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08 Dec 22
SPIE names Startup Challenge 2023 finalists

Photonics West showcase for innovative photonics technologies in healthcare and deep tech.

08 Dec 22
Food safety test uses quantum mechanical effects

In project QSPEC, LZH, Toptica, and partners developing rapid check on ingredients, origin.

07 Dec 22
Lockheed, Rafael join forces on laser weapons

Jointly developed directed energy weapons to be incorporated into Israel’s ‘IRON BEAM’ project.

07 Dec 22
G&H to review strategy under new CEO

London-listed photonics company highlights strong order book, but stock price drops as profit shrinks.

07 Dec 22
Berkeley Lab commissions upgraded laser system

Enhanced capabilities at BELLA promise data on extreme plasmas, novel cancer treatments.

06 Dec 22
Novel 3D printer makes high-res microcomponents by photo-crosslinking...

...While optical sensing safety technology can reduce warehouse transportation accidents.

06 Dec 22
LongPath lands $22M for laser methane sensing expansion

Colorado startup has developed gas monitoring technology based on frequency combs.

06 Dec 22
Laser light stimulates a good memory

Birmingham and Beijing project uses photobiomodulation to influence cognitive performance.

05 Dec 22
Stanford says its chip-scale laser isolator ‘could transform photonics’

Fabricated by established manufacturing processes, ring-shaped device is made of silicon nitride.

02 Dec 22
EPFL develops silicon PICs with new form of light amplification

“Traveling-wave amplifier” can boost optical signals in lidar, sub-sea fiber links, and data centers.

01 Dec 22
Blue laser diode enables micro-optics to better control beam shape

Convergent Photonics-ams Osram combination yields precision laser modules for advanced surgery or welding.

01 Dec 22
Heriot-Watt team improves robustness of quantum communications...

...and ICFO group transports two-photon quantum states over specially-adapted optical fiber.

Choosing the Right Camera Comes Down to the Application 24 Aug

Teledyne Lumenera

There are many types of cables and connectors used with today’s industrial cameras. Determining what camera interface makes the most sense for a vision system comes down to several factors. This guide will explore and provide an understanding of the available interfaces within the industrial and scientific area scan camera market, along with each of their key features.

Leveraging the High Speed Averaging Mode in Ocean SR2 Spectrometers 27 Sep

Ocean Insight

High Speed Averaging Mode is a new function in Ocean Insight’s Ocean SR2 spectrometers that dramatically improves signal to noise ratio performance

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”

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.Knight Optical LtdFocuslight TechnologiesNKT Photonics A/SMaster Bond Inc.Shanghai Optics IncBitFlow, Inc.Admesy B.V.Archer OpTx, Inc.Intrinsic Crystal Technology Co.,Ltd (ICC)Hamamatsu Photonics Europe
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