Editor’s Picks

  1. Newport’s New SinguLYS™ Single-Axis Air Bearing Stages
    7/1/2010
    Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, announces the new SinguLYS™ family of single-axis air bearing stages. The new stage and bridge configurations combine high performance with modularity, making them ideal for single axis, split XY, and gantry applications.
  2. Polymer-Coated Silicon Nanosheets As Alternative To Graphene
    3/8/2017

    Silicon nanosheets are thin, two-dimensional layers with exceptional optoelectronic properties very similar to those of graphene. Albeit, the nanosheets are less stable.

  3. Laser Trapping Of Erbium May Lead To Novel Devices
    5/1/2006
    Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have used lasers to cool and trap erbium atoms, a "rare earth" heavy metal with unusual optical, electronic and magnetic properties...
  4. Optical Surfaces Introduces Dielectric Coated Off-axis Mirrors
    6/29/2005
    Optical Surfaces Ltd. produces durable coated mirrors up to 600 mm in diameter for use with high-power femtosecond lasers in applications that include plasma physics, laser manufacturing, and telecommunications...
  5. MR Spectroscopy Identifies Breast Cancer, Reduces Biopsies
    9/25/2007
    Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (¹H MRS) used in conjunction with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can aid radiologists in diagnosing breast cancer while reducing the number of false-positive results and invasive biopsies, according to a study focusing on non-mass enhancing breast lesions
  6. Quantum Satellite Device Tests Technology For Global Quantum Network
    6/2/2016

    You can’t sign up for the quantum internet just yet, but researchers have reported a major experimental milestone towards building a global quantum network - and it’s happening in space.

  7. Headwall And QualySense Collaborate On In-Line Hyperspectral Inspection For Precision Grain Sorting
    11/2/2012

    Headwall is pleased to announce the production of a new precision hyperspectral collaboration to be used in grain, seed and bean sorting by QualySense (Dübendorf Switzerland).

  8. Nanostructuring Technology Creates Energy Efficient And Ultra-Small Displays
    10/1/2010
    University of Michigan scientists using AFOSR-funding have created the smallest pixels available that will enable LED, projected and wearable displays to be more energy efficient with more light manipulation possible and all on a display that may eventually be as small as a postage stamp. By Maria Callier Air Force Office of Scientific Research
  9. Precision Spectrograph Optics Enhance Telescope Performance
    7/15/2008
    Benefiting from a unique stabilised production environment Optical Surfaces Ltd. has developed a reputation for designing and manufacturing high precision telescope spectrograph optics (aspheres, mirrors, prisms, lenses and flats) that would stretch the limits of conventional optical fabrication techniques.
  10. World's First 16-Frame Ultra-High Speed Camera Delivered
    6/24/2008
    Specialised Imaging Ltd. has recently delivered the World's first 16 channel camera capable of capturing images at 200,000,000 frames per second with gating down to 5ns