This is the syndication feed for Tue, 01 Dec 2015 11:31:05 GMT Tue, 01 Dec 2015 11:07:58 GMT 1800 SPI UK Sells CO2 Lasers Business to Suzhou Tianhong SPI Lasers UK Ltd., a subsidiary of the Trumpf Group, has sold its CO2 laser business to Suzhou Tianhong Laser Co. Ltd., for an undisclosed sum. SPI Lasers acquired the established CO2 laser... A58014 Tue, 01 Dec 2015 11:07:58 GMT Physik Instrumente Expands to Benelux Motion and positioning systems developer Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG has created a subsidiary to serve Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. PI Benelux is led by founders Dick... A58013 Tue, 01 Dec 2015 11:05:43 GMT Heliatek Wins Renewable Energy Design Award for PV Film Heliatek GmbH, a developer of photovoltaic thin films, received the 2015 Renewable Energy Design Award at the Elektra European Electronics Industry Awards. "We are delighted to receive this... A58012 Tue, 01 Dec 2015 11:01:38 GMT BioLight, 2 Asian Firms Invest $7.2M in Glaucoma Treatment Tech Company IOPtima BioLight Life Sciences Investments Ltd. and two Asia-based venture capital firms will provide $7.2 million in funding to BioLight subsidiary IOPtima Ltd. Financing will support... A58011 Tue, 01 Dec 2015 10:55:38 GMT Process Minimizes Contact Reflectance in Solar Cells Electrical contacts take up 5 to 10 percent of the surface of conventional solar cells, reflecting sunlight and hampering power generation. A simple chemical reaction can cause those contacts... A58002 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:59:19 GMT Lensless Camera Thinner than a Dime Using a gridlike mask instead of a lens, a camera system thinner than a dime could pave the way for imaging systems embedded in flexible, foldable and even disposable media. FlatCam detects a... A58001 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:51:43 GMT PureLiFi, Lucibel Collaborate to Develop LiFi Luminaire Two European companies will develop and market the continent's first fully industrialized luminaire based on LiFi — high speed, bidirectional, networked and mobile wireless communications using... A58000 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 11:00:22 GMT Ophir-Spiricon Partners with US Army for Workforce Training Ophir-Spiricon LLC is making it a priority to hire veterans by participating in the U.S. Army's Partnership for Youth Success program. "We are excited to welcome Ophir-Spiricon to our team of... A57999 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:58:30 GMT NKT Photonics Supplies Supercontinuum Lasers to Leica Microsystems Leica Microsystems GmbH has signed a 14-month supply contract with NKT Photonics A/S to deliver its SuperK EXTREME supercontinuum lasers to power the Leica TCS SP8 X confocal microscope for... A57998 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:55:45 GMT Application Note: Airborne Spectrometers Monitor 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 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 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