Editor’s Picks

  1. Graphene Offers X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy A Window Of Opportunity
    12/22/2014

    X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) is one of the most sensitive and informative surface analysis techniques available. However, XPS requires a high vacuum to operate, which makes analyzing materials in liquid and gaseous environments difficult.

  2. ORNL Microscopy Pencils Patterns In Polymers At The Nanoscale
    12/17/2014

    Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have used advanced microscopy to carve out nanoscale designs on the surface of a new class of ionic polymer materials for the first time.

  3. New Hybrid Microscope Probes Nano-Electronics
    10/30/2006
    A new form of scanning microscopy that simultaneously reveals physical and electronic profiles of metal nanostructures has been demonstrated at JILA, a joint institute of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and University of Colorado at Boulder
  4. Imaging Technique Aims To Reveal Composition Of Tissue
    2/11/2015

    Central to the concept is the invention of a new way to perform in-vivo spectroscopy, or using a pulsing laser light to determine the precise chemical content of tissues in living organisms.

  5. Spectra-Physics Debuts World’s First 2 W Raman Fiber Amplifier Pump Source with Dual Wavelength Output
    3/13/2002
    This new Raman fiber laser is the first available C Band Raman amplifier pump source to offer dual wavelength output (1425 nm and 1455 nm) with a combined power totaling 2 W...
  6. Simulation Of Chiral Edge States
    9/25/2015

    Researchers in Florence and Innsbruck have simulated a physical phenomenon in an atomic quantum gas that can also be observed at the edge of some condensed matter systems: chiral currents.

  7. Spectra-Physics Introduces High Power 355 nm Industrial Laser
    1/22/2010
    Spectra-Physics® a Newport Corporation Brand, announces a new addition to its Pulseo® family of Q-Switched diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) industrial lasers. The rugged and reliable Pulseo 355-10 provides 10 W of 355 nm output at 90 kHz with a short pulse width of <23 ns.
  8. Non-Polarizing Beam Splitters From Abrisa Technologies Reflect And Transmit Mirror Images
    1/25/2012
    Abrisa Technologies designs and manufactures durable, light weight, non-polarizing plate beam splitters or optical mirrors for those applications where image polarization must be maintained across multiple optical paths.
  9. Now With Back-Reflection Filter: Reliable LIMO Pump Module With 793 nm Central Wavelength
    1/7/2011
    LIMO’s laser sources have been successfully in use in various pump applications worldwide for many years twenty-four hours a day.
  10. White Paper: Choosing Ball Or GRIN Lenses
    11/12/2008
    In modern telecommunication systems, micro-optic components couple light between fibers, from laser diodes to fibers and from fibers to detectors, as well as collimate light from fibers in thin film filter dense WDMs.