Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:35:39 GMT Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:54:54 GMT 1800 Camera Overcomes Redshift for Astronomical Imaging Upgraded light sensors have enabled a camera to image outer space at red wavelengths that are too red for the human eye to see. Star trails take shape around Kitt Peak National Observatory in... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58287 A58287 Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:54:54 GMT Optical Nanomodulator Produces Truly Digital Signals As data rates and volumes continue to rise, an optical modulator that operates at the individual-atom level could both reduce the size of and increase the efficiency of communication networks. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58286 A58286 Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:43:02 GMT EpiWorks, II-VI Merge Semiconductor wafer manufacturer EpiWorks Inc. has merged with II-VI Inc., a crystal material growth manufacturer. EpiWorks will operate as a business unit within II-VI and expand its production... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58284 A58284 Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Baumer Appoints Christopher Gostebski Controller Sensor manufacturer Baumer Ltd. has appointed Christopher Gostebski its financial controller. Gostebski joins Baumer from Stanley Black & Decker. He has also held various positions in... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58283 A58283 Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Socionext, Fujitsu Develop Low-Power, High-Speed Transceiver Circuit System-on-chip manufacturer Socionext Inc. and network research facility Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. said they have developed the world’s lowest power-consuming transceiver circuit that achieves... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58279 A58279 Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Wasp-Inspired Needle Could Advance Spectroscopy for Disease Detection A robotic surgical system inspired by the anatomy of wood-boring wasps could be used in Raman spectroscopy to detect cancerous and diseased tissue.  The wasp-inspired robotic needle is... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58285 A58285 Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:58:00 GMT OSA Announces 2016 Speaker Series The Optical Society (OSA) will be celebrating its 100th anniversary with a “Light the Future” speaker series throughout 2016. Beginning on Feb. 9 at OSA’s Leadership... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58274 A58274 Mon, 08 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Amela Wilson Appointed Elbit Sensors Division VP Elbit Systems of America LLC has appointed Amela Wilson vice president of its sensors and fire control solutions division. Wilson comes to Elbit from New York City-based L-3 Aerospace Systems,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58273 A58273 Mon, 08 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Rudolph Receives Lithography Order Rudolph Technologies Inc. said it has received an order for its JetStep lithography system from an outsourced assembly and test facility. The customer's name and financial terms of the order were not... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58272 A58272 Mon, 08 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Photonics West 2016...Just around the corner! Sneak Preview Edition #3 (Video) LimelightPlayerUtil.initEmbed('limelight_player_124638'); It's about that time.... the time when photonics industry players from all over the world come together for a week of learning,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58281 A58281 Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Silicon Metamaterials Hold Promise for Photonic Circuits, Chips As data transmission technology moves towards miniaturization, all-diaelectric, silicon-based metamaterials may offer the necessary control of light through achievement of total internal reflectance.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58280 A58280 Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:31:27 GMT Visotek Acquired by Laser Mechanisms Citing growing customer demand, Laser Mechanisms Inc. has acquired Visotek Inc., a developer of diode lasers and smart laser tools, complementing its own laser beam delivery solutions. Visotek... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58270 A58270 Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Greg Matherly Appointed Baumer Sales Manager Sensor manufacturer Baumer Ltd. has appointed Greg Matherly western region sales manager for industrial cameras and vision sensors. Matherly joins Baumer with over 25 years of technology sales,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58271 A58271 Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Solar-Tectic Awarded Thin Film Patent Solar-Tectic LLC has been awarded a U.S. patent for hybrid organic/inorganic thin-film solar cell growth on inexpensive substrates such as flexible and ordinary soda-line glass. The patent... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58278 A58278 Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Label-Free Virus Detection Method Integrates Optical Microscope, Fiber A label-free technique has demonstrated the ability to detect freely diffusing viruses smaller than 20 nm. Although existing methods for detecting viruses such as confocal or fluorescence... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58275 A58275 Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:47:23 GMT Raytheon Awarded $564M NASA Contract Defense technology provider Raytheon Co. has received a $564 million contract modification award from NASA for two satellite sensors as part of the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58268 A58268 Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Transmitter Converts Electronic to Optical Signals A bandwidth variable transmitter (BVT) that converts electronic signals to optical signals has been shown to work without service interruptions, an advantage known as being "hitless." The... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58269 A58269 Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT NASA to Build Integrated Photonics Modem for Laser Communications An integrated photonics modem will be tested aboard the International Space Station beginning in 2020 as part of NASA’s multiyear Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD). The cell... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58267 A58267 Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT LZH Launches 3 Hybrid Numerical Optics Research Projects Nonprofit research institute Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) is working on three subprojects in the research priority, Hybrid Numerical Optics, of the Hannover Centre for Optical Technologies (HOT)... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58265 A58265 Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Fonon Announces Growth Strategy Material processing developer Fonon Corp. has announced its market growth strategy through the targeting of three growth markets The company has announced its focus on the 3D additive... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=58266 A58266 Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT