Nicholas James

Nicholas James is a product line engineer at Edmund Optics (Barrington, NJ). For more information, call (800) 363-1992 x 6855, e-mail njames@edmundoptics.com or visit www.edmundoptics.com.

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When to Consider Inline Illumination

It is critical to consider characteristics of the object you’re imaging and the information you need to extract from the image.
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The choice of illumination can often mean the difference between success and failure of an imaging system.


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Vision & Sensors - Lenses

Imaging Lenses Explained

Understand what you can expect to achieve from your imaging lens.
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Last time we discussed resolution, working distance, depth of field and field of view, and this time we will be diving into distortion, relative illumination and telecentricity.
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Vision & Sensors - V&S 101

Imaging Lens

Consider these key specifications when specifying a lens for an imaging system.
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Specifying a lens for an imaging system can seem like a complex task, so the key is breaking the selection down into manageable pieces.


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Flexible Imaging Lens Designs

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Clever features and proprietary techniques can transform a single-use design into a multipurpose solution.
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Sensor Standards Require Superior Optics

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Higher precision optics are increasingly important with today’s standards.
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