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2 January, 2020
PowerPhotonic, experts in the field of high precision micro-optics, today announces that Steve Kidd has joined PowerPhotonic as Head of Sales and Marketing. Steve joins PowerPhotonic from SPI Lasers, a division of TRUMPF, and brings with him a wealth of commercial and technical experience in lasers and optics. After completing university with a PhD from Heriot-Watt University, he joined Melles Griot in 1995. There, he progressed through a series of engineering and...
11 June, 2019
Innovative freeform Field Mapper SAC improves diode laser pump efficiency.    PowerPhotonic today announced the release of a new range of Freeform Field Mapper SAC (FM-SAC) optics used to provide both slow axis collimation and fast axis beam shaping in a single optical element, dramatically improving diode laser pump efficiency. These FM-SAC optics consist of a monolithic array of lens-like elements. In the slow axis, an array of cylindrical elements reduce...
4 June, 2019
See us at Booth 123 in hall B2 to hear about the very latest in cutting edge micro-optics. PowerPhotonic, experts in the field of high precision micro-optics, is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting at Laser World of Photonics, Munich, Germany, 24-27 June. PowerPhotonic manufactures a wide variety of freeform optics in UV-fused silica that exceed the demanding performance requirements of existing and emerging applications of laser systems. These applications...
22 January, 2019
World leader in precision laser micro-optics showcases innovative and flexible freeform optics, which maximise performance of high power laser systems, at Photonics West 2019. PowerPhotonic, experts in the field of high precision micro-optics, today announces that Roy McBride, Managing Director, will be presenting a paper on Freeform micro-optics for high power laser systems at the forthcoming Photonics West, San Francisco 5-7 February 2019. Freeform micro-optics are...
18 October, 2018
Scotland-based photonics consortium to develop an integrated photonic package with a step-change reduction in component size PowerPhotonic, Fraunhofer UK, Optoscribe and Optocap announced today that they have been awarded an Innovate UK grant to develop novel optics for miniaturised RGB laser sources, as part of the £900,000 project. The co-funding will be used to develop and demonstrate an innovative integrated photonic package for RGB laser sources with a step-change...

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