Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:57:50 GMT Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:00:00 GMT 1800 Electron Spin Control of Nanoparticles May Advance Sensor Technology A technique used to detect and control the electron spin resonance (ESR) of nanodiamonds in a vacuum chamber may lead to the development of novel sensors for detecting, measuring and monitoring... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61026 A61026 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:00:00 GMT Imaging Technique Enhances Face Recognition in Variable Lighting Conditions A novel technique manages the effect of lighting on photometric-based human face recognition through a fuzzy-based illumination invariant method. The technique, named OptiFuzz, uses an extended... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61024 A61024 Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:00:00 GMT Infinera Deploys Network Across MENA Intelligent transport network provider Infinera has deployed its DTN-X XTC series across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Submarine Cable System’s subsea network. The series... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61023 A61023 Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:44:54 GMT Assembly Appoints US Representatives Assembly Solutions LLC, JW Sales LLC and Marketing Engineers of Ohio Inc. are now representatives of optical inspection provider Saki America Inc., providing sales support for its line of 2D and 3D... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61022 A61022 Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:41:55 GMT 2D Graphene Photodetectors Offer Path to Novel Optoelectronics A novel way to detect and harvest low-energy photons using heterostructures made of 2D materials and graphene may overcome the limitations of conventional semiconductor devices, and could lead to... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61020 A61020 Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:08:23 GMT Jenoptik, Western Australia Police Partner for Traffic Monitoring Jenoptik’s Traffic Solutions division has signed a contract with the Western Australia Police for the delivery, installation, maintenance and operation of 81 traffic monitoring systems. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61019 A61019 Fri, 19 Aug 2016 09:41:36 GMT Centrotherm Revenues Decrease While Photovoltaic Segment Rises Centrotherm Photovoltaics AG has announced that consolidated sales in the first half of 2016 fell to €61.9 million ($70.2 million) from last year’s €86 million ($97.4 million) figure.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61018 A61018 Fri, 19 Aug 2016 09:39:06 GMT Trumpf Reports Sales Increase For FY2015-2016, the Trumpf Group registered a 3 percent increase in sales from €2.7 billion (about $3.1 billion) to €2.8 billion ($3.2 million). "Even though we were unable to keep... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61017 A61017 Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:05:43 GMT Fenske Appointed CEO of Edinburgh Instruments Techcomp Ltd. has appointed Roger Fenske as the new CEO of laser and spectrometer developer Edinburgh Instruments. Roger has worked for Edinburgh Instruments for more than 14 years, bringing a... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61016 A61016 Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:03:29 GMT Wearable Device May Lower PTSD Risk Use of a wearable neurotechnology device by military personnel could improve sleep and help regulate circadian rhythms, thereby lowering the risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD),... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61015 A61015 Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:16:22 GMT Solar Lighting Could Create 2 Million Jobs in Developing Countries A shift to solar LED systems and away from fuel-based lighting in the developing world may spur economic development as well as environmental improvements, creating an estimated 2 million solar-based... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61014 A61014 Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:00:00 GMT Underwater Optical System Images Seafloor at Microscale An underwater computer with an interface to a microscopic imaging unit is enabling scientists to noninvasively image seafloor environments and organisms in situ at nearly µM resolution.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61013 A61013 Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:50:51 GMT Rigaku Analyzer a Finalist in R&D 100 The handheld KT-100 Katana laser induced breakdown spectroscopy analyzer from Rigaku Analytical Devices has been selected by R&D magazine as a finalist in the analytical/test category of the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61012 A61012 Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:48:20 GMT Hill Appointed GM of Ikegami UK Camera manufacturer Ikegami Tsushinki Co. Ltd. has appointed Kris Hill as the general manager of its U.K. office, taking over from Mark Capstick. Hill will be responsible for heading up... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61011 A61011 Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:41:41 GMT Metamaterial Switches States in Response to Light A metamaterial has been designed with a switchable metasurface that allows it to either block or transmit light waves in response to light pulses. Developed by researchers at the University of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61009 A61009 Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:59:25 GMT Mikrotron Awarded Innovation Seal High-speed camera and recording systems developer Mikrotron GmbH has been awarded the Innovation through Research seal by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft (The Donors’... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61008 A61008 Mon, 15 Aug 2016 18:16:10 GMT Jenoptik Group Revenue up 3.4% Optical technology developer Jenoptik AG has ended the first half of 2016 with a 3.4 percent rise in group revenue to €326.8 million ($366 million). “Over the first six months of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61007 A61007 Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:36:26 GMT Magnetic Materials Drive Up Power of Compact Q-Switched Laser A submillimeter-thick film with magnetic microdomains has been used to control a Q-switched laser, increasing its pulse power by 1,000 times. The laser, developed using a 190-µ-thick garnet... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61006 A61006 Mon, 15 Aug 2016 13:07:03 GMT European Space Imaging, Vricon Partner for Earth Data Satellite imagery provider European Space Imaging has entered into an agreement with 3D model developer Vricon for access to its “Globe in 3D” geospatial earth data. The partnership... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61005 A61005 Mon, 15 Aug 2016 09:50:04 GMT Lasers May Remove Space Debris Using Novel Approach Laser ablation can be used to remove interference in satellite communications by pushing pieces of space debris into the Earth’s atmosphere, where the debris is destroyed. A novel approach to... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61003 A61003 Fri, 12 Aug 2016 15:00:00 GMT