Editor’s Picks

  1. Newport Announces SCG-02 Wavelength Extender
    Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light, introduces the SCG-02 Wavelength Extender to their line of nonlinear microscopy and spectroscopy application solutions.
  2. UCLA Engineers Develop AI Device That Identifies Objects At The Speed Of Light

    A team of UCLA electrical and computer engineers has created a physical artificial neural network — a device modeled on how the human brain works — that can analyze large volumes of data and identify objects at the actual speed of light. The device was created using a 3D printer at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering.

  3. SPIE Remote Sensing And Security And Defence Events Co-Locate For Collaboration

    A single location for Europe's premier sensing and defence events, SPIE Remote Sensing and SPIE Security and Defence, will foster collaborative efforts in sensor technology, electro-optical systems, and related topics. 

  4. Laser Can Spot Illness Before Symptoms Appear
    It may not rank among the top 10 causes of death, but decompression sickness can be fatal. Instead of waiting for symptoms to appear, a University of Houston professor is developing a laser-based system that can diagnose the sickness in a matter of seconds
  5. TECHSPEC Silicon Plano-Convex (PCX) Lenses Ideal For Weight Sensitive IR Applications
    Edmund Optics (EO), the premier provider of optical components, introduces its new TECHSPEC Silicon Plano-Convex (PCX) Lenses.
  6. High Speed Precision Pulsed Laser Driver For Laser Diodes And Quantum Cascade Lasers
    ILX Lightwave Corporation announces the addition of the LDP-3830 Precision Pulsed Current Source to its expanding portfolio of pulsed laser diode current sources.
  7. OPALS Boosts Space-To-Ground Optical Communications Research

    Ever wonder why stars seem to twinkle? This effect is caused by variations in the density of our atmosphere that cause blurring in light coming from space. It's pretty for stargazing, but a challenge for space-to-ground communications.

  8. 'Meating' A Solution: Research Finds That LED Lights Extend Meat Shelf Life, Save Retailers Money
    A switch to LED lights in refrigeration units could save the retail meat industry millions of dollars each year, according to research from Kansas State University.
  9. LED Test Lab Offers PWM And Single Pulse Characterization
    Orb Optronix has announced that it will now offer Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) and Single Pulse LED Characterization through its LED Test and Measurement Lab as standard testing services.
  10. Excelitas® Technologies Completes Acquisition Of Qioptiq

    Excelitas Technologies, a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative and customized optoelectronics to OEMs seeking high-performance technology solutions, announced that is has completed the acquisition of Qioptiq, a privately-held company specializing in the design and manufacture of photonic products and solutions for a wide range of markets and applications.