Entries by John Mockler

Pyser Group Sells Graticules Division

Pyser Optics Ltd has today announced the sale of its Graticules Division to Advanced Technology Ventures Limited (ATVL), a subsidiary of Scientific Digital Imaging PLC (“SDI”). The Graticules division will trade under the new name ‘Graticules Optics Limited’. Graticules Optics is a designer and manufacturer of precision reticle, aperture, grating and micropattern products on glass, […]


Pyser Optics Graticules Division had very successful shows in San Francisco at both SPIE BiOS and SPIE Photonics West 2019. We would like to thank you all for visiting our booth. The BiOS Conference and Expo opened on the 2nd of February 2019, with over 2,500 papers and presentations BiOS is the largest biophotonics, biomedical […]


Pyser Optics Graticules are coming back to SPIE Bios from 2-3 February on booth number 664 and to SPIE Photonics West from 5-7 February on booth 664. Both events held San Francisco, California, United States. Photonics West is the world’s largest annual event for the photonics, laser and optics industries. Neil Blackford and Maureen Ciavaldini […]

Lesson 2: What is 3D LUT?

In the first lesson, we explained the basic concept of a 1D LUT. In the last part of the previous lesson, we briefly mentioned that there are some colour transformations that a 1D LUT cannot express. Now we are going to explain a 3D LUT using two technical terms, which are “enhancing the tone scale”and” […]

What is LUT? Lesson 1: The basics…

In this first lesson, we would like to explain the “1D LUT” as it is the most important basic concept of all. LUT is called various things: “lut,” “Cube,” “table,” and “L. U. T” depending on the industry. However, it is nothing more than a table that displays the output value corresponding to the input […]


What is Asbestos? Asbestos are natural mineral substances (silicate minerals) resistant to heat, electricity and chemical corrosion. It has been generally used in construction materials due to their insulating and heat resistance characteristics. Asbestos fibres are highly toxic and have been proven dangerous for health causing diseases in the long term. For this reason, more […]

Round versions of Film Cover Slips now available

Pyser Optics are adding to their standard range round versions of their CMC35 and CMC71 Film Cover Slips. Those 18mm diameter cover slips are ideal to suit cell culture chambers / well cell culture plates. It can be used for different microscopy applications: Specimen support, simple calibration, direct measurements, etc. These film cover slips are […]

Custom Optical Manufacturing Services

Pyser Optics Graticules has over 70 years’ experience in manufacturing high quality precision micropatterns, providing an extensive range of standard optical products to a diverse International client base. With our expertise and industry knowledge, we also design custom-made micropatterns for the most complex requirements. Whether you are looking for a one-off prototype or a production […]

IBC 2018 Highlights

The big topics at IBC this year were 4K & HDR images. The TVLogic line up now includes eight 4K monitors, ranging in size from 17” to 55” and featuring HDR or HDR emulation. The 2,000 nits LUM-310R HDR grading monitor was the star of the show for Pyser. With other manufactures finally agreeing that […]