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17 Jul 24
IR-MED receives funding for detection of diabetic foot ulcers

Grant from Israel Innovation Authority assists commercialization of spectrographic platform.

17 Jul 24
Sales and orders down at Trumpf

Preliminary figures indicate near-10% fall in order intake for second year in succession.

17 Jul 24
Texas A&M innovates cellphone-based Raman spectrometer…

…while Vanderbilt develops laser-based method for “liquid biopsies”.

17 Jul 24
Geopolitical fears weigh on ASML

Stock price drops from all-time high on speculation of new restrictions to activity in China.

17 Jul 24
Silicon photonics promises large-scale applications in quantum information

Centre for Nanosciences & Nanotech, France, Télécom Paris, and STMicro have “overcome previous limitations”.

16 Jul 24
Trumpf and SiMa.ai partner on industrial lasers featuring AI

Firms co-developing smart chips and software to improve welding, cutting and marking.

16 Jul 24
Optical computer installed at UK National Quantum Computing Centre

Infleqtion collaborates with NQCC on infrastructure for security, traffic management, and more.

16 Jul 24
Halo wins $80M to scale laser process for silicon carbide substrates

Stanford spin-out says it can halve the cost of semiconductor wafers on which high-efficiency power electronics are made.

16 Jul 24
UCL laser printing creates sensors inside chicken embryos

Two-photon process creates elastic spring structures responding to physical forces during growth.

15 Jul 24
BAE Systems to research stable optical system for NASA’s Habitable Worlds Observatory

HWO will be NASA’s next mission following the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, scheduled to launch by 2027.

15 Jul 24
Max Planck researchers propose optical approach to sustainable neural networks

Development could make more energy- and cost-efficient machine learning for AI apps and more.

11 Jul 24
SPIE Prism Awards 2025 open to applications from technology innovators

For outstanding new photonics products; finalists to be judged at Photonics West event in January.

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.

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.

UV Curing Adhesive Used in Electro-Optical Studies 07 Jun

Master Bond

Electro-optical (EO) polymers offer several advantages over inorganic materials in the fabrication of optical waveguide structures. Master Bond UV15 has been selected for use in the fabrication of polymer optical waveguides for a variety of applications. Read this case study to learn more about how UV15 helped the researchers achieve their goal.

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