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12 Aug 22
VISION 2022: innovative start-ups prepare for take off in Stuttgart

VDMA MV group and Start-up Machine offers startups showacse opportunities at expo, between 4-6 October.

11 Aug 22
Mynaric selected for DARPA laser space-comms project

Munich-based, Nasdaq-listed firm is focused on laser communications for air / space / mobile applications.

11 Aug 22
United Launch Alliance launches missile warning satellite for U.S. Space Force

Sixth and final element of infrared constellation set to identify hostile missile launches.

11 Aug 22
LZH develops customized dental implants in a new DFG research group

Laser additive manufacturing enabling more durable, better-fitting false teeth.

10 Aug 22
Image processing and miniaturized optics promise enhanced hemoglobin sensing

University of Cambridge review indicates strengths and weaknesses of current technology.

10 Aug 22
Storage and AI could boost output from solar and wind farms – Tyndall Institute

Ireland-based group researching how to reduce shutdowns at renewable energy plants.

10 Aug 22
Jenoptik lifts full-year targets as sales and orders jump

Photonics firm reports fast-rising demand fueled largely by sustained semiconductor equipment boom and recent acquisitions.

10 Aug 22
nLight recovers from Shanghai lockdown

Slowdown in China offset by growing traction in additive manufacturing and directed energy weapons.

10 Aug 22
Fiber-optic sensor from spider silk points to new point-of-care diagnostics

NYCU Taiwan project uses material's light-guiding properties to detect sugar concentrations.

09 Aug 22
Vuzix enters military HMD development deal with L3Harris Technologies...

...while Engo Eyewear launches lightweight HUD for endurance athletes to optimise performance.

09 Aug 22
Chip-based beam steering device promises smaller, cheaper lidar

TU Denmark-developed device cuts aliasing, achieving sharp beam steering over large field of view.

09 Aug 22
Blue laser pioneer Nuburu eyes $330M SPAC listing

Colorado company targets welding and 3D printing applications with short-wavelength systems.

Interfacing the Vision Research S990 to the BitFlow Cyton-CXP frame grabber 04 Aug

Bitflow

This document explains how to interface the Vision Research S990, a high speed camera running 4K x 2k at 1000 FPS, to the Cyton-CXP4.

Polymeric Systems Bring Clarity to Optical Applications 24 May

Masterbond

Understand optical transmission, refractive indices, temperature and humidity testing, as well as the role of these measurements in choosing an effective adhesive for optical applications.

Solving PCR Optical Filter Challenges for High Performance qPCR Instruments 17 Mar

Iridian Spectral Technologies

qPCR instrument-related challenges can be daunting; burdened by tough deadlines and fast rollouts, budgets that offer little wiggle room, and expectations for flawless functionality. A combination of Iridian’s wavelength selective excitation, emission, and dichroic filters serving each channel of a qPCR instrument provide high sensitivity to these systems while preserving the necessary signal-to-noise ratio delivering “More Signal, with Less Background”

A Better Way to Focus: Linear Motor Focusing Stage Provides Superior Alternative to Piezo Actuators 22 Mar

Dover Motion

This white paper addresses high performance Z axis focusing for automated microscopy, along with some recent innovations in this space. Historically, piezo driven actuators have been used for these applications, but a Piezo actuator has very distinct limitations. Direct drive linear motor stages provide many advantages when compared to piezo nanopositioners. This whitepaper discusses both approaches to Z focusing motion.

2022 Technology Webinar Series

  • 22 – 24 Mar ~ Industrial Lasers, materials processing
  • 14 – 16 Jun ~ IR Sensors, thermal imaging, AR/VR technologies
  • 20 – 22 Sep ~ High speed imaging, CMOS sensor technology
  • 22 – 24 Nov ~ Photonics for life science applications

Media Pack Guide to Webinars

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MOXTEK, INC.Focuslight TechnologiesMaster Bond Inc.Knight Optical LtdBitFlow, Inc.NKT Photonics A/SAdmesy B.V.Intrinsic Crystal Technology Co.,Ltd (ICC)Shanghai Optics IncHamamatsu Photonics EuropeArcher OpTx, Inc.
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