LASER World Of Photonics Celebrates 50 Years Of Laser
Fifty years ago, LASER 73 brought together about 100 exhibitors to marvel at all photonics had to offer. Now, tens of thousands are flocking to Munich to attend LASER World of PHOTONICS, one of photonics’ leading trade fairs.
Defense + Commercial Sensing: Exploring The Latest Innovations In Imaging, Sensing, And Photonic Technologies
Over the past 68 years, SPIE has been connecting, engaging, and serving its global constituency of more than 258,000 people from 184 countries. A big part of meeting that mission is accomplished by hosting conferences and exhibitions and, at the end of the month, SPIE will be hosting a big one: The Defense + Commercial Sensing conference and exhibition.
Bright Ideas — Exceptionally Brief Hard X-Ray Pulses, Silicon Photonics Kicking Down Doors, Gh-Gh-Gh-Ghost (Imaging), Butterfly Wings, And More
Bright Ideas presents the most captivating news and innovations in optics and photonics. This week, we look at a couple of pieces of Optica news, a Texas A&M professor wins a major award, a photodetector shows enhanced sensitivity and speed, and more.
Bright Ideas — Quantum Imaging, Single Photons On A Chip, A Lattice With Properties Never Seen Before, And More
Bright Ideas presents the most captivating news and innovations in optics and photonics. This week, we look at what’s happening with SPIE and Optica, explore nanophotonics, say hello to Eindhoven, and more.
Bright Ideas — Nuclear Fusion Yields 100 Million K and Lasts 20 Seconds, AI Boosts Fluorescence Microscopy
Bright Ideas presents the most captivating news and innovations in photonics. This week, scientists demonstrate nuclear fusion at 100 million Kelvin and for 20 seconds — at the same time, for the first time. Plus, biophysicists are speeding up fluorescence microscopy with AI, a new 3D-printed wearable device is helping lupus patients, and the LLNL wins three R&D awards.
Zygo Announces A Brand Evolution To Reflect Its Half Century As A Global Leader
Zygo Corporation, a worldwide supplier of optical instruments, components, and systems, has just completed a refresh of its brand to better reflect its leadership position in the sectors it serves.
Zygo Corporation Collaborates With Digital Surf To Launch MX Software With Mountains Advanced Contour Module
Zygo Corporation has partnered with Digital Surf for the release of Mx™ with Mountains® Advanced Contour, a new software package for users of Zygo Corporation’s range of optical profilers.
A Lesson In Bioluminescence: Swimming With The Dinos
Forget swimming with the dolphins. Last month, I swam with the dinos. Well, technically, dinoflagellates. These single-cell creatures are responsible for one of nature's most captivating and inspiring phenomenon — bioluminescence — which has gone on to influence advances in medical imaging.
Researchers Take Optical Coherence Tomography To The Next Level
With clearer imaging and enhanced resolution, new OCT approach could improve medical diagnostic imaging.
Bright Ideas — Fluids Viable For Freeform Optics, Visible Light Modulators See Improved SWaP
Bright Ideas presents the most captivating news and innovations in photonics. This week, novel approaches are explored in freeform optics and fluorescence imaging, NASA nails down a new date for the James Webb Space Telescope launch, and Optica names its photo contest winners and honorary member award recipient.