A high-speed camera developed in Italy could help scientists study fast-evolving events such as gamma ray bursts.
Including news from S-LCD, FLIR Systems, Thales Laser Diode and more.
A material made from an array of gold nanopillars on glass exhibits unique optical properties.
Introducing a specific defect structure into a photonic crystal waveguide bends light at acute angles.
Researchers in Japan unveil a terahertz system that measures the thickness of a layer of paint and its drying time.
Researchers boost the output of blue LEDs by using laser holography to create an array of air holes within the device.
Including news from Sony, NEC, Emcore, Osram, Infineon, GSI Group and more.
Researchers unveil how they made single-walled carbon nanotubes emit beams of infrared light.
Chaotic optical communications is demonstrated on a commercial fibre network at gigabit/s data rates.
The latest financial results from JDSU, Corning, Rofin-Sinar, LINOS and Cambridge Display Technology.
Makers of high-brightness LEDs should develop more appropriate standards claims a new report.
Including news from Jenoptik Laserdiode, Philips, Lumileds Lighting, Cedip Infrared Systems and more.
The number of organic semiconductor patents continues to grow with Japanese and Korean firms leading the way.
A project team in Canada reveals a 10 year plan to build the world's largest optical telescope.
The latest financial results from Newport, Zygo, Coherent, Micronic and Bookham.
US researchers unveil a new way of keeping optical data networks safe from prying eyes.
Including news from Coherent, Iolon, IPG Laser, Wahl optoparts, Novaled and more.
A device for testing next generation DVDs could help disc makers spot manufacturing flaws.
The problem of finding and accessing a vein to draw blood from could soon be solved thanks to work at Luminetx.
A photonic crystal circuit offers tunable control over the speed of infrared light pulses.
Measuring low light levels can be a challenge, especially at high speeds. Tim Stokes explains why avalanche photodiodes are often an attractive solution to the problem.
In fiscal 2005, nearly half of JDSU's revenue came from activities other than optical telecommunications. Jacqueline Hewett finds out about the firm's diversification plans.
Mobile LIDAR came under the spotlight at SPIE Europe's recent Remote Sensing event held in Bruges, Belgium. James Tyrrell caught up with Environment Canada's Kevin Strawbridge to discover the benefits of taking a high-power laser on the road.
A pain-free optical technique for measuring blood glucose levels could prove to be a big hit with diabetics when it comes to the market.
The latest financial results from Cree, FLIR Systems, DALSA and more.