Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Fri, 29 May 2015 16:25:21 GMT Fri, 29 May 2015 15:38:23 GMT 1800 Lasers Inject 'Cargo' into Cells at High Speed A laser device that injects relatively "large-sized cargo" into mammalian cells at high speed could aid the study of disease. Called a biophotonic laser-assisted surgery tool, or BLAST, the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57458 A57458 Fri, 29 May 2015 15:38:23 GMT Photek Licenses Arradiance's Nanofilm Technology for Photodetectors Arradiance Inc. has licensed its nanofilm microchannel plate (MCP) imager and detector technology to Photek Ltd. of St. Leonards-on-Sea, UK. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57457 A57457 Fri, 29 May 2015 14:47:09 GMT Merck Opens €7M OLED Application Center in South Korea Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, said it has invested more than a €7 million to open a design and testing center for organic LEDs (OLEDs) in Gyeonggi Province. The OLED Application Center... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57456 A57456 Fri, 29 May 2015 14:31:18 GMT OmniVision Profits, Revenues Dip in 2015 Image sensor firm OmniVision Technologies Inc. reported small declines in profits and revenues in fiscal 2015. Net income for the fiscal year, which ended April 30, was $93.4 million, or $1.57... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57455 A57455 Fri, 29 May 2015 14:09:44 GMT Laser Stimulation Reveals New Details in Fossils Handheld lasers can cause fossils to fluoresce, revealing complex details unseen with traditional visual enhancers such as UV light. The approach could help paleontologists identify... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57451 A57451 Thu, 28 May 2015 12:37:20 GMT LumiThera Wins $500K Grant to Develop PBM Devices for Treatment of Macular Degeneration LumiThera Inc. has received a $500,000 matching grant from the Washington State Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) to commercialize devices for noninvasive photobiomodulation (PBM) treatment of dry... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57447 A57447 Thu, 28 May 2015 11:26:15 GMT Jenoptik Names Büsselmann Head of Laser Sales Klaus Büsselmann was recently named head of global sales in the lasers business unit of Jenoptik AG’s lasers and materials processing division. Büsselmann previously worked for... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57446 A57446 Thu, 28 May 2015 11:23:37 GMT European Projects to Develop Next-Generation CMOS Imagers Multiple European companies and institutions are taking part in two new projects aimed at developing the next generation of CMOS image sensors. Both projects involve, from the Netherlands,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57444 A57444 Thu, 28 May 2015 10:52:28 GMT Cy-Laser Opens Detroit-Area Technology Center, Showroom Cy-Laser America LLC recently opened a new technology center and showroom outside Detroit. "Our near-term goal is to offer additional technical support for our fiber lasers already in the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57441 A57441 Wed, 27 May 2015 09:42:10 GMT Ashgari Joins Mellanox as VP for Silicon Photonics Mehdi Asghari has been named vice president of silicon photonics at Mellanox Technologies Ltd. His appointment was announced with those of four others to lead the company's hardware,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57440 A57440 Tue, 26 May 2015 13:42:00 GMT L-3 KEO to Upgrade Submarine Periscopes under $48.7M Navy Contract The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has awarded L-3 KEO (an L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. company) a $48.7 million contract to develop and build a new, slimmer version of its photonics... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57439 A57439 Tue, 26 May 2015 13:26:57 GMT Metamaterial Hyperlens Breaks Diffraction Limit A new metamaterial design has enabled a hyperlens capable of imaging details smaller than the wavelengths of visible light. Developed at The State University of New York at Buffalo, the new... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57438 A57438 Tue, 26 May 2015 12:36:55 GMT Solar Sail Spacecraft Begins Test Voyage in Orbit A small box launched into space Wednesday will soon blossom into a 32-m2 spacecraft designed to sail on sunlight. The flight is a test of The Planetary Society’s LightSail, which the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57437 A57437 Fri, 22 May 2015 14:49:28 GMT New American Institute of Physics CEO Has Optics Background Optics and plasmonics researcher Robert G.W. Brown will become the new CEO of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) on June 1. He succeeds H. Frederick Dylla, who announced his intent to... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57436 A57436 Fri, 22 May 2015 13:40:04 GMT Laser Guide Star System Installed at Very Large Telescope in Chile The first of four laser guide star systems developed by Toptica Photonics AG of Germany and MPB Communications Inc. of Canada has been installed and brought online at the European Southern... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57435 A57435 Fri, 22 May 2015 13:20:50 GMT Samtec Joins French Silicon Photonics Development Project Telecommunications firm Samtec Inc. has joined the silicon photonics program at IRT Nanoelec, a research institute in Grenoble, France. The program's goal is to develop and industrialize... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57434 A57434 Thu, 21 May 2015 15:51:02 GMT Optikos CEO Receives University of Rochester Award The University of Rochester presented Optikos Corp. President and CEO Stephen D. Fantone with its Distinguished Scholar Award at its doctoral ceremony earlier this month. Stephen and Betsy... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57433 A57433 Thu, 21 May 2015 14:05:28 GMT Glowforge Raises $9M to Bring Laser Cutter-Engraver to Consumers Glowforge Inc. has raised $9 million in venture capital to bring a versatile laser cutting and engraving system to the consumer market this year. The funding round was led by Foundry Group of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57432 A57432 Thu, 21 May 2015 13:47:28 GMT Liquid Crystal Compound Lens Eyed for 3-D Imaging Liquid crystal can be controllably formed into compound lenses similar to those found in insects, a team from the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) has demonstrated. These lenses produce sets... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57431 A57431 Thu, 21 May 2015 12:55:16 GMT Ocean Optics Appoints Vice Presidents of Technology, Finance Ocean Optics Inc. has two new vice presidents. Steven Frey will drive development of technologies for next-generation applications of miniature spectroscopy as vice president of technology. He... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57430 A57430 Wed, 20 May 2015 14:30:06 GMT