Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Wed, 25 May 2016 20:41:28 GMT Wed, 25 May 2016 09:10:27 GMT 1800 NEC, Corning Demonstrate Fiber Transmission of Six Spatial Modes NEC Laboratories Inc. and Corning Inc. have demonstrated a multimode optical fiber that can transmit six spatial modes over 1 km with less than 1 percent mode crosstalk even with a severely bent... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60720 A60720 Wed, 25 May 2016 09:10:27 GMT Christophe Ballif Awarded Becquerel Prize for Photovoltaics Professor Christophe Ballif of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) has won the 2016 Becquerel Prize for his achievements in solar technology research and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60719 A60719 Wed, 25 May 2016 08:40:45 GMT Amerlux Equips Los Angeles with LEDs Energy-efficient lighting provider Amerlux LLC has supplied the city of Los Angeles with its Avista LED light engines as part of a major downtown retrofit project. The Avista LED light engine... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60718 A60718 Wed, 25 May 2016 08:31:02 GMT Optical Prism Designs Expands Vision Field for the Sight-Impaired A series of novel optical designs may address the limitations of current peripheral prism eyeglasses and help further expand the field of vision for patients with hemianopia, a condition in which the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60715 A60715 Tue, 24 May 2016 08:54:30 GMT Sandia Lab Qualifies for Matheson MOCVD Development Gas provider Matheson and its parent company Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp. has announced that Sandia National Laboratory has qualified and accepted the SR-4000HT commercial grade, SaN metal organic... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60714 A60714 Tue, 24 May 2016 08:50:43 GMT Novanta Acquires Reach Laser, precision and vision technologies provider Novanta Inc. (formerly GSI Group) has acquired touch-screen technology developer Reach Technology, expanding its range of medical display technology... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60713 A60713 Tue, 24 May 2016 08:45:54 GMT Mauna Kea Appoints Pierre Forest COO Cancer imaging developer Mauna Kea Technologies has appointed Pierre Forest as its chief operating officer. Forest will be responsible for worldwide operations, commercial execution and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60712 A60712 Tue, 24 May 2016 08:43:29 GMT Solar Takes Flight Nelson Mandela once said, “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” These words ring true for Solar Impulse, a program “born in Switzerland” that aims to demonstrate... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60711 A60711 Mon, 23 May 2016 14:59:20 GMT Optatec 2016: Exploring Innovation A biennial show, Optatec brings together the world’s leading industry players at the Frankfurt Exhibition Center in Frankfurt, Germany, where they will highlight the latest optical... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60710 A60710 Mon, 23 May 2016 13:55:16 GMT Lightpoint, University of Arizona Enter into Cancer Imaging Agreement Medical device developer Lightpoint Medical Ltd. has entered into an exclusive global license agreement with the University of Arizona to develop molecular imaging technology. Beta Emission... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60708 A60708 Mon, 23 May 2016 09:52:47 GMT Optex Acquires Gardasoft Industrial LED technology provider Gardasoft Vision Ltd. has been acquired by sensor technology provider Optex Co. Ltd. of Japan. The management of Gardasoft will remain unchanged. The... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60707 A60707 Mon, 23 May 2016 09:37:03 GMT Keysight, Georgia Tech to Launch Software Development Center Keysight Technologies Inc. and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) will launch a software development center to accelerate Keysight's transformation into a software-centric solutions... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60706 A60706 Mon, 23 May 2016 08:40:13 GMT Binocular Vision System Enables UAVs to Refuel Autonomously A binocular vision-based platform has simulated autonomous aerial refueling (AAR) between two unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in real time, using a boom approach. The platform may be the first step... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60705 A60705 Fri, 20 May 2016 11:14:41 GMT Ultratech, Northeastern to Collaborate for Nanomaterial Research Lithography and laser system supplier Ultratech Inc. has announced a research collaboration with professor Thomas J. Webster at Northeastern University in Boston to study the use of nanomaterials... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60704 A60704 Fri, 20 May 2016 08:25:11 GMT FotoNation Partners with Kyocera for Intelligent Driving FotoNation Ltd. has partnered with Kyocera Corp. to develop advanced, intelligent vision systems for the automotive market. The technologies aim to enhance driver and pedestrian safety while... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60703 A60703 Fri, 20 May 2016 08:20:43 GMT DOE Selects Recipients of Small Business Technology Awards The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has granted three of its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Small Business Technology Transfer (STRR) proposals SBIR-STTR FY16 Phase I Release 2 awards,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60702 A60702 Fri, 20 May 2016 08:19:21 GMT Electrochromic Polymers May Mean Brighter Future for Flat-Panel Displays The use of super-thin layers of inexpensive electrochromic polymers to generate sharp colors that can be quickly changed may lead to a less expensive way to develop flat-panel displays that are also... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60701 A60701 Thu, 19 May 2016 09:02:19 GMT Amada Miyachi America Opens New Headquarters Amada Miyachi America Inc. has opened its new headquarters, a $13.5 million, 85,000-sq-ft facility. The headquarters include a technical center with eleven application-specific demonstration... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60700 A60700 Thu, 19 May 2016 08:58:35 GMT IR Light-Treated Whiskey Draws Flavors from Oak Barrels Buffalo Trace Distillery has released its Experimental Collection of bourbon that used IR light to treat the aging barrels before they were charred. The IR-light experiment's goal was to learn how... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60699 A60699 Thu, 19 May 2016 08:35:45 GMT Robert Alfano Patents Biomedical Supercontinuum Light Method Robert Alfano has been awarded a U.S. patent (No. 20160128775A1) for a method of using supercontinuum (SC) light for medical and biological applications. The patent covers a method and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60698 A60698 Thu, 19 May 2016 08:18:34 GMT