Photonics News

Moving from Research to Commercial Production: Lessons Learned

Academic and governmental photonics initiatives fund the laser labs who in turn are able to advance the industry by exploring what is possible without the limits private industry must put on feasibility, operability, and ROI. Laser science, over decades of research, has proven its use …

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LIBS Technology in Advanced Cancer Diagnostics

According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death globally (1). Recent advancements focusing on early detection have fueled growth in the industry which is projected to reach $23 million by the end of 2025 (2). As the average US age increases, the …

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Returning to the Lab: 5 Tips for a Positive and Productive Experience

In some areas of the country, research labs are beginning to reopen after months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’ve been called back to work, you may find yourself feeling anxious, disoriented, and overwhelmed. Clear, frequent communication helps to relieve anxiety, so …

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New Laser Photonics Applications

While recent changes to US economics has created delays and deficits in many industries, photonics researchers proudly continue to innovate. In the past few years, more compact and stable lasers have created waves of progress in smaller or portable systems. Quantum Composers has been …

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