How to Customize Glass for New Light-based Technologies

How to Customize Glass for Light-based Technologies

Light-based technologies continue to advance at an impressive speed. They’re being used in new and emerging applications where the ability to control light is critical for success. Ultraviolet (UV) light is used to treat skin disorders, such as jaundice and eczema. In phototherapy applications, it’s important to block dangerous UVC light so that it doesn’t…


Photonics West 2015: Technical Revolution Transforming Manufacturing

2015 was another record-breaking year for SPIE and Photonics West. More than 21,000 attendees converged on the Moscone Center; splitting their time between 1,266 exhibiting companies and more than 4,700 technical presentations. A special addition this year was the International Year of Light. Light-based technologies are transforming our world, starting at the source: manufacturing. We’re able…


5 New UV Bandpass Filter Glasses

UV Nondestructive Testing Aerospace

  In response to growing industry demand, we have expanded our ultraviolet (UV) filter glass product line. We’re excited to share with you five new ultraviolet (UV) bandpass filter glasses; 1072, 1021, 1061, 1062, and 1091. These filter glasses can easily be substituted into your existing product specifications. They all have high transmittance in the UV-A…


Join Us at Photonics West 2015!

Photonics West 2015 IYL Celebrate Light

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…


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…