Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Tue, 31 May 2016 03:47:15 GMT Fri, 27 May 2016 10:11:41 GMT 1800 Plasmons Enable Tunable IR Light Source A nanoscale optical parametric amplifier (OPA) has been demonstrated to function as a tunable IR light source. The device functions much like a laser; but while lasers have a fixed output frequency,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60729 A60729 Fri, 27 May 2016 10:11:41 GMT Quantum Materials Ramps Up Production Quantum Materials Corp. has announced the completion of its initial development phase with display film partners, and is entering into a preproduction phase, committing to an accelerated sample... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60728 A60728 Fri, 27 May 2016 09:47:56 GMT Williams Wins Presidential Early Career Award President Barack Obama has named Benjamin Williams of the University of California, Los Angeles, as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60727 A60727 Fri, 27 May 2016 09:43:52 GMT Airbus APWorks Produces 3D-Printed Motorcycle Airbus APWorks GmbH has launched the world’s first 3D-printed motorcycle. Each 3D-printed part of the Light Rider’s frame is produced using a selective 3D laser printing system that... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60726 A60726 Fri, 27 May 2016 09:29:25 GMT CLEO 2016: An Innovation Playground LimelightPlayerUtil.initEmbed('limelight_player_124638'); For the 36th year, the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) will bring together industry players from around the world,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60725 A60725 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:31:01 GMT Airbus Helicopters Prototypes Camera Mounts with 3D Printer Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH will use X400 3D printers from German RepRap GmbH to prototype an extension for camera mounts to be used with helicopter observation systems. Retrofitting a... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60724 A60724 Thu, 26 May 2016 13:33:26 GMT Australia Opens Nanoscale Institute The Australian Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology (AINST) has opened at The University of Sydney. The institute is staffed by researchers working at the nanoscale in the fields of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60723 A60723 Thu, 26 May 2016 13:32:47 GMT Sydor Awarded $1M DOE Grant Imaging technology developer Sydor Instruments has been awarded a $1 million Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. Sydor will use this... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60721 A60721 Thu, 26 May 2016 10:11:51 GMT NEC, Corning Demonstrate Fiber Transmission of Six Spatial Modes NEC Laboratories Inc. and Corning Inc. have demonstrated a multimode optical fiber that can transmit six spatial modes over 1 km with less than 1 percent mode crosstalk even with a severely bent... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60720 A60720 Wed, 25 May 2016 09:10:27 GMT Christophe Ballif Awarded Becquerel Prize for Photovoltaics Professor Christophe Ballif of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) has won the 2016 Becquerel Prize for his achievements in solar technology research and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60719 A60719 Wed, 25 May 2016 08:40:45 GMT Amerlux Equips Los Angeles with LEDs Energy-efficient lighting provider Amerlux LLC has supplied the city of Los Angeles with its Avista LED light engines as part of a major downtown retrofit project. The Avista LED light engine... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60718 A60718 Wed, 25 May 2016 08:31:02 GMT Optical Prism Designs Expands Vision Field for the Sight-Impaired A series of novel optical designs may address the limitations of current peripheral prism eyeglasses and help further expand the field of vision for patients with hemianopia, a condition in which the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60715 A60715 Tue, 24 May 2016 08:54:30 GMT Sandia Lab Qualifies for Matheson MOCVD Development Gas provider Matheson and its parent company Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp. has announced that Sandia National Laboratory has qualified and accepted the SR-4000HT commercial grade, SaN metal organic... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60714 A60714 Tue, 24 May 2016 08:50:43 GMT Novanta Acquires Reach Laser, precision and vision technologies provider Novanta Inc. (formerly GSI Group) has acquired touch-screen technology developer Reach Technology, expanding its range of medical display technology... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60713 A60713 Tue, 24 May 2016 08:45:54 GMT Mauna Kea Appoints Pierre Forest COO Cancer imaging developer Mauna Kea Technologies has appointed Pierre Forest as its chief operating officer. Forest will be responsible for worldwide operations, commercial execution and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60712 A60712 Tue, 24 May 2016 08:43:29 GMT Solar Takes Flight Nelson Mandela once said, “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” These words ring true for Solar Impulse, a program “born in Switzerland” that aims to demonstrate... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60711 A60711 Mon, 23 May 2016 14:59:20 GMT Optatec 2016: Exploring Innovation A biennial show, Optatec brings together the world’s leading industry players at the Frankfurt Exhibition Center in Frankfurt, Germany, where they will highlight the latest optical... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60710 A60710 Mon, 23 May 2016 13:55:16 GMT Lightpoint, University of Arizona Enter into Cancer Imaging Agreement Medical device developer Lightpoint Medical Ltd. has entered into an exclusive global license agreement with the University of Arizona to develop molecular imaging technology. Beta Emission... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60708 A60708 Mon, 23 May 2016 09:52:47 GMT Optex Acquires Gardasoft Industrial LED technology provider Gardasoft Vision Ltd. has been acquired by sensor technology provider Optex Co. Ltd. of Japan. The management of Gardasoft will remain unchanged. The... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60707 A60707 Mon, 23 May 2016 09:37:03 GMT Keysight, Georgia Tech to Launch Software Development Center Keysight Technologies Inc. and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) will launch a software development center to accelerate Keysight's transformation into a software-centric solutions... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60706 A60706 Mon, 23 May 2016 08:40:13 GMT