Article - 10 Jun 2013
The CCD (charge coupled device) was first invented at the Bell laboratories in the 1960s. CCDs are thin wafers which consist of a number of buried electrodes that facilitate the movement of electrons...
Article - 4 Jun 2013
A photodiode can be described as a photo detector that is capable of converting incident light into voltage or current.
Article - 3 Dec 2012
In this interview, Adam Brierley, Director of Brinell Vision, talks to AZoOptics about their thin-film filter and filter glass products, and their capabilities in the field of laser safety.
Article - 5 Aug 2008
PI is the leading manufacturer of ultra precision actuators for nanopositioning and micropositioning applications in industries such as: Semiconductors; Biotechnology and Medicine; Lasers, Optics,...
Article - 15 Oct 2007
THis article discusses the differences between dye, fiber hosted, semiconductor, solid-state and free electron lasers.
Article - 29 Aug 2007
Many different forms of telescope exist, and these differences determine the power of the telescope and the applications they are used for.
News - 3 Apr 2014
Maxtech International, Inc. is releasing the 2014 edition of its market research report on commercial and dual-use infrared imaging equipment markets (Vol. IRW-C).
World infrared imaging markets...
Article - 20 Aug 2022
AZoOptics speaks to Phaseform, whose approach to adaptive optics is helping to refine optic technologies across applications like life sciences microscopy and optical inspection.
Article - 18 May 2022
Researchers have confirmed the chemical inertness of PtSe2 surfaces to ambient gases (oxygen and water) and, as a result, the long-term durability of PtSe2-based devices using synchrotron-based...
Article - 8 Apr 2022
This article will look at new research published in Nature Communications describing the development of an achromatic X-ray lens and its benefits.