Dec. 1, 2001
Scanning probe microscopy; Data Acquisition and Control Handbook; Vision-system products ...

Scanning probe microscopy
Data sheet, NanoScope IV SPM Controller: Gateway to the Future of SPM, describes the NanoScope IV, which improves conventional scanning-probe-microscopy and atomic-force-microscopy systems. The NanoScope IV is compatible with all existing Digital Instruments SPM/AFMs and is the fundamental component for next-generation Digital Instruments' innovations. Digital Instruments, Veeco Metrology Group, Santa Barbara, CA; e-mail: info@

Data Acquisition and Control Handbook
Handbook is the third in a series of three handbooks covering different facets of measurement technology for engineers, scientists, educators, and industrial users involved with building, integrating, and programming PC-based test systems, boards, and stand-alone instruments. It offers many practical suggestions and illustrations based on the company's years of user application support in data acquisition. Keithley Instruments Inc., Cleveland, OH 44139; e-mail: [email protected]

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Vision-system products
Twenty-eight page brochure gives information on company's line of vision-system products. There are specifications and descriptions of the three-CCD color cameras, single-CCD color cameras, and video printers and monitors. Panasonic Security & Digital Imaging Co., Vision Systems Group, Secaucus, NJ; e-mail: [email protected]

Distance education
New 50-page catalog gives information on courses on topics, such as image processing, remote sensing, and displays, available on video, CD-ROM, or on-line. Course descriptions and fees are provided. SPIE, Bellingham, WA 98227; e-mail: education@

Light sources
Full-color, 98-page catalog features nine different light-source technologies and includes complete technical specifications, drawings, and applications notes. There are a variety of new products including Mega Bright and Ultra Bright high-intensity LEDs and several new surface-mount packages. The catalog has color-coded tabs to help readers quickly locate products within the different lamp technology categories. Gilway Technical Lamp, Woburn, MA 01801; e-mail: [email protected]

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Industrial endoscopes
Company offers line of fiberscopes, videoscopes, rigid borescopes, miniborescopes, and ancillary equipment for specific applications, such as quality control of heat exchangers and machine tools and routine inspection of diesel engines and turbines. Photos and system charts are included. Olympus Industrial, Nanuet, NY 10954; e-mail: info@

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