Second Circular and Call for Papers
We are pleased to invite you to attend the 2011 User Meeting and Summer School in cavity
enhanced spectroscopy. This single‐session conference builds on the success of eight Cavity Ring‐
Down User Meetings that were held in Europe between 2000 and 2009.
This is the first of these meetings outside Europe and it also expands the scope beyond cavity ringdown
spectroscopy to include other cavity‐enhanced spectroscopic techniques.
The user meeting (June 27th ‐ 29th, 2011) is held at Queenʹs University in Kingston, Canada. It is
directed to the industrial and university researcher who is interested in deepening his/her knowledge
on cavity enhanced spectroscopic methods. Newcomers to the field and those who are curious about
the capabilities of cavity enhanced spectroscopy may also be interested in attending the one‐day
summer school at no extra charge. The summer school precedes the meeting and takes place in the
same location on Sunday, June 26th, 2011.
Topics of the meeting include but are not limited to:
Cavity ring‐down spectroscopy in its many forms and applications
Optical frequency combs in cavity enhanced spectroscopy,
NICE‐OHMS and related techniques
Incoherent broadband CEAS,
Laser locking to cavities,
“Unusual” optical cavities, such as those made of prisms, fibers, and monolithic resonators
The conference website contains information about the location and a list of confirmed invited
speakers. The site offers secure registration, travel advice and links to accommodations.
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Del Mar Photonics featured optical components
Del Mar Photonics continuously expands its optical components portfolio. Browse our online store, read monthly notes about our featured optical products or just send us your requirements or product ideas.
Axicon lens also known as conical lens or rotationally symmetric prism is widely used in different scientific research and application. Axicon can be used to convert a parallel laser beam into a ring, to create a non diffractive Bessel beam or to focus a parallel beam into long focus depth.
Del Mar Photonics supplies axicons with cone angles range from 130° to 179.5° for use with virtually any laser radiation. We manufacture and supply axicons made from BK7 glass, fused silica and other materials.
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Rutile (TiO2) coupling
Del Mar Photonics offers optical elements made of high quality synthetically grown Rutile Titanium Dioxide crystals. Rutile’s strong birefringency, wide transmission range and good mechanical properties make it suitable for fabrication of polarizing cubes, prisms and optical isolators. Boules having high optical transmission and homogeneity are grown by proprietary method. Typical boules have 10 - 15 mm in dia. and up to 25 mm length. Optical elements sizes - from 2 x 2 x 1 mm to 12.7 x 12.7 x 12.7 mm. Laser grade polish quality is available for finished elements. So far we the largest elements that we manufactured are 12 x15 x 5 mm, in which optical axis is parallel to 15 mm edge, 5 mm is along beam path, 12 x 15 mm faces polished 20/10 S/D, one wave flatness, parallelism < 3 arc.min. (better specs. available on request).
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Del Mar Photonics offer a range of competitively priced UHV viewports , Conflat, ISO or KF including a variety of coatings to enhance performance. Del Mar Photonics viewports are manufactured using advanced techniques for control of special and critical processes, including 100 percent helium leak testing and x-ray measurements for metallization control. Windows Materials include: Fused silica, Quartz , Sapphire , MgF2, BaF2, CaF2, ZnSe, ZnS, Ge, Si, Pyrex. Standard Viewing diameters from .55" to 1.94 ".
Coating - a range of custom coatings can applied - which include
- Single QWOT
- Broad Band AR
- V coatings
- DLC (Diamond like coating)
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Manufacturing challenging optical components
Our group works to characterize the interaction of biomolecules with solid surfaces, writes Dennis Hore of University of Victoria, Canada. Nature designs proteins with well-defined structures in solution. The conformation of these molecules may serve a structural purpose, or a chemical one in the case of enzymes. In order to further the progress of technologies that immobilize such molecules on synthetic surfaces (like biosensors employing enzymes), it is important to have a detailed understanding and control of the interactions of these molecules with the surface more
For that project Del Mar has been able to manufacture all shapes of prisms from CaF2, fused silica, and ZnSe according to our custom specifications.
Del Mar Photonics online store features windows, prisms, lenses, attenuators, etalons, crystals and wafers, and other items. Axicons, barium fluoride windows, germanium etalons, rutile (TiO2) prisms, microchannel plates and detectors, saturable absorber mirrors, photoconductive THz antennas, lithium niobate wafers and crystals and many other high quality affordable components for scientific research and OEM production are delivered globally from stock.
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