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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New and powerful contenders in the femtosecond oscillator market weblink

Laser Quantum Ltd 17 Jul 2018

Few-cycle, short-pulse, optimised for maximum output power and pulse energy

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Personal Radiation Detector with Neutron Detection Capability weblink

FLIR Systems 16 Jul 2018

FLIR Systems announces the FLIR identiFINDER® R200-GN spectroscopic personal radiation detector (SPRD), the latest addition to its industry-leading identiFINDER R200-Series handheld radiation security solutions.


Honeywell Laser-Gard Barrier System weblink

Laser Support Services 10 Jul 2018

Exclusive to Laser Support Services, the innovate and customisable Honeywell Laser-Gard Barrier System provides protection from laser hazards within an experimental set-up on optical tables.


ULO Optics launches new FT-CL Collimator for fiber lasers

ULO Optics LTD 10 Jul 2018

Stevenage based laser optics and components manufacturer ULO Optics has launched its new, competitively-priced FT-CL Collimator as the latest addition to its comprehensive FIBER Tools 1 micron beam delivery range.

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Single-Lens Macro Inspection of Printed Circuit Board Assemblies weblink

FLIR Systems 9 Jul 2018

FLIR Systems announces that its T500 Series thermal camera with new Macro mode facility provides a unique solution for electronics inspection applications such as finding hot spots on printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs) and ensuring that various components are working within their design limits.

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Off-Axis Paraboloids Enhance Laser Power Density

Optical Surfaces Ltd. 29 Jun 2018

Optical Surfaces Ltd. reports on increased demand from high power laser research groups around the world for off-axis paraboloid mirrors to be used as the primary focusing element for their Petawatt laser beam lines.

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One Click Fiber Cleaner Pens weblink

Huihong Fiber, Inc 26 Jun 2018

Fiber optic cleaning is one of the most important procedure in fiber optic installation and inspection.

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LX.5 Fiber Patch Cables weblink

Huihong Fiber, Inc 26 Jun 2018

LX5 feature the shutter over the end of fiber and its small size

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MPO/MTP Fiber Optic Cleaner weblink

Huihong Fiber, Inc 26 Jun 2018

The cost effective MPO fiber cleaner is made to clean the MPO connectors


5-ways to improve UV spectroscopy weblink

McPherson 5 Jun 2018

If the goal is better UV spectroscopy, we have some news for you. More than 70% of users choose the McPherson Model 234/302 monochromator.



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HÜBNER Photonics to distribute ALS products in D/A/CH and Nordics

Cobolt AB 23 Oct 2017

HÜBNER Photonics, a division of the HÜBNER Group, is pleased to be appointed by Azur Light Systems (ALS) of France to distribute their products in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (D/A/CH) as well as the Nordics from June 1st 2017


Physics World July 2018 weblink

IOP Publishing 25 Jul 2018

TIME; The Abiding Mystery

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Athermalised Beam Expanders for Challenging Applications

Optical Surfaces Ltd. 19 Jul 2018

For beam focusing applications in environments subject to wide temperature variation, Optical Surfaces Ltd. is able to produce athermalised beam expanders that deliver stable high performance.

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Guide to Trace Explosives Detector Selection weblink

FLIR Systems 11 Jul 2018

FLIR Systems has announced a new guidebook for CBRNE professionals entitled ‘10 Things You Need to Know About Handheld Explosives Trace Detectors’.

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Ultra-Fast High Resolution Thermal Imaging weblink

FLIR Systems 10 Jul 2018

The FLIR X6900sc is an extraordinarily fast, highly sensitive MWIR camera designed for scientists, researchers, and engineers.

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Simulation Experts Across Industries to Share How Multiphysics Transformed Their Work at the COMSOL Conference 2018 Lausanne weblink

COMSOL 28 Jun 2018

Learn how multiphysics modelling and simulation apps have transformed the power industry, food industry, process simulation, the acoustics- and beauty industries as well as the design optimisation in academia at the COMSOL Conference in Lausanne.

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Ray Optics Simulation of Rotating Devices for Aerospace and Defence Applications weblink

COMSOL 28 Jun 2018

COMSOL Multiphysics® and its add-on product, the Ray Optics Module, allow for the simulation of optical phenomena in laser and fibre ring gyroscopes.


Physics World June 2018 weblink

IOP Publishing 12 Jun 2018

The Hunt Is On; Seeking submarines from the air


Electronic Speckle Pattern Interferometry for Layer Measurement of Racing Tyres weblink

Laser Quantum Ltd 12 Jun 2018

Motorsport tyres are the only link between the power generated by the engine and the road surface. Maximising their performance in terms of grip and wear is crucial to the success of racing teams.


Successful EPIC Meeting in the PI Technology Center in Karlsruhe: Networking in the International Photonics Business Sector weblink

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG 11 Jun 2018

This year’s European Photonics Industry Consortiums (EPIC) on the subject of “automation for manufacturing, packaging, and inspecting optoelectronic elements” meeting took place in PI’s new technology center at the headquarters in Karlsruhe, Germany, from the 22nd to 23rd May 2018