Including news from Bookham Technology, GSI Lumonics, High Q Laser and more.
The pick of this week’s patent applications including an LED based on a silicon substrate.
German firm Microliquids is developing an extreme ultraviolet (EUV) source using its laser driven liquid jet technology
Optical measurements of the heart’s oxygen consumption show whether bypass operations have been successful.
Pumping a holey fiber with two wavelengths generates a singlemode supercontinuum spanning 400 nanometers.
Including news from Tellabs, JDS Uniphase, Cree and Nufern.
Our photos from this year's show including some larger than life sights.
Advances in RGB lasers, terahertz spectroscopy and NASA's laser altimeter pull in the crowds.
Our pick of the papers presented during a packed session on fiber lasers.
A selection of products making their debut at this year’s exhibition.
CDs that contain blood samples rather than music could transform medical testing.
The pick of this week’s patent applications including a cornea shaping contact lens.
Including news from Lumileds, MicroEmissive Displays, Rofin-Sinar, Linos and more.
A UK-Danish partnership report a continuous-wave all-fiber optical parametric oscillator.
The pick of this week’s patent applications including high-efficiency solar cells.
Scientists demonstrate the first direct germicidal effect with an ultraviolet LED source.
Researchers produce broadband high-quality laser mirrors made from layers of porous silicon.
Including news from Northrop Grumman, DARPA, Koheras and more.
Reactions and images from the first Photonics Europe, which opened it doors in Strasbourg last week.
A selection of quarterly financial results from industry big hitters including GSI Lumonics, DALSA, Coherent and more.
NIST scientists transfer a quantum key made of single photons at a rate of 1Mbps.
The pick of this week’s patent applications including a mobile phone that contains a laser rangefinder.
CLEO and IQEC return to the west coast of the US on 16-21 May and will be co-located with the OSA's latest venture, PhAST. Here we preview the technical conferences and highlight some of the special events not to be missed at this year's event.
If you want to extract a signal from a huge amount of noise, a lock-in amplifier is the ideal tool. But when it comes to buying one, doing your homework first can avoid a costly mistake, advises Richard Burdett.
Advances in LCD and microlens technology mean that 3D displays no longer require special goggles. Rob van den Berg reports on how the latest products are finding their way into mobile phones, laptops and medical institutes.
Laser-peened fan blades are enabling aircraft to fly for longer periods between engine maintenance. Oliver Graydon reports on the commercialization of the technique.
Think spectrometers and you'll probably think Ocean Optics. The firm's president and co-founder Michael Morris tells Jacqueline Hewett about the secret behind the growth of the business, emerging applications for its technology and his plans to sell the firm.