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MadMotor – a UHV-compatible piezo-driven micropositioning system from Mad City Labs

The MadMotor™-UHV is a piezo motor driven micropositioning system offering high precision alignment over long travel ranges under ultra high vacuum (UHV) conditions.

  • UHV compatible: 1 x 10-11 mbar
  • 10 mm range of motion
  • 100 nm step size (minimum)
  • Bakeable to 150 °C
  • Available in X, XY and XYZ configurations
  • Up to 6 kg load

Mad City Labs‘ experience in manufacturing equipment for use in UHV ensures that the MadMotor™-UHV is vacuum compatible to 1 x 10-11 mbar and can withstand extensive periods of baking at up to 150 °C.

The rigorous requirements of UHV operation have ensured careful design of the MadMotor™-UHV stages by the Mad City Labs engineering team to deliver robust and reliable operation within your application.

MadMotor™-UHV stages can travel up to 10 mm per axis with high resolution and excellent repeatability, while optional eddy current sensors can provide 500 nm of sensitivity over the entire travel range. A complete system is supplied as a 1, 2 or 3-axis piezo motor driven stage and Mad-Drive™ controller.

Please contact us for more details.

Microscopy, Spectroscopy and Optogenetics benefit from Prizmatix Ultra High Power LEDs

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAElliot Scientific distribute a comprehensive range of LED light delivery products for microscopy, spectroscopy, optogenetics, and other scientific research and industrial applications from Prizmatix, is a scientist-led company that specialises in the design and manufacturing of ultra high-power LEDs. These are available in a range of power levels and wavelengths across the spectrum for applications that include:

  • The UHP-T LED for microscopy and imaging – One of the most powerful available today
  • Optogenetics – Single and dual wavelength systems for in-vivo and in-vitro research
  • Multi-wavelength LED systems offering modularity and versatility for customised setups
  • Fibre-coupled units, with up to 11 different LEDs, delivering light through a range of fibre options

STSI-All-250-1For in-vivo and in-vitro optogenetics, Prizmatix offer a full range of modules that start from single wavelength plug-and-go kits, to multi-wavelength systems for activation and silencing in the same fibre. From light sources to cannulae, and everything in between, Prizmatix provides all the components necessary for experimenters in neuroscience, neurobiology, electrophysiology, biochemistry and biophysics. Typical systems have been constructed by researchers for:

  • Detection & excitation
  • Intensity monitoring
  • In-line filtering, attenuation or polarisation
  • Reflectance or fluorescence detection for in situ, in vivo, or in vitro applications

Prizmatix have extensively developed various photonics products for use in neuro and bioscience research such as optogenetics, as well as traditional chemistry, biology and physics. For example, fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy, microscopy, and absorption measurement are typical applications.

For more information, please contact us.

September 2016 Newsletter Out Now

September 2016 NewsletterThe Elliot Scientific September newsletter is now available. In this issue we introduce Fibercryst – the only manufacturer of short pulse lasers and amplifiers utilising the innovative Single Crystal Fibre technology, gain insight with the latest THz accessory for Probe Stations from Lake Shore Cryotronics, invite you to watch Seebeck measurements being conducted using a CryoLab from Kryoz, and inform you about the Elliot Scientific range of optics, waveplates, mirrors and filters.

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Elliot Scientific supporting next-gen light technologies at industry event next week

Next week, Elliot Scientific will be Advancing the manufacturing of next-generation light technologies at the inaugral Future Photonics Hub Industry Day – which is being held on Tuesday, September 13th at the University of Southampton’s Highfield Campus.

The exhibition at the conference is a great opportunity to meet us and experience our products first-hand. On the internet, one product can seem just like another, but being face-to-face with one of our specialists will help you make better informed purchasing decisions.

The Future Photonics Hub Industry Day will be an exceptional, inter-disciplinary event that presents so many opportunities to learn about photonics, advanced materials and the application of light technologies. With a packed technical programme, cleanroom tours, and opportunities for one-to-one meetings with Hub researchers and industry partners, this event is not to be missed.

See us on stand S32.

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Introducing Single Crystal Fibre Laser Systems – New products from Fibercryst

_DSC0714Elliot Scientific is pleased to introduce Fibercryst, the only manufacturer of short pulse lasers and amplifiers utilising the innovative Single Crystal Fibre technology (SCF).

Originally developed from a series of University research programs, the SCF technology has been refined and commercialised by Fibercryst and patented jointly with the Institut d’Optique, and offers significant performance advantages over existing technologies. The products range from a full featured femtosecond micromachining laser, through a stand alone commercial amplifier, to individual amplifier modules:

  • FEMTO is Fibercryst’s powerful industrial femtosecond pulse width laser offering output powers up to 25 W for high throughput, high quality micromachining. Based on Taranis technologies, pulse energies in excess of 80 µJ (@ 100 kHz) in pulse widths of less than 900 fs can be generated along with repetition rates selectable between 100 kHz and 2 MHz.
  • Taranis Amplifier Systems are designed for a wide range of seed lasers providing either fibre coupled or free propagation mode inputs. The Taranis amplifier boosts a laser’s high average power, high peak power (up to 30 MW) and high pulse energy to free space.
  • Taranis Laser Gain Modules are a unique solution to provide high peak power and high energy amplification using a simple and compact design. By using a single-crystal with a long length and a small diameter, short pulse amplification delivering a high intensity, linearly polarised laser light with superb beam quality and adjustable repetition rate can be achieved.
  • Sub-nanosecond mJ laser: Fibercryst also offers an affordable, unique 1064 nm sub-ns laser system delivering more than 3 MW of peak power for use in research and test labs. Designed using MOPA architecture as a standalone unit combining a commercial 500 ps seed laser with the Fibercryst Taranis amplifier, it takes full advantage of the technology to provide a polarised beam, TEM00 output and 2 mJ of pulse energy for applications in LIBS, LIDAR & nonlinear optics; Supercontinuum, OPO, THz generation; and the biosciences.

