Laser News

  1. BEA Lasers Expands MIL Series With New Laser Alignment Modules
    12/10/2018

    Both new MIL RA Alignment Modules feature a low profile 3/8” rugged laser housing, fitted with a M12 connector. A PVC jacketed cable 2 meters long, integrated power supply and optional mounting bracket complete this sturdy ready-to-use system.

  2. Introducing The ‘Smart Mirror’
    9/17/2018

    Lasers play roles in many manufacturing processes, from welding car parts to crafting engine components with 3D printers.* To control these tasks, manufacturers must ensure that their lasers fire at the correct power. 

  3. FLEXPOINT Long Range Laser Module: Precise Positioning Over Long Distances
    5/31/2018

    With its FLEXPOINT Long Range Line Module, LASER COMPONENTS has developed a highly-precise positioning tool for long distances. Even at 50 m, the line is only 4 m long and can be adjusted to line widths of a few millimeters with an easy-to-use focusing device. The FLEXPOINT LR-L module is available with red (660 nm) or green (520 nm) lines. Customers have the choice of any output power in a range between 5 mW and 30 mW.

  4. X-Ray Laser Opens New View On Alzheimer Proteins
    5/9/2018

    A new experimental method permits the X-ray analysis of amyloids, a class of large, filamentous biomolecules which are an important hallmark of diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. An international team of researchers headed by DESY scientists has used a powerful X-ray laser to gain insights into the structure of different amyloid samples.

  5. FLEXPOINT Laser Module For Industrial Facilities
    4/11/2018

    Thanks to its M18 thread, the FLEXPOINT MV18 line laser module can easily be integrated into standardized systems. LASER COMPONENTS is going to present this new product at the Vision Show 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. It is designed to deliver homogeneous power distribution along the entire projected line – an important requirement for its use in machine vision.

  6. Zygo Launches Next-Generation 3D Optical Profilers
    3/15/2018

    Zygo Corporation’s latest generation Nexview™ NX2 and NewView™ 9000 3D optical profiling instruments precisely measure surface area topography quickly and with ease for enhanced productivity and versatility, addressing a broad range of applications.

  7. Self-Driving Cars Could Use Lasers To See Around Blind Corners
    3/8/2018

    Stanford University researchers have developed a laser-based system that can reproduce images of objects hidden from view. The technology can be used to enhance the safety of self-driving vehicles, as well as applied to serve other functions.

  8. OSI Laser Diode To Present 1490 nm High-Power Pulsed Laser Diode Modules At OFC 2018
    3/5/2018

    OSI Laser Diode, Inc. (LDI), an OSI Systems Company, will showcase the SCW 1430 series of high-power pulsed laser modules for optical test equipment applications at OFC, March 13 - 15, 2018, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, in booth #4730. The devices are specially designed for use in an optical spectrum analyzer (OSA) and for optical-time-division reflectometry (OTDR) tasks, or in other precision instruments and applications where high-peak-pulsed optical power is needed.

  9. Powerful New Imaging Method Reveals In Detail How Particles Move In Solution
    3/5/2018

    New research published in Nature Methods will dramatically improve how scientists “see inside” molecular structures in solution, allowing for much more precise ways to image data in various fields, from astronomy to drug discovery.

  10. Russia Developing Plane-Mounted Lasers To Blast Satellites, US Confirms Deployment Of Vehicle-Mounted Anti-Drone Lasers
    3/1/2018

    Russian military engineers reportedly have completed an aircraft-based laser system capable of destroying enemy satellites out of space.