Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:10:50 GMT Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1800 Lens-Free 3-D Microscope Sharp Enough for Pathology A computational lens-free, holographic on-chip microscope could provide a faster and cheaper means of diagnosing cancer and other diseases at the cellular level. Developed by researchers at... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57019 A57019 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Panasonic Welding Robots to Use TeraDiode Lasers TeraDiode will supply Panasonic Welding Systems of Osaka, Japan with 4-kW high-brightness laser engines under a new, multiyear agreement between the two companies. TeraDiode’s... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57021 A57021 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Edinburgh Instruments Names Financial Controller James Murray-Brown has been named financial controller at Edinburgh Instruments. Previously Murray-Brown worked for Cummins Diesel and GlaxoSmithKline. Edinburgh Instruments... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57020 A57020 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT At Year’s End, Zeiss Seeks to ‘Sharpen Competitiveness’ Citing global financial uncertainty and unfavorable currency conversion rates, the Zeiss Group nonetheless ended its fiscal year Sept. 30 with increased revenues and profits. Fiscal 2014... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57017 A57017 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Dynasil Turns a Profit After Restructuring Dynasil Corp. has returned to profitability after shedding two business units and addressing debts during fiscal 2014. The developer of optics and sensors for homeland security, medicine and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57018 A57018 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Terahertz, IR Beams Detect Trace Gases at a Distance A combination of IR and terahertz radiation (T-rays) is giving scientists a nose-up on toxic gases. This technology is able to sniff out even trace amounts of harmful gases — from chemical... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57016 A57016 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Silicon Chip Produces Tunable Photon Pairs A silicon photonic chip that emits entangled photon pairs in a controlled fashion could one day enable quantum transceivers. Developed at the University of California, San Diego, the chip is... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57015 A57015 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Epoxy Technology Chooses New European Distributor Epoxy Technology Inc., manufacturer of specialty epoxy, UV and hybrid adhesives for optics and other applications, has named FT Polymer SAS to be its new distributor in France, Algeria, Morocco and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57007 A57007 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Mass General, Infraredx Partner to Explore Cardiovascular Imaging Devices Infraredx is teaming up with Massachusetts General Hospital and researcher Dr. Gary Tearney to develop new and combination technologies to provide enhanced information about coronary disease in... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57014 A57014 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT SemiNex Patents Compact, Self-Aligning Laser SemiNex Corp. has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 8,811,439 for a compact semiconductor laser system. “The laser engine system we’ve designed provides an efficient means of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57004 A57004 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Celebrating Light and Life Once again, we find ourselves on the threshold of a new year – and what a year it will be for the photonics industry and biophotonic technologies! The International Year of Light kicks off in... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57013 A57013 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Phase Holographic Imaging Collaborates With Northeastern A collaboration agreement between Phase Holographic Imaging (PHI) of Lund, Sweden, and Northeastern University of Boston has been announced. PHI will provide Northeastern with HoloMonitor... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57005 A57005 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT US Navy Enters Contract for Brain Scanner Infrascan, a Philadelphia-based medical device firm specializing in brain injury diagnostic products, has entered into a four-year, $3.7 million contract with the U.S. Navy. The agreement... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57006 A57006 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Collaboration Advances Intraoperative Assessment of Tumor Margins Physicians, companies come together to address clinical translation issues. It’s a long-standing truth: For the biophotonics community to meet the needs and constraints of the medical... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57012 A57012 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT STED Microscopy Made Easy Stimulated emission depletion microscopy surpasses diffraction-limited microscopy by offering much more information about structures. Combining STED with time-tagged data acquisition methods makes... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57011 A57011 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Nanoparticle Paint Enables Fraud-Proof Credit Cards Light could soon build a brick wall between credit cards and hackers, as a fraud-proof authentication technique can keep credit cards and the identities associated with them secure. The... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57001 A57001 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Global-Shutter vs. Rolling-Shutter Readouts New sCMOS cameras overcome rolling-shutter artifacts by combining the best of both global and rolling shutters to achieve the simultaneous exposure with all rows, all while maintaining the frame rate... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57010 A57010 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Top Biophotonics Stories of 2014 QCL-based glucose testing, hyperspectral imaging and molecular techniques lead the list of the year’s most popular stories. The brain is having a big year. At the end of September, the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57009 A57009 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Taking Cues From The Sea When man copies nature, it tends to be a smart move. Using nature’s design and strategy to solve human problems can allow us to bypass a lot of experimentation. One of the earliest instances of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57008 A57008 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Laser Method Approved to Test Bread Volume The American Association of Cereal Chemists International (AACCI) has approved a laser topography method for determining bread volume. Developed by Perten Instruments of Stockholm, the bread... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57002 A57002 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT