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Software & Accessories

Optical design software: From nano to system scale

March 1, 2024
Design engineers must be able to perform highly accurate simulations at multiple scales to predict the performance of modern optical devices.

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Injection mold optical system provides operational control

Feb. 28, 2024
In plastic product production, a new automated method can optically monitor the presence of plastic parts that haven’t been pushed out of the injection mold.
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Polaritonic nanocavities redefine limits of light confinement

Feb. 26, 2024
A team of researchers in Israel and Spain create a new type of light confinement—and open the door to new quantum electrodynamics experiments.
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Lasers & Sources

What happens if you etch tellurite glass with a femtosecond laser?

Feb. 22, 2024
Serendipity in the form of an active photoconductive material—a semiconductor phase embedded within glass—that generates a current reliably for months when exposed ultraviolet...

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CNC Machining at Avantier

March 4, 2024
Embark on a journey into precision optics with Avantier, your trusted provider of optical solutions. With over 50 years of expertise, we offer a comprehensive range of materials...
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Photonics Hot List: March 1, 2024

March 1, 2024
In this episode, we cover how NASA's latest Moon landing relies on photonics tech, a silicon photonic chip that advances AI computing, and how tellurite glass could be an effective...
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Photonics Hot List: February 23, 2024

Feb. 23, 2024
In this episode, we cover a heart-on-chip that could transform medical research, a novel AFM device that dives deep into the nanoworld, and a quantum approach to light-matter ...

Leadership in Lasers and Photonics

Welcome to Laser Focus World's Leadership in Lasers and Photonics program.

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