Archives for January 2012

Nanochemistry Nostalgia 2011

Professor Geoffrey Ozin reviews some significant results in nanochemistry from 2011.

Silky-smooth holograms

A tale of holography, spun from the Bombyx mori silkworm.

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Printing Skin: An Inkjet for Tissue Engineering

Scientists in Lausanne have developed an inkjet printing system to produce artificial living tissue.

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Beetle-mimetic Velcro?

Korean scientists present a new interlocking material based on the mechanism beetles use to lock away their wings.

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USB to Ethernet Converter for Spectrometers

USB to Ethernet converter device “AvaGigE” which enables the entire line of “Avaspec” USB-controlled spectrometers to plug into the Ethernet.

Ultra-Low Noise Single Frequency Laser With High Output Power

New range of high power “BoostiK” single-frequency fiber lasers offering up to 15 W output with low phase noise and narrow linewidth.

Red Laser Diode with Almost Round Beam Cross-Section

The 660 nm laser diode has an optical output of max. 130 mW and an almost round beam profile.

Optical Simulation and Design Software

“VirtualLab 5”, a new generation of the optical modeling and design software. VirtualLab was the first field tracer on the market.

New Light Source Modules for Spectrometers

Newly developed light source modules offering many new fields of application.

Microscope with Z-Drift Compensation System

Inverted “IX81” microscope with the new “ZDC2” Z-Drift compensation system which automatically maintains focus when capturing multiple images.