Optics and lasers

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



ISLA (Intergrated Disruptive Components for 2µm Fibre Laser) Project Concludes

Gooch & Housego 17 Aug 2015

G&H was project co-ordinator with project partners II-VI Laser Enterprises, JDSU, ROFIN, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Southampton, and Vivid Components.


Reach high power levels with TOPTICA’s next generation femtosecond fiber lasers!

TOPTICA Photonics AG 17 Aug 2015

The FemtoFiber ultra NIR is a cost-effective, turnkey laser system that provides femtosecond laser pulses of more than 500 mW average power and an excellent beam quality.

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Offshore Petrochemical Leak Detector

FLIR Systems 3 Aug 2015

FLIR Systems reports on its GF320 thermal camera - a preventative maintenance tool purpose designed to spot leaks in piping, flanges and connections in offshore petrochemical operations. The thermal camera is proven to effectively rapidly scan large areas and pinpoint leaks in real time.


Phase-stable live demonstration of novel frequency comb technology at LASER

TOPTICA Photonics AG 14 Jul 2015

TOPTICA presented the recently introduced optical frequency comb to the public for the first time at the LASER World of Photonics 2015 exhibition.

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Acousto-Optic Modulators for CO2 Laser Systems

Gooch & Housego 14 Jul 2015

Gooch & Housego launches a new range of acousto-optic modulators (AOMs) and RF drivers for CO2 lasers at Laser, World of Photonics, Munich, 22-25 June 2015.


Photonic Packaging for Light-MiLES: Miniature Laser-Illumined Eye-safe Sensors

Gooch & Housego 3 Jul 2015

Light-MiLES was an Innovate UK (formerly Technology Strategy Board) funded research project running from December 2012 – May 2015. The project goals were to develop a novel laser transmitter and integrate it with an imaging array to produce an active laser-illuminated imaging sensor.

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Optical X-ray imaging and PET/SPECT/CT products from Bruker BioSpin

Bruker Biospin 1 Jul 2015

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HAPR0116 - Composition measurement of fast gas-related processes

Hiden Analytical Limited 16 Jun 2015

Gas composition measurement provides a vital element of control for many gas-related processes.

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Edinburgh Biosciences and Delta Optical Thin Film A/S jointly announce a laser attenuator based on linear variable filter technology

Delta Optical Thin Film A/S 12 Jun 2015

Edinburgh/Hørsholm – Edinburgh Biosciences and Delta Optical Thin Film announce the release of a new type of laser attenuator that is based on Delta’s proprietary linear variable filter technology (patent pending).


Laser Quantum’s 10GHz repetition rate!

Laser Quantum Ltd 10 Jun 2015

The taccor x10 is a turn-key femtosecond laser with a 10GHz repetition rate, delivering up to 1W of average power in pulses as short as 50fs. It is designed into a compact, hermetically sealed, vibrational resistant laser head.


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.


A brain-computer interface for controlling an exoskeleton

IOP Publishing 18 Aug 2015

Scientists working at Korea University, Korea, and TU Berlin, Germany have developed a brain-computer control interface for a lower limb exoskeleton by decoding specific signals from within the user’s brain.


LASER World of PHOTONICS INDIA 2015 to showcase latest laser technologies that are taking the lead in auto manufacturing

IOP Publishing 14 Aug 2015

LASER World of PHOTONICS INDIA is coming up with its 4th edition from 09-11 September 2015 in Delhi. The trade fair is an important gateway for the growth and use of lasers and photonics in the different application industries in India.


Production testing of laser rods

Armstrong Optical Ltd 12 Aug 2015

Trioptics GmbH has long been at the forefront of optical metrology, and their latest development addresses the measurement of centration and wavefront error in laser rods. The newly released Trioptics laser rod test station is available in the UK from Armstrong Optical Ltd of Northampton.

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Laser Quantum’s upcoming exhibitions: August-October

Laser Quantum Ltd 12 Aug 2015

Join Laser Quantum at any of the upcoming exhibitions.


TRIOPTICS Strengthens its Market Presence in Korea

TRIOPTICS GmbH 10 Aug 2015

TRIOPTICS GmbH, a leading manufacturer of Optical Test Equipment and based in Wedel, Germany has strengthened its market presence in Korea.

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Physics World August 2015

IOP Publishing 3 Aug 2015

Maximizing your message: How scientists should talk to politicians

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Acton Optics & Coatings Introduces 193nm XL Excimer Laser Mirror Coating for Semiconductor R&D and Test

Princeton Instruments 3 Aug 2015

Acton Optics & Coatings has developed a 193nm XL high-reflectance coating that is ideal for low-fluence, high-repetition-rate excimer laser applications, particularly those associated with semiconductor R&D and test.


Gooch & Housego lead development of innovate UK funded next generation laser cooled quantum trap

Gooch & Housego 3 Aug 2015

Gooch & Housego, the global optical components and systems manufacturer, are pleased to announce that a project in which they are the lead partner has been selected for funding by Innovate UK in the recent call for proposals on “Commercialisation of Quantum Technologies”.


Growing our business – investing in people

Gooch & Housego 13 Jul 2015

January 2015 saw Mark Webster’s official appointment to the role of CEO. The subsequent months have seen a succession of critical appointments for the Company.


Japan Society of Applied Physics, Tokyo, publishes inaugural issue of the JSAP Bulletin

IOP Publishing 6 Jul 2015

 (Tokyo, 29 June 2015) Welcome to theJSAP Bulletin! Specifically designed for PC and smart phone formats, the Bulletin is an innovative multimedia platform highlighting the activities of the Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP).

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