News - 10 Jun 2009
Graphene is the two-dimensional crystalline form of carbon, whose extraordinary electron mobility and other unique features hold great promise for nanoscale electronics and photonics. But there's...
News - 31 Jan 2009
To most people, the word "ceramics," refers to opaque clay flower pots or translucent porcelain tea cups. But not all ceramics block or scatter light. Gary L. Messing, distinguished...
News - 9 Sep 2008
Quietly, and with little of the fanfare accompanying the relentless surge in gasoline costs, the price of coal has doubled in less than a year.
The reasons are varied. Worldwide demand for coal is...
News - 14 May 2008
University of California, San Diego electrical engineers have created experimental solar cells spiked with nanowires that could lead to highly efficient thin-film solar cells of the...
Omega Optical's founder and President, Robert Johnson, grew up in Brattleboro, Vermont on his family farm and graduated from Brattleboro High School in 1963. After working for five years in Boston...
Article - 12 Feb 2020
From its beginnings in the mid-1980s, 3D printing, or as it is also increasingly referred to, additive manufacturing, has promised many advantages over conventional manufacturing methods.
Article - 5 Feb 2020
This page discusses the correct mirrors for certain applications using optical systems.
News - 9 Feb 2008
Following a fifth consecutive year of increased sales and profitability in 2007, Corning Incorporated's strong innovation portfolio has the company excited about its future growth prospects,...
Article - 31 Aug 2019
This article discusses the role of laser vibrometry in developing micromechanical devices.
Article - 30 Aug 2019
This article discusses how to meet critical flatness specifications of mirror holders using scanning vibrometers.