Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:26:05 GMT Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1800 Video: 3-D Sensing Technology Wins OSA Contest JDSU’s 3-D sensing contributions to video gaming have won the company top honors in the second annual Enabled by Optics contest. Sponsored by The Optical Society (OSA) and Photonics... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56678 A56678 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Nanowire Detector Assists Three-Photon Entanglement An ultrafast, super-efficient single-photon detector has led to direct entanglement of three photons. Researchers at the University of Waterloo, with help from a team at the National... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56677 A56677 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Photon Switch Called the Fastest of its Kind A novel ultrafast photon switch could pave the way to a new class of sensitive receivers, faster sensors and optical-processing devices. A team from the University of California, San Diego,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56675 A56675 Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Nutfield Names Longmuir New COO Mark Longmuir has joined laser scanning firm Nutfield Technology as chief operations officer. Longmuir brings over 27 years of operations experience with companies such as Danaher, Lydall... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56676 A56676 Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Bug Eyes Inspire Practical Light, Sensor Designs The compound structure of a fly’s eye could become a blueprint for future sensors and light sources. A team from Pennsylvania State University is studying and using this structure... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56674 A56674 Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Smart Headlights Spare Drivers’ Eyes, Prevent Glare Imagine leaving your high beams on without blinding your fellow motorists. A new programmable headlight, developed by a team at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute, has... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56673 A56673 Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT JDSU to Split in Two JDSU plans to separate into two publicly-traded companies, a move it says will help it keep pace with the changing telecommunications and cloud network markets. “We believe two... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56672 A56672 Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Technique ‘Pre-Corrects’ Microscope Illumination A new adaptive optics technique focuses laser light through dense tissues without the need for an invasive guide star. The technique can resolve a point less than a micron across. It was... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56670 A56670 Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Video: University, Spinoff Develop Flexible Graphene Display A prototype flexible display that uses graphene could lead to wider implementation of the material in flexible electronics. A team from the University of Cambridge, in conjunction with... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56671 A56671 Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT New Fluorescence Marker Enhances Bio-Imaging A new line of red-shifted fluorescent tissue markers may enhance deep-tissue imaging. A team from the German Research Center for Environmental Health, in collaboration with the Max Planck... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56669 A56669 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Photons Act Like Liquid, Crystal in Experiment A system for “crystallizing” photons could help answer fundamental questions about quantum physics. In an effort to develop exotic materials such as room-temperature... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56668 A56668 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Zeiss, Janelia to Commercialize Fluorescence Technique The Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Research Campus has teamed up with Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH to commercialize Bessel beam plane illumination microscopy, also called lattice... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56666 A56666 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Oderkerk and Uusimaa Join EPIC Board of Directors Two company executives have joined the board of directors of the European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC). Benno Oderkerk is CEO of Avantes in Apeldoorn, Netherlands, a producer of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56664 A56664 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT High-Speed, In Vivo Raman Technique Pinpoints Cholesterol A new high-speed spectroscopy technique that can pinpoint where cells store cholesterol could be used to study obesity and diabetes. Researchers at Purdue University used... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56657 A56657 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Laser System to Measure Air Pollution from Space Station A laser system aboard the International Space Station will help scientists track pollution in the atmosphere. The Cloud-Aerosol Transport System (CATS), to be launched later this year, will... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56656 A56656 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Video: Battery Lead Gains New Life in Solar Panels Dead auto batteries may be able to keep on truckin’ as long-lasting solar panels. Researchers at MIT are developing a system based on organolead halide perovskite, a technology that... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56655 A56655 Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Fast, Room-Temperature THz Detector Made of Graphene A prototype graphene photodetector is capable of detecting terahertz frequencies quickly and at room temperature, possibly enabling a new generation of see-through imaging. The device... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56654 A56654 Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Chemical Treatment Makes 3-D Cell Cultures Clearer A chemical treatment could lead to better imaging of cells in 3-D cultures. A team at Brown University made the finding while studying how neural tissues grow from stem cells. The... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56653 A56653 Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Laser Quantum Expands Pulsed Products with Venteon Acquisition STOCKPORT, Greater Manchester, England, Sept. 8, 2014 — Laser Quantum has acquired Venteon Laser Technologies GmbH of Hannover, Germany, a manufacturer of few-cycle, ultrashort-pulse lasers. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56652 A56652 Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Nanocavity Switch Boasts Low Power Use A new optical switch sets a record for minimal power use, making it a good candidate for nanophotonic circuitry, according to its creators. The silicon-based photonic crystal nanocavity... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56651 A56651 Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT