Current Headlines

  1. Miniature Spectral Imaging Camera
    4/22/2014

    The use of Spectral Imaging to improve image analysis and allow discrimination between visually identical objects is increasing. Gooch & Housego has applied high speed acousto-optic tunable filters (AOTF) to develop the HSi-440C Hyper-Spectral Imaging microscope system for biomedical research which allows video rate processing of high resolution images.

  2. Visible Wavelength Fiber Coupled Acousto-Optic Modulator for Biomedical Applications
    4/22/2014

    The Gooch & Housego Fiber-Q is a range of fiber coupled acousto-optic modulator products. Following receipt earlier this year of an inquiry from a large Japanese company for Fiber-Qs operating at 488nm (blue) and 532nm (green), G&H have decided to extend the Fiber-Q range with the introduction of a product operating in the visible wavelength region (approximately 400nm-700nm).

  3. DSI Introduces Solderable Coatings And Face Metallization Optical Coatings
    4/21/2014

    Deposition Sciences, Inc. (DSI), global manufacturer of highly durable thin film optical coatings, introduces thin film solderable coatings and face metallization, available on a wide variety of subsrates.

  4. Forza Silicon Introduces Advanced CMOS Modular Video Camera Platform System – 100+ Megapixels At 60 fps
    4/21/2014

    Forza Silicon, a leader of advanced image sensor­­ and mixed-signal IC designs for digital camera applications, introduces the unprecedented Forza 100+ MP CAM Platform featuring a customizable CMOS image sensoro perating at 60 frames per second (fps) and supporting multiple camera resolutions­.

  5. Flipping The Switch
    4/18/2014

    Harvard researchers have succeeded in creating quantum switches that can be turned on and off using a single photon, a technological achievement that could pave the way for the creation of highly secure quantum networks.

  6. Better Thermal-Imaging Lens From Waste Sulfur
    4/17/2014

    Sulfur left over from refining fossil fuels can be transformed into cheap, lightweight, plastic lenses for infrared devices, including night-vision goggles, a University of Arizona-led international team has found.

  7. Chiral Breathing: Electrically Controlled Polymer Changes Its Optical Properties
    4/17/2014

    Electrically controlled glasses with continuously adjustable transparency, new polarisation filters, and even chemosensors capable of detecting single molecules of specific chemicals could be fabricated thanks to a new polymer unprecedentedly combining optical and electrical properties.

  8. SPIE Analysis Received As Powerful Tool To Promote Photonics Industry
    4/17/2014

    A straightforward set of numbers is proving to be a well-received and powerful tool in helping to draw attention to the profound contribution photonics technologies and applications make on healthy economies and continued well-being of people around the planet.

  9. SPIE Translational Biophotonics Aims To Help Deliver Better Treatments To Patients Faster
    4/17/2014

    Delivering better treatments to patients faster is the ultimate goal of SPIE Translational Biophotonics, a new workshop scheduled for 19-20 May on the Rice University campus in Houston, Texas.

  10. Metasurface Lens Could Transform Antennas
    4/16/2014

    Traditional antennas could be in for a makeover following a discovery in broadband optics.