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$1 test that uses gold nanoparticles can screen for prostate cancer quickly

04/07/2015

A newly developed test screens for prostate cancer with unprecedented sensitivity, and costs less than $1.

Optical Coherence Tomography: Synthetic aperture OCT extends focal depth in biological tissues

04/03/2015

In optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging, a high lateral resolution typically means a short depth of field or reduced axial resolution.

Headwall Photonics partners with Ocean Spray to test spectral-imaging agricultural analysis

04/02/2015

Spectral imaging will be combined with machine vision to achieve the companies' goals.

Light-powered gyroscope has sub-millimeter dimensions

04/01/2015

A team of applied physicists hopes to enable a new generation of phenomenally compact gyroscope-based navigation systems.

Optical Testing: Quantitative approach improves CGH alignment for asphere testing

04/01/2015

Testing the form of a rotationally symmetric aspheric surface to be made in quantity is often done using a computer-generated hologram (CGH).

Microsecond Raman spectroscopy tool has potential in medical diagnostics

03/31/2015

Researchers at Purdue University used a vibrational spectroscopy technology that can take images of living cells.

Business Forum: Best practices from Switzerland— Photonics and otherwise

03/30/2015

This month I interview the husband–wife team of Professor Ursula Keller and Dr. Kurt Weingarten.

Standoff Raman spectrometer identifies liquids in gas pipelines

03/30/2015

A standoff Raman spectrometer allows sensing from 2.4 m away at standard 2-m-height standoff pipes in the network.

Spatial light modulator business of CRi acquired by Meadowlark Optics

03/30/2015

Meadowlark Optics has acquired the spatial light modulator (SLM) line of products from Cambridge Research & Instrumentation, part of PerkinElmer Life Sciences. 

 

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

03/27/2015

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

03/27/2015

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

Fiber-optic sensors are monitored 253 km away without amplification

03/27/2015

Such sensors are useful for monitoring concrete and asphalt, as well as oil pipelines.

Mini spectrometer from Lasnix covers the visible to terahertz region

03/27/2015

A mini all-IR spectrometer covers this region in a permanently aligned, drift-free device for real-time monitoring of collimated beams from any light source.

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

03/27/2015

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

Light sources from Labsphere are for use in calibration of cameras and sensors

03/27/2015

CCS-1000 systems replace the halogen source inside a high-reflectance integrating sphere with 16 LEDs distributed over the visible and NIR range.

LASER World of Photonics China continues strong growth

03/26/2015

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.

 

Spectroscopic studies on ITER fusion reactor walls use Andor ICCD camera

Spectroscopic studies on ITER fusion reactor walls use Andor ICCD camera

03/25/2015

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

University of St. Andrews and M Squared Lasers form partnership for biophotonics research

University of St. Andrews and M Squared Lasers form partnership for biophotonics research

03/24/2015

The commercial agreement will spur improved detection and treatment of cancer, Alzheimer's

LASER World of Photonics—don’t miss it

03/20/2015

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.

 

Fluorescence spectroscopy method charts protein networks in living cells

03/17/2015

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

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