Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Sun, 05 Jul 2015 21:03:17 GMT Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:15:15 GMT 1800 Microscopy Platform Enables Ultrastable Measurements Stable enough to track the movements of individual molecules over many hours, a new measurement platform for microscopes could enable a deeper understanding of subcellular processes. The... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57555 A57555 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:15:15 GMT Southampton Metamaterials Researcher Nikolay Zheludev Wins IOP Medal University of Southampton professor Nikolay Zheludev has been awarded the 2015 Young Medal by the Institute of Physics in recognition of his work in optical metamaterials, nanophotonics and global... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57554 A57554 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:48:32 GMT Special Optics Purchases Precision Optical Factory Special Optics has purchased a 25,000-square-foot facility in Denville, N.J., to grow its business in femtosecond laser optical systems for eye surgery and custom high-numerical-aperture microscope... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57553 A57553 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:30:06 GMT Updated: Researcher, Venture Capitalist Join Headwall Board of Directors Headwall Photonics Inc. has added a venture capitalist and a remote sensing researcher to its board of directors. Purdue University professor Melba Crawford is an expert in the field of remote... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57479 A57479 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:59:00 GMT Optical Devices Aim for Asteroid Lockheed Martin Space Systems' facility has received the first of five optical instruments to be installed in NASA's Origin Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security-Regolith Explorer... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57552 A57552 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:33:50 GMT Fiber Optics Nothing has changed the world of communications as much as the development and implementation of optical fiber. This article provides the basic principles needed to work with this technology. Optical... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=25151 A25151 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT Strain Measurement Optimizes Nanowire LEDs Tiny defects can affect the performance of nanowire LEDs. Now researchers have a way to detect these defects and potentially correct them. A team from the Niels Bohr Institute at the University... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57551 A57551 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:08:14 GMT Updated: Rocket Explosion Destroys Spectrometer Headed for Space Station An unmanned rocket that exploded shortly after takeoff Sunday destroyed a spectrometer and other equipment headed for the International Space Station. The visible to near-infrared spectrometer... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57530 A57530 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:13:00 GMT Lasers Improve Blade Maintenance for Stone Cutting Lasers and glue could replace the solder used today to attach diamond segments to rotary blades used in stone cutting. A new mobile, laser-based process for attaching and removing cutting... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57550 A57550 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:49:38 GMT €6.2M Project Aims for 25% Efficiency from Thin-Film Solar Cells A consortium of 11 European universities, research facilities and businesses has set out to create thin-film solar cells to rival the efficiency and cost of multicrystalline technology. The... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57544 A57544 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:28:49 GMT Continuously Disinfecting Light Fixtures Commercialized Designed to continuously disinfect the air and surfaces in hospitals, a new line of light fixtures is about to hit the U.S. market. Developed at the University of Strathclyde in the U.K. and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57543 A57543 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:13:06 GMT Flexible Film Creates Colors from Reflected Light From couture to camouflage, a new ultrathin color-changing film could one day change what we wear. Unlike other flexible display technology, the film, which was developed at the University of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57536 A57536 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:25:31 GMT Optical Cavity Allows Measurement of Nanosystems A new type of microscope uses an optical cavity to enhance image signals dramatically and enable detailed measurements of the structure and movements of individual nanoparticles. The technique... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57534 A57534 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:35:47 GMT Loyo Named Head of R&D for Jenoptik Laser Valentin Loyo was recently put in charge of the R&D department in the laser business unit of Jenoptik AG's lasers and material processing division. He succeeds Martin Leitner, who left... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57532 A57532 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:50:13 GMT Frequency Combs Reverse Crosstalk, Extend Range of Fiber Transmission Frequency combs could eliminate the need for repeaters, which are necessary for maintaining signals over long distances in today's fiber-optic networks. Developed at the University of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57529 A57529 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:00:00 GMT Spin Hall Effect Called Fundamental Property of Light The spin of incident light determines the direction of propagation of evanescent waves along a surface, according to researchers at the Riken Center for Emergent Matter Science. The finding... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57528 A57528 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:00:00 GMT Newly Discovered Corals Light Up Murky Depths Deep-water corals recently discovered in the Red Sea display a surprising array of colors, the mechanisms of which could be developed into new bioimaging tools. An international team of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57531 A57531 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:28:50 GMT Konica Minolta Eyes Automated Inspection Market with Acquisition of Radiant Vision Systems Konica Minolta Inc. said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Radiant Vision Systems LLC of Redmond, Wash., a provider of test and measurement equipment for the flat panel display... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57527 A57527 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:18:38 GMT Tang to Advance Rama Label Technology at Photon Etc. Nathalie Tang has joined the newly created nanotechnology development division, Photon Nano, at Photon Etc., where she will focus on integrating the company's hyperspectral imaging technologies with... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57526 A57526 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 14:09:32 GMT Laser Illuminated Projector Association Elects New Chairman, Officers The Laser Illuminated Projector Association (LIPA) has chosen four new leaders to serve through May 2017. Assuming the role of chairman is Jan Daem, a product safety validation engineer at... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57525 A57525 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:59:01 GMT