News - 17 Feb 2021
A polymer designed specifically to generate light that can penetrate turbid environments has exhibited the potential for bioimaging trials, where it can identify nano-sized particles present below the...
News - 22 May 2019
The automotive industry is one of the pioneers when it comes to exploiting optical silicones for lighting systems. In addition to this, LSR is also becoming increasingly important as a lens material...
News - 17 Oct 2016
A collaborative team of researchers from MIT and Harvard Medical School have produced a biocompatible and highly stretchable optical fiber made from hydrogel. Hydrogel is an elastic, rubbery...
News - 25 Jan 2010
When University of Utah scientists discovered a new kind of laser that was generated by an electrically conducting plastic or polymer, no one could explain how it worked and some doubted it was real....
News - 12 Jun 2008
Flexible electronic display technology developed by European researchers has allowed companies on the continent to make inroads in a market dominated by Asian firms.
While Asian firms currently...
Article - 18 Sep 2023
Here, we explore the current applications of Raman spectroscopy and look at how the field is developing. We evaluate the global market for this analytical tool and consider how it may change in the...
Article - 29 Sep 2020
With Raman systems available from the UV through NIR, it is difficult to be sure what excitation wavelength will result in the best quality Raman spectrum for a given sample.
The SENTERRA II microscope from Bruker Optics defines a new level of spectroscopic performance and user friendliness in the class of compact Raman microscopes.
Article - 20 Oct 2007
A liquid crystal display, commonly abbreviated as LCD, is a thin, flat display device made up of any number of color or monochrome pixels arrayed in front of a light source or reflector. It is often...
News - 12 Jun 2013
The LCD is a transmissive technology. All LCDs require a reflected light source or backlighting. The LCD industry is characterized by rapid technological advances.
Traditionally, applications for...