Photonics.com: BioPhotonics This is the syndication feed for photonics.com: BioPhotonics. http://www.photonics.com/Splash.aspx?PID=1 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:41:08 GMT Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1800 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 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 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 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 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 Positioning Equipment: Enabling Technology for Life Sciences Industry experts offer an inside look at the current state of positioning technologies for bio-related microscopy. Positioning systems and equipment are sometimes the unsung heroes of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56665 A56665 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Disco (clam) is (not) dead The ocean is filled with millions of wondrous creatures and even more that have yet to be discovered. The grandest of animals have always taken center stage, though, like mammoth blue whales, deadly... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56667 A56667 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Biophotonics Market Poised for Growth The global biophotonics market is expected to reach $50.2 billion by 2020, according to a report published by Transparency Market Research of Albany, N.Y. The market was valued at $25.16 billion in... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56659 A56659 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Ophthalmology Devices Market Set to Expand The global market for ophthalmology devices is expected to reach $9,466.7 million by 2018, according to a report published by MarketsandMarkets of Dallas. The market is expected to grow at a... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56660 A56660 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Ultrafast Temporal Shaping Is Coming of Age Temporal shaping will play a significant role in the emerging femto revolution, especially for futuristic biomedical applications. Thanks to advances in ultrafast laser design, ultrafast... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56661 A56661 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Ultrashort-Pulse Laser Micromachining Advances Implantable Medical Devices New femtosecond lasers are enabling the development and fabrication of bioabsorbable and ultrafine metal stents for novel treatments. Implantable medical devices such as stents, intraocular... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56662 A56662 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Future of Medicine Is Changing, Ultrafast From precision features on implantable devices to complex procedures on human tissue, ultrashort-pulse lasers are already bringing big benefits to medicine and health care. This issue features two... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56658 A56658 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT E2V Technologies Acquires AnaFocus E2v Technologies has acquired the Seville, Spain-based Innovaciones Microelectronicas SL, trading as “AnaFocus” for €29.2 million (about $39 million). AnaFocus designs and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56547 A56547 Tue, 05 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT