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01 Oct 21
Photonex 2021: Product showcase (part 2)

optics.org reviews a batch of the new launches and solutions on show in Glasgow, this week.

30 Sep 21
Kavli Institute develops lightweight miniscope for neuron imaging

The 2-photon platform records 10,000 neurons in the same freely moving animal.

29 Sep 21
Photonex 2021: Developing the role of photonics in a changing world

Carol Monaghan MP tells photonics sector to make its voice heard, pay new starters more, and embrace a more diverse employment pool.

29 Sep 21
Photonex 2021: Glasgow University launches Centre for Quantum Technology

$1 million joint funding from SPIE and university to establish Glasgow as internationally recognised center of excellence for quantum.

29 Sep 21
FBH gets into the yellow-green with diode sources for ophthalmology

Berlin research institute will also showcase advances in UV LEDs and high-power laser diodes at next week’s ‘Photonics Days’ event.

28 Sep 21
‘A-Rod’ makes laser fusion pitch

Ex-pro baseball star Alex Rodriguez takes part in $15M funding round for startup Focused Energy.

28 Sep 21
Infrared terahertz technology measures thickness of ice on prawns

Partnership of DTU (Denmark) and Royal Greenland measuring ice glaze for optimal freshness and safety aims.

28 Sep 21
Latest Landsat carries infrared instruments into orbit

Multispectral and thermal imagers on board Landsat 9 provide latest upgrade to near 50-year mission.

28 Sep 21
Light-emitting plants provide routes to novel devices

MIT embeds nanoparticles in plant tissue to store and release photons for lighting and signalling.

27 Sep 21
Laser process can cut industrial chemical usage in vehicle manufacture

LIS (laser interference structuring) treats aluminum alloy for corrosion protection.

27 Sep 21
Trumpf development enables ‘abutment laser printing’ for dentistry

3D laser printer, demoed at IDS dental technology expo, offers choice of one or two lasers, using laser-metal fusion technique.

23 Sep 21
Qioptiq Photonics expands optics capacity for semiconductor equipment

€30M investment at Göttingen site of Excelitas Technologies subsidiary.

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