Electronics quality checks made using laser triangulation. (Image: Sick)

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Sydney Institute for Astronomy researchers have developed a new type of wavefront sensor that leverages a ‘photonic lantern’ and deep learning. (Norris et al.)

Researchers have developed a wavefront sensor using a ‘photonic lantern’ that could optimise humanity’s viewing of the cosmos

At Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, engineers integrate the gamma ray and neutron spectrometer into the Psyche spacecraft. (Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

A gamma ray and neutron spectrometer was recently installed on the ‘Psyche’ spacecraft, which will launch next year to probe a distant asteroid and uncover clues about the origins of our solar system

The Yokogawa AQ6380 OSA offers high optical performance to allow engineers and scientists to develop and improve the speed, bandwidth and quality of the next generation of communication networks

DNV-B14 expands the company’s range of advanced materials for emerging quantum technologies

The system design with new bearing technology now enables the compact z-axis to be integrated into a laser machine in any mounting orientation

Figure 1: Light propagation inside a photonic crystal is forbidden by a propagation gap, hence common plane waves are reflected and hardly penetrate into the crystal. By shaping the incident waves, they can be steered deep into the crystal. (Image: COPS, University of Twente) 

A team of researchers has achieved a new level of control over light entering photonic crystals

UpNano offers printing materials and accessories for additive manufacturing processes. (Image: UpNano)

Additive manufacturing firm, UpNano, has recently combined its multiphoton lithography-based 3D printing system, NanoOne, with Zemax’s OpticStudio

By re-engineering the position sensing circuit, Hamamatsu Photonics has developed a new profile sensor with an embedded computing function

Engis UK has introduced the EVG series of high precision vertical grinding machines for the production of ultra smooth surfaces

Laser Components is expanding its range of cost-effective positioning lasers by two compact modules

The MarSurf M 310 mobile surface measurement system from Mahr is now available with an integrated connection to MarWin Easy Roughness Mobile software