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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.

Global biophotonics market to climb to $59.7B by 2020, says report

03/16/2015

The global biophotonics market was valued at $31.4 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach $59.7 billion by 2020, according to a new report.

Confocal microscope from Carl Zeiss allows users to achieve higher resolution

03/15/2015

The LSM 800 confocal laser scanning microscope with Airyscan technology uses a multichannel area detector with 32 elements to collect light.

Pulsed fiber lasers from AdValue Photonics for use in lidar and spectroscopy apps

03/15/2015

The AP-P-SF pulsed single-frequency fiber lasers are available with 1, 1.55, and 2 micron wavelength options.

Lidar vision system from ASC uses a Class 1 laser to illuminate FOV area of camera

03/15/2015

The Peregrine 3D Flash LIDAR Vision System is a staring-array, time-of-flight light detection and ranging (lidar) vision system.

From Pittcon: TI unveils programmable DLP chipset for handheld spectroscopic analysis at 700 to 2500 nm

03/12/2015

The near-infrared MEMS chipset will be used in ultramobile spectrometers and chemical analyzers.

Contributors to metamaterials, photoacoustics, and more win SPIE 2015 awards

03/09/2015

SPIE announced the winners of prestigious annual awards recognizing outstanding individual and team technical accomplishments and meritorious service.

Party like it's 1965

03/09/2015

The 1960s were famously a time of political and social turmoil, but they were also full of exciting photonics products created from inventions made in laboratories around the world.

Business Forum: For China, investing in photonics R&D is a very high priority

03/04/2015 I talked to Professor Qihuang Gong from Peking University after he gave an informative presentation at the 27th annual Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar.
Cornell CMOS-compatible mid-IR optical frequency comb fits on 1 mm chip

Cornell CMOS-compatible mid-IR optical frequency comb fits on 1 mm chip

03/04/2015

The comb could lead to highly sensitive handheld gas sensors for uses ranging from atmospheric research to disaster recovery.

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