For more information about these new innovative products, please contact us, or visit the Fibercryst pages on our website.

Next week we are at Photon16: The University of Leeds

Next week Elliot Scientific will be exhibiting at Photon16, the largest optics and photonics conference in the UK and the eighth in the series of these biennial events.

This year Photon16 will be held at the University of Leeds, and includes a Women in Optics workshop, an Industry and Technology Programme (ITP) and dozens of speakers at various conferences taking place at the event.

Elliot Scientific is located on Table 34 from September 6th and 7th throughout the exhibition days of the conference.

Micro Laser Systems further expand range with Fixed Wavelength and Fused Silica collimators

The Micro Laser Systems‘ FC Series of standard collimators are designed specifically for single mode fibre, polarisation maintaining fibre, and fibre laser applications requiring a pure Gaussian beam. The company has further expanded its range by offering several new designs.

All collimators

Fixed Wavelength
The FCX20 series is based on the standard FC20 Fibre Collimator but fixed at one wavelength. They offer a highly collimated, Gaussian beam with low wavefront error and are readily available in several popular wavelengths. The FCX20 comes with a 3 mm cable terminated with an FC or FC/APC connector.

Fused Silica
The FC5S and FC10S Fused Silica versions are of a multi-element design that delivers a highly collimated, Gaussian beam with low wavefront error. The lockable adjustable focus feature enables focusing a very tight spot at a great distance, or expansion of the beam to illuminate an area.

Micro Laser Systems is also able to manufacture custom collimators, being responsible for the whole project from design, through manufacturing, to final assembly and test. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

August 2016 Newsletter Out Now

August 2016 NewsletterThe Elliot Scientific August newsletter is now available. In this issue we announce several new products. We begin with Lake Shore’s new 240 Series distributed cryogenic temperature monitoring system for “Big physics” projects, Micro Laser Systems further expansion of their laser collimator portfolio, an extended range Z-axis nanopositioner for microscopists from Mad City Labs, and EXFO‘s latest benchtop optical power meter. Plus details of events coming in September.

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Long-range Z-axis nanopositioning stage is especially designed to hold multiwell plates

The Mad City Labs‘ Nano-ZL Series are long range, Z-axis nanopositioners specifically designed to hold multiwell plates used in biomedical research. High-throughput single cell fluorescence microscopy and high speed, high resolution confocal imaging can be accomplished while simultaneously adjusting the Z-axis position to remove the effects of multiwell plate irregularities.

The Nano-ZL Series has true flexure guided motion and contains internal position sensing for a resolution of better than 1 nm over the full 500 µm travel range, and sub-nanometer for the shorter 100 µm travel range. In addition to high resolution spatial imaging, the Nano-ZL step response allows entire Z-section acquisitions with minimal photo bleaching. For more information, please contact us.

Distributed PLC monitoring of cryogenic temperature sensors new in from Lake Shore

Lake Shore’s latest 240 Series offers a convenient, modular input solution for precision monitoring of cryogenic temperature sensors in large-scale applications employing distributed PLC-based control.

Delivering the same precision temperature measurement performance as Lake Shore’s own trusted benchtop cryogenic instruments, widely distributed high energy applications like particle accelerators and fusion reactors as well as industrial sites will benefit from this new instrumentation.

Features

  • Two or eight cryogenic temperature sensor inputs
  • Supports Cernox, platinum, and other RTDs, plus DT-670 diodes
  • Precision measurement in calibrated temperature units
  • Monitor temperatures in the range 1 to 800 K
  • Current reversal to minimise thermoelectric offsets
  • Front-mounted OLED screen
  • Fully configurable through USB connection
  • PROFIBUS-DP communication for PLC-based systems
  • DIN rail mounting

Please contact us for more information.

EQ-400 Laser-Driven Light Source from Energetiq sparks OEM interest

Energetiq’s newly introduced EQ-400 high power, ultra-bright Laser-Driven Light Source (LDLS™) is beginning to garner interest among semicon OEMs in the UK and Ireland.

Based on the existing and highly successful LDLS™ series, the EQ-400 offers the highest radiance and irradiance available in a true broadband white light source. The EQ-400 features a compact lamp housing built with clean construction techniques to ensure long lamp life and stability. With a 170-2100 nm wavelength range, and a choice of dual-beam output or higher power single-beam output with retro-reflector, the EQ-400 is suitable for a wide variety of applications.

  • High spectral radiance: > 100 mW/mm2.sr.nm from 100 µm aperture
  • Spectral power: > 10 mW/nm from a 500 µm aperture
  • Very low noise: < 0.02%
  • Small plasma: 300 x 800 µm FWHM

If you have an OEM application that requires stable and ultra-bright illumination, please contact us as we have the solution.

July 2016 Newsletter Out Now

July 2016 NewsletterThe Elliot Scientific July newsletter is now available. In this issue we announce Elliot Scientific’s new ISO9001:2015 certification and Lake Shore‘s latest brochure covering their product ranges, explain how Andeen-Hagerling measure more than most using nano Siemens and why Tristan Technologies can sense femto Teslas, then describe how to manage remote temperature measurements with the popular Neoptix OmniFlex 2 system.

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