Optics and lasers

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


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.

Phoenix Photonics to Unveil New Products at ECOC 2014 Exhibition: 18/09/2014

Phoenix Photonics 19 Sep 2014

Novel Single Paddle Polarization ControllerCompact Polished Directional Coupler with Tunable Coupling Ratio

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.

Optical Gas Imaging Cameras

FLIR Introduces Optical Gas Imaging Cameras for Continuous Monitoring

FLIR Systems 2 Sep 2014

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced the introduction of three new thermal cameras for optical gas detection: the FLIR G300a, G300pt and A6604. These cameras provide vital new tools for monitoring gas pipelines and installations from safe distances.

From Mechanical Engineering to Particle Accelerators: Hexapods and Their Fields of Application download weblink

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG 30 Jul 2014

Today, many automation technology sectors require highly precise positioning systems. For multi-axis solutions, parallel-kinematic systems often are the perfect choice. Hexapods are a good example for this, where the travel ranges go from only a few to several hundred millimeters.

Now available from Allectra, Pressure Burst Disks, ultra low versions

Pressure Burst Disks, ultra low versions, available from Allectra download weblink

Allectra Ltd. 30 Jul 2014

Now available from Allectra, Pressure Burst Disks, ultra low versions, which have a bursting pressure of 345-483 MBARG @ 25°C.

Piezo Linear Drives for Laser Technology: Automatic Mirror Positioning in Vacuum and in Inaccessible Place download

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG 25 Jul 2014

Lasers are versatile tools with a wide range of applications.

Toptica CTL

100 nm of mode-hop free tuning! weblink

TOPTICA Photonics AG 21 Jul 2014

TOPTICA introduces a new family of continuously tunable diode lasers.


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.

Flash photolysis

Durham University, Department of Physics 11 Sep 2013

Flash photolysis

Femtosecond laser spectroscopy

Durham University, Department of Physics 11 Sep 2013

Femtosecond laser spectroscopy


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.

Recent increases in demands for wearable and near eye displays, has resulted in UK optical plastics offering a custom design service for this type of application

UK Optical plastics Limited 9 Oct 2014

Apart from classical optics solutions (such as that used in the BikeHUD wearable) UKOP has recently produced see-through wearable optics designs and designs based on electronically switchable diffractive components.

Laser Quantum Ltd

Laser Quantum Celebrates its 20th Anniversary weblink

Laser Quantum Ltd 1 Oct 2014

Laser Quantum is delighted to be celebrating its 20th anniversary.  Since its formation in 1994 by PhD Physicists from the University of Manchester, Laser Quantum has developed into a successful company with over 100 staff in 3 offices in different countries, plus supported distributors in 36 others.

EU Chemical Industry Looks to Optical Gas Imaging for Emissions Regulation

FLIR Systems 26 Sep 2014

FLIR Systems, a leading supplier of Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) cameras, reports that the OGI technique has achieved inclusion in the final draft of the EU Chemical sector BREF** that looks at best available techniques for emissions regulation in this important industry sector.

Get Instant Gratification with IOPM Semi-custom Laser Optics

Get Instant Gratification with IOPM Semi-custom Laser Optics video

IDEX Optics & Photonics 17 Sep 2014

IDEX Optics & Photonics Marketplace offers semi-custom optics just the way you want them.


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