Article - 18 Jun 2013
Metal halide lamps or metal halide arc lamps consist of a high performance arc discharge tube housed in an elliptical reflector that focuses the output into a microscopic optical train. The arc tube...
Article - 14 May 2018
There are thousands of different types of lasers which are divided into different types according to the lasing medium they use. The most common ‘types’ of laser are gas, liquid, solid-state and...
Article - 27 Feb 2013
Dr. Nigel Farrar, Vice President of EUV Strategic Marketing at Cymer, Inc. talks to AZoOptics about Lithography Light Source Technology.
Article - 27 Feb 2014
An aiming beam is a laser beam (or any other light source) which is used as a light for guiding.
Article - 25 Sep 2007
A fluorescent light bulb, such as those found in neon lights, uses an entirely different method to produce light than an incandescent light bulb.
Article - 24 Mar 2014
Even if reflected or diffuse, exposure to laser light can permanently damage the eyes. Maximum protection is offered by the eyewear against the most popular laser wavelengths, and it does not darken...
Article - 15 Jun 2013
Plasma lamps can be described as gas lamps that are devoid of any electrode and energized by radio frequency.
Article - 13 Jun 2013
A halogen lamp is an incandescent light source consisting of a tungsten filament enclosed in an environment of an inert gas and a small amount of a halogen (bromine or iodine).
Article - 26 Aug 2019
This article compares the degradation of LEDs against the degradation of lamps.
Article - 19 Jul 2019
Additive manufacturing is used in several industries and is an efficient and eco-friendly alternative to conventional fabrication techniques. This article discusses lasers and how they are used in 3D...