OptiPro Systems LLC has enhanced the capabilities of its OptiTrace 5000 aspheric profilometer data analysis software to include multiple-profile loadi
A baby boy can now breathe easy thanks to a 3-D-printed tracheal splint implant developed at the University of Michigan.
Kaiba Gionfriddo was bor
A metamaterial-based flat lens that's easy to fabricate and that can bend and focus UV light could improve photolithography, nanoscale manipulation an
Clemson University’s Center for Optical Materials Science and Engineering Technologies (COMSET) has opened the Nufern student office suite in th
Kurt Van Hout was named director of OEM sales in North America for Toptica Photonics Inc., a manufacturer of diode and fiber lasers and laser systems
The OSA (The Optical Society) Foundation has received a $250,000 donation from IPG Photonics Corp. of Oxford, Mass., for the Siegman International Sum
Prior Scientific Inc. has extended its line of motorized high-precision microscope stages with the H101F flat-top stage for upright microscopes.
Omicron-Laserage Laserprodukte GmbH’s BrixX ps series compact universal diode lasers can be pulsed in the picosecond range as well as operated i
Meadowlark Optics Inc. has introduced a high-contrast polarizer and liquid crystal variable retarders, attenuators, solid-state shutters and polarizat
Carl Zeiss has introduced a FalconEye optical sensor that can be used on stepping, articulating probe holders and is suitable for complex measuring an
Sharp, QD Vision and Apple are among the winners of the 2013 Display Industry Awards, presented this week by the Society for Information Display (SID)
The National Photonics Initiative (NPI) — an alliance seeking to unite experts from industry, academia and the government to advance photonics R
A hybrid transparent electrode that overcomes the “electron-transport bottleneck” of thin films could pave the way for flexible solar cell
An inexpensive material that can be “grown” in layers only one atom thick has yielded atomic-scale semiconductor thin films. The technique
Driven by member and author feedback, technical professional association IEEE has announced that all of its peer-reviewed journals — more than 1
Boston Micromachines Corp. (BMC) has received a $500,000 contract from NASA to advance its MEMS-based deformable mirror (DM) technology for space-base
Stanford Photonics provides leading-edge electronic imaging, digital microscope cameras and photonics technology for use in critical imaging technolog
The DWARF-Star series on miniature spectrometers is available in NIR (512 elements), NIRb, NIR2, NIR2b, and NIR (1024 elements) models. The series covers the 900-1700nm wavelength range and each model is equipped with a high performance InGaAs detector array.
The ULSi is a new type of integrated housing used to house Avantes’ AvaSpec Avabench-75 ULS (ultra-low stray light) optical bench in a 90 x 120 x 35 mm package. It provides superior thermal and mechanical stability, as well as greater mounting flexibility.
The OPAL IR system is a very fast and accurate system for measuring MTF and other optical parameters in the infrared spectral region. A single-element