Hamamatsu Photonics includes a newly IVDR compliant slide scanner system part of the NanoZoomer® family

The EU IVD regulation is challenging medical equipment manufacturers to review and update their instruments to address concerns amidst patient safety and transparency by May 2022. Hamamatsu Photonics can now provide assurance that its solution and services respond to the latest regulations.  Committed to the clinical market for now seven years, Hamamatsu Photonics is driven Read more about Hamamatsu Photonics includes a newly IVDR compliant slide scanner system part of the NanoZoomer® family[…]

Hamamatsu Photonics succeeded in creating a technology that upgrades the spatial resolution of two-photon excitation fluorescence microscopy

Ideal for high-precision observations of deep regions in biological samples, this technology will become an indispensable tool for understanding brain functions. This was achieved through intensive research efforts using our spatial light modulators (SLM) (*1) and our unique optical control technology fostered over many years. Applying results from this research will easily enhance the resolution Read more about Hamamatsu Photonics succeeded in creating a technology that upgrades the spatial resolution of two-photon excitation fluorescence microscopy[…]

Hamamatsu Photonics has developed a new spatial light modulator (SLM) with the world’s largest-class effective area and vastly improved heat resistance

By harnessing our unique advanced opto-semiconductor manufacturing technology, we succeeded in developing a new liquid-crystal spatial light modulator (SLM) *1 with the world’s largest-class effective area, that is about four times larger than our previously developed SLM and so has enhanced heat resistance. Applying this new SLM to high-power industrial CW (continuous wave) laser systems Read more about Hamamatsu Photonics has developed a new spatial light modulator (SLM) with the world’s largest-class effective area and vastly improved heat resistance[…]

Dotphoton and Hamamatsu Photonics are partnering to provide the ultimate raw image compression and address the ever-growing biomedical image data volume

Dotphoton, an industry-leading raw image compression company and Hamamatsu Photonics, a world leader in optical systems and photonics manufacturing, are pleased to announce their new partnership. Modern microscopy, drug discovery and cell research are among the many applications that rely on the highest quality image data. Hamamatsu, a renowned scientific camera manufacturer, provides the ultimate Read more about Dotphoton and Hamamatsu Photonics are partnering to provide the ultimate raw image compression and address the ever-growing biomedical image data volume[…]

Hamamatsu Photonics has developed the world’s first THz image intensifier

Hamamatsu Photonics has developed the world’s first terahertz image intensifier (THz image intensifier or simply THz-I.I.) by leveraging its imaging technology fostered over many years. This THz-I.I. has high resolution and fast response which allows for real-time imaging of terahertz wave (*) pulses transmitted through or reflected from target objects. This THz-I.I. will be unveiled Read more about Hamamatsu Photonics has developed the world’s first THz image intensifier[…]

Hamamatsu Photonics announces the world’s first Quantum Cascade Laser module with a tunable frequency range from 0.42 to 2 THz.

Hamamatsu’s breakthrough was achieved by analyzing the principle governing the generation of terahertz waves※1 which enhance the QCL’s※2 output power, and the configuration of the highly efficient external cavity※3 while using our advanced optical design technology. This research results in generating narrow-band terahertz waves all while switching the frequency of just one QCL module. This Read more about Hamamatsu Photonics announces the world’s first Quantum Cascade Laser module with a tunable frequency range from 0.42 to 2 THz.[…]

Hamamatsu Photonics now offers a new lineup of laser-heating systems optimized for thermal processing tasks including soldering, plastic welding and adhesive thermal curing

Based on technical knowledge and expertise acquired through years of design, development, and manufacturing of semiconductor based laser light sources, Hamamatsu Photonics will soon start the sales of five laser-heating systems. This new lineup has optimized laser output powers and spot diameters helping users select the ideal laser-heating system for applications such as laser soldering, Read more about Hamamatsu Photonics now offers a new lineup of laser-heating systems optimized for thermal processing tasks including soldering, plastic welding and adhesive thermal curing[…]

The world’s first quantum cascade photodetector which boasts a cut-off frequency of 20 GHz with no cooling, is now available

Hamamatsu Photonics has succeeded in producing the world’s first quantum cascade photodetector (QCD), the P16309-01. This new QCD has sensitivity to mid-infrared light gained by harnessing a quantum structure design technology and circuit design expertise we have accumulated through the development of quantum cascade lasers (QCL)*1. This new QCD also delivers a cut-off frequency*2 of Read more about The world’s first quantum cascade photodetector which boasts a cut-off frequency of 20 GHz with no cooling, is now available[…]

Hamamatsu Photonics has succeeded in medical diagnostic imaging without image reconstruction for the first time in the world

Hamamatsu Photonics has succeeded in being the first in the world to achieve high-accuracy medical imaging without image reconstruction by utilizing a pair of detectors, and unique light detection and signal processing techniques. Applying these successful research results are promising to achieve a completely innovative new type of radiation medical imaging system capable of making Read more about Hamamatsu Photonics has succeeded in medical diagnostic imaging without image reconstruction for the first time in the world[…]

Hamamatsu Photonics has established high-density integration technology for chip-scale light sources and succeeded in creating an iPMSEL array that emits laser beams in various freely switchable patterns

Hamamatsu Photonics has established high-density integration technology for iPMSELTM (integrable Phase Modulating Surface Emitting Laser) elements. These are the world’s smallest class semiconductor lasers capable of emitting light beams in 2D patterns. By leveraging this technology, we succeeded in developing an iPMSEL array consisting of 16 elements formed in 4 rows and 4 columns on Read more about Hamamatsu Photonics has established high-density integration technology for chip-scale light sources and succeeded in creating an iPMSEL array that emits laser beams in various freely switchable patterns[…]