Window and Prisms News

  1. Tweaking Quantum Dots Improves Double-Pane Solar Window Electricity Generation, Shading, And Insulation

    Using two types of “designer” quantum dots, researchers are creating double-pane solar windows that generate electricity with greater efficiency and create shading and insulation for good measure.

  2. TU Wien Researchers Develop Cloaking Technology

    Researchers at TU Wien (Vienna) have developed a type of cloaking technology that renders opaque materials invisible by letting the flow of light pass through the medium unperturbed.

  3. Wide Angle, VIS To SWIR Sensor And Scanner Window Solutions

    ZC&R Coatings for Optics (ZC&R), a division of Abrisa Technologies, now offers high throughput efficiency Wide Angle, Broad Spectrum Sensor and Laser Scanning Window solutions for the visible 425-675nm (VIS), visible to near infra-red 425-1050nm (VIS-NIR), short wave infrared 700-1800nm (SWIR) and popular laser and LED wavelengths from 405 to 1550nm. Designed for image sensors and scanners these optics are used in industrial 3D metrology, machine vision, automotive obstacle avoidance, security and surveillance, document scanners, 3D scanning, gesture recognition and other digital imaging applications.

  4. PG&O® Provides Customized Optical Components For Avotec’s Real Eye Nano™

    Precision Glass & Optics recently announced the customization of two thin film optical components for a high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) accessory. They developed the dielectric cold mirror and cylindrical prism mirror for the Real Eye Nano; an advanced visual presentation and eye-tracking system constructed of glass and plastic with a reduced size for operation in confined MRI spaces.

  5. 4D Technology FlexCam Wins 2016 Prism Award

    4D Technology Corporation, manufacturer of optical measurement systems, announced that its FlexCam Metrology Module was awarded a 2016 Prism Award for best new metrology instrumentation at SPIE Photonics West.

  6. Prism Awards For Photonics Innovation Honors Nine Companies For Outstanding New Products

    The 2016 Prism Awards For Photonics Innovation winners were named today at Photonics West in San Fransisco, California. The nine product winners provide valuable new capabilities such as  more effectively identifying drugs to target specific diseases, enhanced detail-rich portable imaging, and new sensing tools for applications from medical diagnostics to astronomy, and 3D-printing of precision glass. Winners from five countries were announced by industry leaders at a gala banquet.

  7. Handling Recommendations For Precision Optics Corporation Microprecision™ Prisms

    This article provides a list of recommendations on how to handle Precision Optics Corporation Microprecision™ Prisms.

  8. PI's Ultra-Fast Optical Alignment System For SiP Production Named Prism Award Finalist

    PI (Physik Instrumente) has been named a 2016 Photonics Prism Award finalist for its FMPA Fast Multichannel Photonics Alignment Engine. This award is presented by SPIE & Photonics Media, and the winner will be announced on February 17 during the SPIE Photonics West conference.

  9. Inrad Optics Is A Prism Award 2015 Finalist

    Inrad Optics has been selected as a finalist for the 2015 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation, a leading international competition that honors the best new photonic products on the market.

  10. Entry Deadline Is 10 October For International Photonics Prism Awards

    Entries are being accepted through 10 October for the prestigious 2015 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation.