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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Fiber laser micromachining in high-volume manufacturing

IPG Photonics (UK) Ltd 2 Dec 2016

High beam quality allows for small spots

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Physics World October 2016

IOP Publishing 23 Nov 2016

From weapons to white dwarfs: How military labs are opening up to the world

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Physics World Focus on Neutron Science

IOP Publishing 23 Nov 2016

Making the most from the latest advances

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Physics World November 2016

IOP Publishing 23 Nov 2016

Physics and food: How physics research is shaping how and what we eat

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Physics World December 2016

IOP Publishing 23 Nov 2016

Animal magic: How a physicist fell in love with penguins

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Laser Quantum’s latest video: the gem laser vs. the Arctic weblink

Laser Quantum Ltd 21 Nov 2016

Laser Quantum’s latest video tests the gem laser’s performance after being exposed to Arctic conditions

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Physik Instrumente (PI) appoints Stéphane Bussa as Vice President of Sales & Marketing weblink

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG 18 Nov 2016

Stéphane Bussa takes over the responsibility for Sales and Marketing at PI (Physik Instrumente)

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Park Systems, World Leading Supplier of Atomic Force Microscopes, Invites All Researchers to Become Park AFM Scholars and Receive a Nanotechnology Research Scholarship weblink

Park Systems 15 Nov 2016

Park Systems announces the 2017 Park AFM Scholarship Award eligible to undergraduate or postdoctoral students working in nanotechnology research either already using Park AFM or who have research they would like to do with Atomic Force Microscope and need help getting access to the equipment.

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CRAIC Technologies Offers Superior Glass Refractive Index Measurements weblink

CRAIC Technologies, Inc. 27 Oct 2016

Whether your lab is in need of a complete, easy-to-use system or you need to upgrade your current system, CRAIC Technologies’ rIQ™ is the perfect low cost option for you.

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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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