3rd e-Newsletter from the EC BRIDLE project on high-brilliance industrial diode laser systems

Dear Colleagues, Please read the 3rd e-Newsletter from the EC Project: Brilliant Industrial Diode Laser (BRIDLE). The BRIDLE project brings together seven European industrial and academic partners who seek to harness the power and efficiency of diode lasers to develop an affordable direct diode laser source for industrial applications requiring the cutting and welding of sheet […]


World-largest Petawatt Laser Completed

The Institute of Laser Engineering (ILE), Osaka University, has succeeded to reinforce the Petawatt laser “LFEX” to deliver up to 2,000 trillion watts in the duration of one trillionth of one second (this corresponds to 1000 times the integrated electric power consumed in the world). By using this high-power laser, it is now possible to […]


SPIE Photonics Europe 2016

Photonics Europe is the foremost European photonics R&D event, connecting photonics industry innovators with leading researchers in the conference rooms and on the exhibition floor. SPIE Europe Photonics Europe 2016 will feature the highest quality conferences in these commercially important areas: Cross-discipliniary conference topics Nanophotonics Metamaterials Graphene and 2D materials Photonic crystal materials, devices, and […]


Physics 2016

International Conference on Physics 2016, will be organized around the theme “Highlighting innovations and challenges in the field of Physics” and it features a three day conference addressing the major breakthroughs, challenges and the solutions adopted. The conference will be held during June 27-29, 2016 at New Orleans, USA. Physics 2016 is comprised of 9 […]

Spectroscopy in Denmark – Applications, Developments and Hardware

Spectroscopy in Denmark – Applications, Developments and Hardware

We invite you all to a symposium arranged by the Danish Optical Society (DOPS) on spectroscopy in Denmark – applications, developments and hardware. Location: DTU Risø, Niels Bohr Auditorium/Koch Auditorium Time: September 30, 2015 The Danish Optical Society is hosting a day where distributors, developers of hardware and users will have the opportunity to meet, discuss […]


Danish project could save lives in developing countries

Danish engineer Henrik Pranov has developed a solar panel using plastic film that aims to revolutionise the field of concentrated solar power and save lives across the world. Heliac uses micro and nano-structured foils, made using packaging process technology, to create a thin plastic film that has several advantages, such as lowering operating costs, improving cleaning, and lighter construction. In […]


DOPS Annual Meeting 2015

Date: 19 – 20 November 2015 Location: Det Tekniske Fakultet, Syddansk Universitet, Campusvej 55, DK-5230 Odense M Save the date – more information will follow!

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‘Supercool’ material glows when touched

A new material developed at the University of Michigan stays liquid more than 200 degrees Fahrenheit below its expected freezing point, but a light touch can cause it to form yellow crystals that glow under ultraviolet light. “As you know, water freezes around zero degrees Celsius. It changes to ice. It’s as if the water […]

DOPS newsletter 2015

DOPS Newsletter #6

Året 2015 er af FN blevet udnævnt til “The International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies” (IYL2015) med det formål at fremme forståelsen på globalt plan for betydningen af lys og optiske teknologier i samfundets udvikling og daglige liv. Initiativet er rettet mod både den brede befolkning og mod samfundets beslutningstagere og skal gennem arrangementer […]

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Senior Controller til NKT Photonics

Kunne du tænke dig at være med til at holde snor i økonomien hos en af Danmarks mest innovative hightechvirksomheder? NKT Photonics har sendt lasere ud i rummet og ned på bunden af havet. Selskabet er med til at bruge lys til at måle på alt fra cancer og diabetes til jordskælv og brud på […]

År 2015 er udnævnt til lysets år. Men hvad er lys?

Hvad er lys?

År 2015 er udnævnt til lysets år. Det fejrer Spørg Videnskaben ved at undersøge, hvad lyset egentlig er for noget – og det viser sig, at lyset langt fra er så simpel en størrelse, som man måske skulle tro. Det strømmer ud af lamper, lygtepæle, lejrbål og lommelygter. Det blænder os, vækker os, viser vej for […]

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