Features
NASA's New Horizons Mission Provides Surprising Insight into Pluto's Surface

NASA's New Horizons Mission Provides Surprising Insight into Pluto's Surface

The New Horizons team have announced a series of discoveries including a new, vivid view of Pluto’s largest moon, Charon and the icy mountains on Pluto just one day after the spacecraft’s first ever flyby.

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New Study on Fibre Optics Could Lead to a Communication Revolution

New Study on Fibre Optics Could Lead to a Communication Revolution

Research from the University of Dundee could pave the way for superfast communications technology and lead to significant advancements in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and other medical conditions.

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Avantes Announces Launch of First EVO Series Spectrometer

Avantes Announces Launch of First EVO Series Spectrometer

Avantes, leading innovator in the field of spectroscopy, now offers the first instrument in the new EVO series: the AvaSpec-ULS2048L-EVO, with more memory and high-speed data USB 3.0 and Gigabit Ethernet interfaces.

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The Construction and Applications of Sodium Vapour Lamps

The Construction and Applications of Sodium Vapour Lamps

Sodium Vapor Lamps are some of the most efficient lamps in the world. They have an efficiency of up to 190 lumens per watt compared to an incandescent street lamp which has between 15 and 19 lumens per watt.

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Delivery of OVIRS Point Spectrometer for NASA's OSIRIS-REx Mission

Delivery of OVIRS Point Spectrometer for NASA's OSIRIS-REx Mission

An instrument that will explore the surface of a primitive asteroid in search of water and organic materials has arrived at Lockheed Martin for installation onto NASA's OSIRIS-REx.

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Interviews

gRAY Laser Power Detectors for Easy OEM Integration

In this interview, Susanne Dröscher from greenTEG talks about the new additions to their OEM-focused gRAY product line, which will be be exhibited at LASER World of PHOTONICS in Munich, June 21-25 2015.

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Live-Cell Imaging with Lattice Light Sheet Microscopy

Live-Cell Imaging with Lattice Light Sheet Microscopy

In this interview, as part of our coverage of the International Year of Light 2015, Wesley Legant talks about his work on lattice light sheet microscopy, which represents a leap forward in live-cell imaging.

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Advanced Cooled VIS-SWIR Camera for Industrial Imaging and Astronomy

Mark Donaghy from Raptor Photonics talks about Ninox, their new cooled VIS-SWIR InGaAs camera. The Ninox integrates the latest sensor technology with TEC or water cooling to -20°C for low noise imaging.

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Celebrating 20 Years of Innovation in Spectroscopy

Celebrating 20 Years of Innovation in Spectroscopy

In this Insights from Industry interview, Benno Oderkerk, CEO of Avantes, talks to AZoOptics about the last 20 years of innovation at Avantes, the celebrations for the company's 20th anniversary, and their plans for the future.

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Energy Efficient High-precision Thermal Imaging Sensor Arrays

Energy Efficient High-precision Thermal Imaging Sensor Arrays

Dr Chris Tisse, CTO at ULIS, talks to AZoOptics about Energy Efficient High-precision Thermal Imaging Sensor Arrays and the innovations currently taking place with ULIS.

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