Editor’s Picks

  1. DSI Offers Infrared Narrow Bandpass Optical Filters For Spectroscopy
    Deposition Sciences, Inc. (DSI), manufacturer of highly durable thin film optical coatings, introduces advanced Infrared Narrow Bandpass (IR NBP) Filters for industrial, medical, and biological sciences instrumentation.
  2. Northrop Grumman's High-Energy Laser Bomber Concept Featured In Defense Department-Wide Exercises
    Next generation bombers equipped with a high-energy-laser-based defensive system and other advanced weapons could perform a variety of new interdiction, strike and special forces missions according to a new virtual bomber concept unveiled recently by Northrop Grumman Corporation
  3. Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corp : An On-Chip Quantum Buffer Realized - A Key Component For A Photonic Quantum Computer On A Chip

    Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. has realized a quantum buffer integrated on an optical waveguide. The buffer is based on the "slow light effect", where the propagation speed of a pulsed light in a special optical waveguide slows significantly compared with the speed of light in vacuum.

  4. InGaAs SWIR Detectors — From Military To Medical Applications
    This article will focus on two specific applications that utilize advanced SWIR imaging: tracking and detecting lasers on the battlefield and identifying precursors to cancer development
  5. BFLY-PGE-14S2C-CS And BFLY-PGE-23S2C-CS Cameras

    Point Grey Research Inc.’s two new models of Blackfly ultracompact cameras — the BFLY-PGE-14S2C-CS and the BFLY-PGE-23S2C-CS — are suited for applications including machine vision, astronomy, microscopy and biophotonics.

  6. OSI Laser Diode Introduces High-Reliability, High Power, Monolithic Stack Pulsed Laser Diodes

    OSI Laser Diode, Inc. (LDI), an OSI Systems Company, introduces a product family of high power monolithic stack pulsed laser diodes for a wide variety of military/defense, industrial, automotive, and machine vision applications. 

  7. High-Speed Framing Camera Expands Boundaries Of Research
    The SIM02 framing camera from Specialised Imaging Ltd. offers the ultimate in ultra high-speed imaging performance.
  8. Biosensor Based On A Microelectromechanical System Integrated With A Photodetector

    Label-free biosensors can be applied in many processes such as rapid diagnosis, tailor-made medication, and drug discovery. Label-free microelectromechanical system (MEMS)-based sensors detect target molecules by measuring the deflection of cantilevers caused by biomolecular adsorption.

  9. Zinc Oxide UV Photodetectors Made Of Nanotetrapods Can Be Fabricated In Air Ovens

    Scientists at Kiel University have created nanostructured zinc oxide (ZnO) UV photodetectors using a new single-step flame-transport-synthesis process. The result is a network of interconnected ZnO nanotetrapods forming a bridge between electrodes on a chip.

  10. Robust Portable Optical Trigger

    Specialised Imaging Ltd. (Tring, UK) has been assigned the worldwide rights by SFW (El Cajon, CA, USA) to manufacture and market its new range of Optical Triggers.