This is the syndication feed for Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:36:26 GMT Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1800 Earnings Erode in Third Quarter at Coherent Coherent Inc. reported a net income of $13 million in the third quarter of its current fiscal year, compared to 16.7 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2013, a 22 percent decrease. ... A56523 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Newport Profits Jump in Second Quarter Newport Corp. closed the second quarter of 2014 with earnings of $8.997 million, compared to $2.605 million in the second quarter of 2013, an increase of 245 percent. On a sequential basis,... A56522 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Laser Threading Creates Large-Scale Metamaterials A new laser-pulse technique has been used to create light-altering metamaterials in larger quantities than other techniques. Researchers at the University of Cambridge have developed a new... A56519 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Fiber Lasers for Materials Processing Drive Earnings at IPG IPG Photonics Corp reported earnings of $48.3 million in the second quarter of 2014, saying high-power fiber laser sales increased by 22 percent and other products performed well. The... A56521 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Global 3-D Scanning Market Could Reach $4.9 Billion by 2020 The global 3-D scanning market will reach $4.9 billion by 2020, growing at an annual rate of 12.4 percent, according to a new report from Allied Market Research. The report states,... A56520 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Stemmer Imaging Reports 10% Growth, Names Subsidiary Director Stemmer Imaging said it ended its last fiscal year June 30 with sales of € 63.4 million (about US$ 85 million), representing 10 percent growth over the previous year. Meanwhile, Peter... A56518 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT SemiNex Wins NIH Grant for Laser Vaccine Research SemiNex Corp. has received a $146,905 Small Business Technology Transfer grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop small laser devices to enhance immune responses to vaccines. ... A56517 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Army Develops Multiwavelength Laser, Countermeasure A new optical system aims to protect soldiers using magnification optics against eye-damaging multiwavelength lasers. Developed by a team from the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research,... A56516 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT O’Donnelly Named CEO of Fujifilm Materials Business Brian O’Donnelly is the new president and CEO of Fujifilm Electronic Materials USA Inc. He will be responsible for advanced photolithography products, polyimides, formulated products,... A56515 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Intevac Sees Net Loss Despite Higher Photonics Profits Intevac Inc. said its photonics segment had record revenue and profits in the second quarter, though the company as a whole reported a net loss of $5 million. That narrows the gap from the... A56514 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Photonics Researchers Win Blavatnik Awards The Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences has recognized two photonics researchers with the 2014 Blavatnik National Awards. The award honors young American... A56513 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT EPIC Commissions Study of Automotive Photonics The European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) has hired the market research and consultancy firm Tematys to report the use of photonic technologies in the automotive industry. The report... A56512 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Wearable Device Allows Early Detection of Diabetes Complication Earlier detection of a complication of diabetes is now possible with a new optical technology. The new technology is a 78-gram device that attaches to eyeglasses. It features both IR LEDs... A56511 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Medtronic Acquires Visualase for $105M Medical device giant Medtronic Inc. has acquired Visualase Inc. of Houston for $105 million. Visualase, which had been privately held, is the creator of an FDA-approved MRI-guided laser and... A56510 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Plaintree Profits Down in Fiscal 2014 Plaintree Systems Inc. reported a net loss of $1.7 million in the fiscal year ended March 31, down from a fiscal 2013 profit of $373,286. The company attributed the net loss to the... A56509 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Eyeing Superresolution Microscopy, Bruker Acquires Vutara Bruker Corp. has acquired Vutara Inc. of Salt Lake City for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will integrate Vutara’s high-speed, 3-D superresolution imaging systems with... A56508 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Zecotek, Armenian Institute Collaborate on Laser Sintering Materials Zecotek Displays Systems Pte. Ltd. is collaborating with the Institute of Chemical Physics of the National Academy of Sciences in Yerevan, Armenia, to create metal alloys for use in 3-D printing. ... A56507 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Technique Could Simplify Photonic Crystal Formation A new method could allow scientists to custom-grow defect-free photonic crystals. A team from Princeton University and Columbia University created computer models demonstrating the... A56506 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT MIT Spinoff Produces Diode Laser for Cutting, Welding Bright and strong enough to cut and weld metal with greater efficiency than conventional lasers, a new diode laser will soon hit the market. MIT Lincoln Lab spinoff TeraDiode Inc. is working... A56505 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Embedded Crystals Could Advance Nano-Optoelectronics Embedding “nearly perfect” semiconductor crystals in silicon nanowires solves a problem in the production of nano-optoelectronic components, according to a team of European... A56504 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT