Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:56:56 GMT Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1800 Stemmer 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56518 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. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56517 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,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56516 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,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56515 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56514 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56513 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56512 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56511 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56510 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56509 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56508 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. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56507 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56506 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56505 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56504 A56504 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Newport to Acquire Fiber-Laser Firm V-Gen Newport Corp. has entered into an agreement to acquire V-Gen Ltd., a developer and manufacturer of pulsed fiber lasers headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel. The sale price was not disclosed,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56503 A56503 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Image Processing Method Offers Enhanced Underwater Views New image-enhancing software for cameras allows scientists to more easily observe details under water. A team from the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research and the Royal... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56502 A56502 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Self-Cooling Solar Cells Boost Efficiency A new technique allows solar cells to passively cool themselves by driving away unwanted thermal radiation. Developed by a team from Stanford University, the new solar cells offer high... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56501 A56501 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Teledyne Sees Record Earnings, Cites Machine Vision Teledyne Technologies Inc. has posted record earnings of $56.1 million ($1.47 per diluted share) for the second quarter of 2014, up 30.8 percent from $42.9 million in the same period last year.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56500 A56500 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Ideal and Ledil Collaborate to Develop LED Components Ideal’s Chip-Lok holders and adapters are now coupled with Ledil’s Angela reflectors and Cree CXA35 LED arrays. The Chip-Lok holders are designed from hardened stainless steel to... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56499 A56499 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT