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2D high-harmonic spectroscopy sees multiple molecular orbitals


The Institute for Basic Science in Korea can resolve multiple molecular orbitals using laser spectroscopy.

3D optical microscopes from Bruker have utility in sample characterization


Contour Elite 3D optical microscopes integrate high-definition microscopy imaging with optical surface metrology functionality.

Portable ophthalmoscope to get telemedicine, cloud storage, and analytical capabilities


A portable ophthalmoscope maker has entered into a partnership in which it will add cloud-based data management and other capabilities.

Photonic crystals, graphene, and metamaterials bring Institute of Physics awards


The IOP announced this year’s award winners, including three related to photonics. Eli Yablonovitch, Rahul Raveendran-Nair, and Nikolay Zheludev.


Confocal laser-scanning microscopy shows how wound healing influences cancer


A microscopy technique enabled study of the larvae of zebrafish to reveal how wound healing leads to skin cancer.

Scientific imaging and spectroscopy software from Princeton Instruments analyzes 64-bit data in real time


LightField version 5.0 scientific imaging and spectroscopy software includes a math engine for analyzing 64-bit data in real time.

POC partners with OmniVision and Fujikura to develop miniature camera module


The partnership allowed POC to develop a miniature camera module with 400 x 400 pixel resolution.

MPQ resonator-cavity microscope enhances nanosystem imaging resolution


MPQ developed a technique whereby an optical microcavity enhances optical signals for improved nanoscale imaging.

From Laser Munich 2015: BeamWatch 2.0 characterizes high-power laser beams in two axes


Noncontact measurement method relies on viewing Rayleigh scattering in air.

IR microscope from Pembroke Instruments is customizable up to 1000x


The MicroSWIR-1000 microscopy platform enables magnified imaging between 900 and 1700 nm.

Forth Dimension Displays spatial light modulator contains a microdisplay


The 3.1 Mpixel QXGA-3DM SLM spatial light modulator is designed for applications including inspection and microscopy.

Cooler assembly from American Infrared Solutions covers IR wavelengths to 2.5 μm


The mini-Nyx-S 640 SWIR integrated dewar cooler assembly is integrated with a high-performance SWIR focal plane array.

IJK Controls airborne gimbal system features HD continuous-zoom MWIR imaging


The Tactical Airborne Gimbal System controller is based on a carbon fiber, 4-axis gimbal design with fiber-optic gyroscope stabilization.

Adimec CMOS camera has use in environmentally challenged systems


The TMX74-60c/CL camera is a rugged, global-shutter, full-HD-resolution daylight camera.

Photonis color night imaging sensor wins prestigious award


Photonis has received the 2015 Ingénieur Général Chanson Award for its Kameleon day-to-night color imaging sensor.

Nanostructured, reflective, and flexible skin-like display boasts full color


A nanostructured plasmonic surface in conjunction with liquid crystals creates a tunable polarization-independent reflective display.

CMOS video camera from Toshiba Imaging switches switch between visible and near-IR operation


The IK-HD5U three-chip CMOS video camera provides full-frame-rate HD output via USB3.0 and DVI-D.

Vuzix smart glass HUD prescription eyewear now commercially available


Eyeglass World launched the first retail collection of Vuzix M100 prescription Smart Glasses to support a better HUD experience.

New super-resolution microscopy method is possible with single objective


A newly developed super-resolution microscopy method requires only a single objective and works with standard microscopy systems.

LASER World of Photonics 2015 attendance increases 9%


LASER World of Photonics 2015 drew more than 30,000 attendees who viewed 1227 exhibitors—representing a 9% increase.

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