BRISTOL INSTRUMENTS, INC., located near Rochester, NY, was founded in 2005 by three technical and marketing leaders of the now-defunct Burleigh Instruments. Together, this group has over 75 years of combined experience in the design, manufacture, and marketing of lasers and precision test instruments used in basic and applied research, engineering, and production test applications.
The company currently focuses on the scientific, fiber communications, and optical metrology markets. The scientific market consists of researchers at universities, government laboratories, and industry who are involved in fields such as chemistry, physics, and optics. The fiber communications market consists of R&D and manufacturing engineers who need to accurately test WDM components and transmission systems with respect to absolute wavelength. And, the optical metrology market consists of manufacturers that need to precisely measure critical physical dimensions of materials such as plastic films, medical membranes, glass tubing, and ophthalmic products.
The primary technology utilized by Bristol Instruments is optical interferometry. Detailed analysis of interference phenomena, a consequence of the wave properties of light, can result in a variety of precise measurements. In particular, Michelson and Fizeau interferometer-based technologies are employed to develop instruments that provide the reliable accuracy for which Bristol Instruments has become known.
Bristol Instruments, Inc.
770 Canning Parkway
Victor, NY 14564
Phone: (585) 924-2620
Fax: (585) 924-2623
May 29-31, 2018
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center
Fort Lauderdale, FL
International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy
June 18-22, 2018
University of Illinois
Bristol Instruments, Inc., a leader in optical interferometer-based instrumentation, announces the introduction of the new 828A Optical Wavelength Meter. This latest model utilizes a unique Fizeau etalon design to measure the absolute wavelength of CW and modulated optical signals to an accuracy as high as ± 0.3 pm, while also providing the fastest measurement rate available.
Bristol Instruments, Inc., a leader in optical interferometer-based instrumentation, announces an agreement with Qbic Laser System, Inc. Headquartered in Bucheon, South Korea, Qbic will represent Bristol’s laser spectral characterization products, including high-accuracy wavelength meters and high-resolution spectrum analyzers for the characterization of lasers that operate from the visible to the mid-IR.
Bristol Instruments, Inc., a leader in optical interferometer-based instrumentation, announces the addition of Mr. Don Jarvie to its Sales and Marketing Team. Mr. Jarvie will serve as the Business Development Manager for Bristol’s optical metrology products, including its Optical Thickness Gauge for precise non-contact thickness measurement.
Bristol Instruments, Inc., the leader in optical interferometer-based instrumentation, has announced the introduction of its QA—“Quick- Align”—optical probe. This new probe, used in combination with Bristol’s 137 and 157 Optical Thickness Gauge products, offers the advantage of a unique alignment aid to ensure the reliable accuracy and exceptional repeatability needed for the most demanding thickness measurement applications.
Bristol Instruments, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been named one of the area’s top 100 businesses in 2017 by the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce. The listing is compiled and verified in partnership with accounting firm KPMG, LLP. This is the 31st consecutive year of the Rochester Chamber Top 100 List, and Bristol Instruments’ second time receiving this distinguished honor.
The 828 Optical Wavelength Meter Series comprises two models of interferometer-based wavelength meters designed to measure the absolute wavelength of WDM lasers with an accuracy of ± 1 pm. With a measurement rate as high as 1 kHz, WDM components can be more efficiently tested. Time resolution as short as 1 ms results in a more detailed wavelength characterization of components.
The 428 Series Multi-Wavelength Meter measures the wavelength of as many as 250 optical channels to the highest accuracy available. In addition, the model 428 simultaneously measures power and OSNR to fully characterize DWDM components and transmission systems.
The 438 Series Multi-Wavelength Meter is designed to take the fastest wavelength, power, and OSNR measurements (at 10 Hz) for the analysis of as many as 1000 discrete optical signals. With combined Michelson interferometer-based technology and fast Fourier transform analysis, the meter measures wavelength to an accuracy as high as ± 0.3 pm, power to an accuracy of ± 0.5 dB, and OSNR is automatically calculated to greater than 40 dB.
This brochure contains information on features, specifications, areas of application, and more for Bristol Instruments' 671 Series High Accuracy Laser Wavelength Meter.
This datasheet contains information on features, specifications, areas of application, and more for Bristol Instruments' 671 Series High Accuracy Laser Wavelength Meter.