Laser News

  1. OSI Laser Diode Introduces Dual- And Triple-Wavelength Fiber-Coupled Lasers
    5/9/2013

    OSI Laser Diode, Inc. (LDI), an OSI Systems Company, introduces two unique fiber-coupled lasers for optical test instruments available in compact, dual-wavelength (MCW) or triple-wavelength (TCW) packages.

  2. NP Photonics To Introduce Mid-IR Supercontinuum Laser At LASER World Of PHOTONICS 2013
    5/3/2013

    NP Photonics, Inc., a leading manufacturer offiber lasers, fiber amplifiers and specialty optical fiber, today announced that it will introduce a mid-infrared (IR) supercontinuum fiber laser, called the SpectraChrome™ laser, at LASER World of PHOTONICS 2013 from May 13-16, in Munich, Germany. The SpectraChrome laser is the first laser source to be launched from the company's new family of mid-infrared products.

  3. Laser Instead Of Drill
    5/2/2013

    If the brain starts to swell after a stroke, surgery is often the only treatment option – one in which the physicians open the patient’s cranial vault. Up to now, they would reach for the drill and the saw. Soon, a laser beam will cut the bone and lower the risk.

  4. Spectra-Physics Announces Expansion Of Compact Lasers Portfolio For Bioinstrumentation
    4/30/2013

    Spectra-Physics, a Newport Corporation brand, announces the expansion of the Excelsior One continuous wave (CW) lasers series.

  5. Laser Welding As An Engine Of Innovation
    4/29/2013

    Lasers have long been able to do what traditional welding guns can. Nevertheless, many manufacturers did not dare employ the delicate technology in the raw environment of their assembly floors.

  6. Germanium Made Laser Compatible
    4/22/2013

    Good news for the computer industry: a team of researchers has managed to make germanium suitable for lasers. This could enable microprocessor components to communicate using light in future, which will make the computers of the future faster and more efficient.

  7. LASER World Of PHOTONICS 2013: Revealing Advantages And Applications Of Ultrashort Pulsed Lasers
    4/10/2013

    Technological advances in picosecond and sub-picosecond lasers are opening the possibility of machining materials previously thought to be too hard or too brittle for processing by the current generation of lasers.

  8. STEM And LASER Safety In The Classroom
    3/27/2013

    In response to the rapidly growing field of Photonics, Laser Classroom is releasing a STEM curriculum guide for grades 7 – 12 entitled Bringing STEM to Light.  The curriculum guide will accompany the firm’s revolutionary Laser Blox product.

  9. NIST Tests Underscore Potential Hazards Of Green Laser Pointers
    3/20/2013

    Using a low-cost apparatus designed to quickly and accurately measure the properties of handheld laser devices, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers tested 122 laser pointers and found that nearly 90 percent of green pointers and about 44 percent of red pointers tested were out of compliance with federal safety regulations.

  10. DILAS Announces Direct, Multi-Bar Diode Laser System
    3/18/2013

    DILAS, the diode laser company, announces today a direct, multi-bar diode laser system.