Editor’s Picks

  1. Basler racer Line Scan Cameras Now With 6k, 8k, And 12k Resolution
    11/6/2012

    At this year’s VISION show in Stuttgart, digital camera specialist Basler is introducing further racer line scan camera models with resolutions of 6k, 8k, and 12k.Together with their 2k and 4k racer models, Basler’s racer line scan family covers the whole spectrum of standard line scan cameras.

  2. Superabsorbing Ring Could Make Light Work Of Snaps
    8/22/2014

    'Superradiance', a phenomenon where a group of atoms charged up with energy act collectively to release a far more intense pulse of light than they would individually, is well-known to physicists.

  3. PG&O® Provides Complete Turnkey Optical Solutions For Military, Avionics, SWIR, And LADAR Apps
    3/13/2013

    Precision Glass & Optics (PG&O), global experts in optical manufacturing and precision thin film coatings, offers complete turnkey optical solutions for military and defense applications.  PG&O provides thin film coating solutions for avionics, such as precision, narrow-cone-angle optical filters, which can be customized for displays.

  4. Mirror Testing At NASA Breaks Superstitious Myths
    1/13/2010
    In ancient mythological times reflective surfaces like shiny metals and mirrors were thought to be magical and credited with the ability to look into the future. NASA is using mirrors to do just the opposite – look into the past.
  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. Microscope Uses Artificial Intelligence To Find Cancer Cells More Efficiently
    4/19/2016

    Scientists at the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA have developed a new technique for identifying cancer cells in blood samples faster and more accurately than the current standard methods. By Shaun Mason

  7. LASER World Of PHOTONICS 2013: Using Biophotonics To Destroy Cancer Cells With Pinpoint Accuracy
    2/14/2013

    Using optical techniques to conduct complex examinations, such as on the eyes, and laser-based surgery are now considered routine procedures.

  8. Making Flat Optical Lenses By Stacking Metasurfaces
    12/28/2016

    Engineers at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have successfully demonstrated how to stack metasurfaces to form flat optical lenses that can be mass-produced and integrated with electronics and image sensors.

  9. Xenics Launches 'Lynx' High-Speed/High-Sensitivity SWIR Line Camera In The U.S. Market
    1/27/2011
    Xenics, Europe's leading developer and manufacturer of advanced infrared detectors and customized imaging solutions covering the IR spectrum from LWIR into the visible realm, releases its Lynx Series of high-speed, high-sensitivity SWIR linescan cameras for medical OCT and industrial inspection to the U.S. market.
  10. QPC Lasers Announces $1.3M In New Orders For BrightLase Ultra Lasers For Cancer And Medical Therapeutic Applications
    1/14/2008
    QPC Lasers, Inc. (QPC), a world leader in the design and manufacture of high brightness, high power semiconductor lasers for the consumer, industrial, defense, and medical markets, announced recently that it has received $1.3 million in new orders for BrightLase Ultra Lasers for use in medical applications