Fuel saving with adamantine coating

Fuel saving with adamantine coating

Coating engine components with diamond-like carbon reduces friction to almost zero.

Cutting diamonds with laser lamps

Cutting diamonds with laser lamps

Lasers cut diamonds more precisely and some say more beautiful compared to the traditional method.

Smallest display chipset enables full HD projection

Texas Instruments - Digital Micromirror Device

Texas Instruments launches small display chipset with high potential for third-party developers.

Photonics Europe 2014: the highlights

Photonics Europe 2014 was held in the Square Meeting Centre in Brussels.

A report from the 2014 Photonics Europe meeting, held in Brussels, Belgium from the 14th to the 17th of April.

New measuring system for special optic devices

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University spin-off wants to enter the market with EasyPrecision – a high-precision optical measuring system.

Cutting CFRP for future car generation

Cutting CFRP for future car generation

Volkswagen AG and partners are developing an innovative laser process for automated cutting of CFRP components for mass production.

Revolutionary 3D displays

Revolutionary 3D displays

A new development pledges to revolutionize the fittings of future car interiors – 3D displays with homogeneous, fully customizable surfaces.

Prism Awards honor innovations in ‘ubiquitous’ photonics technology


The 2013 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation were announced at this year’s SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco.

Entirely new approach to develop micro-electromechanical systems


New design methodology may pave the way for micro-electromechanical sensors and actuators – robots will be able to see and feel more effectively in future.

Laser Measurement with High Accuracy under Hostile Ambient Conditions


A novel laser measurement system aids the alignment of strand guide rollers in casting plants.