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New Director of Production at LASER COMPONENTS

New Director of Production at LASER COMPONENTS
Christian Grunert has been appointed Director of Production for Laser Optics at LASER COMPONENTS. The 37-year-old engineer succeeds Uwe Schallenberg, who has been working in thin-film coatings since 1977 and served as head of this key department since 2014. Grunert is not new to the world of dielectric coatings, beam splitters, and mirrors. At university, he focused on lasers and optotechnology. After that, these technologies remained at the centre of his professional career.
19th April 2018

Pushing into solar-powered lighting with street lighting projects

Pushing into solar-powered lighting with street lighting projects
Philips Lighting is furthering its strategic push into solar-powered lighting as it launches a new generation of solar-powered products and systems. These include an innovative all-in-one solar street light, Philips SunStay, which combines solar panel, battery and light in one housing, and Philips LifeLight, a solar lantern which comes with a replaceable battery.
28th March 2018

Taiwanese LED giant Ledtech opens new facility in UK

Taiwanese LED giant Ledtech opens new facility in UK
Ledtech, one of the world’s largest capacity LED manufacturers, has announced the opening of a European facility in the UK. The addition of a direct facility adds a range of value-added manufacturing services, design-in support, volume availability and security of supply on a wide range of opto parts including discrete LEDs, LED displays, lighting components and luminaires. Additionally, later this year, the company will install a full LED production line in the UK facility.
26th March 2018


Sensor manufacturer certified to global quality standard

Manufacturer of fibre optic kinetic sensors for industrial and medical applications, Micronor has announced that it has been certified under ISO 9001:2015 as of 5th March, 2018. The company earned certification from registrar TUV Nord USA.
26th March 2018

Acoustic tractor beam could help levitate humans

Acoustic tractor beam could help levitate humans
Acoustic tractor beams use the power of sound to hold particles in mid-air, and unlike magnetic levitation, they can grab most solids, liquids or even small insects and food. For the first time University of Bristol engineers have shown that it is possible to stably trap objects larger than the wavelength of sound in an acoustic tractor beam. This discovery opens the door to the manipulation of drug capsules or micro-surgical implements within the human body.
22nd February 2018

European photonics to create 1 million jobs by 2030

European photonics to create 1 million jobs by 2030
Instant diagnosis of major diseases, the eradication of all road accidents, and the creation of 1 million new jobs are some of the benefits that will be generated by the Photonics sector by 2030 according to a new vision paper published by Photonics21. The vision paper ‘Europe’s Age of Light’ sets out a new strategy for the future of European photonics highlighting what could be achieved if this technology is maintained by the EU as a key funding priority in FP9.
9th February 2018

World´s first 8K 25,000 lumen DLP projector launched at ISE 2018

World´s first 8K 25,000 lumen DLP projector launched at ISE 2018
Delta has announced at ISE 2018, the launch of the world´s first 8K 25,000 lumen DLP projector, along with Digital Projection International (hereinafter referred to as ‘Digital Projection’), an associate of Delta Group and a leading provider of high-calibre display solutions. The first-of-its-kind Digital Projection INSIGHT Laser 8K leverages Delta´s cutting-edge display, power supply and thermal management solutions, such as its laser light source, signal processor and algorithm to provide a seamless, industry-leading 33-megapixel resolution image.
7th February 2018

Strategic partnership signed for material science

It has been announced that the ZEISS Microscopy business group has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Denmark-based Xnovo Technology ApS, a company that develops innovative software-based 3D X-ray imaging and analysis solutions. The two companies have already been working together over the past two years. This strategic partnership is targeting to further advance and expand the laboratory-based diffraction contrast tomography technique, commercialised as LabDCT, on ZEISS Xradia 520 Versa.
6th February 2018

LED manufacturer announces €30m funding round

Developer and manufacturer of next-gen 3D LEDs for display applications based on its gallium-nitride-nanowires-on-silicon platform, Aledia, has announced the closing of its Series C financing round with Intel Capital as a new investor. In addition to Intel Capital, the majority of existing Aledia investors participated in the €30m round, including Braemar Energy Ventures, Demeter, the Ecotechnologies Fund of Bpifrance (the French national industrial bank), IKEA Group, Sofinnova Partners and Supernova Invest.
30th January 2018

Custom lens assemblies from Resolve Optics

Custom lens assemblies from Resolve Optics
  Specialising in OEM custom lens assemblies, Resolve Optics delivers thousands of custom lens assemblies per year - from complex high- speed imaging lenses and material sorting inspection lenses, to radiation resistant lenses for critical medical and nuclear applications.
19th January 2018


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SPIE Photonics Europe 2018
22nd April 2018
France Strasbourg