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17 Sep 21
Jenoptik to boost micro-optics production in Dresden

€70M investment in cleanroom facility will more than double capacity of precision components used in lithography equipment.

16 Sep 21
UK armed forces to trial laser weapons from 2023

Three contracts for directed energy systems awarded to consortia, with total value of £72.5M.

16 Sep 21
SPIE Security+Defence: Raman spots traces of buried landmines

Tests at Robert Gordon University confirm ways to remotely identify explosives in soil environments.

15 Sep 21
NeoPhotonics aims tunable laser at coherent lidar for cars and robots

Optoelectronic component maker says its 1550 nm source enables automotive lidar systems to ‘see’ well beyond 200 m.

15 Sep 21
Gigaphoton to build new excimer laser production facility

More stable supply of key sources for semiconductor lithography equipment expected as production capacity is doubled.

15 Sep 21
SPIE Optical Systems Design: freeform lens shrinks desktop laser cutters

Novel beam shaper developed at Vrije University Brussels also enables deeper cuts with compact diode laser systems.

15 Sep 21
Optical lattice clock pioneers win Breakthrough Prize

Hidetoshi Katori and Jun Ye recongized for improved precision of time measurement.

14 Sep 21
SPIE Remote Sensing: Earth observations yield new insights

The ESA future observation program employs multiple optical technologies.

14 Sep 21
SLIM technique assists Covid-19 detection

Beckman Institute and partners employ spatial light-interference microscopy to spot virus.

13 Sep 21
SPIE Security+Defence: TopGaN targets quantum with blue laser diodes

State-of-the-art optical clocks and quantum gravity sensors set to benefit from narrow-linewidth emitters.

13 Sep 21
Optiswiss and Luxexcel collaborate on 3D-printed lenses for eyewear

Dutch and Swiss firms target prescription spectacles and AR smart glasses.

10 Sep 21
Vector Photonics lands support for 1310 nm 'PCSEL' development

Work on low-power photonic crystal emitters for data center interconnects wins £600,000 from Innovate UK and seed funders.

Overcoming Challenges Coating Polymer Optics 20 Aug

EMF a Dynasil Company

Discover how EMF is helping manufacturers save time and money coating polymer optics such as PMMA, PET, PEEK, and CR-39 without sacrificing optical performance.

Optimize the performance and cost of your automated optical imaging system 09 Sep

Dover Motion

Discover 6 key equations for selecting an imaging sensor, objective lens, Z-focusing nano-positioning stage and XY sample positioning motion.

Long-range imaging – 800 nm OCT goes ultra-deep 25 Aug

Wasatch Photonics

Achieve imaging depths of up to 12 mm in a single scan with our Cobra-S 800 nm OCT optical spectrometer. Offering comparable image resolution at a much more cost-effective operating wavelength, long-range imaging at 800 nm has the potential to open up new opportunities for the practical application of long-range imaging in ophthalmology, medicine, and nondestructive testing.

Interfacing the Vision Research S990 to the BitFlow Cyton-CXP frame grabber 07 Dec 2020

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.

2021 Technology Webinar Series

  • 16th – 18th Jun ~ Industrial Lasers, Materials Processing
  • 21st – 23rd Sep ~ High Speed Imaging, CMOS Sensor Technology
  • 30th Nov – 2nd Dec ~ Photonics for Life Science Applications

Media Pack Guide to Webinars

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Hamamatsu Photonics EuropeMaster Bond Inc.BitFlow, Inc.Shanghai Optics IncDynasil CorporationArcher OpTx, Inc.Admesy B.V.Ocean InsightNKT Photonics A/SIntrinsic Crystal Technology Co.,Ltd (ICC)Knight Optical Ltd
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