Laser Focus World White Papers

Accurate LED Source Modeling Using TracePro

Modern optical modeling programs allow product design engineers to create, analyze, and optimize LED sources and LED optical systems as a virtual prototype p...

Tailored bar concepts for 10 mm-mrad fiber coupled modules scalable to kW-class direct diode lasers

In this paper, laser modules based on newly developed tailored bars are presented. The modules allow efficient fiber coupling of more than 320 W into 10 mm-m...

All About Aspheric Lenses

The most notable benefit of aspheric lenses is their ability to correct for spherical aberration. Spherical aberration results from using a spherical surface...

Wavelength stabilized multi-kW diode laser systems

Wavelength stabilization of high-power diode laser systems is an important means to increase the efficiency of diode pumped solid-state lasers. It also enabl...

Laser Focus World Webcasts

Femtosecond Lasers – Getting the Photons to the Work Area

Ultrashort-pulse lasers, both picosecond and femtosecond, are now available from a large number of manufacturers, with new players entering the field at a rapid pace. These lasers, which only a few years ago were only cool toys...

Laser Measurements Critical to Successful Additive Manufacturing Processes

Maximizing the stability of the variables going into any manufacturing process is what ensures ts consistency and high quality. Specifically, when a laser is used during additive manufacturing processes, knowing how the laser i...

Ray Optics Simulations with COMSOL Multiphysics

The Ray Optics Module can be used to simulate electromagnetic wave propagation when the wavelength is much smaller than the smallest geometric entity in the model. Notable features include built-in settings for analyzing intens...

Multichannel Spectroscopy: Technology and Applications

This webcast, sponsored by Hamamatsu, highlights some of the photonic technology used in spectroscopy, and the resulting applications.

Handheld Spectrometers

Spectroscopy is a powerful and versatile tool that traditionally often required a large and bulky instrument. The combination of compact optics and modern packaging with powerful spectral sensors and microprocessors has allowed...

Fracking, climate change, and lasers:  new tools to reduce fugitive methane emissions

This webcast, sponsored by Hamamatsu Corporation, covers recent developments and field deployments of compact quantum-cascade-laser (QCL)-based methane sensors to quantify methane emissions from the Barnett, Marcellus, and Mont...

Laser, Optics and Photonics Resource Center

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The Laser Focus World email newsletter covers business and technology news from the world of optoelectronics. Compiled by the Editors of Laser Focus World, for delivery on the first and third Tuesday of each month.

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Buyers Buide


   Buyers Guide

The Laser Focus World Buyers Guide provides a comprehensive listing of products and services from the major photonic companies in the industry, including detailed laser specification tables and dot charts that compare the attributes of photonic products from different suppliers. In addition to the product listings, The Laser Focus World Buyers Guide is available in print and online and includes advertising opportunities to highlight your company's product offerings.


Laser Focus World China

Launched in 2004, Laser Focus World China is tailored specifically for our readers in China, including the best international coverage of applications and technology from translated Laser Focus World editorial, as well as commercial and R&D developments for lasers in the local Chinese community. Circulation for Laser Focus World China reaches more than 8,000 readers in each issue. The magazine is typically published six times per year.


Laser Focus World Japan


Laser Focus World Japan represents an extension of the Laser Focus World brand and enables LFW to better serve an important element of the global marketplace. Laser Focus World Japan builds a bridge between global optoelectronics and photonics activities and those of the Japanese market.

Written in simplified Japanese and delivered every month to 12,0001 engineers and engineering managers throughout the country, LFW Japan is the first and only Japanese controlled-circulation magazine in the industry.


BioOptics World

BioOptics World is a bi-monthly magazine that provides news, analysis and explanation of applications involving lasers, optics and imaging systems in the life sciences. The magazine is dedicated to giving readers a firsthand look at cutting-edge research related to the design, development and utilization of optical technologies in the study, diagnosis and treatment of disease and disease processes.

BioOptics World is available by FREE subscription as an electronic (PDF) download. Subscribers must log in to download electronic issues.


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