Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:43:05 GMT Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:49:06 GMT 1800 Raman Imager Speeds Cancer Detection A vibrational spectroscopic imaging technology that can take images of living cells could represent an advanced medical diagnostic tool for the early detection of cancer and other diseases. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57377 A57377 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:49:06 GMT Frequency Comb has the ‘Teeth’ to Measure Terahertz Waves A frequency comb that generates and detects terahertz waves throughout a wide spectral range could allow precise measurement of molecules in deep space. California Institute of Technology... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57376 A57376 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:19:34 GMT Fluorescent Ink Proposed as Anticounterfeiting Tool Fluorescent inks could one day be used in multicolored barcodes to authenticate frequently counterfeited products. Developed by researchers at Northwestern University, the inks are invisible... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57368 A57368 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:43:08 GMT Angular Acceleration Observed in Helical Light Beams The orbital angular momentum of laser light traveling along a helical path through space can accelerate and decelerate as it spins into the distance. This is the first time that angular... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57367 A57367 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:06:25 GMT Solar Nanowire-Bacteria Array Converts CO2 into Useful Chemicals A new artificial photosynthesis process could be used to capture carbon dioxide emissions and convert them into plastics, drugs and fuels with help from sunlight. Scientists with the U.S.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57366 A57366 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:32:14 GMT ASML to Provide EUV Lithography Systems to US Semiconductor Manufacturer ASML Holding NV will provide at least 15 extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography systems under a new agreement with a U.S. semiconductor manufacturer. Financial terms were not disclosed. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57365 A57365 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:03:31 GMT Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging – Application Simplified… For many years the phenomenon of photoluminescence has been used for a variety of purposes in life science applications, ranging from bio markers to sensing actions. Each of the luminophores that ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57364 A57364 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:38:53 GMT Edmund Optics Awarded Multimillion-Dollar Defense Contract for IR Smart Sensors Edmund Optics Inc. said it has received a multimillion-dollar defense-related contract for custom optical components supporting a smart sensors system. "We see positive response to new... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57358 A57358 Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:38:30 GMT Trumpf Acquires Fiber Laser Subsidiary from GSI Group for $31.5M Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG has acquired a subsidiary of GSI Group Inc. of Bedford, Mass., for approximately $31.5 million in cash. JK Lasers Ltd. of Rugby, England, will become part of Trumpf's... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57354 A57354 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Deverell Named VP of Finance, Administration at Sydor Instruments Sydor Instruments LLC has named Scott Deverell vice president of finance and administration. In this newly created position, Deverell will provide financial leadership for the company, which... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57355 A57355 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Cui to Bolster eMagin's HMD Effort as VP of Business Development Dan Cui has been named vice president of business development for eMagin Corp.'s head-mounted display (HMD) group. The company has developed multiple HMDs for both military and consumer... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57357 A57357 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT L-3 Beam Director to Aid Canadian Defense R&D L-3 Integrated Optical Systems Brashear has provided Defence Research and Development Canada with a high-energy laser (HEL) beam director (BD) to enhance the government agency's mobile... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57356 A57356 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Basler Hires Regional Sales Manager for Canada Rob Karimi has been named regional sales manager for Canada by industrial camera firm Basler AG. He will be based in Richmond Hill, Ontario. Karimi graduated from York University in Toronto... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57352 A57352 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Camera Powered by the Light It Captures Absorbing solar energy one moment and capturing images the next, a prototype video camera is said to be the first that is entirely self-powered. Developed by researchers at Columbia... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57351 A57351 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Acid-Free Fabrication Creates Longer-Lasting Flexible Displays Hybrid organic-inorganic thin films for flexible displays can now be created without the corrosive acids used in conventional sol-gel fabrication. Developed by researchers at Kyungpook... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57350 A57350 Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT VA Researching LED Treatments to Battle Gulf War Illness Following promising findings obtained from a pilot program, researchers at the VA Boston Healthcare System are testing the effects of light therapy on brain function in veterans suffering from Gulf... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57349 A57349 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Perovskite Nanowires Yield Efficient, Tunable Lasers A “freshman-chemistry-level” technique for growing nanowires produces tunable lasers that are nearly 100 percent efficient. With low lasing thresholds and Q factors around 3600,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57348 A57348 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Australian Military Tests Laser-Guided Missiles Laser-based missile guidance systems scored 10 out of 10 hits in recent testing aboard an Australian military helicopter, according to developer BAE Systems Inc. A photo illustration of an... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57347 A57347 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Expanding Focus on OLED Displays, Aixtron Acquires PlasmaSi for $16M Aixtron SE is targeting commercialization of thin-film encapsulants for organic LEDs with the acquisition of PlasmaSi Inc. of Freemont, Calif. The purchase price may reach up to $16 million and will... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57346 A57346 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Optics Golf Tournament Recognized by Rochester Children's Hospital A patient room in the Golisano Children’s Hospital at University of Rochester Medical Center has been named in honor of the WNY Optics/Photonics Golf Tournament, an annual charity event. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57345 A57345 Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT