Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Fri, 04 Sep 2015 19:16:38 GMT Fri, 04 Sep 2015 12:48:20 GMT 1800 Opsens Spins Off Industrial Sensing Division Fiber optic sensors developer Opsens Inc. is separating its medical and industrial divisions. Opsens itself will continue to develop and market sensors used to diagnose and guide treatment of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57701 A57701 Fri, 04 Sep 2015 12:48:20 GMT NIST to Evaluate Argolight Fluorescence Calibration Sources Fluorescence technology from Argolight SA aimed at improving the reproducibility of optical microscopy measurements is set to undergo evaluation by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57700 A57700 Fri, 04 Sep 2015 12:11:03 GMT PCO, Raytheon to Develop Sensors for Polish Military PCO SA, a manufacturer of optoelectronic devices and laser systems, has partnered with the American defense contractor Raytheon Co. to develop surveillance and sensor devices for the Polish military.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57699 A57699 Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:56:24 GMT Nextsense Reorganizes, Creates R&D Facility Optical sensor technologies firm Nextsense GmbH has created an R&D facility and instituted a new organizational structure aimed at increasing market competitiveness. CEO Clemens... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57698 A57698 Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:38:37 GMT Synergis Partners with Leica Geosystems on Laser Scanning for Architecture, Construction Synergis Engineering Design Solutions has partnered with Leica Geosystems of Switzerland to develop high-definition surveying laser scanning equipment for the capture, modeling and visualization of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57697 A57697 Fri, 04 Sep 2015 09:45:23 GMT Light Moves Mirror for 3D Sensing A laser system that includes a mirror moved by the force of light could enable the miniaturization of 3D sensors for driverless cars and bioimaging. The mirror, an ultrathin high-contrast... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57694 A57694 Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:00:00 GMT SPIE Picks New VP, Presents Awards Maryellen Giger was recently elected to serve as the 2016 vice president of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. She will serve as president-elect in 2017 and as president in... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57696 A57696 Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:24:48 GMT ESI, TZI Partner for Microchip Testing Electro Scientific Industries Inc. (ESI), a developer of laser-based micromachining equipment, has partnered with Tian Zheng Precision Machinery Co. Ltd. (TZI) to design and manufacture a set of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57693 A57693 Thu, 03 Sep 2015 10:20:14 GMT Mitsubishi to Supply Lidar for Hong Kong International Airport The Hong Kong Observatory, Hong Kong’s governmental weather agency, has awarded a contract to Mitsubishi Electric Corp. to supply two terminal Doppler lidar systems for the Hong Kong... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57692 A57692 Thu, 03 Sep 2015 10:07:01 GMT Michael Lebby Joins Lightwave Logic Board of Directors Lightwave Logic Inc. has appointed Dr. Michael Lebby to its board of directors to oversee photonic device development as a member of the operations committee. Lebby is an inventor in the field... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57691 A57691 Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:48:29 GMT Plessey Granted £6.7M to Expand LED Factory Plessey Semiconductors Ltd. has received a grant for £6.7 million (about $10.2 million) from England's Regional Growth Fund (RGF) for the expansion of its LED manufacturing facility. GaN... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57690 A57690 Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:03:56 GMT Blackpool Illuminations Shine On The English seaside resort town of Blackpool, County Lancashire, is home to one of the greatest free light shows on earth. The annual Blackpool Illuminations will shine for 66 days this year, from... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57689 A57689 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:03:46 GMT VIS Light, Photocatalyst Deconstruct BPA A hybrid photocatalyst that can break down bisphenol A (BPA) using visible light could eventually be used to help safely dispose of the widely used chemical. Because BPA doesn’t degrade easily,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57688 A57688 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:00:34 GMT Celebrating Light in Ireland Bringing the excitement of optics and photonics to large audiences in public spaces requires enthusiasm, creativity and energy — and fortunately, many students have all of these qualities in... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57687 A57687 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:10:21 GMT Optics, Photonics Programs Are Lighting the Way While schools nationwide are welcoming students for the start of the new academic year, we profile three of the country’s top university optics and photonics programs — oldest to newest... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57686 A57686 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:39:23 GMT Optimizing the Design of Aspheric Lenses This second of two articles discusses the tools optical designers need to tailor their designs to the appropriate manufacturing process, optimizing the cost of component fabrication. With the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57685 A57685 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:29:47 GMT Feedback Provides Better Optogenetics Control Feedback control could give optogenetics the specificity it needs to fight neurological disorders like epilepsy, chronic pain and depression. Neural stimulation systems based on electrical... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57684 A57684 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:20:53 GMT Advances in CMOS Image Sensors Open Doors to Many Applications Understanding the key differences between CCD and CMOS image sensor technologies will allow distinguishing advantages and limitations of each type of device and help in selecting the optimal device... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57683 A57683 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:12:47 GMT Lighting, Displays and More Go Organic From lighting and television screens to displays, smart devices and light-absorbing windows, OLEDs are turning up in an increasing number of applications. Many companies are taking advantage of the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57682 A57682 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:05:26 GMT New CO Laser Technology Offers Processing Benefits The development of a reliable, high-power source of mid-IR laser light gives process developers an important tool with unique characteristics that will significantly impact a diverse range of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57681 A57681 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:51:02 GMT