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21 Apr 20
Coherent launches multi-kilowatt industrial diode laser

HighLight DL HPSi is suited to applications in metal cladding, heat treating, brazing, and welding.

15 Apr 20
TRUMPF launches versatile fiber laser metal tube cutting machine…

…while VELO3D develops Sapphire 1m tall industrial laser 3D metal printer.

07 Apr 20
Photonics Europe Digital Forum: Schott ready to ramp higher-index glass for AR

Glass and optics giant’s ‘RealView 1.9’ material for augmented reality (AR) waveguides broadens field of view in consumer devices.

07 Apr 20
Diamond Raman laser delivers more powerful guide stars

Macquarie University project could help large optical telescopes gather accurate data.

01 Apr 20
UK team devises life-saving breathing aid for the NHS in 100 hours

Development by UCL-led group with Oxford Optronix can cut Covid-19 patient need for intensive care beds.

25 Mar 20
Zeiss light sheet microscopy allows multiview imaging of cleared tissues

Lightsheet 7 platform designed to reduce imaging artifacts in optical sections.

19 Mar 20
NeoPhotonics launches L-Band optical system to double fiber capacity…

…while Infinera achieves “record” 800G transmission over 950 kilometers.

19 Mar 20
OFC 2020: Adapted expo 'engages participants across the globe'

With its mix of live and virtual events, San Diego expo showcased technical research, new commercial solutions, multivendor demonstrations.

17 Mar 20
Mitsubishi Electric targets auto lidar with large MEMS mirror

Future development expected to result in a vertical scanning angle exceeding 25 degrees.

10 Mar 20
Renishaw and Simufact enhance laser powder bed fusion process

By the integration of Renishaw’s QuantAM build software into Simufact’s Additive 2020 solution.

05 Mar 20
Demand increase for disinfecting UVLEDs from Seoul Viosys

UV LED “Violeds” being used for sterilization applications to stem spread of coronavirus, says Korean firm.

05 Mar 20
Novel laser-based method effectively de-ices aircraft

Fraunhofer IWS and Airbus develop ecofriendly process requiring less heat or chemicals to remove dangerous ice from wings.

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