Press release

April 27, 2017

Meet with NorthLab at OFS-25 in Jeju, Korea until Friday April 28 and learn more about the NORIA FBG manufacturing solution.    

March 8, 2017

A video demonstration of our latest pride and joy, the Noria.    Read more about it under the page FBG manufacturing.  

February 20, 2017

NorthLab just finalized yet a successful NORIA installation and training at the university of MONS in Belgium today. The UMONS team are very happy with the performance of the machine as an addition to their existing FBG manufacturing capabilities The NORIA will be used jointly by the Electromagnetism & Telecom department of UMONS and by [...]

January 24, 2017

Come visit Northlab Photonics in our US partner 3SAE Technologies booth #4967 at the Photonics West Exhibition in San Francisco, where we will be from January 31st to February 2nd. For a demonstration of our ProCoater, the CMS, the Noria or any of our other innovative products, please contact Tolga Kocas  +468-7880 882 (tolga.kocas@northlab.se), or Per Karlsson [...]

January 19, 2016

“NORIA: flexible automation in Fiber Bragg” manufacturing is the title of a new white paper on FBG production. Fiber Bragg manufacturing with the NORIA offers both speed and flexibility in writing a large variety of grating types. The fast writing process provides the ability to volume manufacture in-house, while the flexibility of the NORIA enables [...]

October 6, 2015

Read about fiber optic sensing and the NORIA in the Dutch industry magazine Photonic News. The article was published in the September issue of the magazine. Click the link below to download a pdf version of the article. PDF

August 18, 2015

The NORIA plug & play FBG manufacturing solution was successfully demonstrated at the Laser World of Photonics exhibition in Munich June 22-25. Visitors from all over the world came to se it in operation. The feedback was very positive. Contact us for more information.

May 11, 2015

NorthLab will release several new products at the exhibition in Munich June 22-25 including the 3SAE Large Diameter Fiber Splicing/Processing System LDS 2.5, Noria FBG manufacturing solution, ProCleave LD a fiber Cleaver for large area fibers, ProCleave SD a cleaver for standard fibers and the highly flexible and modular fiber recoater, ProCoater.  Come visit us [...]

May 11, 2015

Come and se the TMS taper manufacturing station from 3SAE in action in Laser Components both number B3.303at Laser World of Photonics in Munich June 22 – 25.

May 11, 2015

The NORIA tool is a manufacturing tool to produce Fiber Bragg Gratings (FBGs). A Deep Ultra Violet laser (Coherent Excistar XS 500Hz—ArF) and a phase mask (Ibsen Photonics) are used to transfer a periodic pattern into the core of a photosensitive optical fiber. The NORIA tool holds a number of different masks in a revolver [...]

NorthLab at OPTATEC 2010 in Franfurt / Main, June 15-18

May 21, 2010 Find NorthLab at Booth I-47  from 15 through 18 June at OPTATEC 2010 in Franfurt / Main, Germany were all 3SAE and FITEL products for specialty fiber applications will be displayed. The 10th OPTATEC will receive international experts in Frankfurt with a significantly revised range of offerings, as well as a special presentation of current and future industry focal points. 524 exhibiting companies from 28 countries, more than 5500 expert visitors – in 2008, the OPTATEC international trade fair for future optical technologies, components, systems and manufacturing once again lived up to its reputation as an industry meeting place with worldwide participation and esteem. The unique mix consisting of a nomenclature which corresponds to actual requirements, a practical industry orientation and an internationally recognised information, communication and procurement platform for hardware and software for the implementation of optical technologies will bring international experts together again at the 10th OPTATEC at the Frankfurt Exhibition Center from the 15th through the 18th of June, 2010