This is the syndication feed for Thu, 02 Oct 2014 06:26:13 GMT Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1800 Feeney Joins SemiNex Board of Directors Timothy Feeney has been named to SemiNex Corp.’s board of directors. Founder of HF Management Group, Feeney is a former chief financial and administrative officer for Aspeon Inc. and a... A56726 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT LANL Licenses Polarization Cryptography Technique Quantum encryption technology based on random photon polarization could give ordinary people access to truly secure commerce, banking, communications and data transfer. Developed at Los... A56725 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Industry Group Pledges $30M for Neuroimaging Research Industry leaders plan to invest upwards of $30 million for photonics research and development in support of a White House neuroscience initiative. The National Photonics Initiative on... A56722 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Gold Nanoclusters Enhance Solar Power Gold nanoclusters could improve solar cell performance by more than 10 percent. A nanocluster made of just 144 gold atoms was used as a building block in the creation of a flexible network of... A56723 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Forecast: Smart Glasses Optics Market to Reach $1.9B by 2019 Smart glasses could generate $1.9 billion in revenues for the micro-optics market by 2019, the industry analyst firm NanoMarkets projects. Products like Google Glass could emerge as a mass... A56721 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Fiber Optics Provide Early Warning for Landslides Fiber optic sensors could warn people of imminent landslides, potentially saving lives and reducing destruction. A team at the Second University of Naples is developing sensor technology... A56719 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Plessey Expands with In-House LED Assembly Line Plessey is expanding its facility here to include a new LED assembly line. This addition will allow the company to focus on its high-brightness LEDs for solid-state lighting and sensing. The... A56720 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT L-3 Provides Coating for Multiple Mirror Telescope L-3 Corp.’s Applied Optics Center recently completed the coating of a large optic for the 6.5-m Multiple Mirror Telescope. The MMT is one of the world’s largest astronomical... A56716 Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT SWIR System Images Forest Fire from Orbit A satellite-mounted shortwave infrared (SWIR) system built by Exelis Geospatial Systems has been used to image a forest fire through a thick cloud of smoke. The system includes a SWIR... A56715 Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Existing Fab Methods Could Yield ‘Light Prison’ A “prison for light” designed by Dutch theorists could be created using existing silicon-etching techniques and play a role in optical communications. The inverse woodpile... A56714 Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Advances in Blue OLEDs Increase Efficiency and Lifetime A new configuration extends the efficiency of blue organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) from about 5 percent to 20 percent, potentially leading to longer battery life in smartphones and lower power... A56709 Thu, 25 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Edwards Joins AFL as EMEA President AFL, a global provider of fiber optic solutions, has named Phil Edwards the new president of its Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA) division. Edwards will be responsible for leading the... A56713 Thu, 25 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Scallop Imaging Continues Rapid Growth Scallop Imaging is continuing its growth with the expansion of its product distribution, partnerships and the addition of new personnel. Scallop Imaging is increasing its line of distributed... A56712 Thu, 25 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Acal Bfi is New European Distributor for Altechna Altechna has named Acal BFi its new, exclusive pan-European distributor. Altechna offers state-of-the-art capabilities that cover a wide range of laser optical components, polarization... A56711 Thu, 25 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Ocean Optics Names World Cup Contest Winners Ocean Optics has named the winners of its World Cup of Applications contest. Andreas Burkart, a postgraduate researcher at the Jülich Research Center, of the Helmholtz Association of... A56710 Thu, 25 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Deposition Technique Enables Large-Scale MoS2 Fabrication A new technique for fabricating larger amounts of molybdenum disulfide than previously possible could lead to an expanded array of optoelectronic devices. The technique involves depositing... A56708 Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Dow to Begin Large-Scale Manufacturing of Cadmium-Free QDs Dow Chemical Co. plans to begin construction of the world’s first large-scale, cadmium-free quantum dot manufacturing operation at its facility in Cheonan, South Korea. With production... A56707 Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT National Energetics to Build 10 PW Research Laser A consortium led by National Energetics Inc. has been awarded a contract over $40 million to develop and install a petawatt laser system at a research facility being built outside Prague. ... A56706 Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Sydor Instruments President Recognized for Leadership Michael Pavia, president of Sydor Instruments, has been recognized for business leadership by three industry groups. The Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster and New York Photonics named... A56705 Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Interferometric Technique Targets Protein Shadows A new optical method for targeting proteins could mean earlier diagnosis and more effective treatment for cancer. The technique makes individual proteins — including those... A56704 Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT