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Driving Blind: Why the Need for Industrial Laser Beam Profiling?

September 13, 2011

By: John McCauley Ophir-Spiricon, LLC It’s time to buy another car. Like everyone else these days,you’re a bit cost-conscience, so you’re looking at getting the most for your money. You decide to see what the local used car lothas to offer. Before you get out of your car, the slick used car salesman approaches you, […]

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Newport Introduces Integrity™ VCS Vibration Control System

June 15, 2011

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces the Integrity VCS Series vibration control system designed specifically to provide an economical and stable platform for basic photonic research and development at universities, government, or corporate labs.  All Integrity VCS systems include a steel honeycomb damped optical […]

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ILSC 2011 – A Closer Look at Laser Safety

May 25, 2011

Presented by LIA, the International Laser Safety Conference (ILSC®) is a comprehensive four-day conference covering all aspects of laser safety practice and hazard control. Laser safety experts from around the world descended on San Jose, Calif. to discuss and define the latest changes to regulations and common practices in the field. Held March 14-17, 2011, […]

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Newport Introduces New Laser µFAB™ – Microfabrication Workstation

May 25, 2011

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces the Laser µFAB, a tabletop laser microfabrication workstation optimized for research applications.  The Laser µFAB is designed for use in both additive and subtractive processes, including 3D microfabrication by two-photon polymerization (TPP), laser ablation and surface structuring of […]

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Spectra-Physics Pioneers New Ultrafast Laser for Deep Tissue Imaging

May 25, 2011

Spectra-Physics®, a Newport Corporation brand, introduces InSight DeepSee, an extraordinary new ultrafast laser system that takes multiphoton imaging to new depths.  Based on a novel proprietary technology, the new InSight DeepSee delivers nearly double the tuning range of existing ultrafast lasers and provides seamless access to long infrared wavelengths for deepest in vivo imaging.  Robust […]

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Coherent Launches 10 Watt Low-Noise Green Laser

May 18, 2011

Coherent Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) (Nasdaq: COHR) has released a new 10 Watt, very low noise, CW green (532 nm) laser intended for cost-effective pumping of Titanium:Sapphire oscillators and amplifiers.  The new Verdi G10 now becomes the highest power model in the Verdi™ G family, which utilizes Coherent’s next-generation, optically pumped semiconductor laser (OPSL) technology […]

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Ophir Photonics Group Features Innovative Developments in Power/Energy Measurement and Beam Profiling at Laser World of Photonics

May 18, 2011

Ophir Photonics Group, the global leader in precision laser measurement equipment, featured first of its kind, new power/energy measurement and beam profiling systems at Laser World of Photonics 2011 in Munich, Hall B2 Stand 257. Among the new products that were introduced is the BeamTrack Series, the industry’s first thermal sensors that combine power and […]

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Newport Announces Terahertz Pulse Generation Kit

April 12, 2011

Newport Corporation introduces the new terahertz (THz) pulse generation kit using a sub-35-fs Ti:sapphire amplifier system. The kit can be easily integrated with a Ti:sapphire amplifier to generate terahertz pulses which can be further used for linear, nonlinear, and time-resolved spectroscopy applications.

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Coherent Introduces Higher Power CEP Ultrafast Laser Amplifier

April 12, 2011

A new Carrier-Envelope Phase (CEP) stabilized, Titanium:Sapphire regenerative amplifier-based laser from Coherent, Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) now offers much higher power than any previously available system of this type.  Specifically, the Legend Elite Duo CEP delivers up to 10 Watts of power, as well as higher repetition rates (up to 10 kHz), yet it does not […]

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Workshop »Lasers in Silicon Photovoltaics« on May 25, 2011 in Munich

April 12, 2011

Supplying the world with electricity from renewable sources is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. A decisive aspect is the effort to considerably reduce the costs of generating electricity from photovoltaics and to increase cell efficiencies. But it is still a long way to make this product competitive with conventionally generated electricity, […]

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