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

06/24/2015

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

06/24/2015

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

06/24/2015

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

06/23/2015

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

Sandia fog chamber to advance optics research

06/18/2015

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

06/16/2015

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

06/16/2015

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

06/16/2015

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

06/15/2015

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

06/14/2015

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

06/12/2015

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

06/12/2015

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

06/11/2015

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

06/09/2015

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

06/09/2015

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

06/08/2015

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

06/05/2015

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

06/05/2015

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

06/05/2015

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

06/03/2015

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

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