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  1. New Verifire™ HDX Laser Interferometer With Ultra-High-Resolution And Imaging For Precise 3D Metrology

    Zygo Corporation is pleased to introduce the Verifire™ HDX laser interferometer system with ultra-high spatial resolution and advanced imaging for measuring surface form and transmitted wavefront of high-performance optical components and systems. At the core of the Verifire HDX is a new optical design, which delivers improved instrument transfer function (ITF) and ultra-high spatial resolution for superior characterization of midspatial frequency (MSF) characteristics and high-slope surface form errors, with high precision and confidence.

  2. New Laser Modules For Machine Vision

    At LASER World of PHOTONIOCS 2017, LASER COMPONENTS will present a new generation of line laser modules for machine vision. The M18 threaded MV18 module is the latest addition to the successful MV series, while existing models like MVnano, MVpico and MVfemto have been re-engineered for better functionality and flexibility.

  3. PI's Precision Automation Solutions Featured At 2017 LASER World Of PHOTONICS

    The world’s largest conference and trade show on laser technology and photonics is the backdrop for PI’s most anticipated high performance motion solutions for photonics, robotics, microscopy, and precision industrial automation applications. Held in Munich, Germany from June 26th to 29th, LASER World of PHOTONICS includes lectures and exhibits from the pioneers of the photonics world and anticipates more than 30,000 visitors this year.

  4. New Virtual Reality Display Uses Optical Mapping To Ease Eye Fatigue

    A new type of 3D display being developed by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign could pave the way for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headsets that do not cause headaches, nausea and eye fatigue symptoms commonly reported by users.

  5. New Catalog For Comprehensive Overview On Laser Optics

    For Laser World of Photonics, LASER COMPONENTS will issue a new catalog providing a comprehensive overview of the company’s wide range of dielectric coatings, substrates and materials.

  6. GE Additive And Oerlikon Sign MoU For Additive Manufacturing Collaboration

    GE Additive, Concept Laser and Arcam AB have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Oerlikon of Switzerland to collaborate on accelerating the industrialization of additive manufacturing.

  7. New 10 KW Highlight Fiber Laser Combines Innovation And Reliability To Enable Higher Throughput In Materials Processing

    A new 10 kW fiber laser from Coherent debuts at Laser World of Photonics in Munich (June 26-29, 2017) as a part of the HighLight™ product family. HighLight products are high-power fiber, direct diode and fiber-coupled diode lasers that combine innovation and reliability into solutions for industrial materials processing applications.

  8. New Compact Hexapod With Higher Performance For Industrial Alignment Applications

    PI has added a higher performance model to its range of compact hexapods. The New H-811.i2 provides twice the velocity along with sensor resolution up to 8 times higher compared to the current H-811.D2 miniature hexapod.  The compact size, robust design with low friction ballscrews brushless motors, and powerful controller with multi-axis alignment capabilities make the new hexapod an ideal tool for high duty cycle alignment applications in optics, automotive and photonics applications.

  9. PSSC Labs’ HPC Clusters Selected By University Of Dayton For Atmospheric Optics Systems Research

    PSSC Labs, a developer of custom High-Performance Computing (HPC) and Big Data computing solutions, recently announced its work with University of Dayton’s Intelligent Optics Laboratory (IOL) to provide a powerful, turn-key HPC Cluster solution for its atmospheric optics system research.

  10. Gravitational Wave Mission Selected, Planet-Hunting Mission Moves Forward

    The LISA trio of satellites to detect gravitational waves from space has been selected as the third large-class mission in ESA’s Science programme, while the Plato exoplanet hunter moves into development.