Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:03:47 GMT Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:49:23 GMT 1800 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.  ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57671 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57670 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57668 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57669 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57667 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57666 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57665 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57664 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57663 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57661 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.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57662 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57660 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57659 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57658 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57657 A57657 Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:15:02 GMT Markus Hersche Named CEO at Fisba Optics manufacturer Fisba AG has named Markus Hersche its new CEO. Taking over the responsibilities of Managing Director Werner Krüsi, Hershe moves into the management role from the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57656 A57656 Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:37:32 GMT Method Lends 'True Color' to Superresolution Microscopy Building on earlier superresolution methods, a new microscopy technique provides nanoscale spatial information on individual molecules while also revealing their spectra. SR-STORM, or... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57655 A57655 Mon, 17 Aug 2015 11:00:00 GMT Implantable Optogenetics Device Powered Wirelessly Combining optogenetics and wireless energy transfer technology, a new device is said to be the first fully implantable platform for optical neural stimulation. The device dramatically expands... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57654 A57654 Mon, 17 Aug 2015 11:00:00 GMT Solid Tunable Lens Aims for Gentler Colonoscopies An endoscopic probe with adjustable-focus capabilities in a slim package could facilitate more effective and less painful colonoscopies. Researchers at the National University of Singapore... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57653 A57653 Fri, 14 Aug 2015 16:40:33 GMT Chip Simplifies Quantum Optics Experiments A silicon chip that can process photons in an infinite number of ways could speed up development of quantum computing. Researchers say the lab-on-chip device is a step toward creating quantum... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57652 A57652 Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:14:15 GMT