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03 Aug 21
ESA readies cameras on two probes set for double Venus flyby

Solar Orbiter and BepiColombo will capture different views skimming planet, en route to Mercury and the Sun.

03 Aug 21
ams-Osram shrinks camera module for disposable bronchoscopes

Millimeter-sized tip also said to be suitable for urology and kidney endoscopy procedures.

03 Aug 21
Expanding MKS posts record sales figure

Constrained supply of electronic components does little to slow momentum as investment in photonics pays dividends.

03 Aug 21
RAPID autofocus gives clearer view of neural structures

Method from Universities of Florence and Glasgow allows quantitative analysis of brain-wide architecture.

02 Aug 21
Universal Display and PPG to invest €millions into OLED plant in Ireland

The high-tech partnership will develop new facilities in Shannon, providing up to 100 new jobs.

02 Aug 21
University of Arizona professor Jennifer Barton elected into SPIE presidential chain

Also Audrey Bowden, Gong-Ru Lin, Allison Barto, Rebecca Fahrig are elected Society Directors.

30 Jul 21
Laser pointing innovation delivers unprecedented accuracy in beam control

Berkeley Lab’s optical system “could calm jitters of high-power lasers”, say developers.

29 Jul 21
SPIE Optics + Photonics returns to San Diego – next week

A comprehensive conference program, an associated exhibition, demonstrations, courses and a jobs fair all available.

28 Jul 21
Teledyne on the up as FLIR integration proceeds ahead of schedule

Post-merger cost savings target should now be hit two years earlier than expected.

28 Jul 21
ams OSRAM launches new Quantum Dot LED ‘to redefine lighting’

In-house developed Q-dot technology enables efficiency values >200 lm/W, even at high color rendering.

28 Jul 21
ANU develops laser platforms for deep-space communication and gravity sensing

Federal funding will boost Australia's studies of space-based lasers and support NASA missions.

28 Jul 21
Corning capitalizes on fiber demand

5G roll-out and data center expansions push divisional sales beyond $1BN in latest quarter.

The Solution to Coating DLC on Chalcogenides 29 Apr

EMF

Coating chalcogenides with DLC is notoriously challenging and requires specialized technical expertise to meet the high performance and durability demands of IR applications

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.

5 Applications of Gratings 29 Apr

Wasatch Photonics

Diffraction gratings that operate in transmission can be used for many different applications, providing high efficiency, low stray light, and a range of dispersion options from 150-5000 lines/mm and operating at wavelengths 300-2500 nm. They also enable more compact, lens-based designs. Here, we review the top 5 most popular applications we see at Wasatch Photonics, and how our VPH transmission gratings excel at each.

Infrared sensing using nanocrystal toward on demand light matter coupling 06 May

New Imaging Technology

Nanocrystals are semiconductor nanoparticles whose optical properties can be tuned from UV up to THz. They are used as sources of green and red light for displays, and also show exhibit promises to design low-cost infrared detectors. Coupling subwavelength optical resonators to nanocrystals film enables to design photodiodes that absorb 80% of incident light from thin (<150 nm) nanocrystal film. It thus becomes possible to overcome the constraints linked to the short diffusion lengths which result from transport by hopping within arrays of nanocrystals enabling high photoresponse detector operating in the SWIR range.

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

Key Suppliers
Intrinsic Crystal Technology Co.,Ltd (ICC)BitFlow, Inc.Ocean InsightDynasil CorporationNKT Photonics A/SMaster Bond Inc.Knight Optical LtdHamamatsu Photonics EuropeArcher OpTx, Inc.Shanghai Optics IncAdmesy B.V.
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