Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:52:22 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 Cat Naps For All! More than 80 million cats currently reside in U.S. homes, with an estimated three cats for every dog on the planet. That’s a lot of fur. But more to the point, it’s also a lot of play... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57542 A57542 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 14:47:35 GMT Century-Old Landmark Gets an Energy Boost It has been more than 125 years since the grander-than-life Eiffel Tower was first designed and constructed in Paris. It officially entered the 21st century in recent months, thanks to a project... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57541 A57541 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 14:43:53 GMT Grab Your Shades — The Laser Market Has a Bright Future Growing demand for advanced technology in the defense and security, industrial, and medical markets is driving laser industry evolution. Encouraged by technological advancements, new and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57540 A57540 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:57:24 GMT Lasers for Lithography The interaction between light source and process places demands on laser performance and parameters in applications such as semiconductor photolithography, maskless lithography and 3-D printing. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57539 A57539 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:26:34 GMT Simulation Software for Camera Selection It can be difficult to determine the best imaging system to meet various needs, as laboratory conditions and suitable image quality requirements are among numerous factors to consider. Simulation... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57538 A57538 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:42:44 GMT Space-Based Optics Are Taking Off Exciting times are on the horizon for space optics as the market evolves, customer needs change and the demand for products intensifies. A mixture of advancements in optical technology, more... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57537 A57537 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:27:10 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 CCD Sensors Remain Competitive with Broadening Appeal CCDs continue to be the sensor of choice for applications such as astronomy and spectroscopy. With future investment, we can expect improvements in sensor architecture, resolution, pixel size and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57535 A57535 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:17:27 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