Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Wed, 27 Jul 2016 01:44:21 GMT Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:35:21 GMT 1800 NASA Develops Carbon-Nanotube Optics for Use in Telescopes Designed for Space Flight A lightweight telescope that uses a carbon-nanotube mirror is being designed to fit easily inside a CubeSat, a NASA nanosatellite measuring four inches on one side. The telescope, which may be the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60927 A60927 Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:35:21 GMT LightPointe Launches Visible Light Company LightPointe Communications Inc., a manufacturer of long-range outdoor point-to-point wireless bridges using radio frequency and laser technology, has formed a new company focused on visible light... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60926 A60926 Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:22:57 GMT Wilson Lin Appointed CEO of General Photonics Optical instrument developer General Photonics Corp. has appointed Wilson Lin CEO. In his new role, Lin will be responsible for driving growth of the company. He will also hold a position on... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60925 A60925 Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:21:20 GMT Faro Acquires BuildIT Three-dimensional measurement and imaging solution developer Faro Technologies Inc. has acquired 3D metrology software developer BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd. Faro will introduce... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60924 A60924 Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:19:33 GMT ANA-Detecting Microscope Cleared by FDA The Image Navigator automated microscope from diagnostic instrumentation developer Immuno Concepts Inc. has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as being safe and effective. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60923 A60923 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:15:57 GMT Window to the Brain Could Enable Laser Surgery Use of a novel material, nanocrystalline yttria-stabilized zirconia (nc-YSZ), to make cranial implants may allow the safe and efficacious use of laser-based therapies to treat brain disorders and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60922 A60922 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:14:33 GMT Facebook Develops Photodetector Tech for Optical Communications Novel photodetectors may enable more efficient deployment of free-space optical communication, increasing its scope of use and making light-based wireless communication a practical choice for... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60921 A60921 Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:14:37 GMT Rofin Boosts Fiber Laser Production at Hamburg Factory Laser developer Rofin-Sinar Laser GmbH has expanded fiber laser production capabilities at its Hamburg factory. By adding an additional assembly line to its facility, Rofin says it’s... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60920 A60920 Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:12:08 GMT Boeing to Demonstrate Ophir Air Data System Laser radar developer Ophir Corp.’s Optical Air Data System has been selected for demonstration on an Embraer E170 business jet as part of the Boeing ecoDemonstrator program. The... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60919 A60919 Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:58:41 GMT Field Study Compares Portable Microscopes for Parasite Diagnosis Handheld, mobile phone-based microscopes could be used in developing countries after minimal training of community laboratory technicians to diagnose intestinal parasites quickly and accurately. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60913 A60913 Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:45:53 GMT P&P’s Spectrometer Heads to International Space Station A spectrometer made by P&P Optica is en route to the International Space Station, launched July 18 aboard the SpaceX-9 spacecraft for use during its mission to deliver several tons of supplies to... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60912 A60912 Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:45:11 GMT Lunula Laser Receives FDA Approval to Treat Nail Fungus The low-level Lunula Laser from Erchonia Corp. has received 510(k) approval from the U.S. FDA. Erchonia said it is the first low-level laser to receive marketing clearance for the treatment of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60911 A60911 Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:42:22 GMT Very Large Telescope Reveals Low-Mass Bodies in Orion Nebula The HAWK-I IR instrument on the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT) has been used to produce the deepest and most comprehensive view of the Orion Nebula to date.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60909 A60909 Wed, 20 Jul 2016 09:46:37 GMT Omega Optical Acquires Rugate to Expand Thin Film Capabilities Omega Optical has announced its acquisition of Rugate Technology Inc., an R&D company focused on the design, process development, and manufacturing of optical thin films. Formed in 1996,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60908 A60908 Wed, 20 Jul 2016 09:44:34 GMT Lockheed Martin Validates Airborne Sensor System Lockheed Martin Co. said its INFIRNO sensor system has completed its first flight aboard a H-60 BLACK HAWK helicopter, validating its ability to detect, identify and track targets from an airborne... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60907 A60907 Wed, 20 Jul 2016 09:41:17 GMT Craig Ciesla Named VP of Engineering by Kaiam Hybrid photonic integrated circuit (PIC) developer Kaiam Corp. has appointed Craig Ciesla vice president of engineering. Ciesla will lead development and engineering teams at the company’s... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60906 A60906 Wed, 20 Jul 2016 09:34:43 GMT Novel Lens Design Expands Field of View for Brain Imaging A novel lens for a two-photon imaging system is able to capture images of the brain that are almost 10 times larger than those captured through a conventional two-photon microscope. When incorporated... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60902 A60902 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:07:15 GMT Concordia’s Photodynamic Therapy Laser Receives Premarket Approval Concordia International Corp. said that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the Company's premarket approval application for its Photofrin 630 PDT (photodynamic therapy) Laser. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60901 A60901 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:05:07 GMT Biotek Instruments Expands in Canada Biotek Intruments Inc. plans to expand in Canada with a dedicated sales and support operation in the country. Charles Amirmansour, previously applications and business development manager, has been... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60900 A60900 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:03:18 GMT Beam Machines Establishes US Operations Beam Machines Inc. has established operations in the U.S., and appointed Tim Bell general manager and vice president of business development for the subsidiary. Beam Machines manufactures metal... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60899 A60899 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 08:59:35 GMT