Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:00:21 GMT Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1800 Novel Laser Could Transmit Quantum Data A laser made from a superconducting artificial atom could aid information transfer in quantum computing. To create the laser, a team from Dartmouth College embedded a pair of electrons... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56498 A56498 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Pickering Chooses Japanese Representative Pickering Interfaces Ltd. has chosen Andor System Support Co. Ltd. of Tokyo as its new representative in Japan. Pickering designs and manufactures modular optical and electronic signal... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56497 A56497 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT VI Systems Awarded VCSEL Patent VI Systems GmbH has been awarded a U.S. patent for its vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL). The patent (U.S. 20130092896 A1), covers optoelectronic devices, including the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56496 A56496 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Enhanced CARS Enables High-Speed Imaging of Tissues An enhanced spectroscopy technique for analyzing biological cells and tissues delivers stronger signals than those attained through conventional practices. A team from the National Institute... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56495 A56495 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Laser ‘Drawing’ Could Improve Nanomaterials Lasers can “draw” patterns on nanomaterials, a technique that shows potential for improving the functionality of electronic and optoelectronic components. Research teams at the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56494 A56494 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Owis Opens New Manufacturing Facility Owis GmbH has opened a new facility for production of optical beam handling and positioning systems. The 390-m3 hall has a fully automated production process line and an advanced 12-axis... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56490 A56490 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Natural Optical Fibers Sort Colors in Retina The retina has long been known to convert light into electrical signals and initially process visual information, but that’s not all it does. Researchers from Technion Israel Institute... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56493 A56493 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Quantum Materials Appoints Advisory Committee, Directors Quantum dot maker Quantum Materials Corp. recently created a scientific advisory board and named two outside executives to its board of directors. The scientific advisory board will be... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56489 A56489 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Hexagon Acquires Vero Software Hexagon AB, a provider of design, measurement and visualization technologies, has acquired Vero Software. Vero, of Cheltenham, England, produces computer-aided manufacturing software that... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56492 A56492 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Altera Joins the Embedded Vision Alliance Altera Corp. has joined the Embedded Vision Alliance, an industry group that brings together providers of computer vision applications. Altera provides programmable logic technologies and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56491 A56491 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT 'Air Waveguides' Function Like Optical Fibers A team from the University of Maryland has discovered how to make air behave like optical fiber, guiding light beams over short distances without losing power. Using “air... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56488 A56488 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Video: Nanoantennas as Photo Film Boost Optical Data Storage Nanoantennas can be used like traditional photographic film to record light at distances smaller than its own wavelength. This could mean big things for the future of optical data storage. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56486 A56486 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Lasers Could Replace Quartz in Future Electronics A new laser optical technique could replace quartz crystals as the tuning reference for future electronic devices. Developed by a team at the California Institute of Technology, the new... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56485 A56485 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Nano Sensor Enhances Bomb Detection A new plasmon laser sensor can identify extremely minute concentrations of explosives, as well as explosives that are typically difficult to detect. “Optical explosive sensors are very... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56487 A56487 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Ultrashort-Pulse Lasers Take the Heat Out of Materials Processing Ultrashort-pulse (USP) lasers have, since the late 1990s, been an exciting technology looking for opportunities to gain mass market application in industrial materials processing. In recent years, a... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56478 A56478 Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Solar Energy Researcher wins $10,000 Award Theresa McCormick has been awarded the Spring 2014 Equipment Grant Competition, along with $10,000 from Horiba Scientific (formerly Photon Technology International). McCormick is a professor... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56484 A56484 Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Scallop Appoints New Chief Sales Officer Steve Gorski has been named as Scallop Imaging’s chief sales officer. As the previous general manager of Mobotix Corp. and the national sales manager for Axis Communications, Gorksi... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56482 A56482 Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Fluorescence Sensor Diagnoses Diabetes A microchip that detects fluorescent signatures of antibodies associated with Type 1 diabetes could aid in prevention and early intervention. Created by a team from the Stanford University... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56483 A56483 Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Not All Beams Are Created Equal The first feature article in this series (“Selecting Industrial Laser Optics,” January 2014, pp. 11-13) discussed a variety of extracavity optical laser components and their importance to... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56477 A56477 Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Building an Ecosystem Getting a gadget in hand may be only the first step in solving a problem. A further requirement could be a whole supporting ecosystem, including other products with unique capabilities. A case... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56474 A56474 Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT