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Monochromator from Shimadzu has utility in multi-wavelength analysis of individual samples


The SPG-120-REV series monochromator uses a stepping motor to directly drive a grating, allowing it to move from a wavelength of 200 to 900 nm in 2 s.

Integrating spheres from Artifex Engineering are equipped with power detector port


A line of integrating spheres includes convection- and liquid-cooled, gold-coated spheres for high-power applications.

STARTUP WORLD names award winners at LASER World of Photonics 2015


STARTUP WORLD, part of the LASER World of Photonics trade fair, has named the winners of the first-ever PHOTONICS Award.

Smart Vision Labs closes $6.1M in Series A financing for mobile ophthalmic device


Smart Vision Labs has closed a $6.1M financing round for its SVOne smartphone-based ophthalmic device.

Sandia fog chamber to advance optics research


Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have developed a controlled-fog environment for optical testing.


German photonics market saw strong growth in 2014 driven by exports


A new market report says German photonics production grew 4% in 2014, reaching a total of EUR 30 billion.


LASER World of Photonics Product Preview: 2015 exhibit to continue growth streak


LASER World of Photonics 2015 expects 27,000 attendees from more than 70 countries, and will welcome more than 1180 exhibitors.

Optically excited microdiamond serves as robust, wide-range remote temperature sensor

Optically excited microdiamond serves as robust, wide-range remote temperature sensor


Nitrogen-vacancy center with added nickel has luminescence lifetime that depends on temperature.

Ophir-Spiricon to demonstrate industrial laser beam profiler at LASER World of Photonics 2015


BeamWatch industrial laser beam profilers measure laser parameters without requiring contact with the laser beam.

Ocean Optics to demonstrate compact spectral sensor at LASER World of Photonics 2015


The Spark spectral sensor detects fluorescent tags and tracers in biomedical applications, point-of-care testing, and medical diagnostics.

Steinbichler Optotechnik optical 3D digitization software can create images of auto parts.

Zeiss Industrial Metrology acquires majority interest in Steinbichler Optotechnik


Acquistion is part of Industrial Group strategy to provide systems for digitization with optical 3D sensors and surface inspection of car body and sheet metal parts. 


High-index microsphere layer on coverslip performs super-resolution microscopy


University of Pennsylvania researchers are using microscope coverslips with a monolayer of microspheres for super-resolution imaging.

Codixx to demonstrate polarizers for sensor and measurement applications at LASER World of Photonics 2015


The colorPol polarizer is a thin glass plate with embedded silver nanoparticles for use in sensor and measurement applications.

Microscopy systems maker Leica Microsystems will acquire Bioptigen


Microscopy systems maker Leica Microsystems will acquire optical coherence tomography (OCT) technology company Bioptigen.

Duma Optronics to display laser beam profiler at LASER World of Photonics 2015


The BeamOn WSR laser beam profiler features proprietary sensor technology for beam profiling in the range of 190 to 1600 nm.

DARPA grant funds aluminum-nitride chip-based UV laser development


DARPA is looking to UW – Madison engineers and collaborators to seek a better way to detect hazardous materials.

Raman spectroscopy method promises faster, minimally invasive oral cancer diagnosis


A novel method uses Raman spectroscopy to detect carcinoma in the oral mucosa quickly and less invasively.

Lincoln Laser to showcase scan head at LASER World of Photonics 2015


The hyperSCAN scan head combines traditional galvo scanning with polygon speeds.

Gentec-EO to launch handheld laser power meter at LASER World of Photonics 2015


The Pronto handheld laser power meter performs instantaneous laser power measurements from 1 to 250 W.

PowerPhotonic supplies microoptics for ELI HAPLS high-energy laser


PowerPhotonic is working with Lasertel by supplying precision microoptics for the ELI HAPLS petawatt laser.

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