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12 May 15
Laser process refines fiber tips for medical apps

Applications in treatment of superfine varicose veins; demo next week at SENSOR + TEST 2015, Nuremberg.

28 Apr 15
Bruker launches novel microbial analyzer with 'lifetime laser'...

...while new ESI instrument "first" to support sub-cellular elemental Imaging.

28 Apr 15
Laser surface texturing boosts bond strength of composites

Liverpool John Moores University sees advantages of lasers in processing of advanced materials.

28 Apr 15
Laser-welded multi-battery cells solve energy supply challenge

Fraunhofer ILT-developed “oscillation laser welding” delivers precise energy burst to join batteries.

22 Apr 15
DSS 2015: defense and security components showcased

High-spec cameras, sensors, lenses and more in abundance at SPIE's Baltimore exhibition and conference,

22 Apr 15
Axys deploys Zephir lidar to enhance windfarm potential

Weather sensing specialist claims "world-first and new standard" with floating lidar to optimize wind power yield.

21 Apr 15
Selective laser melting embeds optical sensors into stainless steel

Heriot-Watt method allows integrated sensors for intelligent structures.

16 Apr 15
Hannover Fair 2015: 3D measurement of assets under water

Fraunhofer IOF presents a compact, versatile system to support marine operations.

15 Apr 15
New route to glasses-free 3D displays

Tsinghua University system uses MEMS scanning units to avoid pitfalls of existing designs.

13 Apr 15
Hannover Fair 2015: LZH showcases future factory technologies

Laser Technology for the Production of the Future – LZH

13 Apr 15
Rice University monitors vital signs through skin color

New algorithm improves on existing methods of assessing health through subtle changes in blood flow.

08 Apr 15
Pratt & Whitney uses 3D printing for aero engine parts

Engine-maker is first to use AM to make compressor stators and synch ring brackets for Bombardier production engines.

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