Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:32:10 GMT Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT 1800 Biolase CEO Optimistic After Tumultuous Year The head of Biolase Inc. said he is confident the dental laser firm will grow in the new year after enduring a tumultuous 2014. “The latter half of 2014 marked the beginning of the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57234 A57234 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT MicroVision Licenses Picoprojector Technology for $8M MicroVision Inc. has signed a multiyear license agreement involving its PicoP display technology with an unnamed Fortune Global 100 partner for an up-front fee of $8 million. The license... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57233 A57233 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Black Phosphorus Shows Promise in Optical Circuits With a tunable bandgap, black phosphorus could be used to make better optical communications circuits than graphene and even germanium. Researchers at the University of Minnesota used black... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57231 A57231 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Large-Surface OLED Film Advances Advertising Displays Printable organic LED technology could be used to enable large-scale patterned and flexible light-emitting surfaces for advertising displays, as well as transparent smart surfaces to be attached to... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57230 A57230 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Laser Weapon Stops Truck in Field Test Operating at the highest power ever documented for a system of its type, a laser weapon under development by Lockheed Martin disabled the engine of a small truck during a recent field test. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57228 A57228 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Vital signs on the run For fitness enthusiasts interested in tracking their vital signs while engaged in pursuits such as running, hiking or playing tennis, a newly designed pulse oximeter sensor could be a welcome and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57225 A57225 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT What Was Your Takeaway? The Photonics Media team is just back from SPIE Photonics West, and you will find coverage in print and online, including a full segment shot on-site for the Feb. 18 edition of the Light Matters... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57224 A57224 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Phase Encoding, Photon Counting Yield Secure QR Codes Microscale QR codes coupled with optical phase and photon-counting encryption could be used to protect the integrity of microchips used in the most sensitive applications. QR, or Quick... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57226 A57226 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT NeoPhotonics Cuts Losses with Strong Fourth Quarter Network components firm NeoPhotonics Corp. reported a net loss of $19.7 million, an improvement from a net loss of $34.3 million in 2013. Revenue in 2014 was $306.2 million, an increase of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57223 A57223 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Light’s Wave-Particle Duality Visualized (with video) A novel imaging approach has brought light’s split personalities together for the first time. The wave-particle duality of light is well known, though experiments to date have only... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57222 A57222 Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Tyndall to Lead $6M Project on Photonic Circuits for Data Transmission Tyndall National Institute will lead a consortium of researchers in a three-year, €5.2 million (about $5.95 million) European Union-funded project to develop photonic circuits for faster,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57219 A57219 Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Modified Genes Triggered by Blue Light Crossing a bacterium’s viral defense system with a flower’s response to the sun yields a light-based trigger for genes. This type of control could enable deeper study of specific... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57221 A57221 Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Nanostructures Enable Step Toward OLED Lasers Organic LEDs made with finely patterned nanostructures can produce bright, low-power light sources, a key step toward making organic lasers. Researchers have long dreamed of building organic... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57220 A57220 Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Raman Spectroscopy and Microscopy Enable Life Science Discoveries The first article in this two-part series looked at Raman spectroscopy applications in tumor surgery, endoscopy and bacterial identification. This second part examines applications in cell sorting,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57227 A57227 Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Diverse Applications Drive Lasers for Multiphoton Microscopy After years of domination by a single ultrafast laser technology (Ti:S) and its associated add-ons, laser manufacturers have broadened their technology portfolios to better support a diversified... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57229 A57229 Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Smartphone DNA measurements An optomechanical attachment now enables smartphones to perform fluorescence microscopy measurements on DNA. The 3-D-printed device was developed by a team of investigators led by Dr. Aydogan Ozcan... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57232 A57232 Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Two Reach Top Rung of Zeiss Technical Ladder Optics giant Zeiss has elevated two employees to the highest level on its technical ladder. Dr. Michael Kempe and Dr. Michael Totzeck of Zeiss’ corporate research and technology division, are... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57216 A57216 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Germany Opens Digital Photonic Production Research Campus Government, scientific and industry leaders recently opened the Digital Photonic Production research campus to develop light as a production tool. The German Federal Ministry of Education... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57217 A57217 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT JDSU Reveals Spinoff Names: Lumentum and Viavi Lumentum and Viavi are the names of the two companies JDSU plans to split into this fall. Meanwhile, Chief Financial Officer Rex Jackson will leave the company Sept. 30 following the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57218 A57218 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Printable Filters Manage THz Communications Plasmonic filters created with an off-the-shelf inkjet printer could enable blazing-fast wireless downloads and clearer cellphone calls using the terahertz spectrum. University of Utah... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57215 A57215 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT