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Description: Engineering360's Light & Laser Newsletter covers materials and components used in the creation, detection, or manipulation of light. These include light sources such as light emitting diodes (LEDs) and photodiodes, optical fiber and fiber optic components, lasers, and optical devices such as beam splitters and lenses. Besides new products and technologies, this email publication describes the use of these products in solving industry problems.
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Covers new technologies impacting the aerospace industry.
Serves manufacturers of consumer, commercial, business, and medical appliances, as well as the design and engineering firms, product development, and industrial design firms supporting this industry segment.
Helps engineers specify optimum parts and select best fabrication practices to improve performance, lower cost, and speed production of today's passenger cars, trucks, and off-road vehicles
Building & Design
Covers the materials, hardware, and tools used to design and construct new building projects or rehabilitate and renovate existing structures.
Covers design, construction, and operation of plants and machinery for making such products as acids, dyes, drugs, plastics, and synthetic rubber by adapting the chemical reactions discovered by the laboratory chemist to large-scale production.
Coatings & Surface Engineering
Covers new products and developments in materials, applications, and processes for surface engineering.
Defense & Security Technology
Updates subscribers with the latest developments across all technology sectors relevant to defense and security.
Electronic Test Equipment
Keeps subscribers up-to-date on the field of electronic testing, from test instruments and PCB tests, to test and inspection strategies.
Fastening, Joining & Assembly
Covers information about fasteners and materials that hold parts together (screws, rivets, bolts, adhesives, etc.), the tools and systems that automate application/dispensing of fasteners/adhesives, and new assembly/disassembly techniques integrated into system design.
Covers all areas of the climate control discipline, including heating, ventilating, and air conditioning.
Industrial Processing Equipment
Covers products and solutions used in large-scale manufacturing of fluids, gases, and powders.
Machine Tools & Metal Working
Offers information relevant to the shaping, drilling, grinding, cutting, and other “metal working” processes that are generally carried out with machine tools or multi-tool machining centers.
Offers information on a range of mechanical components, systems, and solutions.
Medical Equipment Design
Tracks trends and product news in the medical equipment field.
Motion Control Components
Provides current news on products designed to precisely control movement of machinery.
For engineers and other professionals involved in building materials and devices on a nanoscale – molecular or atomic structures measuring less than 100 nm.
Plant & Facilities Engineering
Covers industry trends and events, equipment, and techniques related to plant and facilities engineering (also known as maintenance engineering or reliability engineering).
Plastics & Resins
Focuses on new materials, from engineered thermoplastics to plastic films and composites.
Reports on all of the components that go into constructing robots and robotic systems, as well as the software used to program them.
Provides industry news on instruments, apparatus, software, detectors, and techniques in experimental measurement.
Shock, Vibration & Noise
Looks at the ways of measuring and minimizing the effects of factors related to shock, vibration and noise through the use of devices.
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Focuses on proper selection, application and uses of today's smart positioners, controllers, and valve actuators, as well as the maintenance, repair, and replacement of valves.
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Past Issues of this eNewsletter
Volume 13 - Issue 4 - 04/26/2017
Make Your Mark with a Trotec; DOE Level VI AC-AC Wall Transformers; L E Defenses; Truly Automated Light and Color Measurement for Tell-tales and Indicators; Optical Coatings and Filters; LC (Low Cost) Fixed YAG Beam Expanders; SPIE Courses and Training; Asian Prices with U.S. Quality
Volume 13 - Issue 3 - 03/22/2017
Stand-alone Bench-top Light Source for All Your Photonic Needs; Custom Precision Optics; LEDs Engineered So Food Always Looks Its Freshest; Energy and Pulse Control for Lasers and Optical Switches; New User Changeable Lens Option; Precision Polished Optical Mirrors and Windows; Photosensor Dedicated to UVC Light Control; Dayoptics Lenses
Volume 13 - Issue 2 - 02/22/2017
50% Higher QE from Photonis Photocathodes; Make Your Mark with a Trotec; Precision Optical Components and Sub-assemblies; PEEK Performance with Fiber Optics Coating; Ambient Light-immune OPB9000 Reflective Object Sensor; A Guide for Non-contact Temperature Measurement
Volume 13 - Issue 1 - 01/25/2017
Direct Part Marking Made Simple; Innovative Design Solutions; Custom Precision Optics; Energy and Pulse Control for Lasers and Optical Switches; LED Assembly Issues Solved; BLINK High-Speed Focuser; New Option; Optical Coating Leader at Photonics West; LC (Low Cost) Fixed YAG Beam Expanders
Volume 12 - Issue 12 - 12/28/2016
Specification Guide: Carbon Dioxide Lasers; Webinar - Additive Manufacturing: Moving Metals Towards the Production Line; Thermally Stable Fiber Optics Coating for Maximum Performance; BLINK High-Speed Focuser; CR4 Blog: How to Engrave a Photo on an iPad
Volume 12 - Issue 11 - 11/23/2016
Ultra-fast Laser Cutting. Dissimilar Metal Welding. Decades of Expertise; Energy and Pulse Control for Lasers and Optical Switches; Precision Optical Components and Sub-assemblies; Webinar: A High-efficiency Step-down LED Driver for Fire Alarms; SMD Logic Photosensor for Position Sensing; Laser Kits for Lasers; New Galvo Laser System; Specification Guide: Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Lasers
Volume 12 - Issue 10 - 10/26/2016
Quality Optical Coatings and Filters; Ultra-fast Laser Cutting. Dissimilar Metal Welding. Decades of Expertise.; UVA and UVB Light Sensors with I2C Interface; Stand-alone Bench Top Light Source for All Your Photonic Needs; OEM FTIR Gas Analysis; BLINK High-Speed Focuser; Make Your Fiber Optics Performance PEEK; New Galvo Laser System
Volume 12 - Issue 9 - 09/28/2016
Portable Power Source Offers 3 kV Medical-grade Isolation; Choosing the Right Glass Can Be Overwhelming; Laser Alignment in Automotive Manufacturing; Ultra-fast Laser Cutting. Dissimilar Metal Welding. Decades of Expertise.; Mouser Stocks LEDs for Outdoor and Wide Area Lighting; New High Power CW Optical Parametric Oscillator; Asian Prices with U.S. Quality; BLINK High-speed Focuser; High Power Optical Components for Laser Isolators; Epilog Launches New Galvo Laser System; High-performance
Volume 12 - Issue 8 - 08/24/2016
Choosing the Right Glass Can Be Overwhelming; Precision Lasers. Exact Results.; Make Your Fiber Optics Performance PEEK; LED Chip on Board Assemblies; Precision Optics for Laser Applications; Stand-alone Bench Top Light Source for All Your Photonic Needs
Volume 12 - Issue 7 - 07/27/2016
Precision Lasers; Exact Results; Energy and Pulse Control for Lasers and Optical Switches; High Performance IRLED in SMD Package; MACOR Withstands High Temperature
Volume 12 - Issue 6 - 06/22/2016
Innovative Design Solutions; Optical Lens Design Tools; Ceramic-based High Power UV LEDs; Vishay VSMD66694 Diode; Control Laser Energy and Pulse; 15 kV Light-sensitive Optodiode; BLINK High-Speed Focuser
Volume 12 - Issue 5 - 05/25/2016
Precision Lasers. Exact Results.; Midori UDC3 Portable LED Light Source; Stand-alone Benchtop Light Source for All Your Photonic Needs; New High Power CW Optical Parametric Oscillator
Volume 12 - Issue 4 - 04/27/2016
Optical Lens Design Tools; Quality Custom Optical Coatings; All PEEK, No Compression; Meet Part Marking Requirements the Easy Way; Flexible Cost-effective Pulsed Laser Diodes; Asian Prices with U.S. Quality; Precision Optics for Laser Applications
Volume 12 - Issue 3 - 03/23/2016
APC ULTRA Widefield Fluorescence Filter Set; Optical Lens Design Tools; Your Source for Optical Filters and Coatings; Portable Laser Marker - NEXGEN Laser Marker; Complex Laser Engraving and Surface Texturing; Precision Polished Optical Mirrors and Windows
Volume 12 - Issue 2 - 02/24/2016
Optical Lens Design Tools; Mid-power Color LEDs Designed for Color Mixing; Meet Part Marking Requirements the Easy Way; 400,000 rpm Magnetic Bearing Motor; New High Quantum Efficiency Photocathodes; Disposable Full-Fill Micropipettes
Volume 11 - Issue 12 - 12/23/2015
What Are Precision Glass Capillary Tubes?; Bare Aluminum Optical Mirrors; Asian Prices with U.S. Quality
Volume 11 - Issue 11 - 11/25/2015
Precision Optical Components and Sub-assemblies; TE Lighting Solutions Page at; OEM Medical Products from; Optical GPS Repeater for DAS Networks; New LED Bed Lights; New Touchscreen LCD Laser System
Volume 11 - Issue 10 - 10/28/2015
Find Current Technologies and Colleagues Who Share Your Vision; What Are Precision Glass Capillary Tubes?; Smart Lights are Better Lights; New Fast-switching Pockels Cells, Less than 1.3 MHz Performance; Precision Polished Optical Mirrors and Windows; Modular FTIR Spectrometer; Laser Thermal Solutions - Pyroid HTPG; Precision Optical Components and Sub-assemblies