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Sydor Instruments Launches New Optical Comb Generator At Photonics West 2008


Sydor Instruments will showcase its newest ultrafast laser source at Photonics West 2008. The optical comb generator will be featured at North America’s largest commercial exhibition in San Jose, CA, January 24-26, 2008.

Sydor Instruments – Booth #332

The compact, VCSEL optical comb generator delivers UV, Visible, or IR pulses on the order of several GHz for the most demanding applications. It is ideal for accurate, time base calibration of electro-optic instrumentation, sensors, detectors, and streak cameras.

“Sydor Instruments provides ultrafast solid state laser sources for use in a variety of diagnostic applications in energetics, detonics, and radiography,” said Michael Pavia, President of Sydor Instruments. “Sydor’s laser sources are ideally suited for use with our portfolio of imaging detectors and ultrafast recording systems. We can design and build custom configurations that are tailored to a company’s unique application.”

Sydor Instruments is the world premier diagnostics provider. Not only does Sydor continue to build on its world class ROSS streak camera products, but it also delivers the best in single photon counting cameras, image intensifiers, photomultipliers, and detectors for space, energy, and life sciences. Sydor Instruments professionals enthusiastically collaborate with their customers to deliver the best systems for low light and ultrafast imaging.

Registration is now open to attend Photonics West 2008 and gain first-hand exposure of Sydor’s latest development. For more information on the Sydor Comb Generator or to visit Sydor Instruments’ booth #332; contact Sydor Instruments at 585-278-1168 or visit us online at