Editor's picks

Stephen Taylor, CEO of Technology Scotland, home to the Scottish Optoelectronics Association (SOA), describes how the association’s activities are both raising awareness of and addressing the demand for skilled personnel in the rapidly growing Scottish photonics sector

Opportunities could soon be on the horizon for laser manufacturers thanks to a new type of cold storage technology under development by Microsoft Research and the University of Southampton

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to three scientists for two groundbreaking discoveries in the field of laser physics: The development of optical tweezers and the invention of chirped pulse amplification

Analysis & opinion

17 October 2018

Stephen Taylor, CEO of Technology Scotland, home to the Scottish Optoelectronics Association (SOA), describes how the association’s activities are both raising awareness of and addressing the demand for skilled personnel in the rapidly growing Scottish photonics sector

25 September 2018

Ahead of the Inpho Venture Summit in Bordeaux in October, Géraldine Andrieux, CEO of Blumorpho, gives her four tips to attract investment

04 September 2018

Dr Shaoxian Zhang, founder of V&A Photonics, discusses the challenges associated with entering the Chinese market and explains how his firm helps European technical partners grow their business

Features

01 October 2018

As optics get smaller, simulation software is having to turn to new techniques to model optical systems, as Barbara Stumpp finds out

28 September 2018

Light therapies are coming to the fore to treat a huge range of medical conditions, from neonatal jaundice to dementia, as Keely Portway finds out

03 September 2018

VCSELs are known for their size, reliability, volume scalability and cost effectiveness. With more industries catching on to their potential, it’s no wonder the VCSEL market is forecast to be $3.1bn in four years, says Keely Portway

03 September 2018

Lithographic semiconductor processes using extreme ultraviolet light are set to enter mass production, writes Andy Extance, but must continue to improve

Press Releases

Viewpoint

4 October 2018

Can spectroscopy help make the world a better place? Benno Oderkerk, cofounder and CEO of Avantes, located in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands, is convinced it can.

Tech focus

21 September 2018

Matthew Dale on Daimler’s new beam analysis equipment for laser welding differential gears

21 September 2018

Consumer electronics, telecommunications, and solar energy are all driving developments in optical coatings, according to a new market report

21 August 2018

A new crystal doping technique could enable more powerful lasers

Products

25 September 2018

MagnaChip Semiconductor now offers a multi-channel Mini LED Driver for the rapidly growing digital signage market

24 September 2018

MKS Instruments’ new Ophir FluxGage FG1500 measurement system for LED luminaires enables the photometric measurement of large-size street and industrial luminaires, LED flat panels, and troffer lights

24 September 2018

Edmund Optics has introduced new Techspec Hard Coated OD 4.0 5nm Bandpass Filters

24 September 2018

Laser Components has added three new models to its portfolio of IR sensor cards

12 September 2018

Princeton Instruments has released a set of 532nm Raman accessories for its easy-to-use, aberration-free Fergie spectrometer

Events

Olching, near Munich
12 November 2018 to 13 November 2018
San Francisco, California, United States
02 February 2019 to 07 February 2019
Munich, Germany
24 June 2019 to 27 June 2019

White papers

Webcasts

30 November 2018

This webinar will show how the nonstop capacity request in the transmission, routing and processing of huge amounts of communication data is faced in an effective way by photonic solutions acting on the propagation, modulation and multiplexing of optical signals

27 November 2018

In the high power laser based manufacturing world, beam shaping has been identified as one of the past and present technology bottlenecks. This webinar will compare the unmet needs from industry with the current state of the art and market driven roadmaps

21 November 2018

This webinar is oriented to end-user companies, SMEs and startup companies that are thinking about developing a chemical sensor, but also to engineers and students that want to know more about the possibilities of Mid-IR technologies

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