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22 Sep 21
Profits up at Lumibird despite lidar slip

Strong performance in photonics and medical divisions sees operating income climb.

22 Sep 21
GS Plastic Optics waveguides to feature in rapid Covid tests

Supply deal with LightDeck Diagnostics includes $5M for expansion at Rochester production site.

22 Sep 21
Columbia University cooks chicken with lasers honed to roast

Robotic platform, 3D-printing and wavelength selection allows customized cooking of meats.

22 Sep 21
Mauna Kea and Johnson & Johnson launch new research collaboration

Agreement continues efforts towards validation of Cellvizio platform for lung cancer screening.

21 Sep 21
SiLC hooks up with Hokuyo on chip-scale lidar for machine vision

Frequency modulated continuous wave technique moves machine perception closer to human visual cognition, says collaboration.

21 Sep 21
UK breaks ground on £93M quantum computing center

Quantum optics expert Professor Sir Peter Knight leads a formal ceremony marking the start of construction.

20 Sep 21
OSA rebrands as 'Optica'

New name for The Optical Society references one of the organization's scientific journals.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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Shanghai Optics IncIntrinsic Crystal Technology Co.,Ltd (ICC)Admesy B.V.Archer OpTx, Inc.Master Bond Inc.BitFlow, Inc.NKT Photonics A/SOcean InsightHamamatsu Photonics EuropeKnight Optical LtdDynasil Corporation
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