Tag: Optics

Upcoming Event: Photonics West 2016

Lumetrics will be exhibiting at Photonics West this February in Booth #3018!  Please stop by and say hello- we have lots of new measurement solutions for your manufacturing process. Please email sales@lumetrics.com or skelly@lumetrics.com to set up an appointment or for more information on sample measurements! If you haven’t registered- make sure you get registered… Read more »

Lumetrics, a spin-off supplying high precision gauging

When the products you make have to be of a precise thickness, that’s where a company like Lumetrics comes in. Lumetrics develops and manufactures high-precision thickness measurement and gauging systems for a variety of industrial applications. The Henrietta-based firm’s clients include companies that make items like contact lenses, medical devices, and glass products. Read original… Read more »

How We Can Use Light to See Inside the Human Body (Gizmodo)

Human flesh is opaque. As any good dictionary will tell you, that means it has the quality of “not transmitting light; being impenetrable to sight.” Well, forget that: scientists now can use light to see inside objects that were traditionally off-limits to the human eye—including our bodies. Of course it’s already possible to use X-rays,… Read more »

“Roc” the Year of Light 2015 in Rochester

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The international year of light is a global initiative to increase awareness and education on the many ways light effects our world.  Rochester, being a huge player in the world of optics, has a great website if you want to get involved in activities surrounding the international year of light.  Check out the site:  Roc… Read more »

Lumetrics Acquisition: Assets to improve quality control for lenses; to open market for new scientific apps.

Rochester, New York, July 10, 2012 – Lumetrics Inc. announced today that it is acquiring key assets of the former WaveFront Sciences Company from Abbott.  This business transaction will allow Lumetrics to expand its repertoire of services and grow its business substantially. Lumetrics, begun in Rochester in 2003, is known for its OptiGauge system, which is… Read more »

Lumetrics University™ Lunch & Learn Program

      Lumetrics University™ is now enrolling students for our brand new “Lunch & Learn” training sessions.  We bring this feature to our customers to better their understanding of our technology, product, and best practices.  We have had tremendous success with our recent Lunch & Learn sessions- and think it’s something that every one… Read more »

What is Optical Interferometry? Why is it the best measurement method for some materials?

What is Optical Interferometry? The principle of interferometry is the interaction of reflected light from materials with slightly different Indices of Refraction. The diagram attached explains it quite well.  For more information on Lumetrics’ technology. Why is Optical Interferometry the best type of thickness measurement for some materials? Optical Interferometry is a reliable form of thickness measurement. … Read more »