01 June 2018

Driven by sheet metal processing, system and fibre vendors are combining beams with high reliability, finds Andy Extance 

25 May 2018

Greg Blackman looks at novel sensing and imaging devices based on quantum science, and finds that the technology is closer to commercialisation than first expected

25 May 2018

Closely guarded process secrets are enabling optical coatings to serve higher laser powers and new operational regimes, finds Andy Extance

30 April 2018

A new business unit will allow TruTag Technologies to better serve additional markets that have emerged from its hyperspectral imaging technology, Jessica Rowbury finds

30 April 2018

The stringent requirements for ground and space-based telescopes are driving the development of innovative materials and optical systems, Matthew Dale reports

30 April 2018

Optical explosive detection is set to help remove restrictions on the liquids airline passengers can carry on, finds Andy Extance

28 March 2018

Shrinking optoelectronic components and combining them with silicon devices requires careful consideration of thermal management, finds Andy Extance

27 March 2018

Matthew Dale discovers how scaling spectrometers down to the chip level enables them to be mass-produced in standard MEMS foundries, making spectroscopy more affordable for various new applications

29 January 2018

Matthew Dale discovers that smart lighting has a lot more to offer than the energy savings associated with LEDs

29 January 2018

Mark Venables reports on the work being carried out to get Raman spectroscopy into clinical laboratories and operating rooms, where it could improve disease diagnosis

06 December 2017

Manufacturers are increasing the power and wavelength of ultrafast sources used in live tissue imaging to aid researchers, Matthew Dale finds

01 December 2017

Jane Burgermeister reports on world-class neuroscience research that’s being advanced by photonics