Optics.org
daily coverage of the optics & photonics industry and the markets that it serves
News
Menu
Research & Development
02 Jul 19
Powerful laser diodes cut stress in metal 3D-printed parts

Technique, using diodes borrowed from LLNL's National Ignition Facility cuts residual stress by as much as 90 percent.

01 Jul 19
NASA invests $45M in US firms for space technology

Development funds allocated to many photonics-related developments and companies across America.

26 Jun 19
LASER 2019: quantum sensor set for trip to Mount Etna

Laser-based quantum gravimeter under development at µQUANS scheduled to be field-tested on Europe’s biggest volcano in June 2020.

26 Jun 19
LASER 2019: Laserline and Nuburu demo kilowatt blue power

Panel session talks highlight systematic advantages of welding with 450 nm diode sources.

18 Jun 19
Laser-metal interaction process scrutinized with X-ray movies

US-based researchers find microscopic manufacturing flaws and suggest routes to improvement of welding and treatments.

13 Jun 19
Cheap microlens fabrication method uses single laser pulse

Simple technique developed at Italian Institute of Technology, Genoa, is "poised to expand applications", say developers.

12 Jun 19
Infrared frequency comb identifies bio-samples and more

Breakthrough system from NIST-led international group detects key wavelengths using photodiodes operating in the near-infrared.

12 Jun 19
Emberion to present graphene photonics developments at LASER

Various new products and associated software will be on show at LASER World of Photonics event.

05 Jun 19
Japan team makes blue-emitting organic laser diodes

Developers at Kyushu University say organic laser diodes produce purer light; KOALA Tech established to commercialize.

04 Jun 19
Hand-held scanner detects hazardous substances on site

Sensor developed by CHEQUERS consortium detects explosive, toxic and other dangerous materials in real time, designed for emergency personnel.

03 Jun 19
China team sends quantum keys over commercial networks

Quantum-secured keys distributed 100 times faster than previous field-test demonstrations, claim Beijing researchers.

30 May 19
Laser processing to turn moondust into building blocks

MOONRISE project to take 3D-printing to the moon to build “village” and for space exlporation.

Copyright © 2019 SPIE EuropeDesigned by Kestrel Web Services