Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Sat, 25 Oct 2014 19:33:52 GMT Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1800 CyberOptics Continues to Whittle Down Losses Sensors firm CyberOptics Corp. decreased its net loss in the third quarter thanks in part to the acquisition of a 3-D metrology firm. Net loss totaled $448,000, compared to $774,000 in the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56820 A56820 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT OSA Elects 2015 Vice President Professor Dr. Eric Mazur of Harvard University has been named the 2015 vice president of The Optical Society (OSA). Mazur’s appointment to this position enlists him into future roles... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56819 A56819 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Video Captures Laser Pulses at ‘1 Billion FPS’ Hollywood laser blasts give off bright colors and are easy to track with the eye. In real life, laser pulses flash by faster than the eye — or even the fastest camera — can follow. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56816 A56816 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT JAI Names New VP of Worldwide ITS Sales Camera maker JAI Group has named Kyle Kisiel its new vice president of global intelligent traffic systems (ITS) and U.S. sales. Kisiel will be responsible for sales of specialized cameras... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56818 A56818 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT NeoPhotonics to Buy Emcore’s Tunable Laser, Transceiver Product Lines NeoPhotonics will purchase Emcore Corp.’s tunable laser and transceiver product lines for $17.5 million. The deal is expected to be finalized by January, and includes the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56817 A56817 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Imaging Revenues Down, Profits Up at Teledyne Teledyne Technologies Inc. reported record earnings in the third quarter of 2014 despite a decline in sales at its imaging businesses. Net income was $55.6 million, up 18.8 percent from... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56815 A56815 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Laser Combiner a Compact Solution for Wearable Displays A laser beam combiner no larger than a grain of rice can enable laser-scanning displays in wearable computer systems. A team from the University of Fukui developed the new device. It could... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56813 A56813 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Thomas Research Products Names Regional Sales Manager ELGIN, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 — Solid-state lighting firm Thomas Research Products has appointed Thomas Horgan as its new Southeast regional sales manager. He holds a degree in electronics... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56812 A56812 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT IntegraOptics Appoints New Sales Managers Fiber optic communications firm IntegraOptics Inc. has appointed Tony Westendorp and Randy Duncan as senior sales managers. Duncan is the former director of sales and technical engineering... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56811 A56811 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Berthold Leibinger Foundation Names 2014 Prize Winners Dr. Alexander Oraevsky has received first prize in the 2014 Berthold Leibinger Innovations award program, presented by the Berthold Leibinger Stiftung Foundation. Oraevsky received the award... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56810 A56810 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Grant Award Furthers Study of SWIR Light for Detecting Cancer Detecting cancer as early as possible can be crucial to providing effective treatment. The continuing development of a new imaging method could do just that. A Rutgers University research... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56809 A56809 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Agar Scientific Names Technical Sales Manager Agar Scientific has appointed Paul Balas its new technical sales manager. Agar is a division of the Elektron Technology Group. Balas joins the company from Ronexprim SRL, where he served as... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56807 A56807 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT EPIC Launches Venture and Finance Workgroup The European Photonics Industry Consortium has created a new workgroup dedicated to promoting venture and finance activities among its members. The new Venture and Finance Workgroup will... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56808 A56808 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Semi-Custom Cameras: Simpler, More Affordable Than You Think Imagine you are a systems integrator and that your customer’s vision system works just fine. It performs as expected, and everyone’s happy. But in a marketplace where all players claim... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56803 A56803 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Blue LED Controls New Diabetes Drug A new drug for Type 2 diabetes can be controlled with violet-blue light to more effectively release insulin from the pancreas. A team from Imperial College London and Ludwig Maximilian... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56798 A56798 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Light Gets a Year in the, Well, Spotlight In late 2013, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2015 the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies, and entities around the world are finalizing plans to participate. The... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56806 A56806 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Hyperspectral Imaging Enables Industrial Applications Hyperspectral imaging systems supply classification and identification information, in addition to image information. This property makes them useful for numerous industrial and other applications,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56804 A56804 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Lasers Guiding Us into More Intelligent Future When is a boundary actually reached? When is “small” so small that anything smaller is simply not possible? Today’s smartphones are a never-ending fountain of information: They... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56802 A56802 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Scan System Teaches Robots How to Take Aim A new scan system called intelliWELD combines flexible industrial robots with high-dynamic scanners, enabling complex on-the-fly welding operations without sacrificing speed or accuracy. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56799 A56799 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Short-Pulse Lasers Enable Transparent Materials Processing In several industries, an increasing need exists to cut, drill and mark glass, sapphire and diamond – materials that are difficult to machine using traditional mechanical methods due to their... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56800 A56800 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT