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Spectrum analyzer from Bristol measures laser wavelength from the visible to the mid-IR


The 771 Series laser spectrum analyzer measures laser wavelength from the visible to the mid-IR to an accuracy as high as ± 0.0001 nm.

Power meter from Radiantis measures power levels from 1 nW to 20 W


The PowerSense power meter can measure power levels from 1 nW to 20 W with a single detector head, with millisecond response.

Spectroscopy camera from Horiba Scientific for low-light and ultrafast spectroscopy


The Synapse EM deep-cooled, EMCCD scientific camera is available in front- and back-illuminated versions.

Silicon avalanche photodiode module from Excelitas delivers broadband photon absorption


The HeliX silicon avalanche photodiode (Si APD) module has uses in high-performance applications, including fluorescence measurement and distributed temperature sensing.

FEI names winner of its award that honors neuroscience excellence


FEI Munich awarded its 2015 FEI Technology Award to Benjamin Judkewitz for his pioneering optical microscopy work in neuroscience.

LASER World of Photonics China continues strong growth


Celebrating its 10th anniversary with exhibitors from 20 countries, LASER World of Photonics China attracted over 40,000 attendees to the Shanghai New International Expo Cente, March 17-19.


Full-body scanner could ease early detection of skin cancer


A team of researchers has developed a full-body scanner device that could bring early detection of skin cancer a major step forward.

Reynard photolithography service achieves 5 µm geometries with thin-film transparent conductive materials


Patterned optical surfaces are used in wideband beamsplitters, reference targets, encoder disks, and other applications.

Spectroscopic studies on ITER fusion reactor walls use Andor ICCD camera


The laser-induced-breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) analyses will help ITER's maintenance in future.

Computational microscopy approach can 'paint' tissue samples with light


Microscopy and computer analysis can give precise information about structures and molecules inside tissues and cells without using chemical stains or dyes.

Fluorescence microscopy shows when and where proteins are made (video)


An international team of scientists has developed a novel fluorescence microscopy technique that shows where and when proteins are produced.

LASER World of Photonics—don’t miss it


Every two years, Munich hosts an inspiring international trade fair and a technical conference that together draw over 1100 exhibitors and 25,000 researchers and professionals in lasers and optics.


Super-resolution microscopy visualizes the genome at the nanoscale


Using a super-resolution microscopy technique, a team of scientists has been able to visualize and count the smallest units that form the genome.

Optical radiation method seeks to treat cancer at the cellular level


With the goal of achieving early cancer detection, a team of scientists used an optical radiation method to address this at the cellular level.

Point-of-care system can capture high-resolution images inside the eye


A new point-of-care system can image a patient's eye to help monitor eye health and spot signs of macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

Compact Imaging partnership will help commercialize OCT technology


Optical coherence tomography (OCT) technology developer Compact Imaging has entered into a collaboration to commercialize its OCT-based optical sensor technology.

High-quality perovskite photovoltaics can now be fabricated at room temperature


One version of the cells is semi-transparent with a 10.1% efficiency

Fluorescence spectroscopy method charts protein networks in living cells


A team of researchers has developed a fluorescence spectroscopy-based method to study the behavior of proteins in living cells.

Global biophotonics market to climb to $59.7B by 2020, says report


The global biophotonics market was valued at $31.4 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach $59.7 billion by 2020, according to a new report.

Atomic force microscopy system can image nanoscale dynamics of neurons


Using atomic force microscopy (AFM), a team of researchers imaged the structural dynamics of living neurons with unprecedented spatial resolution.

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