Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:03:53 GMT Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT 1800 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57217 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57218 A57218 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Two Reach Top Tier 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57216 A57216 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57215 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57213 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57214 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57211 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57210 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57209 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57208 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57205 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... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57207 A57207 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Expansion into New Markets Yields Strong Year for IPG Photonics IPG Photonics Corp. says 2014 went just as it planned, with new sales efforts yielding a 19 percent rise in revenues and a 29 percent increase in earnings. The industrial lasers firm, which... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57203 A57203 Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Lens-Free Microscopy Goes Scalable A compact lens-free microscope could replace microscopes – and even expand their use – in a number of key biomedical applications, such as stem-cell culturing or in vitro drug testing.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57202 A57202 Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Multiphoton Imaging Takes New Directions Recent evolutions of ultrafast laser technology uniquely overcome key challenges in bioimaging, especially for long-term in vivo imaging, deep penetration and leveraging multimodal imaging... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57201 A57201 Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Spectronics Names VP, Operations, Product Managers Spectronics Corp., a manufacturer of UV equipment and fluorescent materials, recently promoted three employees. Limin Chen has been named vice president of manufacturing and special... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57197 A57197 Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Bach Research Supplying Optics for Multiple Atmospheric Study Missions Bach Research Corp. has completed two contracts and begun one more for optical components to be used in satellites studying the Earth’s atmosphere. Under a new contract with Ball... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57198 A57198 Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT CyberOptics Looks to Break Even in 2015 Optical metrology firm CyberOptics Corp. said it expects sales growth of at least 10 percent and a break-even operating result in the year ahead after introducing new products and cutting losses in... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57196 A57196 Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT ‘Flat Lens’ Masters Chromatic Aberration Overcoming a limitation of earlier flat optics, a new achromatic metasurface is able to bend different wavelengths of light by the same amount. The ultrathin “flat lens” is... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57200 A57200 Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Neptec 3-D Lidar Sensor System Aims to Improve Mine Operations Neptec Technologies Corp. has completed proof-of-concept testing on a new 3-D lidar sensor system designed to help truck drivers and shovel operators for mining operations. The 3DRi Spot... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57204 A57204 Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT