This is the syndication feed for Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:06:50 GMT Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:19:05 GMT 1800 Terahertz QCL Demonstrates Record Power in CW Mode The output power of a terahertz quantum cascade laser (QCL) has been effectively doubled, producing record output power of up to 230 mW in CW mode, compared to the previous record was 138 mW. ... A60936 Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:19:05 GMT BioTek Begins $4M Expansion in Vermont Microplate instrumentation developer BioTek Instruments Inc. has begun a $4 million expansion of its facility, adding 22,000 ft2 to support its design and manufacturing needs. Briar Alpert,... A60935 Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:07:30 GMT Applied Image Makes Young Workforce Pledge Photonics solutions developer Applied Image Inc. has signed the Finger Lakes Advanced Manufacturer’s Enterprise (FAME) 5% Pledge to provide local young people valuable skills and work... A60934 Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:03:36 GMT Spectroscopic 3D Map Measures Matter, Energy of 1.2 Million Galaxies The largest-ever 3D map of distant galaxies has been constructed with measurements made by the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS) program of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey-III,... A60932 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:01:02 GMT Sedi-ATI Acquired by J-F Vinchant Holding J-F Vinchant Holding Strategy has acquired Sedi-ATI Fibres Optiques. Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed. The acquisition aims to boost the company’s presence in the... A60930 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:39:23 GMT Atabak Mokari Appointed Iridex CFO, Development VP Ophthalmology technology developer Iridex Corp. has appointed Atabak Mokari as its chief financial officer and vice president of corporate development. Mokari brings 18 years of finance and... A60929 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:36:49 GMT Framos to Distribute e2v Sensors Technology system and component manufacturer e2v has appointed imaging solutions provider Framos as its distributor for high-performance CMOS image sensors across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.... A60928 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:26:15 GMT NASA Develops Carbon-Nanotube Optics for Use in Telescopes Designed for Space Flight A lightweight telescope that uses a carbon-nanotube mirror is being designed to fit easily inside a CubeSat, a NASA nanosatellite measuring four inches on one side. The telescope, which may be the... A60927 Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:35:21 GMT LightPointe Launches Visible Light Company LightPointe Communications Inc., a manufacturer of long-range outdoor point-to-point wireless bridges using radio frequency and laser technology, has formed a new company focused on visible light... A60926 Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:22:57 GMT Wilson Lin Appointed CEO of General Photonics Optical instrument developer General Photonics Corp. has appointed Wilson Lin CEO. In his new role, Lin will be responsible for driving growth of the company. He will also hold a position on... A60925 Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:21:20 GMT Faro Acquires BuildIT Three-dimensional measurement and imaging solution developer Faro Technologies Inc. has acquired 3D metrology software developer BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd. Faro will introduce... A60924 Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:19:33 GMT ANA-Detecting Microscope Cleared by FDA The Image Navigator automated microscope from diagnostic instrumentation developer Immuno Concepts Inc. has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as being safe and effective. ... A60923 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:15:57 GMT Window to the Brain Could Enable Laser Surgery Use of a novel material, nanocrystalline yttria-stabilized zirconia (nc-YSZ), to make cranial implants may allow the safe and efficacious use of laser-based therapies to treat brain disorders and... A60922 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:14:33 GMT Facebook Develops Photodetector Tech for Optical Communications Novel photodetectors may enable more efficient deployment of free-space optical communication, increasing its scope of use and making light-based wireless communication a practical choice for... A60921 Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:14:37 GMT Rofin Boosts Fiber Laser Production at Hamburg Factory Laser developer Rofin-Sinar Laser GmbH has expanded fiber laser production capabilities at its Hamburg factory. By adding an additional assembly line to its facility, Rofin says it’s... A60920 Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:12:08 GMT Boeing to Demonstrate Ophir Air Data System Laser radar developer Ophir Corp.’s Optical Air Data System has been selected for demonstration on an Embraer E170 business jet as part of the Boeing ecoDemonstrator program. The... A60919 Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:58:41 GMT Field Study Compares Portable Microscopes for Parasite Diagnosis Handheld, mobile phone-based microscopes could be used in developing countries after minimal training of community laboratory technicians to diagnose intestinal parasites quickly and accurately. ... A60913 Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:45:53 GMT P&P’s Spectrometer Heads to International Space Station A spectrometer made by P&P Optica is en route to the International Space Station, launched July 18 aboard the SpaceX-9 spacecraft for use during its mission to deliver several tons of supplies to... A60912 Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:45:11 GMT Lunula Laser Receives FDA Approval to Treat Nail Fungus The low-level Lunula Laser from Erchonia Corp. has received 510(k) approval from the U.S. FDA. Erchonia said it is the first low-level laser to receive marketing clearance for the treatment of... A60911 Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:42:22 GMT Very Large Telescope Reveals Low-Mass Bodies in Orion Nebula The HAWK-I IR instrument on the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT) has been used to produce the deepest and most comprehensive view of the Orion Nebula to date.... A60909 Wed, 20 Jul 2016 09:46:37 GMT