Spider Silk for Lenses

The silk fiber is directly extracted from the cellar spider and used to form the dome lens by its liquid-collecting ability

To Manufacture Laser Sources for Infrared Sensors

Nanoplus to use the technology of Multiphoton Optics

4D Imaging with Liquid Crystal Microlenses

“Self-assembled asymmetric microlenses for four-dimensional visual imaging”

3D Printing of Structural Colors

World smallest colorful 3D model of the Eiffel Tower without any pigments or inks

Compound Lenses Inspired by the Mosquito Eye

Bionic device could someday find applications in autonomous vehicles, robots or medical devices

Artificial Compound Eye Developed

Device could be used for 3D location systems for robots, self-driving cars and unmanned aerial vehicles

Heating Smart Lenses

A new adjustable technique to manipulate light without any mechanical movement

Blowing Tiny Optical Lenses

Wafer-level process would allow easy integration into biomedical imaging instruments

Trumpf Acquires Micro-Optics Manufacturer

Through its subsidiary Ingeneric, Trumpf is taking over Aixtooling GmbH

3D Optical Biopsies within Reach

Optical fiber bundles commonly used in microendoscopy are inherently sensitive to depth information