Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Sun, 02 Aug 2015 00:20:58 GMT Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:47:53 GMT 1800 Omron to Acquire Motion Control Firm Delta Tau Industrial automation firm Omron Corp. plans to a 100 percent stake in Delta Tau Data Systems Inc. of Chatsworth, Calif., maker of motion control systems used in semiconductor and LCD manufacturing.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57626 A57626 Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:47:53 GMT Latest Research, Technologies Slated for SPIE Optics + Photonics 2015 SPIE Optics + Photonics 2015, to be held Aug. 9-13 in San Diego, is the largest international, multidisciplinary optical sciences and technology meeting in North America, featuring the latest... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57625 A57625 Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:30:35 GMT Zimon Norlin Named Service Manager at Ocean Optics Ocean Optics Inc. has appointed Zimon Norlin as service and operations manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Norlin will lead manufacturing, service and logistics in the regional... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57624 A57624 Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:32:08 GMT Chip-Scale Laser Produces White Light Able to produce white light, a chip-scale semiconductor laser brings the technology one step closer to becoming a mainstream light source and potential alternative to LEDs. Brighter and more... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57623 A57623 Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:57:25 GMT Laura Murphy Named Chief Financial Officer at Faro Laura A. Murphy has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer at Faro Technologies Inc. Murphy previously served as vice president for finance and health care compliance... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57622 A57622 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:40:43 GMT Laser Components Opens Pyro Group Facility Laser Components USA Inc., part of the international Laser Components Group, has announced the opening of its new pyroelectric detector production facility. One year after acquiring the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57621 A57621 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:31:10 GMT Labor Secretary, Legislators Visits LNA Laser Technology U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez visited LNA Laser Technology LLC recently for discussions on paid leave, a tour of the facility and a demonstration of robotic laser marking. U.S. Secretary... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57620 A57620 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:17:19 GMT Gooch & Housego Wins £364 to Develop 'Freeze Ray' Gooch & Housego PLC has been awarded £364,000 (about $569,000) in U.K. funding to lead development of a miniature, high-power fiber system for laser cooling in practical environments. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57619 A57619 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:00:51 GMT Physik Instrumente Expands to Silicon Valley PI (Physik Instrumente) LP has expanded its reach to Silicon Valley. The company, a subsidiary of Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG of Germany, is headquartered in Auburn, Mass., and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57611 A57611 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:41:24 GMT Jenoptik Taps New Supervisory Board Members; Wierlacher Named Chairman The Jenoptik AG supervisory board has elected Matthias Wierlacher as chairman. He succeeds Rudolf Humer, who stepped down June 30. Meanwhile, the company added two new supervisor board members,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57583 A57583 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:44:00 GMT New 'Smart Window' Materials Allow Faster Switching Nanocrystal-based windows that selectively block different wavelengths of sunlight could help keep homes cool but still well lit — or warm but dark. The technology has taken a major step... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57606 A57606 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:55:58 GMT Lasers Transform Drug into More Useful Form Exposure to laser light may make one type of anti-inflammatory drug more effective. Researchers at Osaka University used lasers to induce selective crystallization of the metastable form of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57605 A57605 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:03:49 GMT Trumpf Sales, Orders Climb 5% Sales and orders increased by approximately 5 percent in the last fiscal year at Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG. The company said its preliminary calculations showed total sales of €2.723 billion... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57604 A57604 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:21:58 GMT Integrated Photonics Center to Spur US Competitiveness From creating jobs locally to boosting America's technological competitiveness abroad, a national photonics institute to be established here already aspires to some lofty goals. Vice President... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57599 A57599 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:39:00 GMT Plasmonic Device Achieves 90-GHz Switching Able to flip on and off 90 billion times a second, a new plasmonic light emitter could form the basis of optical computing. "This is something that the scientific community has wanted to do for... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57603 A57603 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 05:00:00 GMT Light Polarization Reveals Chiral Side of Silicon Polarized light can bring out an unexpected electrical property in silicon, potentially unlocking new possibilities for computing. University of Pennsylvania researchers examining a silicon... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57602 A57602 Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:53:05 GMT IDS, Stemmer Imaging to End Machine Vision Partnership Industrial camera manufacturer IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH and Stemmer Imaging Ltd. of Tongham, England, have decided to end their partnership. The companies said the market landscape... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57601 A57601 Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:24:39 GMT Microlasers Track Cells from the Inside Embedded microlasers could allow scientists to track and distinguish between large numbers of cells simultaneously. Two laboratories have published results independently, each showing that... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57600 A57600 Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:05:08 GMT Fluorescent Mesh Aids Tissue Regrowth Polymer fibers provide a mesh for tissue growth that can be monitored through near-infrared fluorescence imaging. Originally developed for solar cells, the material, called TQ1, exhibits... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57598 A57598 Wed, 22 Jul 2015 13:35:02 GMT Selective Laser Micromelting Creates Medical Implants Selective laser micromelting enables processing of new materials that could be useful in medical implants. An electrode head coated with platinum-iridium using selective laser micromelting.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57597 A57597 Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:13:13 GMT