This is the syndication feed for Wed, 04 May 2016 04:01:05 GMT Tue, 03 May 2016 08:27:52 GMT 1800 Fiber Optic Biosensor-Integrated Microfluidic Chip Detects Glucose Levels The lab-on-a-chip approach is being applied to the development of glucose meters for the early diagnosis and prevention of diabetes. An optofluidic device has enabled detection of glucose in... A60641 Tue, 03 May 2016 08:27:52 GMT Air Force Awards Raytheon $90M Contract for Multispectral Targeting Raytheon Co. said has been awarded a first-lot production contract by the U.S. Air Force for the AN/DAS-4 EO/IR Turret, the latest variant of its multispectral targeting system. The U.S. Air... A60640 Tue, 03 May 2016 08:24:27 GMT Barnett Joins Pro-Lite Technology Nick Barnett has joined the U.K. team of optics company Pro-Lite Technology Ltd. as its business development manager in the remote sensing and spectroscopy group. Barnett holds a Ph.D. in... A60639 Tue, 03 May 2016 08:22:26 GMT Centrotherm Reports Decline in FY15 Earnings, Revenue Process technology and equipment supplier Centrotherm Photovoltaics AG has announced €19 million ($21.8 million) in earnings before interest and tax, compared to last year’s €19.6... A60638 Tue, 03 May 2016 08:20:33 GMT Reconfigurable Silicon Photonic Circuits Provide Control of Light Patterns The ability to control light in a silicon chip could enable novel applications in programmable photonic circuits, including applications for optical testing and data communication. The development of... A60637 Mon, 02 May 2016 08:44:36 GMT Sanyo Signed as TeraView’s Japanese Supplier Terahertz technology developer TeraView Ltd. has appointed Sanyo Trading Co. its new supplier in Japan. The agreement aims to strengthen TeraView’s position as a terahertz provider and... A60636 Mon, 02 May 2016 08:41:25 GMT Raylase Receives EPIC’s Phoenix Award for Entrepreneurship The European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) has named Raylase AG the 2016 recipient of its Phoenix Award, recognizing entrepreneurship in photonics. Founded in 1999 as Scanpro Technology... A60635 Mon, 02 May 2016 08:37:25 GMT USC, Northrop Grumman Establish Optical Materials Research Institute Northrop Grumman Corp. and the University of Southern California (USC) Viterbi School of Engineering have announced plans to establish an advanced research institute focused on optical materials and... A60634 Mon, 02 May 2016 08:35:30 GMT Fluence Demonstrates Advanced LED Grow Lights Fluence Bioengineering, a photobiology design and manufacturing company, has developed an indoor and greenhouse LED lighting system with an efficacy above 2 μmol/J according to replicate... A60633 Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:39:05 GMT Edmund Optics Introduces startUP Support Edmund Optics has launched startUP, an integrated, customizable program to provide optics and photonics startups with assistance during all development stages. "For years Edmund Optics has... A60632 Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:37:32 GMT Michael Baratta Awarded CBNP Fellowship The Centre for Nanoscale BioPhotonics (CNBP), a collaborative research program based at the University of Adelaide, has awarded Dr. Michael Baratta with the 2016 CNBP-American Australian Association... A60631 Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:35:23 GMT Continuum Appoints Mark Enright CEO Continuum Electro-Optics Inc., a subsidiary of Amplitude Laser Group, has appointed Mark Enright chief executive officer. Enright assumed the position in April, bringing more than 30 years of... A60630 Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:32:32 GMT Pressure Tunes Absorption Properties of Perovskite Solar Cells The voltage and electronic conductivity of perovskite solar cells have been shown to increase under high pressure. The findings suggest that either chemical or mechanical compression could enable... A60629 Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:18:29 GMT JWST’s Giant Golden Mirror is Unveiled As part of the integrating and testing of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), NASA engineers have unveiled the giant golden mirror of the IR telescope — it is heralded as the largest mirror... A60627 Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:19:44 GMT Raylase Expands Board High-precision laser component developer Raylase AG has appointed Philipp Schön, Christoph von Jan and Berthold Dambacher to its executive board. Schön has been with Raylase since... A60626 Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:16:51 GMT Optoscribe Receives £1.2M Investment Optoscribe has reported a £1.2 million (about $1.8 million) investment, which it intends to use to expand personnel and manufacturing space and capabilities. Optoscribe develops 3D... A60625 Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:13:25 GMT Gooch and Housego Win Queen's Award Gooch & Housego PLC has won the U.K.’s Queen's Award for Enterprise in Innovation for its Fiber-Q fiber-coupled, acousto-optic modulators. “We are immensely proud that our... A60624 Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:07:47 GMT Thermal Capacity of Photon Gas Measured, Aligns with Theory Better understanding the thermal capacity of Bose-Einstein photon condensates could enable the development of ultraprecise thermometers. The drop in the heat-storage capacity of liquid water as... A60620 Wed, 27 Apr 2016 13:25:08 GMT Laurin Publishing Announces Poster Series Laurin Publishing Co., whose titles include Photonics Spectra and BioPhotonics magazines and the Photonics Buyers’ Guide, announces the availability of two posters featuring art that takes a... A60619 Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:02:37 GMT Lidar System Deployed to Evaluate Wind Turbine Performance in Uruguay Renewable NRG Systems (RNRG) of Hinesburg, Vt., and Ventus Ingeniería have announced plans to install RNRG’s Wind Iris nacelle-mounted lidar at the 20-MW Caracoles wind farm in Uruguay.... A60618 Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:50:09 GMT