Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Fri, 29 May 2015 08:00:59 GMT Thu, 28 May 2015 12:37:20 GMT 1800 Laser Stimulation Reveals New Details in Fossils Handheld lasers can cause fossils to fluoresce, revealing complex details unseen with traditional visual enhancers such as UV light. The approach could help paleontologists identify... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57451 A57451 Thu, 28 May 2015 12:37:20 GMT LumiThera Wins $500K Grant to Develop PBM Devices for Treatment of Macular Degeneration LumiThera Inc. has received a $500,000 matching grant from the Washington State Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) to commercialize devices for noninvasive photobiomodulation (PBM) treatment of dry... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57447 A57447 Thu, 28 May 2015 11:26:15 GMT Jenoptik Names Büsselmann Head of Laser Sales Klaus Büsselmann was recently named head of global sales in the lasers business unit of Jenoptik AG’s lasers and materials processing division. Büsselmann previously worked for... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57446 A57446 Thu, 28 May 2015 11:23:37 GMT European Projects to Develop Next-Generation CMOS Imagers Multiple European companies and institutions are taking part in two new projects aimed at developing the next generation of CMOS image sensors. Both projects involve, from the Netherlands,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57444 A57444 Thu, 28 May 2015 10:52:28 GMT Cy-Laser Opens Detroit-Area Technology Center, Showroom Cy-Laser America LLC recently opened a new technology center and showroom outside Detroit. "Our near-term goal is to offer additional technical support for our fiber lasers already in the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57441 A57441 Wed, 27 May 2015 09:42:10 GMT Ashgari Joins Mellanox as VP for Silicon Photonics Mehdi Asghari has been named vice president of silicon photonics at Mellanox Technologies Ltd. His appointment was announced with those of four others to lead the company's hardware,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57440 A57440 Tue, 26 May 2015 13:42:00 GMT L-3 KEO to Upgrade Submarine Periscopes under $48.7M Navy Contract The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has awarded L-3 KEO (an L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. company) a $48.7 million contract to develop and build a new, slimmer version of its photonics... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57439 A57439 Tue, 26 May 2015 13:26:57 GMT Metamaterial Hyperlens Breaks Diffraction Limit A new metamaterial design has enabled a hyperlens capable of imaging details smaller than the wavelengths of visible light. Developed at The State University of New York at Buffalo, the new... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57438 A57438 Tue, 26 May 2015 12:36:55 GMT Solar Sail Spacecraft Begins Test Voyage in Orbit A small box launched into space Wednesday will soon blossom into a 32-m2 spacecraft designed to sail on sunlight. The flight is a test of The Planetary Society’s LightSail, which the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57437 A57437 Fri, 22 May 2015 14:49:28 GMT New American Institute of Physics CEO Has Optics Background Optics and plasmonics researcher Robert G.W. Brown will become the new CEO of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) on June 1. He succeeds H. Frederick Dylla, who announced his intent to... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57436 A57436 Fri, 22 May 2015 13:40:04 GMT Laser Guide Star System Installed at Very Large Telescope in Chile The first of four laser guide star systems developed by Toptica Photonics AG of Germany and MPB Communications Inc. of Canada has been installed and brought online at the European Southern... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57435 A57435 Fri, 22 May 2015 13:20:50 GMT Samtec Joins French Silicon Photonics Development Project Telecommunications firm Samtec Inc. has joined the silicon photonics program at IRT Nanoelec, a research institute in Grenoble, France. The program's goal is to develop and industrialize... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57434 A57434 Thu, 21 May 2015 15:51:02 GMT Optikos CEO Receives University of Rochester Award The University of Rochester presented Optikos Corp. President and CEO Stephen D. Fantone with its Distinguished Scholar Award at its doctoral ceremony earlier this month. Stephen and Betsy... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57433 A57433 Thu, 21 May 2015 14:05:28 GMT Glowforge Raises $9M to Bring Laser Cutter-Engraver to Consumers Glowforge Inc. has raised $9 million in venture capital to bring a versatile laser cutting and engraving system to the consumer market this year. The funding round was led by Foundry Group of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57432 A57432 Thu, 21 May 2015 13:47:28 GMT Liquid Crystal Compound Lens Eyed for 3-D Imaging Liquid crystal can be controllably formed into compound lenses similar to those found in insects, a team from the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) has demonstrated. These lenses produce sets... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57431 A57431 Thu, 21 May 2015 12:55:16 GMT Ocean Optics Appoints Vice Presidents of Technology, Finance Ocean Optics Inc. has two new vice presidents. Steven Frey will drive development of technologies for next-generation applications of miniature spectroscopy as vice president of technology. He... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57430 A57430 Wed, 20 May 2015 14:30:06 GMT Meyers Named Sales Director for Raman Products at Ondax Chris Meyers has been named director of sales for Raman products at Ondax Inc. He will be responsible for all Raman product field sales activity for the North American region. Meyers has 26... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57429 A57429 Wed, 20 May 2015 14:28:05 GMT Photonics Media to Host Conference Track at Sensors Expo Photonics Media will chair a conference track on optical sensing and detection during the Sensors Expo & Conference next month. The session begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 11, in Room... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57428 A57428 Wed, 20 May 2015 13:41:56 GMT Siskiyou Patents Adjustment Mechanism for Optical Mounts Siskiyou Corp. has been awarded a U.S. Patent (No. 8,925,409) for an actuating mechanism that it says improves the performance of top-adjusted optical mounts and linear translation stages. The... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57427 A57427 Wed, 20 May 2015 12:15:44 GMT Nanotronics Imaging Acquires Franklin MCI Nanotronics Imaging LLC has acquired Franklin Mechanical & Control Inc. (Franklin MCI) of Hollister, Calif., a manufacturer of advanced mechanical and optical equipment. Terms of the deal were... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57426 A57426 Wed, 20 May 2015 09:23:15 GMT