Article - 4 Feb 2014
The Sagnac interferometer uses counter-propagating beams in a ring path. This is realized by either using multiple mirrors or with an optical fiber. Generally, three or more mirrors are used, so that...
Article - 12 Jun 2013
Optical bandpass filters are filters that allow only a certain bandwidth of light and block the others above and below the specified bandwidth.
Article - 11 Jun 2013
A beam combiner is essentially an arrangement of beam splitters and mirrors. The function of a beam splitter is to divide the incident light into two paths, one by transmission and another by...
News - 27 Aug 2007
Electro Scientific Industries, Inc., a leading provider of world-class photonic micro-engineering solutions, today announced that Dr. Ming Wu has joined the Company’s Scientific Advisory Board...
Saturn is a true innovation in the field of adaptive optics because it can control and manage image aberrations in a more precise and detailed way than the traditional deformable membrane mirrors.
Article - 8 Dec 2009
The South African Astrophysical Observatory acquires high precision optics from Optical Surfaces.
News - 17 Nov 2022
Femtosecond pulsed lasers—which discharge light in ultrafast bursts enduring for a millionth of a billionth of a second—are robust tools employed in several applications from manufacturing...
News - 28 Sep 2022
In an article published in the Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, researchers demonstrated that crop classifications from RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM) Compact Polarimetric (CP) imagery could...
News - 11 Jul 2022
By revolutionizing the connectivity of current optical chips and swapping out bulky 3D-optics with a wafer-thin slice of silicon, a study headed by Monash and RMIT Universities and a University of...
News - 13 Jan 2021
The Awards Committee of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, today announced the recipients of its prestigious annual awards. Honoring transformative advancements in...