Kopp Glass Discusses “The Effects of UV Glass Optics on UV LED Arrays” at the RadTech UV + EB Technology Expo and Conference

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (May 2018)— Kopp Glass will feature their moldable UV transmitting glass compositions at the upcoming RadTech UV+EB Technology Expo and Conference in Rosemont, IL. Unlike fused silica and quartz, Kopp’s UV glass has unique material properties that enable it to be molded into complex and contoured shapes that allow you to control the…

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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 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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UV LED Curing

New Technology Conference Highlights Growth of UV LED Curing

Ultraviolet light emitting diode (UV LED) technologies are rapidly being adopted and used in a variety of applications; this progression is increasing year-over-year and continues to gain momentum. Significant improvements in the design and reliability of UV LEDs, especially within the UV-A wavelength range (320 – 400 nm), has accelerated their adoption.  The inaugural UV…

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IESALC 2015 Fall Meeting

IESALC 2015 Technology Meeting Highlights: Focus on Safety, New Technologies, FAA LED Update

Total global air travel is increasing year-over-year; in 2014 air travel demand grew by 5.9% compared to 2013 and it has continued to grow through 2015. A substantial transportation infrastructure is necessary to support the growing number of air travelers worldwide. Airports around the world recognize that to increase capacity and to remain competitive, they…

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