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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.

01 Dec 22
Ganvix signs epitaxy deal to develop green VCSELs

Agreement with equipment provider BluGlass aiming to produce surface-emitting devices based on gallium nitride.

30 Nov 22
U Penn develops optical method to detect O2 use in brain

To obtain a detailed picture of cerebral metabolic rate of oxygen consumption.

30 Nov 22
Flir announces partnership with RealWear, a developer of AR wearables

RealWear adds thermal camera to its Navigator range; and Ulefone debuts cellphone with Flip Lepton camera.

30 Nov 22
Femtosecond spectroscopy points to laser-tuned photosynthesis

Lund University images photosynthesis dynamics to show how gas emissions might be controlled.

30 Nov 22
Fraunhofer speeds up virus analysis using laser-induced transport

B-Cell-Immune project could allow faster response to new viruses and pandemics.

30 Nov 22
Seno Medical launches optoacoustic imaging system for breast cancer

Combined with ultrasound, the 'Imagio' system helps distinguish between benign and malignant tumors.

29 Nov 22
Nagoya presents CW lasing of deep-UV laser diode at room temperature

Development led by 2014 Nobel laureate Hiroshi Amano at Institute of Materials & Systems for Sustainability.

29 Nov 22
Steerable soft 'fiber' robots could enhance medical applications

Using optical fiber making ideas enables development of soft robots with advanced motion control.

29 Nov 22
Latest set of roll-out solar panels arrive at International Space Station

Arrays built by Redwire due to be deployed during spacewalks before the end of the year.

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.

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”

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

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

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