This is the syndication feed for Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:51:48 GMT Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:46:19 GMT 1800 Individual Photons Squeezed by Quantum Dots Quantum dots can provide the control necessary to "squeeze" individual photons — a feat previously considered impossible to observe. Squeezing is quantum phenomenon that produces an... A57676 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:46:19 GMT Laser Diode Micro-Optics Enhance Cutting Although a high-powered diode laser operates at a relatively modest brilliance, with optimized micro-optics it is well suited for the rapid and precise cutting of 6-mm-thick stainless steel. ... A57675 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:20:05 GMT International Year of Light Comes to Washington Sept. 12 The nation's capital will host two events Sept. 12 celebrating the International Year of Light, a global initiative declared by the United Nations to raise awareness of optical technologies. ... A57674 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:01:34 GMT Synopsys Recognizes Student Imaging Designs Designs for imaging systems to explore distant worlds and aid abdominal surgery are among the winning entries in an annual student contest sponsored by Synopsys Inc. The annual Robert S.... A57673 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:43:14 GMT Philippe Morin to Become COO at Exfo Philippe Morin will become chief operating officer of fiber communications firm Exfo Inc. in November. Morin will leave his post at Ciena Corp. as its senior vice president of worldwide sales... A57672 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:22:16 GMT Pemamek System to Be Used in Laser-Arc Welding Study Savonia University of Applied Sciences will use a hybrid welding station from Pemamek Oy Ltd. to study how laser, arc and hybrid welding methods affect seams in cold-temperature machinery.  ... A57671 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:49:23 GMT Imaging to the Rescue in Fight Against Invasive Bugs Ravenous insects smaller than a penny continue to migrate from the Southeast, threatening to destroy millions of pine and ash trees in the Northeast. Now NASA has teamed with the U.S. Forest Service... A57670 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:10:00 GMT Modified SIM Makes Movies of Cell Processes Variations on structured illumination microscopy (SIM) provide a way to watch dynamic biological processes inside living cells with unprecedented clarity. "These methods set a new standard for... A57668 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:00:00 GMT Hybrid Planetarium Opens in India with Zeiss Technology The Priyadarsini Planetarium, India’s first hybrid planetarium with a tilted dome, has reopened its doors and includes technology from Carl Zeiss AG. Priyadarsini Planetarium. Courtesy... A57669 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:40:53 GMT Stem Cell Differentiation Triggered with Light Blue light can trigger the transformation of embryonic stem cells into neurons. Based on optogenetics techniques, the discovery could be a first step toward complex tissue engineering using... A57667 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:00:00 GMT Heidelberg Engineering Licenses OCT Ophthalmology Technology from Mass General Heidelberg Engineering Inc. plans to develop new ophthalmology products based on optical coherence tomography (OCT) under a licensing agreement with Massachusetts General Hospital. The... A57666 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:01:29 GMT Michael Platt to Manage Rebuilt Schott Facility in Pennsylvania Michael Platt has been named manager of Schott North America Inc.'s manufacturing and research plant following a major fire there earlier this year. Platt has more than 30 years of optics... A57665 Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:43:47 GMT Avegant Lands $24M for Wearable Display Development Avegant, a manufacturer of near-eye displays, said it has received $24 million in venture capital funding to develop next-generation wearable displays. Provided by Hangzhou Liaison Interactive... A57664 Tue, 25 Aug 2015 11:30:03 GMT Thorlabs to Acquire Fiber Firm Vytran Thorlabs Inc. next month plans to acquire fiber processing technologies firm Vytran LLC from NKT Holding AS of Denmark. "[Vytran's] expertise and product offering are natural additions to our... A57663 Tue, 25 Aug 2015 11:21:23 GMT Montana Invests in Optics for Agriculture More than $2.8 million in state funding aims to kick hyperspectral imaging and other optical technologies into hyperdrive. Two sets of grants will aid commercialization of technologies... A57661 Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:00:00 GMT Ultrafast Fiber Laser Boasts Simple Design Heat and vibration are no problem for an ultrafast laser with a cavity made entirely of polarization-maintaining optical fiber.  The design emits 220-fs pulses with energies up to 3.5 nJ.... A57662 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:27:45 GMT Eulitha to Provide Photolithography System for Chinese Institute Lithography equipment developer Eulitha AG has received an order for its PhableR 100 photolithography tool from the Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics in China. Terms of the... A57660 Thu, 20 Aug 2015 09:01:28 GMT Common Materials Could Simplify White LED Manufacturing Computational models are being used to identify combinations of materials that could help reduce the costs of manufacturing white LEDs. Experiments by Rutgers University researchers suggest... A57659 Wed, 19 Aug 2015 12:25:20 GMT Laser Technique Cools Broader Range of Elements A versatile laser cooling technique proposed 15 years ago now has partial experimental verification. In principle the technique could be used to cool a broader range of elements than is... A57658 Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:02:23 GMT Adjustable Mount Improves Thermal Management for Miniature Flow Cytometer Positioning equipment supplier Siskiyou Corp. said it recently helped another manufacturer miniaturize its flow cytometer by developing adjustable mounting hardware that conducts heat away from the... A57657 Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:15:02 GMT