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Micro Epsilon scanCONTROL 30xx/BL laser scanner

01 April, 2020

Bestech Australia announces the release of the high-resolution scanCONTROL 30xx/BL laser scanner for dynamic measurement applications that require a system with high resolution.


High-efficiency laser created for silicon chips

31 March, 2020

Scientists have developed a semiconductor laser made of germanium and tin, whose efficiency is comparable with conventional GaAs semiconductor lasers on Si.


Thorlabs ultralow-noise semiconductor lasers

11 March, 2020

Thorlabs has announced its ultralow-noise semiconductor laser product line, which offers a combination of high output power (>100 mW), narrow linewidth (<100 Hz) and ultralow relative intensity noise (<-165 dB/Hz).


Osram PLPT9_450LA_E blue high-power laser

10 February, 2020

The PLPT9_450LA_E from Osram Opto Semiconductors is a multimode laser diode that is mounted in a hermetically sealed TO metal can package. The lasers combine a good form factor with high beam quality, making them suitable light sources for show lasers and stage lighting.


Osram SPL DP90_3 infrared laser for short-range LiDAR applications

05 February, 2020

Osram's SPL DP90_3 has been developed for high-resolution, near-field detection in LiDAR systems, for use in autonomous vehicles. It is a single-channel pulsed laser that features good beam quality and compact dimensions.


Colloidal quantum dot laser diodes on the way

21 January, 2020

Scientists have incorporated colloidal quantum dots into a new type of LED containing an integrated optical resonator, which allows them to function as lasers.


Osram SPL S1L90A_3 A01 and SPL S4L90A_3 A01 LiDAR lasers for autonomous vehicles

03 October, 2019

Osram has released two AEC-Q102 qualified four- and single-channel pulse lasers for LiDAR (light detection and ranging) applications — the SPL S4L90A_3 A01 and SPL S1L90A_3 A01 — offering efficiency of up to 33%.


Global Laser laser diode modules

12 September, 2019

Global Laser is a specialist designer and manufacturer of laser diode modules covering a wide range of applications. The company specialises in a wide range of OEM high-performance laser products for use within many niche applications, including machine vision, alignment, medical, measurement, positioning, scientific and military.


How smartphones and self-driving cars see the world

13 August, 2019 by Dr Nilushi Wijeyasinghe, Technology Analyst

Tiny infrared lasers offer 3D sensing functionality for consumer electronics like smartphones and robots like self-driving cars.


Direct diode lasers opening new markets

25 July, 2019 by Dr Nilushi Wijeyasinghe, Technology Analyst

Technology consulting firm IDTechEx demonstrates how advances in semiconductor laser technology enable novel applications in laser material processing and industrial manufacturing.


Suba Engineering laser marking technology

04 July, 2019

Suba Engineering's 20 W fibre laser marker is made to fit onto a conveyor, and is a smart way to process parts that need identification.


Superfast, low-energy computing using light pulses

22 May, 2019

Scientists have created superfast data processing using light pulses instead of electricity, using the power of magnets to record computer data.


Teledyne DALSA Z-Trak LP1 3D laser profilers

20 March, 2019

Teledyne DALSA has introduced the Z-Trak LP1 series of 3D laser profilers for industrial imaging and factory automation. The profilers deliver precise height measurements in an ergonomically designed compact unit, with a powerful FIR-peak detector.


LAP DTEC-PRO camera system

06 March, 2019

The modular DTEC-PRO camera system, from LAP, is designed to make laser-based composite manufacture in the aviation, automotive and other industries fast, safe and flexible.


Atmospheric research conducted with LiDAR

08 February, 2019

Atmospheric research uses pulsed laser beams to measure temperature and wind speed by measuring the Doppler shifted and backscattered light at 100 km height in the atmosphere.


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