• Abberior Instruments and Super Resolution Microscopy at Lastek
    Abberior Instruments and Super Resolution Microscopy at Lastek

    Abberior Instruments has partnered with Lastek in Australia and New Zealand to offer the most complete experience for super resolution microscopy. Read more here.

  • Raptor Photonics OWL 640 SWIR camera
    Raptor Photonics OWL 640 SWIR camera

    Raptor Photonics OWL 640 is the best performing SWIR camera in the world. Demonstration system now available. Please enquire for details. Read more.

  • Toptica: DL pro with Digital Laser Controller DLC pro
    Toptica: DL pro with Digital Laser Controller DLC pro

    The new digital laser controller for TOPTICA’s tunable diode laser DL pro sets new benchmarks with regards to low noise and low drift levels.

    Demonstration system now available. Please enquire for details.

  • High Finesse Laser Spectrum Analyzer Spectrometer for Broadband Sources
    High Finesse Laser Spectrum Analyzer Spectrometer for Broadband Sources

    Analyses multi-line or broadband spectra of cw and pulsed lasers, gas discharge lamps, and more.  Lastek currently have a demonstration system available for evaluation. Read more...

  • Alio Industries: True Nano™ Precision Motion Systems
    Alio Industries: True Nano™ Precision Motion Systems

    ALIO Designs and Manufacturers Proprietary Robotic Devices and Tools that Enable Precise Nano-Scale Movements for Manufacturing and Research & Development


Toptica: All wavelengths from 190nm to 0.1THz

toptica DLC TA SHG pro 400x650

With the latest product releases, TOPTICA is able to offer a complete laser wavelength coverage from deep-UV (190 nm) to terahertz radiation (0.1 THz, corresponding to 3 mm). These lasers support a multitude of applications in biophotonics & microscopy, materials & metrology and quantum technology.

Deep-UV wavelengths as small as 190 nm are now accessible with TOPTICA’s frequency-converted diode lasers. By providing essential wavelengths like 193 nm, 213 nm or 407 nm in pure cw TEM00-mode quality, the DLC TA-SHG/FHG pro (pictured above) is an ideal solution for testing and inspection or advanced material processing, e.g. lithography patterning for holographic applications. The new lasers provide the necessary power levels that are required for these applications. On top of that, they are much easier to handle at considerably lower operating costs.

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LG Motion: Laser machining made easy


LG Motion have recently launched a new piece of software to make laser machining and 3D printing easier.

The release of new CAD/CAM software from Polaris enables a machine operator to be able to design parts, import part files run by the machine and inspect the finished product. The single piece of advanced software also controls the laser source, positioning stage, galvoscanner and machine vision camera.

Working closely with a number of specialist motion control specialists we are able to offer complementary products that enable our engineering team – and our clients – with a comprehensive range of motion control solutions.

Polaris Motion specialises in the design and development of control solutions for CNC machines in laser-based manufacturing, diamond tool cutting and grinding of optical surfaces and for other specialised CNCS used in high-performance applications.

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Bespoke 340/380nm LED Illumination for Fura-2 Calcium Imaging from CoolLED

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CoolLED will launch a fast controllable LED illumination system for ratiometric calcium imaging in September 2017 – the pE-340fura.  

Peter Tinning of The University of Strathclyde has been working in partnership with CoolLED to develop LED technology in fluorescence and will be presenting his poster “A 340/380 nm light emitting diode illuminator  for Fura-2 AM ratiometric calcium imaging of live cells with better than 5 nM precision” at MMC in Manchester this year.

Intracellular calcium plays an important role in many biological processes including the release of neurotransmitters in the brain, triggering insulin release in the pancreas, and the regulation of muscle contractions. Measuring the response of calcium concentration in response to external stimuli is critical in determining the role of calcium in biological processes. Use of ratiometric calcium indicators, such as Fura-2, allows quantification of intracellular calcium concentration but relies on efficient excitation or detection at two separate wavelengths. This work describes the use of a bespoke 340/380 nm LED illumination system for Fura2 calcium imaging.

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YSL Photonics new high-power supercontinuum source


YSL PhotonicsSC-Pro-7 is their latest high power supercontinuum source with enhanced visible content. It delivers a wide spectral output ranging from 400nm to 2400nm with over 20W total power, with external triggering from 1-80MHz.

The SC-Pro-7 offers >1.5uJ pulse energy,  making it the ideal source for super resolution microscopy. The 10mW/nm power density is also highly suitable for various applications including fluorescence spectroscopy, nanophotonics, flow-cytometry, OCT and more.

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Ocean Optics Flame Spectrometer and Special Upgrade Offer

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The Ocean Optics Flame spectrometer is built using industry-leading manufacturing techniques that help deliver high thermal stability and low unit to unit variation — without compromising the flexibility and configurability that are the hallmark of Ocean Optics miniature spectrometers. New features such as interchangeable slits, indicator LEDs and simple device connectors deliver more freedom and less frustration.

