Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing
Detectors and Sensors
Tungsten-LAM is a powder-bed based AM system capable of manufacturing high melting temperature materials, such as tungsten. The award was presented by Sarah Boisvert, Fab Lab Founder and
TB Breathalyser is a "Breathalyser" style device for screening TB in a few minutes at the Point-Of-Care. The award was presented by David Bohn, Sr. Director of Optical Engineering HoloLens.
The GoSpectro is a simple device that turns any smartphone into a light spectrometer. Measure, save and export light spectra, on the go. The award was presented by Louay Eldada, CEO and Co-Founder of Quanergy.
Imaging and Cameras
Materials and Coatings
Handheld Hyperspectral Imager: Model 4100 is the first device to capture a multi-megapixel hyperspectral datacube without external processing. The award was presented by Edgar Auslander, Head of Partnerships, Oculus Research at Facebook.
The novel 1030 and 1064-nm Ultra-Short Pulsed Seeder for Fiber Laser is one of the fastest in its wavelength range. The award was presented by Basil Garabet, CEO of NKT Photonics.
Ultrahigh-performance xtal mir mid-IR optical coatings completely redefine the performance metrics of reflectors. The award was presented by Vincent Mattera, President and CEO of II-VI.
Optics and Optical Components
The BLK360, with its revolutionary range-finder technology, is the smallest and lightest laser scanner ever made. The award was presented by Michelle Mihevc, Co-Founder and Principal at FATHOM.
Nufern’s unique flat-top fiber technology efficiently provides simultaneous control of beam shaping and divergence. The award was presented by Katharine Schmidtke, Strategic Sourcing Optical Technology at Facebook.
Thorlabs Mid-Infrared Supercontinuum Laser is the first femtosecond fiber-laser pumped MIR SC source on the market. The award was presented by John Ryan, CEO and Founder of WireTheWorld.