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Forthcoming events

SPIE Photonics Europe 2014

Brussels, Belgium
14-17 April 2014
SPIE

International High Power Laser Ablation and Beamed Energy Propulsion Symposia

Santa Fe, New Mexico
21-25 April 2014
Blue52 Productions

2014 MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibit

San Francisco, USA
21-25 April 2014
Materials Research Society

Smart Laser Processing Conference 2014

Yokohama, Japan
22-24 April 2014
Japan Laser Processing Society

7th International Symposium on Advanced Optical Manufacturing and Testing Technologies (AOMATT 2014)

Harbin, China
26-29 April 2014
SPIE

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Analysis & Opinion

Political barriers limiting investment in Europe, say experts at Photonics21 meeting

News image2 April 2014
The barriers preventing companies access to European funding 'need to be addressed' for Europe to remain competitive with the rest of the world, Dr Michael Mertin, president of Photonics21, has commented at the organisation's annual meeting in Brussels on 28 March

Trumpf's Leibinger points to strong China and UK markets for laser machining

11 March 2014
Trumpf CEO, Dr Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller, has said that the 'fog is beginning to lift' on the recession, at an open day held at Trumpf's UK technology centre in Luton yesterday. Tom Eddershaw reports

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White Papers

Improving Absorption Measurements through Light Source Selection

By Yvette Mattley, Ocean Optics
25 March 2014

Choosing an optical filter

By Edmund Optics
11 March 2014
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Performance criteria for the choice of compact spectrometers

By Ken Norris, Horiba Scientific
24 October 2013

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Latest products

AvaSpec-HS2048XL

15 April 2014
SPECTROSCOPY
Avantes now offers the AvaSpec-HS2048XL, an instrument for high sensitivity applications
Avantes

LumiBright UV boards

15 April 2014
LEDS AND ILLUMINATION
Innovations in Optics has introduced LumiBright UV Boards for high power UV LED applications such as UV curing, 3D printing, maskless lithography, photodynamic therapy, and fluorescence excitation in life science or machine vision
Innovations in Optics

CCD UV spectrometers

15 April 2014
SPECTROSCOPYCCD UV spectrometers
Mightex Systems now offers compact CCD UV spectrometers featuring a 3,648 pixel CCD array and 100mm Czerny-Turner optical platform
Mightex Systems

Direct emission 520nm green laser diode modules

15 April 2014
LASERS AND DIODES
Optoelectronics Company

Rotary piezo stages

11 April 2014
POSITIONING EQUIPMENT
Motionlink

Measurement system for 300mm optics

11 April 2014
ANALYSIS, TEST AND MEASUREMENT
4D Technology