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We have ignition — fusion ignition

14 December, 2022

The US Department of Energy says the achievement of fusion ignition is a major scientific breakthrough that will pave the way for advancements in defence and the future of clean power.

Programmable shaping of electron beams

18 October, 2022

A new technique that combines electron microscopy and laser technology enables programmable, arbitrary shaping of electron beams.

Chroma Technology optical filters and sets

07 October, 2022

Chroma Technology manufactures optical interference filters for a wide range of imaging and detection applications such as life science, fluorescence microscopy, flow cytometry, biomedical instrumentation and surgical devices.

Chiral analysis identifies fake perfumes and more

29 June, 2022

Researchers have been able to identify chiral compounds within complex mixtures of gases with a high level of sensitivity and in real time.

Omicron BrixXLAB multichannel desktop laser

27 June, 2022

The four separately controllable laser channels can be equipped with the same or different wavelengths from 375 to 1550 nm (one wavelength per channel) with up to 10 W/channel.

Join webinar recording: Ensure quality in blood plasma intermediate ultrafiltration

01 April, 2022

Learn how Vaisala compact refractometers can provide accurate in-line measurements of protein concentrations in blood plasma applications.

'Light tweezers' used to trap and move viruses

09 November, 2021

Light can be manipulated to act as 'tweezers' and can precisely 'move' a single virus to target a particular part of a cell.

Virus-sensing chip inspired by butterfly wings

25 October, 2021

Inspired by butterfly wings, an international research team has discovered a new way to concentrate light on a chip.

Powerful nanolasers 'trap' light energy

14 September, 2021

The research team created a device that works like 'inside out' noise-cancelling headphones and which traps energy and prevents it from escaping.

Thorlabs QSL103A Q-Switched Picosecond Microchip Laser

17 August, 2021

Thorlabs has announced a passively Q-switched laser producing 500 ps pulses centred at 1030 nm.

From superflimsy to ultrastiff: transforming graphene

03 June, 2021

An experimental technique called optical forging can make graphene ultrastiff, increasing its stiffness by several orders of magnitude.

Tiny optical device brings atoms to a standstill

26 January, 2021

US scientists have miniaturised the optical components required to cool atoms down to a few thousandths of a degree Celsius above absolute zero.

World record for laser transmission through the atmosphere

25 January, 2021

Australian and French scientists have set a world record for the most stable transmission of a laser signal through the atmosphere.

Thorlabs SL10 series MEMS-VCSEL Swept-Wavelength Laser Sources

12 November, 2019

Thorlabs has released the SL10 series of its MEMS-VCSEL Swept-Wavelength Laser Sources. The light sources feature a high coherence length of over 100 mm and include an active power control that maintains constant output power over the lifetime of the laser.

Lonza Lucetta 2 Luminometer

20 March, 2019

The Lucetta 2 Luminometer is a single-tube system designed to simplify and accelerate mycoplasma detection in cell cultures.

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