Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:26:39 GMT Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:14:37 GMT 1800 Facebook Develops Photodetector Tech for Optical Communications Novel photodetectors may enable more efficient deployment of free-space optical communication, increasing its scope of use and making light-based wireless communication a practical choice for... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60921 A60921 Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:14:37 GMT Rofin Boosts Fiber Laser Production at Hamburg Factory Laser developer Rofin-Sinar Laser GmbH has expanded fiber laser production capabilities at its Hamburg factory. By adding an additional assembly line to its facility, Rofin says it’s... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60920 A60920 Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:12:08 GMT Boeing to Demonstrate Ophir Air Data System Laser radar developer Ophir Corp.’s Optical Air Data System has been selected for demonstration on an Embraer E170 business jet as part of the Boeing ecoDemonstrator program. The... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60919 A60919 Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:58:41 GMT Field Study Compares Portable Microscopes for Parasite Diagnosis Handheld, mobile phone-based microscopes could be used in developing countries after minimal training of community laboratory technicians to diagnose intestinal parasites quickly and accurately. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60913 A60913 Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:45:53 GMT P&P’s Spectrometer Heads to International Space Station A spectrometer made by P&P Optica is en route to the International Space Station, launched July 18 aboard the SpaceX-9 spacecraft for use during its mission to deliver several tons of supplies to... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60912 A60912 Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:45:11 GMT Lunula Laser Receives FDA Approval to Treat Nail Fungus The low-level Lunula Laser from Erchonia Corp. has received 510(k) approval from the U.S. FDA. Erchonia said it is the first low-level laser to receive marketing clearance for the treatment of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60911 A60911 Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:42:22 GMT Very Large Telescope Reveals Low-Mass Bodies in Orion Nebula The HAWK-I IR instrument on the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT) has been used to produce the deepest and most comprehensive view of the Orion Nebula to date.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60909 A60909 Wed, 20 Jul 2016 09:46:37 GMT Omega Optical Acquires Rugate to Expand Thin Film Capabilities Omega Optical has announced its acquisition of Rugate Technology Inc., an R&D company focused on the design, process development, and manufacturing of optical thin films. Formed in 1996,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60908 A60908 Wed, 20 Jul 2016 09:44:34 GMT Lockheed Martin Validates Airborne Sensor System Lockheed Martin Co. said its INFIRNO sensor system has completed its first flight aboard a H-60 BLACK HAWK helicopter, validating its ability to detect, identify and track targets from an airborne... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60907 A60907 Wed, 20 Jul 2016 09:41:17 GMT Craig Ciesla Named VP of Engineering by Kaiam Hybrid photonic integrated circuit (PIC) developer Kaiam Corp. has appointed Craig Ciesla vice president of engineering. Ciesla will lead development and engineering teams at the company’s... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60906 A60906 Wed, 20 Jul 2016 09:34:43 GMT Novel Lens Design Expands Field of View for Brain Imaging A novel lens for a two-photon imaging system is able to capture images of the brain that are almost 10 times larger than those captured through a conventional two-photon microscope. When incorporated... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60902 A60902 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:07:15 GMT Concordia’s Photodynamic Therapy Laser Receives Premarket Approval Concordia International Corp. said that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the Company's premarket approval application for its Photofrin 630 PDT (photodynamic therapy) Laser. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60901 A60901 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:05:07 GMT Biotek Instruments Expands in Canada Biotek Intruments Inc. plans to expand in Canada with a dedicated sales and support operation in the country. Charles Amirmansour, previously applications and business development manager, has been... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60900 A60900 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:03:18 GMT Beam Machines Establishes US Operations Beam Machines Inc. has established operations in the U.S., and appointed Tim Bell general manager and vice president of business development for the subsidiary. Beam Machines manufactures metal... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60899 A60899 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 08:59:35 GMT Elastic Peak Electron Spectroscopy Theorized for Surface Analysis A theoretical model describing the sampling depth of elastic peak electron spectroscopy for calculating the parameters of electron scattering in the surface layers of samples may enable more reliable... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60896 A60896 Mon, 18 Jul 2016 09:13:50 GMT Finnish Border Guard Orders Imaging Systems from L-3 Communications The Wescam division of imaging system developer L-3 Communications Holdings has received an order from the Finnish Border Guard to provide MX-15 electro-optical and IR imaging systems for... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60895 A60895 Mon, 18 Jul 2016 08:22:56 GMT Gooch & Housego Acquire Kent Periscopes, Alfalight Gooch & Housego PLC has acquired Kent Periscopes Ltd., a supplier of periscopes, vehicle sights and related equipment for land-based armored fighting vehicles, as well as Alfalight Inc., a... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60894 A60894 Mon, 18 Jul 2016 08:20:25 GMT Smart LED Bulbs Deliver Communication and Illumination Consumer-grade LED light bulbs can be enhanced with basic light-receiving electronics to enable the sensing of incoming signals from other light-emitting devices. The enhanced light bulbs are... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60893 A60893 Fri, 15 Jul 2016 10:47:15 GMT L-3 to Deliver EO/IR Designator Systems to Military Customer L-3 Communications said its Wescam division has received multiple orders from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) for its MXTM-15D electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) designator... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60891 A60891 Fri, 15 Jul 2016 08:28:30 GMT Northrop Grumman Secures $35M Army IR Countermeasure Contract The U.S. Army has awarded Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. a $35,372,762 cost-plus-fixed-fee, fixed-price incentive, and firm-fixed-price hybrid contract with options for engineering and manufacturing... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60890 A60890 Fri, 15 Jul 2016 08:24:57 GMT