This is the syndication feed for Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:33:15 GMT Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1800 QD Vision Wins Green Chemistry Challenge QD Vision Inc. has received the 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for its approach to quantum dot technology for energy-efficient commercial display and lighting products. ... A56797 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Laser Scanner Captures 3-D Info in Real Time A 3-D laser scanner based on the human eye can focus on key sections of an image, capturing it with correspondingly higher resolution. A team from the three institutes of the... A56796 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Raytheon Awarded Military Laser Production Contract The U.S. Navy has awarded a $49.5 million contract to Raytheon Company for production of new laser-guided Maverick missiles — AGM-65E2/L — as well as $5.4 million for additional units in... A56795 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Wang Named 2015 Britton Chance Award Winner Lihong Wang, an innovator in photoacoustic imaging, has been chosen to receive the 2015 Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award. A researcher at Washington University in St. Louis, Wang is... A56793 Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Trumpf Profits Climb 60% in 2014 Profits for industrial laser maker The Trumpf Group shot up 61.2 percent in fiscal 2014, thanks to increased sales and acquisitions. The company reported earnings before taxes of €248... A56794 Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Intensity Increases With Loss in Microlaser Increasing energy loss in a laser system could actually enhance its energy, performance and efficiency. A team from Washington University in St. Louis has discovered a way to reverse, or... A56790 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Magnetic Mirror Reflects Light in New Ways A new magnetic mirror uses non-metallic metamaterial properties to reflect IR light. Scientists at Sandia National Laboratories developed the magnetic mirror by placing nanoscale antennas at... A56792 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Orbital Imager to Track Lightning for Early Warning System A satellite imager planned for launch in 2016 will detect lightning flashes across the U.S. to provide early warnings for severe weather. Developed by Lockheed Martin, the heart of the... A56791 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT VerLase Patents LED Alternative VerLase has patented technology it hopes will replace phosphors and quantum dots in multiple LED applications. Described in U.S. Patent No. 8,859,412, Versulite G incorporates wurtzite... A56789 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Big Bucks to Brain Research, Technology Advancement Both the photonics industry and brain research stand to gain from financial awards and commitments made last month in Washington. The NIH announced $46 million in initial awards in the BRAIN... A56777 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Color Management Helps Microscopy Show Its True Colors Establishing a standard could allow microscopists to verify and reproduce results. Laboratory managers and researchers generally agree that having more accuracy and consistency in color... A56785 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Alcon, Google Partner for Smart Lens Technology Alcon, the eye care division of Basel, Switzerland-based Novartis AG, has struck an agreement with Google to develop a disease-monitoring contact lens. Google’s research laboratory,... A56782 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT BiOS Grows With Health Care Focus and More Technologies for global health care, molecular-guided surgery and brain research are just some of the new topics to be featured at SPIE Photonics West 2015, which will be held Feb. 7-12 at the... A56779 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Endoscopy Market to Hit $36.9 Billion by 2019 The global market for endoscopy devices is expected to reach $36.9 billion by 2019, with a compound annual growth rate of 6.8 percent, according to a market report published by Transparency Market... A56781 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Multiphoton Microscopy Is Heading for the Mainstream The technology could advance a range of neuroscience applications. As a postdoc in the early 2000s, Dr. Ruth Empson worked with one of the first multiphoton microscopy systems in Britain. The... A56783 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Optogenetics Advances Ultrafast Lasers Genetically encoded probes are driving the development of customized lasers for this red-hot area of neuroscience. The growing array of genetically encoded fluorescent probes is... A56784 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT QD Market to Reach $8246.8M by 2023 Growing at a compound annual growth rate of 53.8 percent, the global market for quantum dots (QDs) is expected to reach $8246.8 million by 2023, according to a report published by Transparency Market... A56780 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Flying (and feeding) under the radar? NOT ANYMORE Fruit flies are sneaky – they’re too small to swat, but big enough to be a nuisance. And although it might be easy to dismiss the little creatures as simple, insignificant pests that... A56788 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Lessons Learned in Biophotonic Systems Design New multiparametric modeling tools drastically simplify the design of complex biophotonic systems. For all the sophistication of modern engineering practice, the design of complex biophotonic... A56787 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Sensofar Creates Medical, Metrology Divisions The Sensofar Group has created separate optical metrology and medical device inspection divisions as part of a restructuring plan. Professor Dr. Ferran Laguarta, CEO of the former... A56786 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT