Photonics West 2015 IYL Celebrate Light

Join Us at Photonics West 2015!

If you’re involved with photonics research or light-based industries, you’re probably looking forward to the start of SPIE Photonics West on February 7, 2015. We definitely are. As the largest laser, photonics, and biomedical optics conference in North America, Photonics West brings together more than 20,000 attendees for 5 days of presentations, courses, and special…

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Filter Glass Spectral Calculator Provides Data for Better Product Design

 Our new filter glass spectral calculator allows you to adjust glass thickness based on your design needs and then provides you with the corresponding transmittance data. This helps you to select a glass that will meet both your transmission and design needs. In precision applications like colorimetry, instrument and lighting calibration, fluorescent diagnostic imaging, or…

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LEDs disrupt lighting industry

New Blog, “Glass Transforming Light,” Responds to Lighting Industry Technical Needs

New blog bridges the gap between glass science and new lighting technologies in the interest of sharing knowledge to create a safer and more productive world. The introduction of new light-based technologies brings both exciting benefits and complex challenges to lighting engineers. Traditional designs and materials do not fully leverage the energy savings of these new…

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Molded Glass Manufacturing

An Interview with Grant M. Wirth, Kopp Glass President & CEO

Kopp Glass President & CEO, Grant M. Wirth, shares his insights on the future of the company in the face of constant technological advancements in the segments in which the company operates. He explains what it is that makes the company one of Pittsburgh’s iconic and most successful private companies for nearly nine decades. Q:…

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Longpass filter glass

16 New Filter Glass Compositions

In response to the growing demand for alternative, domestic filter glass suppliers, we have expanded our filter glass product line with several new industry-standard compositions, including: Ultraviolet (UV) bandpass filters Colored longpass filters Infrared (IR) transmitting filters They have been designed to be easily substituted into your existing product specifications and meet industry-standard spectral properties…

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