Japanese materials company leverages existing plastic optics technology to provide concentrating lenses for market-leading Amonix.
Hybrid approach combines arc welding with a 20kW IPG fiber laser to reduce welding time for inch-thick steel components by 80%.
One year on from the catastrophic oil spill, SPIE's Defense, Security + Sensing Symposium will show how photonics provided an instant response.
Fired from on board a US Navy ship, the Joint High Powered Solid State Laser ignited fuel tanks at the rear of a small boat.
Weapon that features a seeker employing a semi-active laser and uncooled IR imaging clears critical design review stage.
Combination of multiphoton microscopy and coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering is first to show lipid distribution in humans.
Imaging technology from UK company allows scientists to get up-close and personal with the Sun's nearest neighbor for the first time.
Eyecare giant Bausch & Lomb is to distribute an ultrafast system for both cataract and refractive surgery.
LED fluorescence microscopy is now recommended by the World Health Organization as the preferred technique for detecting the disease.
A team at Laser Zentrum Hannover in Germany has perfected a way to manufacture strain gauges on free-form three-dimensional surfaces.
The UK's first Technology and Innovation Centre, dedicated to high-value manufacturing, is looking for a high-power fiber laser.
An infrared radar system, laser target designation and LED projection simulators feature in the latest round-up.