This is the syndication feed for Wed, 07 Oct 2015 06:12:38 GMT Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:43:39 GMT 1800 How Does Your Garden Glow? Gardens are typically better enjoyed in daylight, right? A new art installation at the Atlanta Botanical Garden in Georgia begs to differ. The “Bruce Munro: Light in the Garden”... A57789 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:43:39 GMT NASA Technology Aims to Save the Forests Ravenous insects that are smaller than a penny continue to migrate north from the southeast U.S., threatening to destroy millions of pine and ash trees in the northeastern part of the country. NASA... A57788 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:39:23 GMT Position, Position, Position New standards could provide positioning and motion systems with higher dynamic path-following capabilities than existing and earlier systems. This may become critical for applications in precision... A57787 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:10:56 GMT Cloaking Principle Could Boost Solar Cell Performance Invisibility cloaking may be a long way from reality, but the principle could help improve the performance of solar cells in the near term. In a series of simulations, researchers at the... A57786 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:54:54 GMT UV Catheter Plugs Holes in Hearts With help from UV light, a catheter device could provide a way to repair defects in hearts and other organs without surgery. The device has already been used successfully in animal studies, and... A57785 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:50:02 GMT CoolLED Names Robert Hartley Field Sales Manager Dr. Robert Hartley has joined microscopy illumination firm CoolLED Ltd. as field sales manager. In addition to territory account management, he will be responsible for identifying and... A57784 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:44:26 GMT Purdue University to Launch Quantum Photonics R&D Center Purdue University is preparing to launch a new science and technology center focused on quantum photonics. Potential applications for technology to be developed at the Purdue Quantum Center... A57783 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:40:58 GMT Precision Biopsy Raises $33.6M for Prostate Tissue Biopsy System Precision Biopsy LLC has raised $33.6 million in new equity investments to commercialize a biopsy system that performs spectral analysis of prostate tissue. The company’s ClariCore system... A57782 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:38:38 GMT Lockheed Martin Begins Production of Modular Laser for Army Lockheed Martin Corp. has begun production of a new generation of modular high-power fiber lasers, including a 60-kW system for use as defensive weapons aboard U.S. Army vehicles. The modular... A57781 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:34:16 GMT January Start Eyed for National Integrated Photonics Institute Just two months after being selected to create a $610 million national manufacturing institute, a coalition of photonics researchers is aiming for a Jan. 2 launch date. The American Institute... A57780 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:11:52 GMT Regulations Aim at Illegal Laser Activity Aircraft illumination by handheld lasers has become a worldwide problem — in the U.S., the FBI offers a $10,000 reward for information leading to a conviction of the crime. Up in the sky,... A57779 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 12:54:55 GMT Optics, Fabrication: Changes, Challenges and Progress Optics and optics fabrication have seen a lot of interesting changes and challenges over the past 25 years. Aspheres are among them. Once a seemingly impossible task, manufacturing them has... A57778 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 12:46:12 GMT Imaging Optimization Drives Multispectral Apps Electro-optical systems that allow the hybridization of different imaging technologies can be seful, but may require a very complex integration effort. Challenges such as managing large amounts of... A57777 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 11:57:34 GMT Design-Driven Manufacture: 3D Printing is Reshaping Industry  Put down your tools and throw away those molds — 3D printing means customized complex geometries can be produced en masse at a fraction of the cost. From watch cases and spikes on... A57776 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 11:32:05 GMT An Optical View ‘New optical systems are … in need of robust solutions and improvements in hardware and software. There is still a lot of work to be done.’ — Mike Bechtold, OptiPro... A57775 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 11:17:34 GMT SPIE Photonics West Drives Global Health Advancements, Next-Generation Photonics New technologies enabling advancements in global health care, manufacturing, communication, energy efficiency and consumer electronics are at the core of SPIE Photonics West, Feb. 13-18, 2016. On... A57774 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:06:03 GMT Latest Research, Technologies Slated for SPIE Optifab 2015 SPIE’s Optifab will be held Oct. 12-15, 2015 at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center in Rochester, N.Y. Organized jointly by SPIE and APOMA, this is the largest optical manufacturing... A57773 Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:19:17 GMT SPI Ends Productions of Lamp-Pumped Solid-State Lasers SPI Lasers has stopped taking orders for lamp-pumped solid-state lasers (LPSSLs), citing a shrinking market for the devices. The company's Rugby facility (formerly JK Lasers) began winding down... A57771 Fri, 02 Oct 2015 15:19:09 GMT Panasonic Overcomes Blue-Violet Laser Heat Limitation An advance in heat-dissipation technology has enabled development of a 4.5-W blue-violet semiconductor laser that could help make lighting and laser-machining systems smaller and more efficient. ... A57770 Fri, 02 Oct 2015 15:14:31 GMT Resolve Fills Major Order for Nuclear-Inspection Optics Resolve Optics Ltd. has received its single largest order to date for nonbrowning zoom lenses from nuclear inspection specialist Visatec GmbH of Sulzburg, Germany. Visatec plans to use the... A57769 Fri, 02 Oct 2015 10:18:32 GMT