With first light planned for 2024, the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) is set to be the largest optical/near-infrared telescope in the world. The €1 billion structure is being built under the direction of the European Southern Observatory (ESO), but the scale of the project has pushed the optics industry to advance optics manufacturing and metrology techniques to new levels of precision.
The new StingRay µFocus laser line generators from Coherent enable the detection of smaller features in machine vision applications based on triangulation
Coherent has posted net sales of $218.8 million for the third quarter of its fiscal year, up 14 per cent on the same period last year
The Opera-F is a new optical parametric amplifier (OPA) from Coherent that delivers wide tuning, high conversion efficiency, and sub-100fs pulse duration when pumped by the company's Monaco ytterbium ultrafast amplifier