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

Multi-Photon Microscopy for Endoscopes

A multi-photon laser penetrates deep into cells and provides high-resolution three-dimensional images of living tissue

New Technique for Optical Tweezers

Optical trapping platform uses hydrodynamic forces to exert nanoscale-precision control over aqueous particles