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30 Jun 15
Sentinel satellite returns 'game-changing' multispectral imagery

Sofradir and e2v sensors helping to take remote land monitoring to unprecedented levels, says the European Space Agency.

25 Jun 15
Laser 2015: activated phosphors power super-bright headlamps

Panel discussion on high power diode lasers includes update on Osram's LARP technology and application to new BMW lamps.

25 Jun 15
Laser 2015: Audi speeds aluminum welding with remote laser

Auto maker and Trumpf detail range of new processes making vehicles lighter and more efficient.

24 Jun 15
Laser 2015: terahertz technologies - a growing market

An imaging forum reviewed the remarkable progress of terahertz systems, fast developing a new marketplace.

24 Jun 15
Laser 2015: efficiencies on the up as fiber laser competition grows

IPG's 6kW laser hits 48% efficiency as the firm introduces ‘trifocal’ beam concept to stay ahead of its challengers.

23 Jun 15
Laser 2015: forum reviews progress of laser 3D printing

Whether selective laser melting or laser metal deposition, the technique is rapidly finding new applications and markets.

23 Jun 15
Laser 2015: forum turns spotlight on growing sepsis threat

Faster diagnostic systems based on colorimetry, fluorescence and Raman techniques are in development for clinical use.

18 Jun 15
Mini QCL system enables real-time quality control

Combined Fraunhofer R&D laser system monitors sensitive processes continuously.

17 Jun 15
Corelase to debut versatile 8kW fiber laser in Munich

Rofin subsidiary reveals powerful new source with highly adaptable beam characteristics.

16 Jun 15
Northrop Grumman delivers primary space mirror for UMass Lowell

...while PG&O and Schott team up on another specialized mirror project.

16 Jun 15
Precision optics deliver next-gen endoscopes

Tiny CMOS imaging module generates high-quality video from a distal diameter of just 1.6 millimeters.

10 Jun 15
LightPath and FLIR advances aid firefighters

Low-cost thermal imaging cameras feature low-cost infrared sensors and molded optics.

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