Photonics Spectra This is the syndication feed for Photonics Spectra. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:07:25 GMT Thu, 31 Mar 2016 12:43:12 GMT 1800 Graphene Plasmons Explored for Nanoscale Control of IR Light The ability to capture IR light with graphene nanostructures could open new opportunities for ultrasmall and efficient photodetectors, sensors, and other photonic and optoelectronic nanodevices. ... A59517 Thu, 31 Mar 2016 12:43:12 GMT Cephalopod Meets Baymax: The Rise of Color-Changing Robots Imagine a health-care robot that can display patient information and then respond to human touch. Or consider the prospect of a pocket-sized flat screen display that could expand to six or seven... A59516 Thu, 31 Mar 2016 11:37:10 GMT International Laser Material Processing Trade Fair LASYS to Feature Demos, Discussions LASYS 2016, the international trade fair for laser material processing, will be held for the fifth time from May 31 to June 2 at Messe Stuttgart, in Stuttgart, Germany. The biannual trade fair... A59514 Wed, 30 Mar 2016 11:20:54 GMT Clues in the Altocumulous Clouds — those mesmerizing cotton puffs in the sky — cover some 70 percent of the earth’s surface at any given time. While they’re made up of mere water droplets and tiny ice... A59510 Wed, 30 Mar 2016 10:11:27 GMT Mauna Kea Reports Slow but Strong Adoption of Cellvizio in 2015 Laser endomicroscope developer Mauna Kea Technologies has reported its first full-year financial results. Sales of the company’s Cellvizio multidisciplinary confocal laser endomicroscopy... A58507 Tue, 29 Mar 2016 12:45:08 GMT Entangled Photons Could Advance Quantum Cryptography Three photons have been experimentally entangled in a high-dimensional quantum property related to the “twist” of their wavefront structure, a milestone achievement for quantum physics.... A58505 Tue, 29 Mar 2016 12:29:18 GMT Cobolt Ships 10,000th Laser Laser manufacturer Cobolt AB said it shipped its 10,000th laser in February. That unit, a Samba 532-nm, 300-mW single frequency laser, was delivered to Sam Johnson from the Photonic Nanomaterials... A58490 Thu, 24 Mar 2016 11:03:02 GMT Artificial Dielectric-Based Lens Enables Efficient Terahertz-Wave Control Future terahertz-wave devices for communications and imaging could benefit from a lens based on artificial dielectrics. Terahertz radiation (about 100 to 10,000 GHz) is a relatively unexplored... A58488 Wed, 23 Mar 2016 08:42:41 GMT Ondine JV Brings Photodisinfection to China Photodisinfection technology firm Ondine Biomedical Inc. has announced a joint venture with businessman Yanan Zhao to bring two of its nonantibiotic, photodisinfection therapies to health care... A58478 Mon, 21 Mar 2016 09:28:08 GMT Neophotonics Corp. Revenues Increase in 2015 Neophotonics Corp. has reported record revenues for 2015 of $339.4 million, an increase of 10.9 percent from $306.2 million in 2014. GAAP net income for the full year was $3.7 million, an... A58469 Thu, 17 Mar 2016 11:43:52 GMT Fiberguide to License Motheye AR Nanostructures from Telaztec Fiberguide Industries Inc., a Halma company, said it has been granted an exclusive license from TelAztec of Burlington, Mass., to develop Motheye AR (antireflective) nanostructures for use in fiber... A58464 Wed, 16 Mar 2016 13:03:17 GMT Solid-State Lighting Firms Lumisyn, PhosphorTech Receive SBIR Phase-II Funding Two solid-state lighting (SSL) projects were among 78 recipients of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)-Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II grants announced in March by the U.S.... A58458 Tue, 15 Mar 2016 12:40:31 GMT Space-Based Remote Sensing Yielding New Insights into Climate Change From tracking ash plumes from volcanic eruptions to measuring water vapor, multispectral imagers, IR sensors and lidar systems in space are yielding critical data leading to better forecasting models... A58456 Mon, 14 Mar 2016 16:48:40 GMT Material Controls Excitons at Room Temperature A material that can control excitons — bound pairs of electrons and electron holes — at room temperature could enable optoelectronic devices for commercial applications. ... A58444 Fri, 11 Mar 2016 10:12:51 GMT OLED Microdisplays: Advancing Virtual and Augmented Reality Smart Glasses of Today and Tomorrow Mobile personal electronics and wearables have become immensely popular around the globe, and this has given rise to a new dilemma. Screen content has grown, mainly from multimedia applications,... A58438 Thu, 10 Mar 2016 09:46:24 GMT DCS 2016 Evolves, Expand Defense and Sensing Markets The advancement of sensing and imaging technologies is evolving the defense and security sectors worldwide, with a wide variety of applications in such areas as machine vision, process control and... A58436 Thu, 10 Mar 2016 09:33:21 GMT Virus-Inactivating Drone Wins Raytheon Hack Prize Using a drone and UV light to inactivate viruses, University of Arizona (UA) graduate student Sunglin Wang and his team won the 2016 Hack Arizona’s Raytheon prize for Best Drone Related Hack.... A58431 Wed, 09 Mar 2016 11:13:36 GMT Light Brigade, NeST Introduce India Fiber Optics Training Program Light Brigade, the fiber optic training subsidiary of infrastructure specialist AFL, headquartered in Tukwila, Wash., is working with the NeST Institute of Fiber Optic Technology PVT Ltd. of Kerala... A58420 Tue, 08 Mar 2016 09:20:43 GMT Kopin Announces 2015 Revenue Increase Kopin Corp., a developer of wearable computing technologies and systems, has ended 2015 with an increase in revenue. The company reported 2015 revenue of $32.1 million, up from $31.8 million in... A58419 Tue, 08 Mar 2016 09:18:54 GMT New Indium Antimonide-Based IR Detectors Surpass Previous Limitations Due to their high thermal sensitivity and favorable atmospheric transmission in the 3- to 5-µm spectral region, cameras based on InSb sensors have been used in traditional applications such as... A58415 Mon, 07 Mar 2016 15:42:41 GMT