- Optics/Photonics Golf Tourney Tees Off July 17
The eighth annual Western New York (WNY) Optics/Photonics Golf Tournament will be held July 17 in the Rochester, N.Y., suburb of Penfield on the courses at Shadow Lake Golf and Racquet Club and Shadow Pines Golf Club, event co-sponsor Angstrom Precision Optics of Rochester announced. Angstrom President Ron Schulmerich and his wife, Diane, are co-chairs of the event. Tournament proceeds will benefit the Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester; over the last seven years the event has raised more than $43,500 for the hospital. Last year 225 people from 75 optics and photonics companies based in western New York and around the US participated. Registration deadline is July 3; for more information, contact Ron or Diane via e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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