Optics and lasers

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


FREEDOM mini Raman – the perfect balance between compactness and performance

Ibsen Photonics 13 Jan 2015

Ibsen Photonics, the global leader in fused silica transmission gratings and industrial grade spectrometer modules, today announced the new FREEDOM mini Raman spectrometer platform for integrators of analytical and process control instruments. 

Jewel Laser Line of Diode Pumped Solid State Lasers

Quantum Composers announces the release of its Jewel Laser Line of Diode Pumped Solid State Lasers

Quantum Composers Inc. 17 Dec 2014

The Jewel Laser features a small form factor, swappable components, USB or optional Bluetooth interface, and a lower cost than its competitors.

Ealing Launches Enhanced Performance Bandpass Filters

Hyland Optical 9 Dec 2014

Scotts Valley, December 1, 2014–Ealing Catalog has launched a new line of Enhanced Performance (EP) Dichroic Filters. These filters can be ordered online at www.ealingcatalog.com, and are in stock ready to ship same day.


The MPX Modal Explorer

Arden Photonics Ltd 3 Dec 2014

The MPX Modal Explorer provides real-time measurement of Encircled Flux. Simply connect your source and patchcord to the MPX, and it will measure their Modal Launch Conditions in real-time.

ProCam Align

TRIOPTICS presents at VISION 2014

TRIOPTICS GmbH 26 Nov 2014

ProCam® - Solutions for Active Alignment, Assembly and Testing of Camera Modules

Quantifying Fugitive Emissions from Fracking Operations

Quantifying Fugitive Emissions from Fracking Operations

FLIR Systems 25 Nov 2014

FLIR Systems GF320 optical gas imaging cameras are being used to identify leaks and unexpectedly high discharges of methane resulting from fracking operations to extract gaseous hydrocarbons from shale and coal deposits.

HORIBA LabSpec 6 MultiWell for Raman

HORIBA releases LabSpec 6 MultiWell for Raman

HORIBA Jobin Yvon 24 Oct 2014

New High Speed EMCCD Cameras Provide Exceptional Low Light Imaging Performance

New, High-Speed EMCCD Cameras Provide Exceptional Low-Light Imaging Performance weblink

Princeton Instruments 6 Oct 2014

Trenton, New Jersey Princeton Instruments is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the ProEM®-HS line of high-speed EMCCD cameras with patented eXcelon®3 technology (X3) for low-light imaging and spectroscopy applications.

Laser Lines Ltd

High Energy and High Average Power Lasers. Why Compromise? weblink

Laser Lines Ltd 12 Sep 2014

The release of the model DM20-351 laser extends the capabilities of Photonics Industries industrial grade DM lasers into the UV.

McPherson high-resolution spectrometer

High Resolution Spectrometer weblink

McPherson 3 Sep 2014

Spectrometer specialist McPherson introduces a new high-resolution spectrometer system with Pico meter resolution capability.


Waveguiding and detecting structure for surface plasmon polaritons on silicon

Toyohashi University of Technology 25 Jun 2014

(Toyohashi, Japan, 25 June 2014) Toyohashi Tech researchers have developed a simple, low-loss waveguide for Surface Plasmon Polaritons (SPPs) that is applicable to nanoscale photonic integrated circuits on silicon.


Advanced Thin Films Enters Medical Laser Optics Market

IDEX Optics & Photonics 15 Jan 2015

January 14, 2015, Boulder, CO - Advanced Thin Films announced today that they have entered the medical laser optics market as a provider of high-performance optics and coatings for laser systems.


Intelligent features and touch control New conveniences for working with frequencyconverted diode lasers!

TOPTICA Photonics AG 14 Jan 2015

TOPTICA’s latest DLC SHG pro systems offer the lowest noise levels, narrowest linewidths and a simpler way to manage laser operation.Thanks to new, automated functions these systems revolutionize the daily work with frequency converted lasers.

Analytik now represent Microfluidics Corporation in the UK and Ireland for their range of Microfluidizer® high shear fluid processors

Analytik Ltd. 17 Dec 2014

Cambridge, UK, 16th December 2014: Analytik, leading suppliers of innovative analytical instrumentation, announce representation of Microfluidics Corporation for the UK and Ireland market.


PCO Group 26 Nov 2014

Prof. Stefan W. Hell awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Twisted light waves sent across Vienna

IOP Publishing 12 Nov 2014

Research article taken from the Institute of Physics and German Physical Society’s New Journal of Physics.

FLIR Systems Cameras Identify Fracking Operation Emissions

FLIR Systems 31 Oct 2014

FLIR Systems GF320 optical gas imaging cameras are being used to identify leaks and unexpectedly high discharges of methane resulting from fracking operations to extract gaseous hydrocarbons from shale and coal deposits.

11th Confocal Raman Imaging Symposium

Conference Review: 11th Confocal Raman Imaging Symposium

WITec GmbH 21 Oct 2014

Many international researchers joined the 11th Confocal Raman Imaging Symposium from September 29th to October 01st 2014 in Ulm, Germany.

Photonics technologies are everywhere! video

EPIC - European Photonics Industry Consortium 15 Oct 2014

Photonics technologies are amazing, fascinating, and you find them everywhere: in communication, entertainment, medical, manufacturing, automotive, energy, lighting, agriculture, photovoltaic, security, art, …

P Technologies appointed LC-Tec Displays' UK distributor

AP Technologies appointed LC-Tec Displays' UK distributor weblink

AP Technologies 10 Oct 2014

AP Technologies is pleased to announce they are now offering LC-Tec Displays’ range of Fast Optical Shutter (FOS), Fast Polarisation Modulator (FPM) and variable Neutral Density Filter (vNDF) devices.

Uk Optical plastics limited is developing a technically challenging ship borne glide path indicator ( LED based signal beacon) for a major singapore based company

UK Optical plastics Limited 9 Oct 2014

Signal visibility at 2km is anticipated with three narrow bands (ellipical  beams) of  different wavelengths and also separate near infrared channel , again in three bands.


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