Working with regional venture capitalists,
The National Science Foundation MIRTHE (Mid-InfraRed Technologies for Health and
the Environment), based at Princeton University, has created an investment focus
group to introduce industry and investment professionals to emerging mid-IR technologies
and application opportunities. The focus group will provide guidance to area investors
and entrepreneurs during the transition from research and development to implementation.
An overview of the current investment climate was discussed at the first conference
- 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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