Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:08:03 GMT Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:41:24 GMT 1800 Physik Instrumente Expands to Silicon Valley PI (Physik Instrumente) LP has expanded its reach to Silicon Valley. The company, a subsidiary of Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG of Germany, is headquartered in Auburn, Mass., and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57611 A57611 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:41:24 GMT Jenoptik Taps New Supervisory Board Members; Wierlacher Named Chairman The Jenoptik AG supervisory board has elected Matthias Wierlacher as chairman. He succeeds Rudolf Humer, who stepped down June 30. Meanwhile, the company added two new supervisor board members,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57583 A57583 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:44:00 GMT New 'Smart Window' Materials Allow Faster Switching Nanocrystal-based windows that selectively block different wavelengths of sunlight could help keep homes cool but still well lit — or warm but dark. The technology has taken a major step... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57606 A57606 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:55:58 GMT Lasers Transform Drug into More Useful Form Exposure to laser light may make one type of anti-inflammatory drug more effective. Researchers at Osaka University used lasers to induce selective crystallization of the metastable form of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57605 A57605 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:03:49 GMT Trumpf Sales, Orders Climb 5% Sales and orders increased by approximately 5 percent in the last fiscal year at Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG. The company said its preliminary calculations showed total sales of €2.723 billion... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57604 A57604 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:21:58 GMT Integrated Photonics Center to Spur US Competitiveness From creating jobs locally to boosting America's technological competitiveness abroad, a national photonics institute to be established here already aspires to some lofty goals. Vice President... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57599 A57599 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:39:00 GMT Plasmonic Device Achieves 90-GHz Switching Able to flip on and off 90 billion times a second, a new plasmonic light emitter could form the basis of optical computing. "This is something that the scientific community has wanted to do for... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57603 A57603 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 05:00:00 GMT Light Polarization Reveals Chiral Side of Silicon Polarized light can bring out an unexpected electrical property in silicon, potentially unlocking new possibilities for computing. University of Pennsylvania researchers examining a silicon... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57602 A57602 Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:53:05 GMT IDS, Stemmer Imaging to End Machine Vision Partnership Industrial camera manufacturer IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH and Stemmer Imaging Ltd. of Tongham, England, have decided to end their partnership. The companies said the market landscape... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57601 A57601 Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:24:39 GMT Microlasers Track Cells from the Inside Embedded microlasers could allow scientists to track and distinguish between several hundred thousand cells simultaneously. The approach could enable new forms of cell tracking, intracellular... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57600 A57600 Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:05:08 GMT Fluorescent Mesh Aids Tissue Regrowth Polymer fibers provide a mesh for tissue growth that can be monitored through near-infrared fluorescence imaging. Originally developed for solar cells, the material, called TQ1, exhibits... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57598 A57598 Wed, 22 Jul 2015 13:35:02 GMT Selective Laser Micromelting Creates Medical Implants Selective laser micromelting enables processing of new materials that could be useful in medical implants. An electrode head coated with platinum-iridium using selective laser micromelting.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57597 A57597 Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:13:13 GMT Saki America Relocates from San Jose to Fremont Chip inspection firm Saki America Inc. has relocated from San Jose to Fremont. The new office will serve as a sales, training, service and applications support center for Saki's 2D and 3D... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57596 A57596 Wed, 22 Jul 2015 11:05:15 GMT Intevac Receives Deposition System Order from Display Manufacturer Intevac Inc. says a new, Tier 1 display customer has ordered a VERTEX physical vapor deposition system, used to provide enhanced scratch protection on mobile device displays, camera lenses and glass... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57595 A57595 Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:56:39 GMT Microlens Array Spawns Massive Microscope Image A new multispectral device is said to have produced the largest microscope image ever, combining 13 color channels gathered by thousands of microlenses into a nearly 17-gigapixel picture. Able... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57594 A57594 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:31:45 GMT NASA Awards $15M HSI Contract to Teledyne Brown Engineering Teledyne Brown Engineering Inc. will integrate a hyperspectral imaging (HSI) instrument into a new Earth observation platform for the International Space Station under a $15 million contract with... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57593 A57593 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:17:32 GMT Optical Glucose Sensor on Commercial Path A University of Leeds spin-off company is seeking to commercialize an optical glucose sensor that could make finger-prick blood tests unnecessary for people with diabetes. Glucosense... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57592 A57592 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 15:15:45 GMT Technologies from Ball, Corning, Photonis, SwRI Help Image Pluto NASA's New Horizons mission used imaging and spectroscopy equipment to secure the highest-resolution images ever captured of the dwarf planet Pluto. After traveling nearly 10 years... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57591 A57591 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:26:51 GMT UTC Provides Imaging Systems for Cirrus Observation Aircraft UTC Aerospace Systems (part of United Technologies Corp.) will provide imaging systems for the Perception special mission aircraft from Cirrus Aircraft Corp. of Duluth, Minn. UTC's Cloud Cap... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57590 A57590 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 13:45:22 GMT Nanoco Forms Quantum Dot Lighting Division Citing growing interest from the lighting industry, Nanoco Group PLC has formed a division to develop cadmium-free quantum dot (CFQD) technology. The company said it aims to develop CFQDs that... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57589 A57589 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 13:39:47 GMT