Optics & Design


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Lieven Penninck, founder and CEO of PlanOpSim.
Executive Forum

PlanOpSim and metamaterials customization

July 31, 2023
Jose Pozo, Optica’s CTO, talks to Lieven Penninck, founder and CEO of PlanOpSim, about his vision for metalens design and simulation.
Chroma Technology

Optical filter finder website available

July 6, 2023
The Spectra Viewer website allows users to navigate the performance characteristics of various individual optical filters.
Titan Tool Supply

Lapping and polishing film offered in six grits

July 4, 2023
Dia-Strip and Dia-Sheet lapping and polishing film incorporates pure virgin diamond powders to provide microfinishing support for lapping and deburring tasks.
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Dreamstime Xxl 90690609

Disruptors are the ultimate innovation

June 26, 2023
When innovation is also disruptive in nature, the ripple effect can quickly turn into waves.
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FIGURE 1. With motion control resolution of .0001 in. on the z-axis, the DCM Tech rotary surface grinder is accurate and repeatable.

A focus on precision photonics grinding

April 28, 2023
This Q&A article discusses the advantages of precision grinding.
Light Trans International
Software & Accessories

Physical optics software adds several updated features

Feb. 15, 2023
VirtualLab Fusion 2023.1 Physical Optics Software includes a new Universal Detector with detector modeling, among other new features.

CNC alignment turning station features horizontal design

Jan. 19, 2023
The ATS-C CNC alignment turning station machines small, mounted lenses in short cycle times.
A concept image that shows how consumers can interact at arm's length and with objects placed accurately in the real world.

Making the ‘quasi impossible’ possible

Jan. 17, 2023
An augmented-reality (AR) breakthrough sets the stage for headset manufacturers to display digital objects in the real world, meaning users can interact at arm's length and naturally...
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FIGURE 1. Virtual-reality glasses.
Test & Measurement

Metrology meets the challenges of immersive reality technologies

Aug. 3, 2022
Metrology tools for immersive reality devices offer assistance in development and prototyping, performance evaluation, and production quality control.