Post-Tensioned Tendon Monitoring on the Robert E. Ginna Nuclear Containment Structure

Atlanta, GA (April 30, 2012) - Micron Optics, Inc., the leading provider of innovative equipment for fiber optic sensing, today announces results of a state of the art Micron Optics structural monitoring system for post-tensioned tendons in a concrete containment structure on an operational nuclear power plant. This pilot program was integrated at the Robert E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant in New York through collaboration between the US Department of Energy (DOE), Electric Power Research Institute [...]

2017-03-23T22:52:54+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Press Releases|

Micron Optics, Inc. Expands Global Sales and System Integrator Network

Atlanta, GA (March, 30 2012) - Micron Optics, Inc. announces a significant global expansion of the company’s established system integrators of fiber Bragg grating (FBG) based optical sensors and sensing interrogators. This added talent in Asia, Europe, and the Americas provides customers with additional opportunities to use fiber optic sensors’ inherent immunity to EMI, multiplexing capability, and small physical size in challenging civil, industrial, power, aerospace, and transportation applications. The combination of Micron Optics’ optical [...]

2017-03-23T22:52:54+00:00 November 13th, 2015|Press Releases|

Micron Optics, Inc. Expands Product & Technology Development Team

Atlanta (February 28, 2012) - Micron Optics, Inc, an established leader of innovative optical components and laser-based equipment, announced the promotion of Todd Haber to Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and the hiring of John Floyd as Director of Product Development. As CTO, Mr. Haber’s charge is to enhance the efficacy and reach of Micron Optics’ products and relationships, enabling complete, reliable measurements solutions in variety of application spaces. Mr. Haber, formerly Vice President of Product [...]

2017-03-23T22:52:55+00:00 November 13th, 2015|Press Releases|

Micron Optics Introduces New Optical Sensing Module for Ultra-high Speed Applications

Atlanta, GA (September 1, 2011) Micron Optics, Inc. is proud to announce the sm690, a new ultra-high speed, high resolution data acquisition module capable of simultaneously measuring up to four Fiber Bragg Gratings (FBGs) at a 2MHz sampling frequency, a rate which is currently unparalleled in the optical sensing industry. High speed optical sensor and mechanical vibration measurements can be utilized in applications such as ballistics testing, blast analysis, acoustic emissions monitoring, and other vibration [...]

2015-11-13T19:37:22+00:00 November 13th, 2015|Press Releases|

Micron Optics New Optical Displacement Sensor Offers Unique Measurement Capabilities

Atlanta, GA (July 29, 2011) - Micron Optics, Inc., the leading provider of innovative equipment for fiber optic sensing and laser imaging, today announces the new product release of the os5100 Displacement Gage. This fiber optic displacement gage addresses needs for long term monitoring of relative displacement up to 50 millimeters between two anchor points. Like all Micron Optics optical sensors, the os5100 displacement gage is immune to electromagnetic noise environments and offers reliable performance [...]

2017-03-23T22:52:57+00:00 November 13th, 2015|Press Releases|

Micron Optics Optical Monitoring System Installed on Mount Rushmore

Atlanta, GA -- Micron Optics, Inc., a leading provider of innovative equipment for fiber optic sensing and laser imaging, today announces the installation of one of their state of the art optical interrogation systems on one of the nation’s most famous monuments, Mount Rushmore. The Rock Block Monitoring System (RBMS) will provide the National Park Service with critical information about shifts in the rock system which makes up the Mount Rushmore National Monument. This information [...]

2015-11-13T19:28:55+00:00 November 13th, 2015|Press Releases|

Optical Sensing System Proves Invaluable in Aftermath of Barge Collision with Vicksburg I-20 Bridge

Atlanta, GA - May 26, 2011 - Micron Optics, Inc., a leader in fiber optic sensing technology, announces successful structural health monitoring of the Vicksburg I-20 Bridge during a recent barge collision. The optical monitoring system integrated and installed by Chandler Monitoring Systems, Inc. (CMS) comprising of Micron Optics’ optical sensing technology to provide real-time monitoring for dynamic assessment of the bridge’s structural health. Only months after installation of the optical monitoring system was completed, barges [...]

2017-03-23T22:52:57+00:00 November 13th, 2015|Press Releases|

Micron Optics Interrogator and Sensors Provide Strategic Value in Monitoring the World’s Tallest Smart Structure

Atlanta, GA - December 15, 2010 - Micron Optics, Inc., a leading provider of innovative equipment for fiber optic sensing and laser imaging, today announces the successful installation of two of their state of the art optical sensing systems in the world’s tallest television tower. The Canton Tower at Guangzhou has Micron Optics monitoring systems integrated into the building control system. Integration of the structural sensing and building control systems make this architectural landmark the world’s [...]

2015-11-13T19:21:49+00:00 November 13th, 2015|Press Releases|

Micron Optics Releases Fiber Optic Temperature Sensing Cable

Optical temperature measurement allows real time remote monitoring of temperature changes along fiber optic cable Atlanta - October 28, 2010 - Micron Optics, Inc., a leading provider of innovative equipment for fiber optic sensing and laser imaging, today announces their os4400 Temperature Sensing Cable. This cable addresses a growing need for durable, low-cost temperature sensing in areas with limited access, such as tunnels, bridges, mines, downhole and other applications where distributed measurements are needed at [...]

2015-11-13T19:18:47+00:00 November 13th, 2015|Press Releases|

Micron Optics Sensing System Approved for Use in Explosive Environments

Atlanta, GA October 7, 2010 - Micron Optics, Inc., a leading provider of innovative equipment for fiber optic sensing and laser imaging, today announces its dynamic Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) optical sensing systems are certified for use in explosive environments according to the International Electrotechnical Commission's Certification to Standards relating to Equipment for use in Explosive Atmospheres (IECEX). Micron Optics now offers dynamic optical sensing instruments, modules, and sensors for continuous long-term use in the presence [...]

2015-11-13T19:16:47+00:00 November 13th, 2015|Press Releases|
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