LDI 2016 Glass Fresnel Lighting

Designers Head to LDI to Enhance Lighting Skills and Get the Latest Gear

In a few weeks, lighting designers seeking to enhance their technical skills and looking for the newest gear will head to Live Design International in Las Vegas, NV. Learn more about the exhibit, Kopp Glass’ UV filters and Fresnel lenses, and premier training opportunities available at the conference. Every year, millions of people flock to…

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UV Glass Optic Mixes Multi UV LED Wavelengths

New UV Glass Optic Mixes Wavelengths from Multi-UV LED Array

To help accelerate UV LED adoption within the UV curing market, we developed a new optical solution that utilizes LEDs of various UV wavelengths to produce a mixed, uniform light output. For decades, mercury (Hg) vapor lamps have been the most common light source used for UV curing applications. However, as UV LED technology improves, they’re…

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SAE A20 Aircraft Lighting Committee Spring Meeting

SAE A20 Aircraft Lighting Committee Spring Meeting Highlights

From March 23 through March 24, I attended the SAE A20 Aircraft Lighting Committee’s spring meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Discussion amongst the 36 attendees focused on recently published SAE documents, identification of documents that will be sent out for ballot shortly, and status of the MIL-STD-3009 specification review. These meetings offer an excellent opportunity…

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Photonics West Highlights Market Growth

Photonics West Highlights Market Growth

Photonics West, the premier SPIE event for the optics and photonics industry, was held in San Francisco, California on February 15 through 18, 2016.  During the week, 22,000 people attended more than 4,900 technical presentations, panel discussions, courses, and an exhibition where approximately 1,300 companies showcased their latest product offerings. It is clear that Photonics…

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Photonics West 2016 Preview

Photonics West 2016 Preview

Next week, 20,000 people will converge on San Francisco, CA to attend SPIE Photonics West 2016. As the largest laser, photonics, and biomedical optics conference in North America, Photonics West is the place to learn about the latest research, innovations, and products available to the optics and photonics community. Photonics West kicks off with the…

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