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26 Sep 13
Laser fiber diameters differ widely from specifications

New study by urologists reveals significant variation of advertised fiber sizes; manufacturers inconsistent on supposed standards.

26 Sep 13
Cascade laser countermeasures complete flight safety tests

Production-ready system based on Daylight Solutions’ quantum cascade emitters demonstrates maturity.

24 Sep 13
Cree releases HD LED array

Doubling of system intensity enables reductions in cost and power consumption.

23 Sep 13
Smaller, faster infrared sensors suit mobility applications

FLIR and BAE Systems point the way towards new potential markets for thermal imaging devices.

17 Sep 13
Optical grape sorter boosts German wine

Tastes grape! Foreign bodies, unripe grapes separated by new device developed in Germany.

17 Sep 13
Swiss-French team develop new concept for FEL gun laser

Paul Scherrer Institute and Amplitude Systèmes propose novel ytterbium-based FEL.

17 Sep 13
Ophir launches non-contact industrial beam monitor

System specifcally designed for very high power YAG and fiber lasers.

13 Sep 13
“Light Mask” could save horsebreeders €1,000 per mare per year

Optical modification of breeding time can boost racehorse boost performance, cut costs.

12 Sep 13
IMAX coming to London's Leicester Square

A new IMAX screen will be in place by year-end, while the company continues to develop its laser projection platform.

09 Sep 13
US authorities test adaptive LED headlamps

Novel safety feature uses swiveling optics to illuminate more of the road when cornering.

04 Sep 13
Integrated picosecond laser developed for machine builders

Time-Bandwidth Products launches the PicoBlade ultrafast laser.

04 Sep 13
Polybright unveils laser polymer welding systems

Three-year European project yields prototypes based on high-brilliance lasers.

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