More Detectors and Imaging Articles

Hamamatsu to show InGaAs image sensor for NIR imaging at SPIE DSS 2014

04/15/2014 Featuring 64 × 64 pixels and 50 µm pixel pitch, the G11097-0606S is a TE-cooled indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) image sensor that has uses in most near-infrared (NIR) imaging applications that currently use more expensive, hig...

Gentec-EO to show detector/meter combos and USB 3.0 large-format camera at SPIE DSS 2014

04/11/2014

Integra laser power and energy sensors incorporate a USB-powered meter, and the Beamage-3.0 is a large-format, 8 × 16 mm, USB 3.0-based camera for laser beam diagnostics.

e2v to display CMOS camera line at SPIE DSS 2014

04/11/2014

CIRES CMOS cameras deliver high-performance-color, low-light imaging with extended near-infrared sensitivity, providing SXGA or HDTV resolution to 60 frames/s.

Strategies in Biophotonics announces schedule of speakers

04/11/2014 The first Strategies in Biophotonics conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place September 9-11, 2014, in Boston, MA, has announced its lineup of speakers—all of whom have been deeply involved in development and commerci...

Philips steps up as first corporate sponsor for 2015 International Year of Light

04/10/2014

Royal Philips was applauded by the OSA for signing on as the first patron sponsor of the International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies (IYL 2015).

Google Glass promising as assistive aid for Parkinson's patients

04/10/2014

Researchers at Newcastle University are investigating Google Glass as an assistive aid to help people with Parkinson’s disease extend their independence.

Scotland Week includes focus on lasers and SU2P program

04/09/2014

During Scotland Week, Scottish external affairs Minister Humza Yousaf said that Scotland has the talent, skills, and expertise to become a global powerhouse for the laser-enabled technology industry.

Furukawa optical-fiber-powered camera is intended for disaster and disaster-prevention uses

04/09/2014

Furukawa Electric (Tokyo, Japan) has commercialized a camera that is powered by light transmitted through a single-mode optical fiber.

Civilian drones get a research center as FAA faces political pressure

04/09/2014 The fast growing importance (and prevelance) of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) is reflected in the recent announcement by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration that a new research center will be established within the...

Inspection machine maker Jiateng Instrument fined for falsely advertising Navitar lenses

04/09/2014 Navitar announced that metrology machine maker, Jiateng Instrument, and it’s owner Peng Xiong‐liang, were fined 20,000 RMB by the local Dongguan China Bureau of AIC for falsely advertising that Jaten metrology inspection machin...

Nanostructured carbon nanotubes boost solar-cell efficiency

04/08/2014

Researchers at Umeå University have discovered that controlled placement of carbon nanotubes into particular nanostructures produces a huge boost in the optoelectronic performance of solar cells.

Hyperspectral imaging benefits from new cooperation between Gooch & Housego and PhiLumina

04/08/2014 Gooch & Housego and PhiLumina have signed a collaborative agreement to expand their capabilities and offerings for spectral imaging applications.

Photonics Applied: Terrestrial Imaging: Spectral imaging satellites monitor global vegetation health

04/07/2014

Aircraft- and satellite-based imaging systems with multispectral capabilities are being deployed worldwide to monitor terrestrial vegetation and soil moisture with unprecedented resolution and accuracy.

Advances in Displays: Quantum dot film lets LCDs express 50% more color

04/07/2014

With Quantum Dot Enhancement Film, LCD makers now have an efficient mechanism for integrating quantum dots into their manufacturing processes.

Pictures from an exhibition

04/07/2014 When founded in 1955, SPIE -- then known as the Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers -- placed great emphasis on the application of photo-optical instrumentation to aerospace, atmospheric science, and astronomy.

Nidek ophthalmic OCT system receives FDA clearance

04/07/2014 Ophthalmic equipment developer, maker, and distributor Nidek has received FDA approval for the company's RS-3000 Advance optical coherence tomography (OCT) system, which incorporates a scanning laser ophthalmoscope to evaluate ...

Business Forum: Professional society in our photonics ecosystem

04/04/2014

This is the second in a series of interviews of CEOs of our professional societies to give us a better understanding of the ecosystem of our industry.

Exelis and NIRF partner on non-invasive fluorescence medical imaging technology

04/03/2014

Exelis and NIRF Imaging have entered into a long-term exclusive agreement to deliver a non-invasive, non-radioactive, point-of-care medical imaging capability.

ON Semiconductor to acquire Truesense Imaging

04/02/2014 ON Semiconductor (Phoenix, AZ; Nasdaq: ONNN) will acquire Truesense Imaging (Rochester, NY), which produces high-performance image sensor devices for machine vision, surveillance, traffic monitoring, medical and scientific imag...

Laser Marketplace: Forging innovation: Laser Marketplace Seminar review

04/02/2014

Held on February 3 in conjunction with SPIE Photonics West 2014, the 2014 Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar took both a quantitative and qualitative approach to the lasers and photonics markets.

Most Popular Articles

Featured Laser Videos

Webcasts

Upcoming Webcasts

Applications of UV LEDs in Analytical & Life Science Instrumentation

The recent emergence of high performance UVC LEDs is leading to increasing LED adoption in several analytical and life science instrumentation applications.&...
( 04/29/2014 / 01:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time / 12:00 PM Central Daylight Time / 10:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time / 17:00 GMT )

Speakers

Short-wave infrared (SWIR) imaging and spectroscopy: Advancing research in life science and physical science applications

Recent advances have been made in short-wave infrared (SWIR) imaging technology to address the most demanding scientific imaging applications from basic imag...
( 04/17/2014 / 01:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time / 12:00 PM Central Daylight Time / 10:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time / 17:00 GMT )

On Demand Webcasts

Wave Optics Simulations

This webinar will include discussions of applications such as directional couplers, metamaterials, nonlinear optical waveguides, and scattering by nanopartic...
04/03/2014

Speakers

CO2 Lasers: Using Real-Time Measurements to Increase Efficiency

In this webinar, sponsored by Ophir-Spiricon, the laser technician will learn which laser characteristics are important and how to easily and more effectivel...
03/13/2014

Speakers

White Papers

How to choose an OEM spectrometer

How should original equipment manufacturers (OEM) evaluate modular spectrometers for their large-volume applications? Choosing an OEM spectrometer for your n...

Understanding Optical Filters

Optical Filters can be used to attenuate or enhance an image, transmit or reflect specific wavelengths, and/or split an image into two identical images with ...

Clearly Superior: Epoxies For Optical Applications

As technology in the optics industry continues to advance and improve, careful consideration of the properties of epoxies must be evaluated. When determining...

Real-time Profiling for Focusing, M2, Divergence & Alignment

Beam intensity profiling is an essential tool in many aspects of photonics. The precise intensity distribution in a focused laser beam is critical in many ap...

Technical Digests

High-power Lasers: More choices than ever

The rapid pace of development in high-power lasers, including diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) and fiber lasers, can leave technical professionals wondering n...
Sponsored by

Asphere Manufacture: Care every step of the way leads to desired results

For high-performance optical systems, the use of aspheres not only boosts optical performance, but often reduces the number of optical elements required. How...
Sponsored by

High-Performance Optical Coatings

The demands placed on high-performance optical coatings can be extreme. Ways to beat the odds include using the latest in design and fabrication techniques, ...
Sponsored by

Financial News

Article Archive

View Laser Focus World past articles now.

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Copyright © 2007-2014. PennWell Corporation, Tulsa, OK. All Rights Reserved.PRIVACY POLICY | TERMS AND CONDITIONS