This is the syndication feed for Sun, 29 Nov 2015 05:34:16 GMT Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:00:00 GMT 1800 IR Missile-Jamming System Tested on Military Transport Plane A defensive laser and imaging system from Elbit Systems Ltd. was successfully implemented on an Airbus C295 military transport plane, jamming IR, ground-to-air, heat-seeking man-portable missiles... A57997 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:00:00 GMT Application Note: Airborne Spectrometers Volcanic Emissions Flying into the maws of active volcanoes, spectrometers from Ocean Optics will help scientists study the effects of eruptions on climate. As part of the Trail by Fire project, the Flame... A57994 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:00:00 GMT Superacid Erases Thin Film Defects, Boosting Luminescence An organic superacid can smooth out defects in monolayer semiconductors, potentially making them more viable for applications such as transparent LED displays, ultrahigh-efficiency solar cells and... A57996 Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:00:00 GMT Sick, MVTec Increase Collaboration Sick AG and MVTec Software GmbH are expanding their collaboration by integrating their hardware and software in machine vision systems. In addition to its own algorithms, Sick will use MVTec's... A57995 Thu, 26 Nov 2015 09:00:00 GMT Pleora Expands in Europe with Rauscher Distribution, Support Staff Pleora Technologies Inc. is expanding its service to Europe through a distribution agreement with Rauscher GmbH of Munich and the placement of support staff. Rauscher will distribute Pleora's... A57993 Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:14:19 GMT Theory: Increasing Vibrations Makes SERS More Powerful Surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) could become an even more powerful tool for probing single molecules if those molecules can be made to vibrate more, a theoretical model suggests. SERS... A57992 Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:42:54 GMT UK Creates £13M Photonics Manufacturing Hub More than 40 U.K. companies will take part in a photonics manufacturing research center to be led by the University of Southampton. Production of an optical fiber on a silica lathe. Courtesy... A57991 Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:21:46 GMT Opsens Revenues Climb Following Regulatory OKs Preparing to introduce to the global market its fiber optic sensor system for diagnosing and treating clogged arteries, Opsens Inc. ended its fiscal year with a 28 percent rise in revenue. The... A57990 Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:43:53 GMT Headwall, Bratney to Collaborate on Food Imaging Hyperspectral imagers from Headwall Photonics Inc. will be integrated into machine vision systems for food handling from Bratney Companies of Des Moines, Iowa. Bratney's systems help sort and... A57989 Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:40:31 GMT Laser Cools Liquid for First Time A near-infrared laser has been used to cool water by more than 10 °C in what is believed to be the first instance of laser cooling in a liquid. A team of researchers from the University of... A57988 Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:00:05 GMT Jonathan Kincaid Joins Idex Optics Idex Optics & Photonics has appointed Jonathan Kincaid to its commercial strategic account team, supporting subsidiaries Advanced Thin Films and CVI Laser Optics. Kincaid worked previously... A57987 Tue, 24 Nov 2015 08:56:48 GMT Purdue Assembles Label-Free Imaging Research Team As part of its strategic growth plan, Purdue University's College of Engineering has appointed a research team to develop label-free spectroscopic sensing techniques. Label-free imaging... A57985 Mon, 23 Nov 2015 15:03:57 GMT Strobe LEDs for Ballistics Research Net Metaphase $250K Army Contract The U.S. Army has awarded Metaphase Technologies Inc. a $250,000 contract to develop and manufacture advanced high-speed LED strobed illumination equipment for ballistics research. The... A57984 Mon, 23 Nov 2015 15:01:02 GMT Bell Labs Proposes Multiplexing Scheme for Petabit Communications A new multiplexing scheme could allow optical networks to transmit data at petabits per second — creating enough capacity to allow two-thirds of the U.S. population to simultaneously stream HD... A57983 Mon, 23 Nov 2015 14:53:56 GMT Monica Monici Elected President of Gravity Research Group Monica Monici, scientific director of the scientific research department at ASALaser (ASA SRL), has been elected president of the European Low Gravity Research Association (ELGRA). "We... A57982 Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:10:05 GMT Calibration Sharpens Superresolution Microscopes Superresolution microscopes can be made even sharper with arrays of nanoscale apertures that compensate for optical aberrations more effectively than previous techniques. The arrays allow for... A57981 Mon, 23 Nov 2015 09:00:00 GMT Viral Method Aids Two-Photon Imaging of Primate Brains Tailored viruses that make brain cells manufacture fluorophores could make two-photon microscopy techniques viable for studying primate brains. Tested in marmosets, the technique could, for the... A57980 Fri, 20 Nov 2015 14:50:16 GMT Onefive Moving to Larger Facility Citing increased demand for its laser modules, Onefive GmbH is moving to a newly acquired facility a few kilometers from its old factory. A cleanroom at the new Regensdorf facility. Courtesy... A57979 Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:27:09 GMT Horiba Promotes Francis Ndi to Product Line Manager Horiba Scientific has promoted Export Manager Francis Ndi to product line manager for its optical spectroscopy division. "Francis's background in both domestic and international sales provides... A57978 Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:22:50 GMT Hamilton Thorne Names Keith Edwards VP Keith F. Edwards has been named senior vice president and general manager of Hamilton Thorne Inc. Most recently, Edwards was the president of Biocoat Inc. of Horsham, Pa., where he led channel... A57977 Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:19:39 GMT