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Look, no hands!

A new, advanced optical technology makes it possible to characterize ultra-thin materials without touching them.
The technology has the potential to revolutionize the semiconductor industry and create brand new opportunities within sustainable electronics and data management. Read more

Optical fibers are the basis of data networks

Faster, greener Internet coming up

When you send a cute kitten video; your favorite tune; or a photo of your newborn baby to a friend, do you think about the path it travels? Do you take for granted that your friend receives it instantly? Read more

What keeps our motorways in place?

In Altona, the A7-motorway is built on abutments. A planned expansion of the motorway requires new abutments. It is a complicated task to construct the foundation piles for the abutments and new noise barriers. Read more

Supercontinuum lasers in pursuit of a cleaner world

In the EU, exhaust particle emission from vehicles is regulated for the benefit of the environment. However, with evolving engine technologies such as Gasoline Direct Injection, a large portion of the emitted particles are extremely small.

With a size below 23 nm, they are simply too small to be detected with existing technologies. We need to invent new measurement technologies. Read more

Short leadtime on lasers

Get a speedy delivery of your new laser

It is fall. Suddenly, the lazy summer months are over, and things speed up. The final quarter of the year can get a bit hectic, but at least you do not have to worry about long lead times if you decide to invest in a new laser. Read more