Optics and lasers

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


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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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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.

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KJLC® Announces Exclusive Partnership with Brooks Automation weblink

Kurt J. Lesker Company Ltd 14 Sep 2016

Hastings, UK The Kurt J. Lesker Company® is pleased to announce that on October 1st, 2016 they will become the exclusive distributor in EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India, Africa) for Brooks Automation’s industry leading CTI Brand of Cryopumps, Waterpumps, and Helium Compressors.

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Advantages of negative-stiffness vibration isolators

Minus K Technology, Inc. 13 Sep 2016

Air tables are a well proven technology, but their usefulness as an efficient method for vibration isolation is now being challenged by more compact and effective negative-stiffness vibration isolators. By Jim McMahon.

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Minus K's David Platus Takes the Stand On Behalf of His "Negative Stiffness" Isolation Technology

Minus K Technology, Inc. 13 Sep 2016

While effective isolation from both air and ground borne vibrational energy is important throughout the audio playback chain, it is essential for vinyl playback.

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SGX Sensortech (MA) Ltd 9 Sep 2016

SGX Sensortech has a long history in producing Silicon based energy dispersive x-ray detector systems for x-ray spectroscopy applications using synchrotron radiation, conventional x-ray tube or charged particle beam excitation.

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SGX Sensortech (MA) Ltd 9 Sep 2016

SGX Sensortech manufacturers high quality, state-of-the-art x-ray digital pulse processors, specially designed to achieve the best results from our Si(Li) and SDD detectors.

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New Superfast Detector for Nanosecond Time-resolved Imaging

Andor Technology 6 Sep 2016

Andor launches the new high speed, low noise iStar sCMOS.


16th UK J A Woollam Ellipsometry Seminar

LOT-QuantumDesign Ltd 6 Sep 2016

This seminar is aimed at both experienced ellipsometry users as well as people new to ellipsometry.


WITec access Confocal Raman Imaging Microscope demonstrations

LOT-QuantumDesign Ltd 6 Sep 2016

We are holding one-to-one WITec access Confocal Raman Imaging Microscope demonstrations at our demo labs in Leatherhead between 15-17 November 2016.

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