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International Day of Light 16 May

16 May 2019
Today, on the 16th May, we celebrate the International Day of Light, a global initiative that provides an annual focal point for the continued appreciation of light and the central role taht it plays in our lives.

Raman spectroscopy and Monocrom products

13 May 2019
A brief introduction into Raman spectroscopy and related applications. An overview over the physics, the requirements on the laser source and the detector properties necessary to detect a proper spectrum.

Meet us in Munich, Laser World of Photonics!

13 May 2019
Monocrom will be present at Laser World of Photonics at booth 444, hall A3, where we will showcase our full portfolio of laser solutions for medical and industrial applications.

An Eye on Ophthalmic Lasers

22 Mar 2019
Lasers are the ultimate surgery tool in ophthalmology and retinal laser photocoagulation is the gold standard for the treatment of common eye deseases such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and diabetic retinopathy.

Innovative solder-free approach to diode bar assemblies

18 Dec 2018
The ultimate alternative to overcome smile effect has been shown and demonstrated by Monocrom for the last 20 years, and it relies on an extremely simple concept: mechanical pressure (ClampingTM).

Laser diodes optical output power model

18 Oct 2018
A modelling method of laser diodes optical output power, especially for mid-high power diodes working in continuous wave (CW) or quasi continuous wave (QCW) modes, and focusing in the optical output power dependency on temperature and its model implementation in Pspice, targeting its computer simulation.

Javier Prada wins Monocrom Master's Final Project Award 2018

28 Sep 2018
The Master in Physics and Laser Technology of the University of Salamanca grants Monocrom Award for the Best Final master's Projct of the 2017/2018 academic to Javier Prada Rodrigo.

Calibend: cost effective laser heating for sheet metal processing

31 May 2018
We have started a new research and development project, Calibend. The project aims to develop and test a flexible, cost-effective laser-heating module for SME in the sector of sheet metal processing used for bending high-strength steel. The project is launched under the Acció Programme of the Generalitat de Catalynia, Spain.

Monocrom at Laser World of Photonics China 2018

29 Mar 2018
We would like to thank all visitors, customers and representatives for spending time at our booth at Laser World of Photonics China held from 14th to 16th March in Shanghai.

Thea Laser: liquid fiber optics in hair removal

29 Mar 2018
What if different wavelengths were combined in the same laser systems, so the full range from 760nm to 1064nm could be covered by a single high power diode laser source? This is now possible at Monocrom thanks to Thea, a smart combination of re-shaping & combining optics along with the use of a liquid optical fibre. 

Official Statement 1st October, Catalonia

02 Oct 2017
Monocrom rejects the events of October 1st and adds to the general stop

Destination: MARS

30 Jun 2017
The Exomars project of the European Space Agency is the biggest challenge in laser development that Monocrom has faced until today. The program, established for the investigation of vestiges of life on Mars, has given Monocrom the development of a diode pumped solid state laser for the mission to the Red Planet in 2020.

Lasers, ham & wine in Munich

22 Jun 2017
We are ready for the show. Then, all that’s left is to invite you to our Ham&Wine event.

Smile it forward

31 May 2017
Laser shows are not so boring when a smile is out there. Join us on 28 June and participate in our smile-giving campaign to support education, nutrition and life to a struggling family in Mumbai, India.

Monocrom participates in The World of Photonics Congress 2017 Munich

30 May 2017
Don't miss Monocrom participation at LIM 2017 System Technology and Process Control Conference. We will present a high energy and dual-pulse MOPA laser for selective recovery of non-ferrous metals. 

Colourful lasers

31 Mar 2017
Do you know how laser wavelengths are getting absorbed by different colors? Once you know the answer to this question, you can apply it to different scenarios that you may see along the way. 

Smile! Our lasers don't.

02 Mar 2017
We will attend Laser World of Photonics Shanghai, come and smile with us.

Monocrom supports education in Photonics

24 Feb 2017
Monocrom is now an official collaborator of the Barcelona Master's Degree in Photonics of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya BarcelonaTech.

Monocrom at 31st IESE Auto. Novel approach for fuel efficient vehicles

28 Nov 2016
CIAC, or the Cluster of the Automotive Industry in Catalonia, selected Monocrom to participate in the 31st IESE Auto, which is one of the most important symposiums in the automotive industry in Europe. The title for this year was “The Battle for Automotive”, referring to the current situation of the sector, with the Industry 4.0 opening the door to new players such as the “big data” companies, and with the new trends of digitalization of all business areas, increased regulation, irruption of the electric car, and so on. Taking into account the current trends, it is very important to improve the car consume efficiency while complying with safety regulations.

Electronica Planet E 2016: Where the future begins

16 Nov 2016
Electronica Planet E is the World´s Leading Trade Fair for Electronics Components, Systems and Applications. It is held biannually in the German city of Munich. The 2016 show has been a big success with more than 2 900 exhibitors and 73 000 visitors attending.

Celebrating the International Day of Photonics, 2016

02 Nov 2016
In the framework of the International Day of Photonics, held on 21 Oct, we welcomed students to our major facilities in Vilanova i la Geltrú. Staff of the company (engineers and physicists specialized in Photonics) explained how our laser devices are designed and manufactured in our labs and R&D department.

Starting a new project. HIP-Lasers

21 Oct 2016
A new project called HIP-Lasers has recently taken its first steps. The project is being co-founded by the Eurostars program, and its consortium is formed by Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics (Germany), a research...

Day of Photonics 2016. Happening soon.

14 Oct 2016
October 21 is the International Day of Photonics. We have organized a training session on lasers and their applications for students of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Engineering School of Vilanova i la Geltrú.

Monocrom at Photonics West 2016

18 Apr 2016
One year more, we are back to San Francisco for the Photonics West 2016. This year...