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Optical Lenses out of 2D Materials

Ultrathin dielectric metalenses made of van der Waals materials

AM for the Millions

EOS LaserProFusion technology: as productive as injection molding!

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New: USP Lasers Offer Higher Pulse Energy and Higher Repetition Rates

Coherent has significantly extended the performance of their Monaco series of industrial-grade femtosecond lasers by increasing their adjustable pulse repetition rate to a maximum of 50 MHz

Waveguides Widen Light Beams

A highly efficient converter enlarges the diameter of a light beam by 400 times

APWorks Announces New Chief Product Officer, Jon Meyer

Appointment of expert and experienced technical strategy leader to further develop customer-specific AM series applications

Inkjet Printers Produce Cheap Waveguides

A micro-waveguide core is printed with titanium dioxide nanoparticles for a high refractive index

Integration of SLM in Series Production

Selective laser melting for mass production in automotive industry is feasible

Controlling Light with AI

New photonic chip to prepare and manipulate patterns of femtosecond optical pulses

Marius Westermann Appointed Smartray Managing Director

Eric Ceyrolle, former managing director will remain as senior executive advisor

Ultramicroscopy of Transparent Flies

Cellular microscopy makes individual nerve cells, marked with fluorescent molecules, visible

First Laser Blanking Line from Schuler for Asia

Ansteel orders system with two cutting heads to process steel and aluminum coils for the automotive industry

Microwaves for the Last Mile

New light modulator is completely independent of external power supplies

New Sales Director GAS at OPT Machine Vision

Thomas Feichtner now contributing to OPT’s European business development

Metasurface Corrects Chromatic Aberrations

A single-layer surface of nanostructures can be incorporated into commercial optical systems

Micro Bore-Holes for Electronics

Processing system is tailored for micromachining and challenging materials

Bending Light Around Tight Corners

A new photonic crystal waveguide paves the way to build futuristic light-based computers

Shot Blast Resis­tant Laser Mar­king for the Auto­motive In­dus­try

New process might be game changer for achieving foolproof lean traceability

A Chip-Based Nonmechanical Beam Steerer

The new devices provide steering in two dimensions without relying on moving parts

German-Japanese Research Alliance on OCT in Medical Imaging

Conference to kick off establishment of research alliance and joint facility in Tokyo

Iron-Complex Compounds for Solar Cells

Basis for tailoring the functionality of photoactive systems for light-harvesting applications

MoU between Hubei Laser In­dus­try Asso­cia­tion and EPIC

Cooperative activities involving technological and commercial advancement

Terahertz Pulses Amplify Optical Phonons

Analogies between phonons and photons pave the way for phononic devices

II-VI to Acquire Finisar

Creating transformative strategic combination with leading positions in photonics and compound semiconductors

Viewing the Retina in Unprecedented Details

Combining two imaging methods to see live neurons, epithelial cells and blood vessels

New Managing Director for FOBA

Stefan Heczko succeeds Alltec / FOBA’s recent GM Ondrej Kruk

Optical Lenses out of 2D Materials

Ultrathin dielectric metalenses made of van der Waals materials

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