Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Sat, 06 Feb 2016 22:53:43 GMT Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:31:27 GMT 1800 Silicon Metamaterials Hold Promise for Photonic Circuits, Chips As data transmission technology moves towards miniaturization, all-diaelectric, silicon-based metamaterials may offer the necessary control of light through achievement of total internal reflectance.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58280 A58280 Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:31:27 GMT Solar-Tectic Awarded Thin Film Patent Solar-Tectic LLC has been awarded a U.S. patent for hybrid organic/inorganic thin film solar cell growth on inexpensive substrates such as flexible and ordinary soda-line glass. The patent... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58278 A58278 Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Greg Matherly Appointed Baumer Sales Manager Sensor manufacturer Baumer Ltd. has appointed Greg Matherly as its western region sales manager for industrial cameras and vision sensors. Matherly comes to Baumer with over 25 years of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58271 A58271 Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Visotek Acquired by Laser Mechanisms Citing growing customer demand, Laser Mechanisms Inc. has acquired Visotek Inc., a developer of diode lasers and smart laser tools, complementing its own laser beam delivery solutions. Visotek... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58270 A58270 Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Label-Free Virus Detection Method Integrates Optical Microscope, Fiber A label-free technique has demonstrated the ability to detect freely diffusing viruses smaller than 20 nm. Although existing methods for detecting viruses such as confocal or fluorescence... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58275 A58275 Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:47:23 GMT Raytheon Awarded $564M NASA Contract Defense technology provider Raytheon Co. has received a $564 million contract modification award from NASA for two satellite sensors as part of the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58268 A58268 Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Transmitter Converts Electronic to Optical Signals A bandwidth variable transmitter (BVT) that converts electronic signals to optical signals has been shown to work without service interruptions, an advantage known as being "hitless." The... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58269 A58269 Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT NASA to Build Integrated Photonics Modem for Laser Communications An integrated photonics modem will be tested aboard the International Space Station beginning in 2020 as part of NASA’s multiyear Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD). The cell... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58267 A58267 Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT LZH Launches 3 Hybrid Numerical Optics Research Projects Nonprofit research institute Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) is working on three subprojects in the research priority, Hybrid Numerical Optics, of the Hannover Centre for Optical Technologies (HOT)... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58265 A58265 Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Fonon Announces Growth Strategy Material processing developer Fonon Corp. has announced its market growth strategy through the targeting of three growth markets The company has announced its focus on the 3D additive... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58266 A58266 Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Self-Assembling Fabrication Method Offers Alternative to Photolithography Block copolymers — molecules that spontaneously self-assemble into useful shapes — are a promising alternative to photolithography techniques for manufacturing nanoscale circuits. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58264 A58264 Tue, 02 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Jenoptik Announces Fiscal 2015 Earnings Jenoptik AG has announced its 2015 group revenue, with an increase of 13 percent to €670 million (about $726 million). According to preliminary figures, income from operations (EBIT) rose... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58263 A58263 Tue, 02 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Luft Appointed to German Senate of Economy Armin Luft, founder and CEO of Laser 2000 GmbH, has been appointed to the Senate of Economy in Bonn, representing the photonics industry as a senator. In this role, Luft will be involved in the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58262 A58262 Tue, 02 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Triplet Exciton Energy Transfer Extends Lifetime Transferring triplet exciton energy from semiconductor nanocrystals to surface-bound molecular acceptors has extended the lifetime of the originally prepared excited state by six orders of magnitude.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58261 A58261 Mon, 01 Feb 2016 09:06:00 GMT Headwall Announces Global Sales Reps Spectral instrumentation manufacturer Headwall Photonics Inc. has named five new sales representative organizations. In Canada, Spectra Research Corp. will represent Headwall for remote sensing... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58260 A58260 Mon, 01 Feb 2016 09:05:07 GMT San Francisco in Lights - Photonics West Sneak Preview Edition #2 (Video) LimelightPlayerUtil.initEmbed('limelight_player_124638'); In this issue of Sneak Preview — Photonics West Edition #2 — Photonics Media Senior Editor Justine Murphy looks at... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58255 A58255 Mon, 01 Feb 2016 08:36:00 GMT Mauna Kea Reports Decline in FY15 Sales Global medical device company Mauna Kea Technologies ended its 2015 fiscal year with a 22 percent decline from its 2014 sales. "Following our announcement on October 8 of the company's intent... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58259 A58259 Mon, 01 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Seth Coe-Sullivan Appointed Luminit VP of Technology Light technology developer Luminit LLC has appointed Seth Coe-Sullivan as its vice president of technology. Coe-Sullivan will be in charge of transitioning Luminit’s existing holographic... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58258 A58258 Fri, 29 Jan 2016 14:08:44 GMT Integra Optics Opens São Paulo Facility Fiber optics developer Integra Optics Inc. has announced the launch of its first international production facility in São Paulo, Brazil, in response to an expanding customer base and the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58257 A58257 Fri, 29 Jan 2016 14:06:20 GMT Flexible Polymer Offers Tunable Transparency An experimental, rubber-like polymer structure has been used to model predictions of material transparency based on thickness and degree of structure. The material and predictive model could enable... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58256 A58256 Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:50:56 GMT