Optics in Healthcare and the Life Sciences

Chapter 2 of an informative book ‘Harnessing Light: Optical Science and Engineering for the 21st Century’ discusses how optics and lasers have changed the practice of medicine and how optical science may affect the healthcare in applications as diverse as...

Optical Design Strategy: What Comes First? 

What should you consider first when designing a new optical product or upgrading an existing product, the lens or the sensor? Considering that without a lens you do not have an image – it should be the first part of an optical system to be considered. However,...

Rugged UV Lenses Key to Smart Ballistics Detection System

An automatic return fire system or gunfire locator is a system that detects, conveys and automatically returns a ballistic response to the location of gunfire or other weapon fire using optical sensors. In order to provide a 360° view to enable the system to...

Bespoke Lens Enables Precision Radiotherapy

As increasing numbers of people require radiotherapy as a key part of their cancer treatment, there is a need for treatment delivery systems that can deliver precise and accurate care quickly. Learn how we worked with a leading radiotherapy equipment supplier to...

Deep Sea Observation

A customised version of our compact Z10 high definition zoom lens is being used by a leading European supplier of autonomous camera systems being deployed to monitor methane seep and hydrothermal vent sites deep in the Pacific Ocean.

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