Ω RF matrix available in 32×8, 24×8, 16×8, and...

Products: Data Acquisition
DC-DC Converters

VPT (Blacksburg, VA) has introduced the VPT100+ 2800 Series DCDC converter modules that offer up to 100W of output power per unit and parallel operation of up to five units. They are available in single output versions of...

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