This is the syndication feed for Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:17:39 GMT Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:33:50 GMT 1800 Optical Devices Aim for Asteroid The Lockheed Martin Space Systems facility has received the first of five optical instruments to be installed in NASA's Origin Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security-Regolith... A57552 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:33:50 GMT Fiber Optics Nothing has changed the world of communications as much as the development and implementation of optical fiber. This article provides the basic principles needed to work with this technology. Optical... A25151 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT Strain Measurement Optimizes Nanowire LEDs Tiny defects can affect the performance of nanowire LEDs. Now researchers have a way to detect these defects and potentially correct them. A team from the Niels Bohr Institute at the University... A57551 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:08:14 GMT Lasers Improve Blade Maintenance for Stone Cutting Lasers and glue could replace the solder used today to attach diamond segments to rotary blades used in stone cutting. A new mobile, laser-based process for attaching and removing cutting... A57550 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:49:38 GMT €6.2M Project Aims for 25% Efficiency from Thin-Film Solar Cells A consortium of 11 European universities, research facilities and businesses has set out to create thin-film solar cells to rival the efficiency and cost of multicrystalline technology. The... A57544 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:28:49 GMT Continuously Disinfecting Light Fixtures Commercialized Designed to continuously disinfect the air and surfaces in hospitals, a new line of light fixtures is about to hit the U.S. market. Developed at the University of Strathclyde in the U.K. and... A57543 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:13:06 GMT Flexible Film Creates Colors from Reflected Light From couture to camouflage, a new ultrathin color-changing film could one day change what we wear. Unlike other flexible display technology, the film, which was developed at the University of... A57536 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:25:31 GMT Optical Cavity Allows Measurement of Nanosystems A new type of microscope uses an optical cavity to enhance image signals dramatically and enable detailed measurements of the structure and movements of individual nanoparticles. The technique... A57534 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:35:47 GMT Loyo Named Head of R&D for Jenoptik Laser Valentin Loyo was recently put in charge of the R&D department in the laser business unit of Jenoptik AG's lasers and material processing division. He succeeds Martin Leitner, who left... A57532 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:50:13 GMT Frequency Combs Reverse Crosstalk, Extend Range of Fiber Transmission Frequency combs could eliminate the need for repeaters, which are necessary for maintaining signals over long distances in today's fiber-optic networks. Developed at the University of... A57529 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:00:00 GMT Spin Hall Effect Called Fundamental Property of Light The spin of incident light determines the direction of propagation of evanescent waves along a surface, according to researchers at the Riken Center for Emergent Matter Science. The finding... A57528 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:00:00 GMT Newly Discovered Corals Light Up Murky Depths Deep-water corals recently discovered in the Red Sea display a surprising array of colors, the mechanisms of which could be developed into new bioimaging tools. An international team of... A57531 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:28:50 GMT Updated: Rocket Explosion Destroys Spectrometer Headed for Space Station An unmanned rocket that exploded shortly after takeoff Sunday destroyed a spectrometer and other equipment headed for the International Space Station. The visible to near-infrared spectrometer... A57530 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:13:22 GMT Konica Minolta Eyes Automated Inspection Market with Acquisition of Radiant Vision Systems Konica Minolta Inc. said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Radiant Vision Systems LLC of Redmond, Wash., a provider of test and measurement equipment for the flat panel display... A57527 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:18:38 GMT Tang to Advance Rama Label Technology at Photon Etc. Nathalie Tang has joined the newly created nanotechnology development division, Photon Nano, at Photon Etc., where she will focus on integrating the company's hyperspectral imaging technologies with... A57526 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 14:09:32 GMT Laser Illuminated Projector Association Elects New Chairman, Officers The Laser Illuminated Projector Association (LIPA) has chosen four new leaders to serve through May 2017. Assuming the role of chairman is Jan Daem, a product safety validation engineer at... A57525 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:59:01 GMT Doyle Named Managing Director at Trumpf UK Annette Doyle will take on the role of managing director of Trumpf Ltd., the U.K. subsidiary of the Trumpf GmbH & Co. KG, starting July 1. She succeeds Scott Simpson, who will leave Trumpf... A57524 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 15:38:48 GMT Sofradir, Airbus Sensors Deployed for ESA Mission Sofradir SAS has delivered 24 shortwave-infrared (SWIR) detectors to Airbus Defence and Space GmbH of Munich for the European Space Agency’s Sentinel missions. Twelve of the Sofradir... A57523 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:49:47 GMT Optic Cancels Starlight to Search for Exoplanets A new type of adaptive optic blocks glare from distant suns to give astronomers a glimpse of the dimmer bodies that orbit them closely. The vector apodizing phase plate (vector-APP) coronagraph... A57522 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:02:39 GMT Laser Annealing Creates Nanoscale Lattices A new laser patterning technique can create large-scale, nanostructured grids that could enhance manufacturing of optical coatings, solar cells and touch screens. Developed at Brookhaven... A57521 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:56:16 GMT