Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:00:33 GMT Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:00:10 GMT 1800 Kopin Receives Orders Worth $1.8M for Fighter Jet HMDs Kopin Corp. Inc. has received follow-on production orders worth $1.8 million from Rockwell Collins Inc. for high-brightness LCD SXGA displays for helmet-mounted display (HMDs) worn by F-35... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57387 A57387 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:00:10 GMT Schlüter Heads Business Development at Laser 2000 Dr. Ing. Holger Schlüter has been named head of business development for kilowatt lasers at Laser 2000 GmbH. Active in the field since 1993, Schlüter holds several patents in the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57386 A57386 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:23:05 GMT Huennekens Named Board Chairman at EndoChoice Scott Huennekens has been elevated to the position of chairman of the board at endoscope manufacturer EndoChoice Inc. Jim Balkcom, who had been chairman since 2009, will remain on the board... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57385 A57385 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:03:28 GMT Richards-Kortum Elected to Academy of Arts and Sciences Rebecca Richards-Kortum, a bioengineering professor at Rice University who uses optics to help fight disease, has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. A member... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57384 A57384 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:46:41 GMT PI Names Matt Reck Product Line Manager for Air-Bearing Positioning Stages Matt Reck has been named product line manager for air-bearing precision positioning stages at PI (Physik Instrumente) LP. Reck has worked for a number of motion control companies including... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57383 A57383 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:34:24 GMT Attosecond Laser Facility Awards €1.4M in Secondary-Source Contracts Leaders of the Extreme Light Infrastructure Attosecond Light Pulse Source (ELI-ALPS) facility planned for the city of Szeged recently signed contracts totaling €1.4 million for development of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57382 A57382 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:21:37 GMT Strengthen Ground-Based Optical, IR Astronomy, Says National Research Council The National Research Council has called for improvements in observation, instrumentation and data management capabilities, as well as coordination among federal and private partners, to better... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57381 A57381 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:22:43 GMT Raman Imager Speeds Cancer Detection A vibrational spectroscopic imaging technology that captures images of living cells could become an advanced medical diagnostic tool for the early detection of cancer and other diseases. The... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57377 A57377 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:49:06 GMT Frequency Comb Has the ‘Teeth’ to Measure Terahertz Waves A frequency comb that generates and detects terahertz waves throughout a wide spectral range could allow precise measurement of molecules in deep space. California Institute of Technology... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57376 A57376 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:19:34 GMT Fluorescent Ink Proposed as Anticounterfeiting Tool Fluorescent inks could one day be used in multicolored barcodes to authenticate frequently counterfeited products. Developed by researchers at Northwestern University, the inks are invisible... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57368 A57368 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:43:08 GMT Angular Acceleration Observed in Helical Light Beams The orbital angular momentum of laser light traveling along a helical path through space can accelerate and decelerate as it spins into the distance. This is the first time that angular... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57367 A57367 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:06:25 GMT Solar Nanowire-Bacteria Array Converts CO2 into Useful Chemicals A new artificial photosynthesis process could be used to capture carbon dioxide emissions and convert them into plastics, drugs and fuels with help from sunlight. Scientists with the U.S.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57366 A57366 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:32:14 GMT ASML to Provide EUV Lithography Systems to US Semiconductor Manufacturer ASML Holding NV will provide at least 15 extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography systems under a new agreement with a U.S. semiconductor manufacturer. Financial terms were not disclosed. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57365 A57365 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:03:31 GMT Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging – Application Simplified… For many years the phenomenon of photoluminescence has been used for a variety of purposes in life science applications, ranging from bio markers to sensing actions. Each of the luminophores that ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57364 A57364 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:38:53 GMT Edmund Optics Awarded Multimillion-Dollar Defense Contract for IR Smart Sensors Edmund Optics Inc. said it has received a multimillion-dollar defense-related contract for custom optical components supporting a smart sensors system. "We see positive response to new... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57358 A57358 Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:38:30 GMT Trumpf Acquires Fiber Laser Subsidiary from GSI Group for $31.5M Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG has acquired a subsidiary of GSI Group Inc. of Bedford, Mass., for approximately $31.5 million in cash. JK Lasers Ltd. of Rugby, England, will become part of Trumpf's... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57354 A57354 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Deverell Named VP of Finance, Administration at Sydor Instruments Sydor Instruments LLC has named Scott Deverell vice president of finance and administration. In this newly created position, Deverell will provide financial leadership for the company, which... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57355 A57355 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Cui to Bolster eMagin's HMD Effort as VP of Business Development Dan Cui has been named vice president of business development for eMagin Corp.'s head-mounted display (HMD) group. The company has developed multiple HMDs for both military and consumer... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57357 A57357 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT L-3 Beam Director to Aid Canadian Defense R&D L-3 Integrated Optical Systems Brashear has provided Defence Research and Development Canada with a high-energy laser (HEL) beam director (BD) to enhance the government agency's mobile... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57356 A57356 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Basler Hires Regional Sales Manager for Canada Rob Karimi has been named regional sales manager for Canada by industrial camera firm Basler AG. He will be based in Richmond Hill, Ontario. Karimi graduated from York University in Toronto... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57352 A57352 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT