News - 23 Jun 2020
Just as a meter stick with hundreds of tick marks can be used to measure distances with great precision, a device known as a laser frequency comb, with its hundreds of evenly spaced, sharply defined...
News - 30 Mar 2020
Picosun Group reports excellent results in development of state-of-the-art photonics with its ALD (Atomic Layer Deposition) equipment and solutions.
Photonic devices such as waveguide amplifiers...
News - 4 Feb 2020
Light in the THz frequencies hits the ‘sandwich’ and is reflected with additional energy. Image Credit: Loughborough University
Researchers at Loughborough University in the UK have...
News - 11 Oct 2019
With the acquisition of SMETEC, Kistler Instruments adds optical analysis to its extensive range of combustion analysis solutions.
The growing demands for zero-emission operation of combustion...
News - 27 Jun 2019
Precision motion specialist PI (Physik Instrumente) adds a new integrated XY stage to its compact high-speed positioning stage roster, all powered by ultrasonic piezo-linear motors. The patented...
News - 18 Jun 2019
Element Six, a world leader in synthetic diamond supermaterials and part of the De Beers Group, is excited to reveal that its quantum diamond for room temperature MASER is a finalist in the optical...
News - 4 Apr 2019
According to Penn State scientists, a new composition of germanosilicate glass formed by incorporating zinc oxide possesses properties good for lens applications. This marks the discovery of a novel...
News - 1 Dec 2016
In non-contact displacement measurement applications, engineers often overlook the effects of temperature variations on the measurement accuracy of the sensor. It is therefore critical to check...
News - 13 Sep 2016
Thorlabs has announced the release of a new line of XR-Series cross roller bearing, aluminum-bodied translation stages.
The initial release includes both rear- and side-actuated 1”...
News - 8 Jan 2016
Oxford Instruments (OI), market leader in cryogenic equipment, and Zurich Instruments (ZI), the technical leader for digital lock-in amplifiers, announce today their joint technical collaboration...