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Press Releases from Newport Corporation (44 total)

Newport Introduces Ultraviolet Beam Viewer

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage, and Measure Light®, introduces an ultraviolet (UV) beam viewer, the UVU-2A. By placing this optically clear device into the path of a UV laser, beam characteristics such as laser mode structure, beam shape, and beam alignment can be easily observed. The optical glass of the clean-room-compatible UV beam viewer will glow white green when exposed to

Newport Introduces Long-Lived Deep UV Excimer Laser Mirrors

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage, and Measure Light®, introduces long-lived deep ultraviolet (UV) excimer laser mirrors with projected lifetimes greater than 30 billion pulses when used in the proper photocontamination controlled environment. The advanced new mirrors feature all dielectric high reflector coatings to minimize absorption and maximize reflected energy at 193 nm. The high energy laser mirrors are designed with Excimer-grade UV

Newport Introduces 918D-ST Series Wand Photodiode Sensors

Newport Corporation, an industry leader in optical power measurement, introduces the most advanced 918D-ST series wand photodiode sensors available. The new design features a thin profile wand detector in a sturdy metal housing with integrated calibration-data storage and an automatic OD3 attenuator On/Off position sensor. Similar to Newport’s family of 918D series detectors, the new 918D-ST series features built-in temperature sensing electronics to compensate for temperature variation.

Newport Announces New PV Wafer Testing Capability

• The Technology & Applications Center’s Photovoltaic Lab now offers solar wafer testing on cells up to 156 mm x 156 mm. Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, is pleased to announce expanded capabilities that include solar wafer testing and calibration for bare cells up to 156 mm x 156 mm. Newport’s Technology & Applications Center’s Photovoltaic (TAC-PV)

Newport Introduces RGV100HL, a High-Speed Precision Rotation Stage for High Torq …

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces the compact and high torque RGV100HL high-speed precision rotation stage. Developed to accelerate loads having higher rotational inertia, the new stage is compatible with Newport’s XPS-DRV02 driver. The RGV100HL provides the same high resolution and outstanding positioning performance as Newport’s legacy RGV100BL precision rotation stage while delivering 3X the torque and

Newport Introduces HXP1000 Hexapod, a High Load, 6-Axis-Parallel Kinematic Posit …

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces the HXP1000 Hexapod, a high load, 6-axis-parallel kinematic positioning system that can accommodate a centered load of 450 kg or a load of 200 kg in any orientation. The large hexapod is extraordinarily compact for its load capacity, measuring 550 mm diameter and 395 mm at its nominal height. Key features include long

Newport Introduces AJS-254 Series of High Precision Adjustment Screws

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage, and Measure Light®, introduces the next level of affordable high-precision adjustment with the AJS series 254-TPI (threads-per-inch) adjustment screw. Providing a 60% improvement in sensitivity over standard 100-TPI adjustment screws, the 254-TPI design provides benefits of faster alignment and improved stability for Newport ULTIMA® and SUPREMA™ optical mirror mounts and ULTRAlign® precision positioning stages. The 254-TPI

Newport Introduces CONEX-LDS - Ultra Compact, High-Precision Electronic Autocoll …

• New integrated controller features angular measurement sensitivity of 0.01 µrad Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces CONEX-LDS, an ultra-compact, high-precision electronic autocollimator. The small and versatile controller is integrated into the optical head of the autocollimator, occupying only 4 in. x 1.5 in. x 1.5 in. (volume). Newport's new instrument will replace the legacy LDS1000 to offer the

Newport Acquires Vistek’s Patented Vibration Isolation Product Line

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, announced today that it has acquired the products and technology of Vistek, a Tempe, Arizona-based manufacturer of advanced vibration isolation solutions. The new products will be offered under Newport’s VIBe family of isolation products, and include mechanical isolation bearings, benchtop platforms and stand-alone workstations. All of the new products feature patented isolator

Newport Introduces XPS-Qx Series of High-Performance Universal Motion Controller …

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces the ultra high performance universal motion controller/driver, the XPS-Qx. The new, easy to use controller series is available in 2-, 4-, 6- and 8-axis configurations and comes with new firmware and dual core processor. According to Beda Espinoza, Sr. Manager for Newport’s Motion Products, “The powerful new XPS-Qx version is based on

Newport Introduces Higher Accuracy, FMS Linear Stages for Metrology

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces the last installment of high accuracy FMS stages for higher-end metrology applications. Developed specifically to address the needs of surface metrology applications, the FMSxxHA stages are available in 100, 200 and 300 mm models. Similar to the original FMS stages, these HA versions also feature smooth motion, low noise, high straightness and

Newport Introduces 6-Axis-Parallel Kinematic Positioning System – HXP50 Hexapo …

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces the advanced HXP50 hexapod, a parallel kinematic motion device that provides 6-axis axis of motion: X, Y, Z, pitch, roll, and yaw. Compact but rigid, the new hexapod is ideal for motion applications that require complex combinations of rotation and linear motion, high load capacity, and repeatability in up to six

Newport Introduces I-800P Series Pneumatic Isolators for Loads up to 3200 lbs.

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage, and Measure Light®, has developed a new series of pneumatic vibration isolators for platform loads up to 3200 lbs. The I-800P Series isolators feature unmatched performance based on Newport’s Stabilizer™ hybrid-chamber design to deliver the best vertical and horizontal isolation available in this size range. The patented self-centering design makes the I-800P isolators easy to integrate

Newport Introduces Integrating Spheres Series 819C/D

Newport Corporation, an industry leader in optical power measurement, introduces the Series 819C/D high power silicon-based integrating sphere detectors which operate in the ultraviolet (UV- down to 200 nm) and can handle up to 10 watts of optical power. The new CAL2 models feature a built-in temperature sensor and OD1 attenuator sensor. When connected to Newport’s power meter models 1830-R, 1918-R, 1936-R, or 2936-R, they automatically recognize the attenuator

Newport Introduces 170-TPI High-Precision Adjustment Screws

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage, and Measure Light®, introduces high-precision adjustment screws with a 170-thread-per-inch (TPI) thread pitch, providing a 43% improvement in sensitivity over standard 100-TPI adjustment screws. The benefit of the 170-TPI adjuster is strengthened by the results of timed alignment testing where a mirror mount with these adjusters was consistently aligned within a band of +/- 3 μrad in

Newport Announces the Industry’s First Family of Air Bearing Stages for 450mm …

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in advanced motion control solutions, introduces the industry’s premier line of high-performance air bearing stages specifically designed for the 450mm semiconductor wafer initiative. The new DynamYX® DatumTM 450 and 450GT are based on Newport’s proven DynamYX 300-series wafer processing and inspection platforms with more than 1,000 worldwide installations. They are perfectly suited to handle the larger travel ranges, payloads, and increased throughput requirements

Newport Introduces 170-TPI High-Precision Adjustment Screws

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage, and Measure Light®, introduces high-precision adjustment screws with a 170-thread-per-inch (TPI) thread pitch, providing a 43% improvement in sensitivity over standard 100-TPI adjustment screws. The benefit of the 170-TPI adjuster is strengthened by the results of timed alignment testing where a mirror mount with these adjusters was consistently aligned within a band of +/- 3 μrad in

Newport’s New, Integrated Vertical and Rotation Stage for Wafer Positioning

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, announces a specialized Integrated Vertical and Rotation Stage, the ZVR. Ideal for semiconductor wafer positioning, metrology, inspection, and repair, it is also useful in LED production and applications such as 3D scanning, digitizing models, and validation. Newport’s ZVR features a compact and rigid design with improved cantilevered load capacity. With significantly lower cross-talk

Newport’s New SR-Series of Highly Stable, Magnetic-Base Optical Support Rods

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces the SR-Series Magnetic Optical Support Rods for mounting components to an optical table. The new, 1.5-inch diameter stainless steel rods are exceptionally stable and rigid, making them ideal for large optical mounts. For added flexibility, each pedestal rod has two sizes of threaded mounting holes (8-32/M4 and ¼-20/M6) which double their

Newport Introduces Earthquake Restraint System for Optical Tables

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage, and Measure Light®, introduces an Earthquake Restraint System, Model ERS2010, designed to restrict the motion of pneumatically-isolated optical table tops during seismic activity. The new earthquake restraint system is certified and in compliance with the 2009 International Building Code (IBC) and the 2010 California Building Code (CBC). A minimum of three restraints is required to prevent

Newport Introduces Fully-Adjustable Tablet Computer Mounts

• New TDM-L provides a stable, space-saving optical table mount for iPads, TouchPads, Galaxy Tabs, and more. Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces the fully-adjustable tablet computer mount system for iPads, TouchPads, Android tablets, such as the Galaxy Tab, and more. The new TDM-L is ideal for mounting tablet computers measuring from 8.5 in. to 10.7 in. (height), less

