Scientists have developed a lensless, infrared spectral-imaging system for medical diagnostics

A metaform is a new optical component that can combine with freeform optics to enable compact AR/VR headsets and eyewear. (Image: University of Rochester illustration/Michael Osadciw)


Researchers have combined freeform optics and a metasurface to deliver high-quality AR/VR glasses that are compact and easy to wear

PhotoSound Technologies and Telemed have released the jointly-developed Moleculus

PI extends its large offering of nanometre precise, fast focusing stages with the addition of its new V-308 nanopositioning slide for vertical applications

Thorlabs has released a passively Q-switched laser producing 500ps pulses centered at 1,030nm

US manufacturer SLD Laser has launched the first white light chip with a switching function

Omicron has developed new desktop laser systems especially for science and research

The portal provides search engine capabilities, including a correlation-based ‘search filters’ engine, saving valuable time to the optics community

The main improvement in TracePro 21.2 is a new feature: Image Source

Lasermet’s portable laser interlock monitor and controller can be used to view and control remotely the status of laser interlock controllers and laser shutters in a lab


The TG10 is a timing generator dedicated to the synchronization of laser systems and laser components: Pockels cell drivers, acousto-optical modulator drivers, laser diode and flash lamp drivers, detectors, data acquisition systems, laser pulse pickers.

A new dipping process using a sulfolane additive creates high-performing perovskite solar cells. The method is inexpensive and well-suited for scaling up to commercial production. (Image: LANL)

The sulfolane-additive process yields easy fabrication, low-cost, top performance and long operating life