This is the syndication feed for Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:39:43 GMT Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMT 1800 Nanowire Sensors Could Expand Use of AFM An atomic force microscope (AFM) that uses nanowires as sensors has demonstrated the ability to measure force size as well as force direction. Due to slight asymmetries in geometry, a... A61264 Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMT Sicoya Wins European Photonics Startup Challenge Silicon photonics transceiver developer Sicoya has won the European Photonics Startup Challenge at the Micro Photonics conference and expo. The company received a cash prize of €4,000... A61266 Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:57:09 GMT European Commission to Fund LJMU’s LIFE Laser Fence Project The European Commission has agreed to fund $1.78 million for the LIFE Laser Fence project, a collaboration between Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), the Bird Control Group and partners in the... A61265 Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:53:47 GMT Photonics to Play Key Role in Spaceflight Communications Making space communications more efficient for both near-Earth and deep-space missions is a priority for NASA, and photonics may provide the solution. Laser communications could significantly improve... A61263 Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:04:54 GMT PI Appoints Bussa VP of Sales and Marketing Physik Instrumente LP (PI) has appointed Stéphane Bussa as its vice president of sales and marketing. Bussa joined PI France SAS in Paris as managing director in 2007 and was... A61262 Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:01:44 GMT Quantel Opens Chinese Service Center Solid-state laser developer Quantel Laser has opened a new service center in China at the offices of its long-time partner, Titan Electro-Optics Co. Ltd (TEO). The service center will provide... A61261 Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:59:06 GMT GSU, Alpao to Upgrade CHARA Array Georgia State University's Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy (CHARA) and optics developer Alpao SAS have signed a contract for the development of an adaptive optics upgrade for the CHARA... A61260 Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:54:21 GMT BAE Systems Awarded US Navy Contract The U.S. Navy has awarded defense technology developer BAE Systems Inc. a $600 million contract for Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWSTM) laser-guided rockets. With an initial award... A61259 Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:50:40 GMT An Invisibility Cloak for the Non-Magical World? Greek mythology is filled with references to an “invisibility cap” worn on occasion by Hades, Hermes and Athena that gave the wearer the power to become invisible. And today, legions of... A61257 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:24:30 GMT Angstrom Appoints All Scientific for Representation Magnetron sputtering technology developer Angstrom Sciences Inc. has appointed All Scientific LLC as its exclusive manufacturer’s representation for the mid-Atlantic and southeast region of the... A61256 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:47:57 GMT Molecular Bond Breakup Imaged Researchers from the Institute of Photonic Sciences’ (ICFO) Attoscience and Ultrafast Optics Group have reported on the imaging of molecular bond breakup in acetylene (C2H2) 9 fs after its... A61254 Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:19:45 GMT Etching Microstructures With Lasers Consumer interest in analytics applications has prompted scientists in Germany to investigate how to use lasers to etch microstructures into thin glass. Through research, they found that irradiating... A61252 Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:41:54 GMT Martinsville NASCAR Track to Upgrade With LEDs The Martinsville Speedway, one of the shortest and oldest NASCAR tracks in the U.S., is set to upgrade itself with all LED lighting. Up to $5 million has been earmarked by the International... A61251 Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:50:15 GMT DeNovix Donates Quantification Equipment to Delaware Incubator Instrumentation developer DeNovix Inc. has donated lab equipment to Delaware Technology Park’s new 10,000-sq-ft laboratory incubator. "As a world-class supplier of specialty instruments,... A61250 Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:45:49 GMT Brimrose, File X Awarded Grant for Oil Spill Detection Technology The Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation (BIRD) has awarded acousto-optic technology provider Brimrose Corp. and its partner File X Ltd. an $800,000, two-year grant... A61249 Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:19:02 GMT Creating 3D Hands to Increase Security Biometrics researchers from Michigan State University have created a lifelike 3D hand model, complete with all fingerprints, to test the accuracy of fingerprint scanners. These scanners are commonly... A61247 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:05:50 GMT Solar Imaging Tool Enables Better Understanding of Sun’s Atmosphere The ability to track a particular kind of solar wave as it sweeps upward from the sun's surface through the sun's atmosphere is widening astrophysics’ understanding of how solar material... A61248 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT Photonics21 Announces Next Annual Meeting Photonics21 has announced that the 2017 Photonics Public Private Partnership Annual Meeting has been scheduled for March 28 and 29 in Brussels. Photonics21 is a European technology platform... A61244 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:43:10 GMT Infinera Joins AIM Infinera Corp., a provider of intelligent transport networks, has become the latest member of the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics), an industry-driven... A61243 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:40:47 GMT Novel Design May Make QCLs More Efficient, Easier to Produce Quantum cascade lasers (QCLs) developed using just two different materials have been demonstrated to be performance-comparable to QCLs manufactured using more costly, complicated methods. Previous... A61242 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:34:42 GMT