Optical Components News

  1. Excelitas Introduces C30737MH Series Surface-Mount Silicon Avalanche Photodiodes (APDs) At Photonics West 2018

    Excelitas Technologies Corp., a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized photonic solutions, will unveil its new C30737MH Series Surface Mount Silicon Avalanche Photodiodes (APDs) at Photonics West 2018 (Booth #1031).

  2. Electro-Mechano-Optical NMR Detection

    An international research project led by Kazuyuki Takeda of Kyoto University and Koji Usami of the University of Tokyo has developed a new method of light detection for nuclear magnetic resonance -- NMR -- by up-converting NMR radio-frequency signals into optical signals.

  3. Excelitas Technologies Introduces Rotatable (RO) Faraday Isolator At SPIE Photonics West

    Excelitas Technologies Corp., a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized photonic solutions, will unveil its new Qioptiq Rotatable (RO) Faraday Isolator at SPIE Photonics West 2018 (Booth # 1031).

  4. TU Wien Develops New Semiconductor Processing Technology

    Extremely fine porous structures with tiny holes - resembling a kind of sponge at nano level - can be generated in semiconductors.

  5. Apple Awards Finisar $390M From Its Advanced Manufacturing Fund

    Apple recently announced the latest award from its $1B Advanced Manufacturing Fund. Finisar, a leading manufacturer of optical communications components, will receive $390M as part of Apple’s commitment to support innovation and job creation by American manufacturers.

  6. OSI Optoelectronics Presents Photodiodes And High-Power Light Sources For Military And Aerospace Applications

    OSI Systems Company, will present the company’s high-performance standard and OEM photodiodes, fiber-optic products, opto-assemblies, and high-power light sources at OFC, March 13 - 15, 2018, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, Calif. in booth #4730.

  7. Researchers Create Fiber Optic Sensors That Dissolve In The Body

    For the first time, researchers have fabricated sensing elements known as fiber Bragg gratings inside optical fibers designed to dissolve completely inside the body.


  8. Corning To Buy 3M’s Optical-Fiber Telecom Biz For $900M

    Corning Incorporated announced recently that it has entered into agreements with 3M to purchase substantially all of 3M’s Communication Markets Division in a cash transaction valued at approximately $900M. The acquisition is expected to close during 2018, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approval.

  9. Novel Lenses Enable X-Ray Microscopy With Record Resolution

    Scientists have developed novel lenses that enable X-ray microscopy with record resolution in the nanometre regime. Using new materials, the research team led by DESY scientist Saša Bajt from the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science (CFEL) has perfected the design of specialised X-ray optics and achieved a focus spot size with a diameter of less than ten nanometres.

  10. Innovation-Driving Research, Applications To Take Center Stage At SPIE Photonics West 2018

    Talks by two Nobel Laureates will be among more than 5,200 leading-edge technical presentations held alongside the premier global photonics and laser exhibition, seminars, and training courses at SPIE Photonics West 2018 in San Francisco, California.