Day: June 13, 2013

Printable Library

Filter Bracket 3D
Filter Bracket from 3D Printer

Printable library makes one-of-a-kind optics affordable

Inspired by the need for optics used in a specialized tool for photovoltaic research, a professor at Michigan Technological University has created an open-source optics library that is gaining popularity around the world.

“We want to help build a library of tools that spans all the disciplines and helps make scientific research less expensive and much more accessible to everyone,” Joshua Pearce, an associate professor of materials science and engineering and electrical and computer engineering at MTU, told Photonics Spectra.

Read more at Photonics Spectra, by Ashley N. Rice.