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26 Jan 23
TU Vienna improves technology for generating X-ray laser pulses

Starting point is an ytterbium laser – rather than the conventional Ti-sapphire laser.

26 Jan 23
Combining classical and quantum optics achieves super-resolution imaging

Colorado researchers’ new method of computational imaging improves rendering of biological samples.

25 Jan 23
Simple laser treatments can cut non-melanoma skin cancer

Treating patients with Facial K Carcinoma by non-ablative fractional laser ‘cuts repeat incidence by 50%’.

25 Jan 23
EPFL and Korea group improves solar cell resistance to degradation

Michael Grätzel and Nam-Gyu Park (of Sungkyunkwan University) develop “facet engineering” to stabilise perovskite crystals.

25 Jan 23
Rockley Photonics files for bankruptcy

Developer of optical 'clinic-on-the-wrist' is seeking to release $35M in cash via a restructure.

25 Jan 23
ASML predicts 25% sales growth in 2023

Lithography system vendor sees no let up demand, despite geopolitical and inflationary pressures.

24 Jan 23
‘Lithium niobate is back’ for photonics and other roles due to manufacturing advances

Australia-based scientists report on its electro-optical potential for space navigation, farming and more.

24 Jan 23
Lockheed Martin achieves ‘first light’ in latest laser weapon demonstration

Lab specified to verify beam quality of firm’s 50 kW-class laser architecture designed for the U.S. Army.

24 Jan 23
European consortium guides lightning with high-power laser

Partnership with EPFL has installed laser system on Mount Säntis in Switzerland.

24 Jan 23
Laser-cooled atoms to provide quantum gravimeter for satellites

European project featuring Airbus to develop atom interferometer capable of monitoring changes in sea levels.

19 Jan 23
Super-quick Covid-19 test uses new optical technology

Norway’s NTNU and partners use graphene nanosensors to quickly detect coronavirus in blood.

19 Jan 23
UCSB's Moody Lab develops new method for chip generation of single photons

Described in Nano Letters journal as “on-chip factory”, necessary for photonic-based quantum technologies.

Polymeric Systems Bring Clarity to Optical Applications 24 May 2022

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 2022

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”

Choosing the Right Camera Comes Down to the Application 24 Aug 2022

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.

Leveraging the High Speed Averaging Mode in Ocean SR2 Spectrometers 27 Sep 2022

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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