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In this channel, you’ll find the latest products and solutions involving laser, photonics and optoelectronics technologies & applications. Watch Laser Focus World’s Editor-in-Chief, John Lewis, explain how the market has navigated the turbulent times of the past year and how key industry players have responded.
Imagine Optic is a leading manufacturer of Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensors and optical metrology solutions. In this video we demonstrate our versatile and turnkey solution for characterizing large optical components or complex systems in the SWIR spectral band. For more information visit https://www.imagine-optic.com/product/haso-r-flex2-swir-and-la
ArrayTec™ filters are available in a range of designs to meet individual requirements, delivering superior spectral performance for defense, space and commercial applications. Our filter arrays and assemblies enhance system performance while reducing size and weight, allowing customers to miniaturize their systems and lower costs. […]
A lot has happened in the photonics market since Laser Focus World published its annual review and forecast for 2020 this past January. Editor-in-chief John Lewis discusses how the market has navigated these turbulent times and how key manufacturers of photonics products and services see […]
OSLO, RayViz, and TracePro allows users to design an optical system from start to finish. In this video we will show how OSLO, RayViz, and TracePro can be used in all phases of the optical design process. Topics include: designing and optimizing a lens in […]
The TECHSPEC® Vega™ Laser Line Beam Expanders from Edmund Optics® are divergence adjustable to compensate for input beam divergence. They are available at a wide range of magnifications and in broadband and laser line versions optimized for common laser wavelengths. They are ideal for demanding […]
Measuring VCSEL performance is absolutely critical in many applications, but it turns out to be quite tricky. Learn about the technical challenges you’ll face when trying to measure VCSEL beams and about the Ophir solutions that will help you overcome them. https://www.ophiropt.com/laser–measurement/applications/vcsel
This customer success story describes how JMO GmbH used Synopsys’ LightTools optimization and tolerance analysis features to design the world’s first fully digital 3D surgical microscope.
The Edmund Optics Ultrafast Autocorrelator by APE is used to characterize ultrafast laser pulses originating from Ti:sapphire and Yb:doped lasers. Featuring a built-in Two Photon Absorption (TPA) detector, this autocorrelator is ideal for measuring ultrafast femtosecond and picosecond laser pulses at wavelengths from 700 to […]
Get next-generation interior and exterior automotive lighting systems to market faster with Synopsys’ comprehensive optical design solutions. Our industry-leading algorithms, easy-to-use software, and expert support will help you develop, verify, visualize and deliver high-quality designs that meet performance, styling, visual branding, and regulatory requirements. Learn […]
Fiber lasers combine active (laser-gain) optical fiber with one or more pump lasers, usually laser diodes. Although there are many types of fiber lasers, what comes to mind for many people are the kilowatt-class continuous-wave (CW) fiber lasers that are predominantly used in materials processing, […]
What do you need to know about freeforms? Greg and Tom are sharing their knowledge working with the optical fabrication of freeforms every day at Optimax. Here are the most important things you should know before you manufacture a freeform optic.
Luna’s ODiSI 6000 — a multichannel (up to 8) high-def fiber optic sensing interrogator – uses sensors based on low-cost unaltered optical fiber and Rayleigh backscatter. The ODiSI can measure and acquire strain and temperature with a spatial resolution of 0.65 mm and acquire, log […]
Luna OBR 6200s are portable, rugged, ultra-high resolution reflectometers with backscatter-level sensitivity for testing fiber networks. OBR 6200s use OFDR to measure return loss / insertion loss with sub-millimeter spatial resolution, high precision and high dynamic range. Battery-powered OBRs have an intuitive touchscreen, ideal for […]
Laser measurement has widely spread in the treatment of patients as well as in the manufacturing of medical products and instrumentation. This video explains how Ophir laser measurement technology is used to improve patient outcomes in the production and use of leading-edge medical devices. https://www.ophiropt.com/laser–measurement/applications/medical
The C13555MA (https://www.hamamatsu.com/resources/pdf/ssd/c13555ma_kacc1241e.pdf) is one of many compact options in Hamamatsu’s suite of mini-spectrometers. Containing a high-sensitivity CMOS APS, this spectrometer is suitable for the UV-VIS range and has a typical resolution of 2-3 nm. With USB bus power only, precision measurements can be taken […]
Edmund Optics® manufactures thousands of precision aspheric lenses per month in our asphere manufacturing cell that operates 24 hours a day. This video shows the entire manufacturing process of an asphere including curve generation, in-process metrology, computer numerical controlled (CNC) grinding, CNC polishing, magnetorheological finishing […]
See how easily you can bring Raman spectroscopy to a sample with HORIBA’s remote Raman probes. Simply touch the end of the probe to a solid sample, or immerse the probe into a liquid sample and acquire your spectrum. Probes allow you to move easily […]
The great challenge with Brillouin spectroscopy is that the scattered signal from the un-shifted wavelength of the laser can overwhelm the small Brillouin shifted return signal. So, we have combined our leading-edge HyperFine spectrometer with a very narrow band tunable filter to suppress the bright […]
Kentek Laser Safety introduces laser viewing windows in sizes up to 48″ x 96″. Filter types in include Near Infrared, Fiber Laser, and a Broadband with IR, Green, and UV laser protection. Product details and specifications can be found here: https://www.kenteklaserstore.com/large-format-acrylic/ Contact Kentek for samples.
Watch how LZH uses the Cailabs Canunda Reflective Axicons to improve the efficiency and quality of glass cutting. The Cailabs Canunda Reflective Axicons generate high-power Bessel beams for sharp edges and minimal thermal damage to surrounding areas. Cailabs Canunda Axicons are exclusively available online through […]
The Excelitas CaliPile® Multi-function Thermopile Sensor represents the latest innovation in thermal IR sensing. The only one of its kind, CaliPile is an intelligent, multifunction thermal infrared sensor. In addition to traditional non-contact temperature measurement capabilities of thermopiles, CaliPile also delivers both motion detection and […]
Radiant Vision Systems is chosen by display innovators to improve the visual quality of emerging technologies like microLEDs. In this video, Jasper Display Corporation applies Radiant’s high-resolution ProMetric® imaging system (https://www.radiantvisionsystems.com/products/imaging-colorimeters-photometers) for pixel measurement and uniformity correction (demura) of an augmented reality microLED microdisplay. The […]
The SuperK FIANIUM supercontinuum white light lasers are broad as a lamp and bright as a laser. They deliver high brightness diffraction-limited light in the entire 390-2400 nm region. By adding one of our filters, the SuperK can be converted into an ultra-tunable laser. Our […]
Take a few steps together with us to meet some of our people and take a tour of Iridian Spectral Technologies, Ltd. Learn about who we are, get an introduction to our optical filter coating and processing technologies, and see how we go about addressing […]
Video shows production of glass optical components. You can follow all steps from hand pressing, through grinding and polishing up to final inspection and optical function verification. We focus on high quality products and broad and dedicated customer support. You can find more information on […]
Engineered by Cambridge Technology, its laser control solution, ScanMaster Controller, features the SyncMaster, an advanced laser control method that synchronizes any XY liner stage with a scanning head, broadening work field size. It delivers ease of operation and a production environment with unmatched accuracy and […]
A look at state of the art active alignment systems used in Silicon Photonics test and production.
Why does measuring your laser beam help you maintain quality processes? In this video, we explain the purpose of measuring your beam with three case studies in material processing: laser welding, a LASIK eye surgery device, and product testing. https://www.ophiropt.com/laser–measurement/knowledge-center/article/10278
Radiant Vision Systems provides leading display test solutions for labs and production lines, with thousands of cameras testing millions of devices worldwide. Combining a high-resolution, highly efficient ProMetric® imaging system (https://www.radiantvisionsystems.com/products/imaging-colorimeters-photometers) and TrueTest™ Automated Visual Inspection Software, manufacturers of displays can realize a comprehensive hardware/software […]
Radiant Vision Systems provides a comprehensive hardware/software solution designed evaluate displays by replicating the viewing parameters within AR/VR headsets. See how a high-resolution imaging colorimeter paired with Radiant’s AR/VR Lens (https://www.radiantvisionsystems.com/products/arvr-lens) and TT-ARVR™ Software enables rapid, automated visual inspection of displays within AR/VR headsets. Using […]
Learn how the TECHSPEC® Highly-Dispersive Ultrafast Mirrors from Edmund Optics® compensate for dispersion and compress pulse duration in ultrafast laser systems. Pulse compression is critical in ultrafast applications including medical lasers, micromachining, and nonlinear imaging. View the TECHSPEC® Highly-Dispersive Ultrafast Mirrors at www.edmundoptics.com/highly-dispersive-mirrors and our […]
FRED Optical Engineering Software simulates the propagation of light through any optomechanical system by raytracing. Whether your design is imported from CAD, a lens design program, or constructed from within the software, FRED provides engineers with the essential tools for virtual prototyping of optical systems. FRED can be […]
View this webinar presented by Edmund Optics’ ultrafast laser optics expert Tony Karam, Ph.D. to learn about the unique challenges faced by ultrafast laser systems and solutions for choosing the correct ultrafast optical components. Ultrafast laser systems feature extremely short pulse durations on the order […]
The Ophir® LBS-300HP-NIR Beam Splitter is a compact device for camera-based beam profiling of high power lasers. It delivers extremely high power density attenuation, up to 15MW/cm2 at 5kW, and reflects less than 0.0001% of the incident NIR beam while transmitting 99.9999%. This enables measurement […]
SMLM needs lasers emitting at suitable wavelengths to excite and photoactivate fluorescent molecules for visualization. For fluorescence excitation of paFPs, high laser powers (>500 mW) are beneficial. The Laser Quantum gem family offer this or higher power at various wavelengths with near perfect beam quality […]
Smartphone, industry electronics, autonomous car, camera and security systems, hearing aids, or pace makers – none of these technologies can do without the printed circuit board (PCB). It makes electronic devices come to life and makes trends in developments possible. Laser processing of PCBs provides […]