Whether you are an educator looking for an instrument to teach students the basic principles of spectroscopy, a research lab looking to make a breakthrough, or an engineer working to integrate a spectrometer into an OEM system, the Flame will provide you with the performance and features you need to make your UV-Vis spectroscopy application successful. Take advantage of application-ready Flame systems for UV-Vis absorbance, fluorescence, Vis-NIR reflectance and NIR spectroscopy.

Special Offer: Trade in your old Ocean Optics spectrometer for a discount of up to A$2,000 on the purchase of any new Ocean Optics spectrometer of greater value. Further details below.

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The new GONIOMAT A PLUS from Moller Wedel Optical

Goniomat A Plus MWO Image 800x533

Designed and manufactured by MÖLLER-WEDEL OPTICAL GmbH, the GONIOMAT APLUS is a new fully automatic goniometer. As with the other GONIOMAT series goniometers it is indispensable for testing angles of optical prisms, polygon mirrors and wedges. Furthermore it can be used for testing angles of angle gauge blocks. The GONIOMAT APLUSis ideal for testing laboratories and workshops as well as for inspection of incoming and outgoing optical parts.

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Light Conversion Harpia: Off-the-Shelf Pump-Probe Spectrometer


  • 350 – 1100 nm probe wavelength range
  • Ample sample space to fit a cryostat or flow system
  • Beam monitoring and self‑recalibration
  • Simple integration of any user‑preferred external spectrograph
  • Transient absorption and Z-scan experiments on the same device

The popular transient absorption spectrometer HARPIA from Light Conversion has been reimagined and redesigned to meet the needs and standards of today's scientific world. The new and improved HARPIA offers a sleek and compact design and a more intuitive user experience and easy day‑to‑day maintenance. Adhering to the standards raised by the OPRHEUS line of devices, the entire spectroscopic system is now contained in a single monolithic aluminum casing that inherently ensures excellent optical stability and minimal optical path for the interacting beams.

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Bayspec launch OCI™ UAV Airborne Hyperspectral Camera

OCI UAV Airborne Hyperspectral Camera

The BaySpec OCI™-UAV hyperspectral cameras are designed specifically for use on unmanned aerial vehicles/systems (UAV/UAS), or remotely operated vehicles (ROV). Packed with a high-performance, miniature single-board-computer, they acquire VIS-NIR hyperspectral data with continuous spectral and spatial coverage. Operating of the OCI-UAV is automatic and requires minimal human intervention. The OCI-UAV and powerful package features signification reduction in size and weight, and faster data transfer rate with automatic data capturing and processing. Extreme compactness with uncompromised performance, automatic operation and data processing make the OCI-UAV a straightforward system for effortless integration with many UAV/ROVs, for applications such as precision agriculture and remote sensing. BaySpec also provides ready-to-fly hyperspectral total solutions.

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Gentec-EO introduce Automated M-Squared Measurement System



Gentec Electro-Optics, Inc is proud to announce its new solution for measuring the quality of a laser beam. With the Beamage-M2 system system, M2 measurements are taken directly in software which controls both the acquisition and the calculations. An easy step-by-step procedure is clearly indicated directly in the software and allows the user to get ISO-compliant M2 measurements in less than a minute.

  • Large Apertures: The only M2 system on the market equipped with a complete set of 50mm optics. Also, the sensor is 11.3 x 11.3 mm.
  • Simple Alignment: Two beam-steering mirrors are included for quick and easy alignment of your laser into the system. The internal mirrors are factory-aligned and the pre-set height also simplifies the alignment
  • Compact: The low-profile ingenious mechanics make it easy to fit the device on any optical table
  • ISO Compliant: The calculations are fully compliant to the ISO 11146 and 13694 standards
  • Fast Acquisition: Make a complete, ISO-compliant measurement in only 20 seconds with the ROI feature, and in less than a minute with full-frame acquisition
  • Flexible & Intuitive Software: In the easy-to-navigate software, both automatic and manual settings are available, so data points can be added or removed even after an automatic scan is completed.

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Princeton Applied Research: PARSTAT 3000A-DX Bipotentiostat/Galvanostat Hardware-Synchronized Bipotentiostat and Dual-Channel Potentiostat in One


Princeton Applied Research, a unit of AMETEK Scientific Instruments, has launched the PARSTAT 3000A-DX bipotentiostat/galvanostat, which is designed to independently control two working electrodes in a single electrochemical cell using a hardware-synchronized start. 

The most common studies that require such an instrument are rotating ring disk electrode (RRDE) experiments, which are critical to the investigation of various electrocatalysts for fuel cell development. Other applications in which a biopotentiostat is needed include electrochemical sensor development and determination of electrochemical reaction mechanisms. 

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