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SAN JOSE, Calif. — NeoPhotonics appointed Sheri Savage to its board of directors. NeoPhotonics develops silicon photonics and advanced hybrid photonic integrated circuit-based lasers, modules, and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high-speed communications networks. Savage has served as CFO of Ultra Clean Holdings Inc. and as its senior vice president of finance, chief accounting officer, and other senior finance roles.

MIDDLEFIELD, Conn. — Zygo Corp., a designer and manufacturer of optical metrology systems and optical components and assemblies, appointed Young-Hwan Choi regional sales manager, ZYGO Korea.

Shruti Singhal. Courtesy of Chroma Color Corporation.
Shruti Singhal. Courtesy of Chroma Color Corporation.
MCHENRY, Ill. — Chroma Color Corp. (CCC) appointed Shruti Singhal CEO. CCC formulates and supplies specialty color and additive concentrates and IR absorbing and modifying dyes. Singhal has held positions in Henkel, Cognis (now BASF), Rohm & Haas, Dow Chemical Co., Ashland, Solenis, and General Cable. He has also served as president of DSM’s engineering materials business.

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio — Amanda Gentry is the managing director of Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Sensors Directorate. In the position, Gentry will ensure that the U.S.’s air, space, and cyber forces have superior intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, precision engagement, and electronic warfare systems capabilities by developing, demonstrating, and transitioning advanced sensors and sensing technologies. Gentry has a wealth of work experience in AFRL, as well as the Joint Strike Fighter Program Office and Air Force Acquisition Office. She held other positions with AFRL, as well as the Joint Strike Fighter Program Office and Air Force Acquisition Office.

Austin Jones. Courtesy of MEK (Marantz Electronics).
Austin Jones. Courtesy of MEK (Marantz Electronics).
READING, England — Automatic optical inspection solutions and solder paste inspection systems provider MEK (Marantz Electronics) named Austin Jones sales engineer for the North American region. Jones will be based in Fla. He will report to MEK Europe.

HOUSTON, Texas — PhotoSound Technologies Inc. named Dylan Lawrence imaging applications scientist for the company, which develops and commercializes biomedical imaging technologies based on optics and photoacoustics.
Jul 2021
photoacoustic imaging
Abbreviated PAI. An imaging modality with a hybrid technique based on the acoustic detection of optical absorption from endogenous chromophores or exogenous contrast agents. Light is absorbed by the chromophores and converted into transient heating, and through thermoelastic expansion there is a resulting emission of ultrasonic waves. In tissue, ultrasound scatters less than light, therefore PAI generates high-resolution images in the diffusive and optical ballistic regimes compared to purely...
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