Newport Introduces High Precision Stainless Steel Mount for 2-inch Optics

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces the high-precision stainless steel Suprema™ SN200 Series Mirror Mount for 2-inch (50.8-mm) diameter optics. The clear edge mirror mount is carefully designed to be more compact than other 2-inch mounts, allowing the user unencumbered access to the edge of the mirror. Conveniently, the new SN200 is available in either right-handed or left-handed

Newport’s New Metal-Cased, Wand-Style UV/Si Calibrated Photodetectors

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces the new family of 818-ST2 and 818-ST2-UV wand detectors. Designed with highly protective aluminum housing, the detectors operate from 200 to 1100 nm. The specifications are identical to Newport’s legacy 818-ST and 818-ST-UV Series which will be phased out in four months. Sturdy metal cases for both new products are

Newport Announces SCG-02 Wavelength Extender

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces the SCG-02 Wavelength Extender to their line of nonlinear microscopy and spectroscopy application solutions. The Wavelength Extender is specifically designed as a modular solution for supercontinuum generation when used with femtosecond Ti:Sapphire lasers, such as Newport Spectra-Physics’ Tsunami®, MaiTai® DeepSee, and MaiTai ultrafast oscillators. Ideal for a variety of spectroscopy and

Newport Introduces OptoFlash™ – Optical Engines for Detecting Light Energy a …

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, announces the OptoFlash™, a miniature, multi-channel, spectrometer engine for applications requiring the detection of light energy at multiple wavelengths. This new, demultiplexing optical engine is easy to customize and configure with as many as 10 wavelength channels, selected from 24 standard wavelength options ranging from 200-900 nm. It is also available in

Newport Introduces Standard Vacuum Stages

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, announces the new vacuum- compatible LTA series actuators and the URS50B rotation stage for research and industry. These products are compatible to 10 e-6 hPa (0.7 x 10e-7 torr) vacuum and are designed for integration in critical sample positioning or beam management processes in vacuum environments. These newly-designed vacuum stages feature a motor-mounted

NEWPORT CORPORATION COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF OPHIR OPTRONICS LTD.

• Obtains $250 Million Senior Credit Facility Newport Corporation (NASDAQ: NEWP) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Ophir Optronics Ltd. (“Ophir”), a global leader in precision infrared optics, photonics instrumentation and three-dimensional non-contact measurement equipment, for $8.43 per share in cash. Robert J. Phillippy, Newport’s President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are delighted to have Ophir join the Newport team, and we are confident that the addition of Ophir’s

Newport Corporation Enters Into Agreement To Acquire High Q Technologies

Acquisition Will Broaden Ultrafast Laser Capabilities for the Research, Industrial, and Life and Health Sciences Markets Newport Corporation (NASDAQ: NEWP) today reported it has entered into an agreement to acquire High Q Technologies GmbH (“High Q”), a leading developer and manufacturer of ultrafast lasers under its High Q Laser® brand. Terms of the transaction, which is anticipated to close before the end of the third quarter, were not disclosed. High Q, headquartered

Newport Corporation Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Ophir Optronics Ltd.

Newport Corporation (NASDAQ: NEWP) today reported that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ophir Optronics Ltd. (“Ophir”), a global leader in precision infrared optics, photonics instrumentation and three-dimensional (“3D”) non-contact measurement equipment. The consideration to be paid by Newport is $8.43 per share, or a total of approximately $230 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2011, subject to receiving required regulatory

Newport Publishes New Resource for Photonics Research

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, announces the new Newport Resource, a catalog for photonics research products and related applications. The new catalog encompasses products from all Newport brands, including Corion®, New Focus™, Oriel® Instruments, Richardson Gratings™, and Spectra-Physics® Lasers, and will be available in English, French, German, and Chinese. Newport Resource is designed as a learning resource

Newport Introduces New VibeTM – Vibration Isolation Baseplate for Microscopes

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, today introduced a new table-top vibration isolation platform designed specifically for sensitive instrumentation and microscopes. The VIBe, vibration isolation baseplate, is a compact, effective and easy-to-use platform that significantly reduces vibrations that can disturb sensitive instruments. The VIBe is available in four standard shapes, two rectangular and two triangular, that have been

Newport Expands SA2 Aluminum Breadboard Product Line

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, today introduced an expanded offering of low-cost aluminum breadboards and accessories for basic photonic research and OEM optical assemblies. The SA2 Series of solid aluminum breadboards now includes more diverse sizes and vertical bracket accessories to provide a stable yet lightweight platform for optical components and sub-assemblies. The new SA2 Series sizes include 6

Newport Introduces 1830-R Optical Power Meter

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, announces the 1830-R Optical Power Meter. A newly designed optical meter, the 1830-R provides a ‘drop-in’ replacement for Newport’s legacy 1830-C Power Meter which has been widely used in fiber optic component production and testing. The DC power measurements can be easily viewed in the 7-segment, backlit LED display. Units of

Newport’s Stand-Alone, Long-Travel Linear Motor Stages

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, announces the new stand-alone IMS-LM-SA Series of long-travel linear motor stages. Based on a stiff-body design, these self-supporting stages are available in 800, 1000 and 1200 mm travel. Cost-effective and robust, the IMS-LM-SA linear motor stages have a load capacity of 10kg, making them ideal for research and light industrial tasks.

