This is the syndication feed for Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:18:18 GMT Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT 1800 Laser Components Expands Arizona Facilities for Production of Lead Salt IR Detectors The Laser Components Group has expanded its R&D and production capabilities here to offer a new line of lead salt IR detectors. The PbS and PbSe detectors are sensitive in the 3- to... A57137 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Driggers Chosen as Next Editor of Applied Optics Ronald Driggers is the new editor-in-chief of Applied Optics. Driggers is the CEO and cofounder St. Johns Optical Systems of Lake Mary, Fla., which specializes in infrared imaging. ... A57135 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Fluorometer Measures Glucose Levels Noninvasively A new light-based diagnostic tool allows physicians to monitor blood sugar levels in patients who can’t give blood samples. The Glucolight system is intended to help prevent... A57136 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Viso Systems Named European Distributor for Acal BFi Viso Systems of Copenhagen, Denmark, will distribute Acal BFi products in France, Italy, Spain and the U.K. The companies have had a distribution agreement for the last two years covering... A57133 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT DOE Announces Solid-State Lighting Development Grants Four companies have received U.S. Department of Energy grants for development of solid-state lighting technology. The grants were awarded under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)... A57132 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Bach Research Plans Expansion in New Facility Bach Research Corp. plans to broaden its custom optics offerings for government, as well as OEM customers with a move to a larger facility this spring. The newly renovated 16,000-square-foot... A57130 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT MEMS-Based QCL Spectrometer Aims at Hazardous Materials Detection A new MEMS-based spectrometer that operates in the mid-infrared could form the basis of a handheld system for detecting hazardous materials. Developed at the Fraunhofer Institute for... A57131 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Machine Vision Firm iiM Names Lighting Product Manager Alexander Schmidt is iiM AG’s new product manager for machine vision lighting. Schmidt is charged with developing new standards for the company’s Lumimax product product... A57128 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Laser 2000 to Distribute Headwall Products in Europe Laser 2000 GmbH will distribute Headwall Photonics hyperspectral sensors and accessories in Germany, Austria, Sweden, Norway and Finland. Headwall, headquartered in Fitchburg, Mass., offers... A57129 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Combing Lasers Leads to More Flexible Pulse Control Every laser has its limitations in terms of repetition rate and pulse characteristics, but bringing five lasers together in one system could make those limitations vanish. A device developed... A57124 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT EOS, MTU Partner on Laser Additive Manufacturing Quality Control EOS has partnered with MTU Aero Engines to develop quality assurance technology for metal engine components created using laser-based additive manufacturing. A manufacturer of aircraft... A57127 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Shanghai Investors Increase Stake in LightPath Technologies LightPath Technologies Inc. plans to use a $1.3 million investment to support new product development, sales and marketing of its IR products and the acquisition of new equipment. The... A57126 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Corning Expands Hyperspectral Imaging Portfolio with NovaSol Acquisition Corning Inc. has acquired assets of advanced hyperspectral imaging systems developer NovaSol. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Headquartered in Honolulu, NovaSol specializes in the... A57125 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT International Year of Light Kicks off in Paris The City of Light was home this week to the opening ceremonies for the International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies. High-level speakers, including several Nobel laureates, took the stage... A57121 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Fiber Sensors Go Inside Hot Machining Processes Fiber optic pyrometers that can get into places that other heat sensors cannot could help metal parts manufacturers cut down defects and breakdowns. Researchers at Carlos III University of... A57122 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Nanoparticle Works with 6 Types of Bioimaging A new type of nanoparticle traceable through six distinct imaging methods could help medical professionals better diagnose diseases and enhance identification of the boundaries of tumors. ... A57123 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT A Note of Thanks We’re starting the new year with a note of gratitude to the many contributors who have shared their ideas, results and expertise with BioPhotonics readers. In this and every issue, experts from... A57120 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Beautiful things in small packages Microscopes transport us to another world. They show us the invisible landscapes and vistas of life’s natural processes, normally hidden right under our noses. While it’s not hard to be... A57119 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Microspectroscopy Enables Real-Time Imaging of Singlet Oxygen A new experimental setup allows researchers to monitor a highly reactive species of molecular oxygen that plays an important role in a wide range of biological processes. Oxygen is one of... A57118 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Raman Spectroscopy and Microscopy: Solving Outstanding Problems in the Life Sciences This first article in a two-part series will examine Raman spectroscopy applications in tumor surgery, endoscopy, bacterial identification and more. The second part will cover applications in cell... A57117 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT