Optics and lasers

Optical components and measurement systems, as well as different types of lasers for a full range of research and commercial applications.


Software OWISoft

OWIS® control software OWISoft

OWIS GmbH 9 Aug 2016

New update V2.9 ready for download

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Hiden introduce all-new ultra-high performance quadrupole MS weblink

Hiden Analytical Limited 18 Jul 2016

The Hiden announce the introduction of the all-new DLS-20 mass spectrometer, setting a new performance standard for high resolution quadrupole systems.

New products from Cobolt: 561 nm DPL, mini Q-switched lasers

Cobolt AB 11 Jul 2016

Modulatable 561 nm & 532 nm DPLs, compact OEM Q-switched lasers and a new white paper on gas sensing.


MvBlueGEMINI Smart Camera starter kits offer the perfect solution for Machine Vision developers

ALRAD Imaging 28 Jun 2016

The mvBlueGEMINI kits include all components for developing your Machine Vision applications

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Zaber's New Motorized Filter Wheels with Built-in Controllers and Motor Encoders weblink

Zaber Technologies 2 Jun 2016

Zaber’s new filter wheel (X-FWR-E) has a built-in controller, a low-profile, high speed filter changes of 57 ms, and holds 7 or 10 optics.

Synopsys Announces Release 2016.03 of the RSoft Photonic Component Design Suite weblink

Synopsys 31 May 2016

Latest Release Enables Advanced Design of LEDs, OLEDs and Displays

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Laser Lines provides “excellent service” to glass industry leader video weblink

Laser Lines Ltd 16 May 2016

N & C Glass, one of the leading manufacturers of glass and glazing products in the UK, is part of the wider Nicholls & Clarke Group, made up of businesses dedicated to the manufacture, distribution ...


OWIS® new catalogue available – with numerous new products weblink

OWIS GmbH 3 May 2016

The new OWIS® catalogue, edition GK 11, is available since the second quarter 2016. This includes on more than 700 pages the complete OWIS® programme of optical beam handling and positioning systems. In addition a separate chapter presents customer-specific options in the field of customized solutions.

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Tech focus – multi-photon microscopy weblink

Laser Lines Ltd 1 Apr 2016

Laser Lines’ Steve Knight takes a look at an ever-developing technique, multi photon microscopy.

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UV-Visible-NIR Polarization Spectroscopy of Microscopic Samples weblink

CRAIC Technologies, Inc. 30 Mar 2016

CRAIC Technologies announces the addition of UV-visible-NIR transmission and reflectance polarization spectroscopy and imaging to CRAIC Technologies microspectrophotometers.



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Electrically-driven Optical Antennas demonstrated for the first time

Andor Technology 11 Oct 2016

Andor Shamrock spectrometer and fast, sensitive iXon EMCCD camera at heart of discovery

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Terahertz-frequency on-wafer probing option for Lake Shore cryogenic probe stations weblink

Lake Shore Cryotronics, Inc. 10 Oct 2016

Now offering for pre-order a unique terahertz-frequency ...

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Three-Dimensional Phase Sensitive X-Ray Imaging of Fatigue Damaged Carbon-Fiber-Reinforced Polymers

Andor Technology 6 Oct 2016

Carbon-fiber-reinforced polymers (CRFPs) play an increasingly important role in modern automotive and aerospace engineering.


Laser Lines broadens range with tools from IS Instruments weblink

Laser Lines Ltd 4 Oct 2016

Founded in 2010, IS Instrumentshas quickly established a name for itself as the leading provider of a new generation of spectroscopic and laser-based tools across many industries.


Meet the team: Photonics’ Steve Knight weblink

Laser Lines Ltd 4 Oct 2016

Steve Knight is the Sales Director of our busy Photonics Group.

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Lake Shore exhibiting THz measurement solutions at two European conferences

Lake Shore Cryotronics, Inc. 28 Sep 2016

THz characterization system, new cryogenic THz probe arm to be featured at IRMMW-THz and EuMW   

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Quantum Composers Shifts Production to Offer New Ultra-Compact Micro Lasers weblink

Quantum Composers Inc. 27 Sep 2016

MicroJewel Light Weight, Ultra Compact DPSS 1064 Lasers Now Available

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Rapid Vitrinite Reflectance & Fluorescence Measurements With the 508 Coal™ from CRAIC Technologies weblink

CRAIC Technologies, Inc. 27 Sep 2016

The 508 Coal™ is used to measure vitrinite reflectance and quickly determine the thermal maturity of coal and coke.

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Oxford Instruments launches TLEX - a new model of their OptistatDry for sample-in-exchange-gas applications weblink

Oxford Instruments NanoScience 22 Sep 2016

Oxford Instruments has annouced the latest version of their OptistatDry. The new TLEX model continues to strengthen their their Cryofree® cryostat family and provides cryogenic temperatures for sample-in-exchange-gas applications, with top-loading sample change.

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New PVD75 PRO Line Thin Film Deposition System Platform from Kurt J. Lesker weblink

Kurt J. Lesker Company Ltd 14 Sep 2016

Hastings, UK.  Kurt J. Lesker Company is proud to introduce the 2017 PVD75 PRO Line Thin Film Deposition System Platform.