BioPhotonics This is the syndication feed for BioPhotonics. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:57:59 GMT Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT 1800 The Optical Nature of Yellowstone’s Pools Visitors from around the world view with awe the stunning colors of thermal pools in Yellowstone National Park, situated primarily in Wyoming and extending into Montana and Idaho. The brilliant hues... A57325 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Lasers for Microscopy: Major Trends Laser development for the microscopy market continues to be driven by key trends in applications, which currently include superresolution techniques, multiphoton applications in optogenetics and... A57324 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Comparing Micromanipulators for Electrophysiology Several different technologies offer a range of performance options within the confines of an optical microscope for patch-clamp studies, intracellular recording and other demanding experiments in... A57322 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Focus-Tunable Lenses Enable 3-D Microscopy Focus-tunable lenses speed up and enhance three-dimensional imaging capabilities in a diverse set of modern microscopy methods including confocal, two-photon and light-sheet microscopy. ... A57323 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Advances in Optical Filters Provide Rapid, On-the-Go Diagnosis When it comes to diagnostics, one of the most crucial – and often overlooked – components is the optical filter. But as manufacturing processes improve, optical filters of exceptional... A57320 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Improving Diagnosis for Better Resolution Conclusively identifying illness is job one for physicians, who rely on a variety of medical devices, along with an evaluation of signs and symptoms, to determine just what’s ailing patients.... A57317 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT What Was Your Takeaway? The Photonics Media team is just back from SPIE Photonics West, and you will find coverage in print and online, including a full segment shot on-site for the Feb. 18 edition of the Light Matters... A57224 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Vital signs on the run For fitness enthusiasts interested in tracking their vital signs while engaged in pursuits such as running, hiking or playing tennis, a newly designed pulse oximeter sensor could be a welcome and... A57225 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Diverse Applications Drive Lasers for Multiphoton Microscopy After years of domination by a single ultrafast laser technology (Ti:S) and its associated add-ons, laser manufacturers have broadened their technology portfolios to better support a diversified... A57229 Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Raman Spectroscopy and Microscopy Enable Life Science Discoveries The first article in this two-part series looked at Raman spectroscopy applications in tumor surgery, endoscopy and bacterial identification. This second part examines applications in cell sorting,... A57227 Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Smartphone DNA measurements An optomechanical attachment now enables smartphones to perform fluorescence microscopy measurements on DNA. The 3-D-printed device was developed by a team of investigators led by Dr. Aydogan Ozcan... A57232 Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Cubic Nanoantennas Eyed for NEMS Biosensors Lab-on-a-chip applications could benefit from cubic nanoantennas that direct light more effectively than spherical ones. The cubes, which are composed of insulating rather than conducting or... A57208 Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Lens-Free Microscopy Goes Scalable A compact lens-free microscope could replace microscopes – and even expand their use – in a number of key biomedical applications, such as stem-cell culturing or in vitro drug testing.... A57202 Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Multiphoton Imaging Takes New Directions Recent evolutions of ultrafast laser technology uniquely overcome key challenges in bioimaging, especially for long-term in vivo imaging, deep penetration and leveraging multimodal imaging... A57201 Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Fluorescent Label Aids Whole-Brain Imaging In Vivo A new permanent fluorescent label allows researchers to study complex neural activity in wide swaths of brain tissue in moving animals. Developed at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the... A57193 Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Earnings Jump at Hamilton Thorne Biophotonics firm Hamilton Thorne Ltd. said it experienced a five-fold increase in profits from 2013 to 2014. Preliminary figures put net income at more than $800,000, compared to $125,000... A57190 Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Newport Touts Record Sales Amid Acquisitions Newport Corp. notched sales and orders records in 2014, with profits reaching $35.1 million. Net sales for the year were $605.2 million, $158.7 million of that coming in the fourth quarter. ... A57189 Mon, 09 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Edmund, Fisba Partner on IR Glass-Molded Optics Edmund Optics Inc. and Fisba Optik LLC of Tucson, Ariz., have teamed up to produce IR optics using nontraditional materials. The new components will be suited for life sciences applications... A57168 Thu, 05 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT In Memoriam: Charles Hard Townes Dr. Charles Hard Townes, whose work on stimulated emission led to the creation of lasers and enabled the photonics industry, died Jan. 27 at age 99. Townes won the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics... A57148 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT JPK Opens Expanded Headquarters in Berlin Citing growing demand for its nanoanalytics products, JPK Instruments has moved into an expanded suite of offices and laboratories with increased manufacturing space. The company offers... A57149 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT