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Gerard Mourou Visits Light Conversion and Israel

Light Conversion received a visit from the Nobel Prize winner, French scientist and professor Gérard Mourou. Professor Mourou received the Nobel Prize in 2018 for the Chirped Pulse Amplification (CPA) technology. CPA technology is used for lasers produced in the Lithuanian industry, for example, in PHAROS and CARBIDE lasers manufactured by Light Conversion. Professor Mourou … Continue reading

Blog, Exhibitions, Lasers

Using Resonance Scanners and Ultrafast Laser in FT-CARS

A published paper by Hashimoto et al. (2018), entitled “Ultra-broadband rapid-scan Fourier-transform CARS spectroscopy with sub-10-fs optical pulses”, leverages the benefits of products from Novanta. The experimental set-up contains a venteon ultra from Laser Quantum and a resonant scanner, CRS12 kHz, from Cambridge Technology. The paper demonstrates ultra-broadband Fourier-Transform Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering (FT-CARS) spectroscopy. … Continue reading

Blog, Lasers

Light Conversion Appoints New CEO

There has been a change in management at Light Conversion, a manufacturer of lasers and laser systems. After 25 years of running the company, Dr. Algirdas Juozapavičius is assigning the helm to Dr. Martynas Barkauskas. Dr. Algirdas Juozapavičius will continue as adviser to the company’s management. Dr. Algirdas Juozapavičius has been the head of the … Continue reading

Blog, General, Lasers

IL Photonics Selected in Top 20 List of Photonics Blogs

IL Photonics BSD is proud to have been selected by blog.feedspot.com as one of the Top 20 Photonics Blogs, News Websites & Newsletters in 2019. Our blog has been recognized from among thousands of Photonics blogs on the web using search and social metrics as “actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with … Continue reading

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Tailor Laser Intensity Distribution for Specific Processes

Typically a raw laser beam used for industrial purposes is not the optimal shape for the necessary welding, brazing, soldering or other similar process. The white paper “Adjustable-Function Beam Shaping Methods” explains how a single diffractive optical element combined with manual or automated translation/rotation stages can convert a limited laser machine to a versatile solution … Continue reading

Blog, Optics

New Video from EOT

Electro-Optics Technology (EOT) has released a new video introducing their latest innovative, high quality laser solutions, products and services, including: tornos micro-oscillator tornos broadband oscillator pavos Faraday rotators and isolators high extinction thin film polarizers crystal growth and fabrication facilities custom solutions Also see this and their other videos at the EOT channel on YouTube… Continue reading

Blog, Optics

Two New Ultrafast, CW Lasers from Laser Quantum

Laser Quantum is introducing two innovative new continuous wave and ultrafast laser solutions: helixx – A femtosecond laser with a unique 250 MHz repetition rate, producing superior results in two photon microscopy. The helixx is well suited to maximise the decay times of typical fluorophores, reducing photobleaching and phototoxicity. axiom 532 – A new addition … Continue reading

Blog, Lasers

Is Your Company’s Data Secure?

Data is one of your company’s most valuable assets, but how well do you protect it? ID Quantique’s Quantum-Safe Security White Paper looks at how you can secure your data from harm by introducing state-of-the-art network encryption. This paper: Addresses the importance of securing untrusted Layer 2 networks Analyses the different approaches to implementing network … Continue reading

Blog, Security

Sumix Simplifies and Speeds Up Inspection of Multi-Fibre Connectors

Sumix Corporation has announced a revolutionary technology for inspecting Multi-fibre Push-On (MPO) connectors. The company’s Manta-W+ fibre inspection microscope is the industry’s only solution offering automated inspection of MPO connectors with analysis and pass/fail testing by capturing all fibre terminations simultaneously. Multi-Fibre Push-On connectors (MPO) and MTP (a trademark of US Conec) are increasingly used … Continue reading

Blog, Fiber Optics

MCP-PMT for LIDAR Applications

Photonis has launched a new Micro-Channel Plate/PhotoMultiplier Tube (MCP-PMT) for LIDAR applications. MCP-PMTs enable detection from single photon to few GHz in photon burst mode and few 100 MHz in continuous illumination thanks to the high linearity properties. Along with the extremely low dark rate, the new detector is capable of 8 orders of magnitude dynamic … Continue reading

Blog, Detectors