This is the syndication feed for Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:56:33 GMT Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT 1800 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... A57226 Wed, 04 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... 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... A57224 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... 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... 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,... 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... 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... A57220 Mon, 02 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... 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... 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... 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... A57215 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Ferro Acquires Laser Marking Firm TherMark for $5.5M Ferro Corp. has acquired the privately held laser marking technology company TherMark Holdings Inc. of Irvine, Calif., for $5.5 million in cash. TherMark’s technology uses lasers to... A57213 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Profitable Faro Pushes Further into Law Enforcement Faro Technologies Inc. said its newest laser 3-D scanning products performed well as it closed the books on 2014 and announced a new acquisition. Yearly sales increased 17.2 percent to... A57214 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT New Fibercore VP Targets Oil & Gas Market Brian Herbst has been named global senior vice president of sales for Fibercore, where he will lead a push into new markets. Herbst was formerly director of specialty cables at AFL. He... A57211 Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Semrock Names Life Sciences Catalog Leader Semrock has named Dr. Prashant Prabhat the new business line leader for its newly formed life sciences catalog business segment. Prabhat and his team will focus on growing the catalog filter... A57210 Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT IR Drone Camera Provides Bird's-Eye View of Rochester at Night (with video) Flying 15,000 feet over downtown Rochester at night, a midwave-infrared (MWIR) sensor from Exelis captured in detail the movements of cars and pedestrians. The company’s... A57209 Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Cubic Nanoantennas Eyed for NEMS Biosensors Lab-on-a-chip applications could benefit from cubic nanoantennas that direct light more effectively than spherical ones. The cubes, which are composed of insulating rather than conducting or... A57208 Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Model Predicts Metamaterials’ Nonlinear Optical Properties A new approach that can predict the nonlinear light scattering properties of nanostructures could help turn optical metamaterials to more practical uses. The unique electromagnetic... A57205 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Multilayer QD Solar Cells Promising for Natcore A new breed of quantum dots (QDs) could enable multilayer solar cells that capture more of the sun’s energy. Natcore Technology Inc. said scientists in the laboratories of co-founder... A57207 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT