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30 May 24
Photonic and Microsoft demonstrate inter-module entanglement

Development using silicon photonics is said to satisfy the first requirement of long-distance quantum communication.

30 May 24
UZH hybrid camera helps drivers avoid pedestrians

Two camera modalities and AI processing detects obstacles more rapidly than current camera systems.

30 May 24
Emmanuel Macron visits Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems

President of France joins German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier as research ties are strengthened.

29 May 24
MPL studies details of photodamage to improve imaging of tissues

Insight into effects of femtosecond pulses on zebrafish larvae points to enhanced microscopy methods.

29 May 24
Himax backs Obsidian in sensor firm's latest debt financing

Fabless Taiwanese provider of display electronics is latest to support developer of thermal imaging cameras.

29 May 24
EarthCARE's optical instruments poised to refine climate models

Atmospheric lidar and multispectral imager among four on-board tools expected to improve understanding of cloud dynamics.

28 May 24
CO2 laser welds eight-meter seams on carbon-fiber fuselage

Major European consortium led by Airbus joined upper and lower halves of the world's largest composite fuselage segment.

28 May 24
Zeiss sets up new photonics unit

‘Photonics and optics’ business division will employ close to 900 people and have annual revenues of €200M.

23 May 24
Japan’s RIKEN and NTT scientists create ‘optical conveyor belt’ for quasi particles…

…and Coherent launches novel fiber for lidar and cold atom trapping for quantum computing.

23 May 24
Obsidian Sensors partnership to make high-res thermal imagers for cars

San Diego firm sees opportunity following National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ruling.

22 May 24
AAC Clyde Space to commercialize TNO’s laser terminal for satellite comms

With FSO Instruments supplying key component; promises new supply chain for this technology.

22 May 24
U.S. DoE to invest $71M in solar technology development...

...and EPFL develops new method based on machine-learning to find 14 new PV materials.

Unlike emCCD or sCMOS intensified cameras allow for photon detection down to 4ns. Photon Lines’ partner, Excelitas PCO explains this exciting part of their range 16 May 2023

Photon Lines / PCO

pco.dicam – a family of nine MCP image intensified camera systems offering extremely short exposure/shutter times. The choice of the photocathodes allows selection of spectral behaviour for different applications. Download the white paper here.

Making Raman Measurements Reproducible 28 Mar

Wasatch Photonics

Raman OEM applications need consistent spectra to deliver dependable answers. A good-quality OEM spectrometer should, by design, exhibit low unit-to-unit variability from the start, and any remaining small differences should be corrected in order to achieve the most robust and repeatable analytical outcomes in the field. Learn how to achieve >99.5% unit-to-unit agreement using a series of simple corrections.

Imaging in Challenging Lighting Conditions — A Better Way 07 Sep 2023

Teledyne Lumenera

Choosing just the right camera for a particular application can be difficult. Common cameras specifications that are normally considered include resolution and frame rate. However, lighting is an external factor that is potentially even more important to consider. This document highlights how high conversion gain (HCG) and low conversion gain (LCG) camera capabilities can be beneficial in challenging lighting conditions, along with examples of imaging applications where these challenges commonly occur.

Improving Calibration Accuracy for High-End Spectroradiometers 06 Oct 2023


Admesy introduces a groundbreaking calibration concept that surpasses the limitations of conventional calibration light sources.

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