Photonics.com: BioPhotonics This is the syndication feed for photonics.com: BioPhotonics. http://www.photonics.com/Splash.aspx?PID=1 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 05:55:34 GMT Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1800 Imaging At The Speed Of Life On the road to ultrafast imaging, bottlenecks include both hardware and software – but researchers are working to overcome these challenges. Being able to take a faster snapshot could... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56914 A56914 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Laser Combiner Enables Scanning Fluorescence Endoscopy A laser-scanning fiber endoscope uses a plug-and-play laser combiner to enable high-contrast images suitable for detecting early-stage precancerous lesions. Detection of early cancerous... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56915 A56915 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Multispectral Sensor Boosts Molecular Diagnostics A new low-cost multispectral fluorescence detection sensor helps overcome barriers to using molecular diagnostics in point-of-care testing. In molecular diagnostics, fluorescent probes are... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56916 A56916 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT UV-VIS Spectroscopy in the Clinic – What’s Stopping It? The technique has been around for years and shows great promise, but so far researchers have been frustrated in their attempts at clinical translation. Imaging techniques using UV-VIS... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56917 A56917 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT The Beetle’s ‘Whitest White’ Album Many things in this world promise “the brightest white.” Toothpaste, laundry detergent, paper, paint and even LED lights all boast the ability to produce a white that nothing else can.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56918 A56918 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT No Shortage of Grand Challenges and New Frontiers It’s a bit of an understatement, but there is no shortage of urgent health care issues these days. Watching the nightly news, we are bombarded with crises and dilemmas from across the globe.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56919 A56919 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Ablation Market Set To Expand The global market for ablation technologies is expected to reach $10,611 million by 2020, according to a report published by Transparency Market Research of Albany, N.Y. The market is... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56912 A56912 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT First Local OSA Group Founded In The UK The Optical Society has formed the London OSA local section, its first within the UK. The section was approved by the OSA Member and Education Services Council. OSA Fellow Azizur... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56913 A56913 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Color Management Helps Microscopy Show Its True Colors Establishing a standard could allow microscopists to verify and reproduce results. Laboratory managers and researchers generally agree that having more accuracy and consistency in color... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56785 A56785 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Multiphoton Microscopy Is Heading for the Mainstream The technology could advance a range of neuroscience applications. As a postdoc in the early 2000s, Dr. Ruth Empson worked with one of the first multiphoton microscopy systems in Britain. The... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56783 A56783 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Big Bucks to Brain Research, Technology Advancement Both the photonics industry and brain research stand to gain from financial awards and commitments made last month in Washington. The NIH announced $46 million in initial awards in the BRAIN... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56777 A56777 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT BiOS Grows With Health Care Focus and More Technologies for global health care, molecular-guided surgery and brain research are just some of the new topics to be featured at SPIE Photonics West 2015, which will be held Feb. 7-12 at the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56779 A56779 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT QD Market to Reach $8246.8M by 2023 Growing at a compound annual growth rate of 53.8 percent, the global market for quantum dots (QDs) is expected to reach $8246.8 million by 2023, according to a report published by Transparency Market... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56780 A56780 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Endoscopy Market to Hit $36.9 Billion by 2019 The global market for endoscopy devices is expected to reach $36.9 billion by 2019, with a compound annual growth rate of 6.8 percent, according to a market report published by Transparency Market... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56781 A56781 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Alcon, Google Partner for Smart Lens Technology Alcon, the eye care division of Basel, Switzerland-based Novartis AG, has struck an agreement with Google to develop a disease-monitoring contact lens. Google’s research laboratory,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56782 A56782 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Optogenetics Advances Ultrafast Lasers Genetically encoded probes are driving the development of customized lasers for this red-hot area of neuroscience. The growing array of genetically encoded fluorescent probes is... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56784 A56784 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Lessons Learned in Biophotonic Systems Design New multiparametric modeling tools drastically simplify the design of complex biophotonic systems. For all the sophistication of modern engineering practice, the design of complex biophotonic... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56787 A56787 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Flying (and feeding) under the radar? NOT ANYMORE Fruit flies are sneaky – they’re too small to swat, but big enough to be a nuisance. And although it might be easy to dismiss the little creatures as simple, insignificant pests that... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56788 A56788 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT An Open Letter to the Photonics Industry Join with us in 2015 to raise international awareness of how photonic technologies can solve global challenges. It is a tremendous honor for us that photonics has been recognized by the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56739 A56739 Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Mini Camera Modules Pave Way for Less-Invasive Visualization Wafer-level packaging, CMOS circuits and MOEMS technologies help realize sub-1-mm camera modules. Imaging and small-sized digital camera modules have become ubiquitous. Only a few years ago,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56663 A56663 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT