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An Engineer’s Job Is Never Done: Why We’re Developing A High-Accuracy Angle Generator With Our SBIR Grant

Accuracy is everything in the metrology world, and Vermont Photonics already supplies the highest accuracy measurement instruments in the United States. Could that bar be raised even higher? A Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is making it possible to find out just how accurate we can go […]

By |January 27th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on An Engineer’s Job Is Never Done: Why We’re Developing A High-Accuracy Angle Generator With Our SBIR Grant|

How To Measure the Focal Power of a Lens With Dioptometers & Dynameters

When it comes to matters of the eye, accurate focus and magnification are the name of the game. Luckily, Vermont Photonics has devices known as dioptometers and dynameters, which can be used to measure and calibrate the focal power of a lens and measure the range of both focus and magnification. If you use an instrument or optic with […]

By |October 14th, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on How To Measure the Focal Power of a Lens With Dioptometers & Dynameters|

Möller-Wedel Optical Autocollimator Use Case: Duclos Lenses Autocollimator Bench for State-of-the-art Motion Picture Lens Calibration

The Problem: Ensuring Lens Performance
In the motion picture business, an assistant camera operator must be absolutely confident that the focal length markings on each lens are accurate; that the chosen lens for a shot will produce a perfect, predictable image by 21st-century standards. Because he/she is unable to access the primary operator’s visual reference monitor during a shoot, a […]

By |October 8th, 2015|Articles, Product|Comments Off on Möller-Wedel Optical Autocollimator Use Case: Duclos Lenses Autocollimator Bench for State-of-the-art Motion Picture Lens Calibration|