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.
A new technique that combines electron microscopy and laser technology enables programmable, arbitrary shaping of electron beams.
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.
Researchers have been able to identify chiral compounds within complex mixtures of gases with a high level of sensitivity and in real time.
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.
Learn how Vaisala compact refractometers can provide accurate in-line measurements of protein concentrations in blood plasma applications.
Light can be manipulated to act as 'tweezers' and can precisely 'move' a single virus to target a particular part of a cell.
Inspired by butterfly wings, an international research team has discovered a new way to concentrate light on a chip.
The research team created a device that works like 'inside out' noise-cancelling headphones and which traps energy and prevents it from escaping.
Thorlabs has announced a passively Q-switched laser producing 500 ps pulses centred at 1030 nm.
An experimental technique called optical forging can make graphene ultrastiff, increasing its stiffness by several orders of magnitude.
US scientists have miniaturised the optical components required to cool atoms down to a few thousandths of a degree Celsius above absolute zero.
Australian and French scientists have set a world record for the most stable transmission of a laser signal through the atmosphere.
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.
The Lucetta 2 Luminometer is a single-tube system designed to simplify and accelerate mycoplasma detection in cell cultures.