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

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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CRAIC Technologies Website: A Resource for UV-Visible-NIR and Raman Microspectroscopy weblink

CRAIC Technologies, Inc. 18 Aug 2016

The inclusion of extensive scientific and technical materials relating to UV-visible-NIR and Raman imaging and spectroscopy of microscopic features makes CRAIC Technology’s website a unique resource for many fields.

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The Next Generation of Adaptive Optics: PI (Physik Instrumente) and the Fraunhofer IOF Support Visualization of Exoplanets in the E-ELT weblink

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG 16 Aug 2016

In cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering (IOF), PI (Physik Instrumente) is developing a new actuator concept for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), which is currently being planned by the European Southern Observatory (ESO).

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Oxford Instruments’ OptistatDry integrated into Edinburgh Instruments’ Fluorescence Spectrometers for cryogen free cooling to less than 3 K weblink

Oxford Instruments NanoScience 1 Aug 2016

Oxford Instruments’ optical cryostat, the OptistatTMDry is now available as an upgrade to Edinburgh Instruments’ FLS980 Fluorescence Spectrometer.

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Park Systems, World Leading Manufacturer of Atomic Force Microscopes Receives Frost & Sullivan 2016 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award weblink

Park Systems 27 Jul 2016

Frost & Sullivan announced today that Park Systems, the leading manufacturer of Atomic Force Microscopes is the recipient of its 2016 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award.

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And the winner is... Martin H. Skjelvareid! weblink

Delta Optical Thin Film A/S 6 Jul 2016

Last month we invited you to send us your suggestions for a new name for our linear variable bandpass filters for Hyperspectral Imaging.

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Laser frequency comb in astronomy research weblink

Laser Quantum Ltd 6 Jul 2016

Answering fundamental questions in astronomy such as the expanding universe theory, depend on the possibility of measuring the slow drift of cosmological redshifts which are inherent in any evolving universe.

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Shaping the future of scientists weblink

Laser Quantum Ltd 30 Jun 2016

Promoting women in physics and sharing the interest of the industry


Allectra manufacture water circuits for new DMM at Diamond Light Source weblink

Allectra Ltd. 23 Jun 2016

Allectra Ltd recently supplied some water-cooled masks, scatter guard and cooling circuits for the new I02 Versatile Macromolecular X-tallography in-situ (VMXi) beamline under construction at the Diamond Light Source.

NKT Photonics acquired Fianium

NKT Photonics A/S 7 Jun 2016

Fianium is now NKT PhotonicsMeet us at CLEO:2016 booth 2321In March, NKT Photonics acquired UK fiber laser manufacturer Fianium and we are now working hard on bringing you even better service and, of course, new exciting fiber laser products. 

COMSOL webinar

Ray Optics Simulations with COMSOL Multiphysics® webinar

COMSOL 25 May 2016

Webinar presented by: Edmund Dickinson 

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