Newport Introduces New Laser Alignment Tuning Kits

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, announces the LAKIT Series, a new family of laser power alignment tuning kits. Ideal for laser tuning and alignment in research setups, the kit includes the new 1917-R laser power meter and a broad selection of optical detectors, making it easier for the researcher to match the laser type. Each kit contains

Newport Introduces FMS Series of Precision Linear Stages

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in motion control technology, introduces the new series of FMS Precision Linear Stages. The high precision, motion control stages are designed for use in surface profiling, tribology, and contact (stylus) and non-contact metrology (white light interferometry). The stainless steel stages permit high straightness and flatness, exceptional thermal stability, and outstanding bi-directional and uni-directional repeatability. Highly reliable and robust, the anti-creep crossed roller

Newport Announces Terahertz Pulse Generation Kit

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions, introduces the new terahertz (THz) pulse generation kit using a sub-35-fs Ti:sapphire amplifier system. The kit can be easily integrated with a Ti:sapphire amplifier to generate terahertz pulses which can be further used for linear, nonlinear, and time-resolved spectroscopy applications. The THz pulse generation kit utilizes standard Newport optics, opto-mechanics, manual stages, and CONEX™-based motorized solutions to provide high

Newport Introduces Compact, Piezo-Motor-Actuated Mirror Mount with Integrated Co …

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces the new CONEX-AG-M100D, a remote-controllable, piezo-motor-driven mirror mount with an integrated 2-axis absolute position sensor. It combines the high-angular position sensitivity of the field-proven Agilis™ piezo-motor direct-drive technology with exact position information from a novel, patent-pending, 2-axis, absolute position sensor. While other piezo-motor mounts lack exact position information and hence can only be

Newport Introduces Integrity™ VCS Vibration Control System

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces the Integrity VCS Series vibration control system designed specifically to provide an economical and stable platform for basic photonic research and development at universities, government, or corporate labs. All Integrity VCS systems include a steel honeycomb damped optical platform and a mating support frame that is available with or without active leveling

Newport Introduces New Laser µFAB™ – Microfabrication Workstation

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces the Laser µFAB, a tabletop laser microfabrication workstation optimized for research applications. The Laser µFAB is designed for use in both additive and subtractive processes, including 3D microfabrication by two-photon polymerization (TPP), laser ablation and surface structuring of various materials, volumetric writing of waveguides and microfluidics, nanosurgery, microdissection, and others. Specific research

Newport Introduces New WEU-02 Wavelength Extension Unit for Multimodal Imaging a …

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, has introduced the WEU-02, a wavelength extension unit designed to expand the capability of femtosecond lasers. Through a series of user controls, the WEU-02 can be configured for use in various spectroscopy, imaging, and pump-probe applications. It can also be integrated into two-photon microscope set-ups to add modalities for enhanced imaging capabilities.

Newport Introduces New Series of Ultrafast Variable Attenuators (UVA)

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces the first set in a series of ultrafast variable attenuators. Compact, robust, and easy-to-use, the ultrafast attenuators are available in manual (UVA-800-M) and motorized (UVA-800-CONEX) versions. The new attenuators are designed to address the challenge of safely attenuating the output of ultrafast amplifiers. The new models of ultrafast variable attenuators are composed of

Newport Announces New Attenuator Design for 818 Series Photodetectors

New design features a 10mm clear aperture attenuator to improve alignment to the input optical beam and enhance product performance. Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, announces a new attenuator design implemented for the popular Low-Power Photodetectors, Series 818. Based on the same optic and clear aperture of the high performance 918D series detectors, the new attenuator design features a

Newport’s Improved Calibrated Integrating Sphere Detectors

New sphere models provide excellent NIST traceable calibration uncertainties of less than 3 percent for most specified measurement ranges. Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, announces the newly enhanced calibrated Integrating Sphere Detectors. Ideal for measurement of output light power of high-power light sources, the spheres optimize the measurement geometry for laser beams and other light sources, whether collimated or