This is the syndication feed for Fri, 04 Sep 2015 03:55:26 GMT Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:00:00 GMT 1800 Light Moves Mirror for 3D Sensing A laser system that includes a mirror moved by the force of light could enable the miniaturization of 3D sensors for driverless cars and bioimaging. The mirror, an ultrathin high-contrast... A57694 Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:00:00 GMT SPIE Picks New VP, Presents Awards Maryellen Giger was recently elected to serve as the 2016 vice president of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. She will serve as president-elect in 2017 and as president in... A57696 Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:24:48 GMT ESI, TZI Partner for Microchip Testing Electro Scientific Industries Inc. (ESI), a developer of laser-based micromachining equipment, has partnered with Tian Zheng Precision Machinery Co. Ltd. (TZI) to design and manufacture a set of... A57693 Thu, 03 Sep 2015 10:20:14 GMT Mitsubishi to Supply Lidar for Hong Kong International Airport The Hong Kong Observatory, Hong Kong’s governmental weather agency, has awarded a contract to Mitsubishi Electric Corp. to supply two terminal Doppler lidar systems for the Hong Kong... A57692 Thu, 03 Sep 2015 10:07:01 GMT Michael Lebby Joins Lightwave Logic Board of Directors Lightwave Logic Inc. has appointed Dr. Michael Lebby to its board of directors to oversee photonic device development as a member of the operations committee. Lebby is an inventor in the field... A57691 Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:48:29 GMT Plessey Granted £6.7M to Expand LED Factory Plessey Semiconductors Ltd. has received a grant for £6.7 million (about $10.2 million) from England's Regional Growth Fund (RGF) for the expansion of its LED manufacturing facility. GaN... A57690 Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:03:56 GMT Blackpool Illuminations Shine On The English seaside resort town of Blackpool, County Lancashire, is home to one of the greatest free light shows on earth. The annual Blackpool Illuminations will shine for 66 days this year, from... A57689 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:03:46 GMT VIS Light, Photocatalyst Deconstruct BPA A hybrid photocatalyst that can break down bisphenol A (BPA) using visible light could eventually be used to help safely dispose of the widely used chemical. Because BPA doesn’t degrade easily,... A57688 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:00:34 GMT Celebrating Light in Ireland Bringing the excitement of optics and photonics to large audiences in public spaces requires enthusiasm, creativity and energy — and fortunately, many students have all of these qualities in... A57687 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:10:21 GMT Optics, Photonics Programs Are Lighting the Way While schools nationwide are welcoming students for the start of the new academic year, we profile three of the country’s top university optics and photonics programs — oldest to newest... A57686 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:39:23 GMT Optimizing the Design of Aspheric Lenses This second of two articles discusses the tools optical designers need to tailor their designs to the appropriate manufacturing process, optimizing the cost of component fabrication. With the... A57685 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:29:47 GMT Feedback Provides Better Optogenetics Control Feedback control could give optogenetics the specificity it needs to fight neurological disorders like epilepsy, chronic pain and depression. Neural stimulation systems based on electrical... A57684 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:20:53 GMT Advances in CMOS Image Sensors Open Doors to Many Applications Understanding the key differences between CCD and CMOS image sensor technologies will allow distinguishing advantages and limitations of each type of device and help in selecting the optimal device... A57683 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:12:47 GMT Lighting, Displays and More Go Organic From lighting and television screens to displays, smart devices and light-absorbing windows, OLEDs are turning up in an increasing number of applications. Many companies are taking advantage of the... A57682 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:05:26 GMT New CO Laser Technology Offers Processing Benefits The development of a reliable, high-power source of mid-IR laser light gives process developers an important tool with unique characteristics that will significantly impact a diverse range of... A57681 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:51:02 GMT Education Fuels the Future Researchers, scientists and industry experts (no matter their amount of “in-field” experience) must stay current with scientific understanding and technological advances if they expect to... A57680 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:47:18 GMT Northrop Grumman Wins $50M in US Military Contracts for IR Countermeasures The U.S. military has awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. more than $50 million in contracts for laser systems to defend aircraft. A $35.4 million award from the Army will support development of... A57679 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:40:16 GMT Marines Use Augmented Reality in Live-Fire Testing For the first time, U.S. Marine Corps officer candidates recently used augmented reality technology during live-fire training exercises. The Augmented Immersive Team Trainer (AITT) systems... A57678 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:08:45 GMT LPKF Promotes Two to Lead Interconnects Division, PCB Prototyping LPKF Laser & Electronics AG has named Malte Fengler strategic product manager for molded interconnect device technology, taking the reins from Stephan Krause, who will become sales director for... A57677 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:30:13 GMT Individual Photons Squeezed by QDs Quantum dots (QDs) can provide the control necessary to "squeeze" individual photons — a feat previously considered impossible to observe. Squeezing is quantum phenomenon that produces an... A57676 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:46:19 GMT