Photonics.com This is the syndication feed for photonics.com. http://www.photonics.com/ Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:20:45 GMT Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1800 Embedded Crystals Could Advance Nano-Optoelectronics A team of European researchers says it has solved a problem in the production of nano-optoelectronic components by embedding “nearly perfect” semiconductor crystals in silicon... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56504 A56504 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Newport to Acquire Fiber-Laser Firm V-Gen Newport Corp. has entered into an agreement to acquire V-Gen Ltd., a developer and manufacturer of pulsed fiber lasers headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel. The sale price was not disclosed,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56503 A56503 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Imaging Processing Method Offers Enhanced Underwater Views New image-enhancing software for cameras allows scientists to more easily observe details under water. A team from the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research and the Royal... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56502 A56502 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Self-Cooling Solar Cells Boost Efficiency A new technique allows solar cells to passively cool themselves by driving away unwanted thermal radiation. Developed by a team from Stanford University, the new solar cells offer high... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56501 A56501 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Teledyne Sees Record Earnings, Cites Machine Vision Teledyne Technologies Inc. has posted record earnings of $56.1 million ($1.47 per diluted share) for the second quarter of 2014, up 30.8 percent from $42.9 million in the same period last year.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56500 A56500 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Ideal and Ledil Collaborate to Develop LED Components Ideal’s Chip-Lok holders and adapters are now coupled with Ledil’s Angela reflectors and Cree CXA35 LED arrays. The Chip-Lok holders are designed from hardened stainless steel to... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56499 A56499 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Novel Laser Could Transmit Quantum Data A laser made from a superconducting artificial atom could aid information transfer in quantum computing. To create the laser, a team from Dartmouth College embedded a pair of electrons... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56498 A56498 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Pickering Chooses Japanese Representative Pickering Interfaces Ltd. has chosen Andor System Support Co. Ltd. of Tokyo as its new representative in Japan. Pickering designs and manufactures modular optical and electronic signal... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56497 A56497 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT VI Systems Awarded VCSEL Patent VI Systems GmbH has been awarded a U.S. patent for its vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL). The patent (U.S. 20130092896 A1), covers optoelectronic devices, including the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56496 A56496 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Enhanced CARS Enables High-Speed Imaging of Tissues An enhanced spectroscopy technique for analyzing biological cells and tissues delivers stronger signals than those attained through conventional practices. A team from the National Institute... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56495 A56495 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Laser ‘Drawing’ Could Improve Nanomaterials Lasers can “draw” patterns on nanomaterials, a technique that shows potential for improving the functionality of electronic and optoelectronic components. Research teams at the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56494 A56494 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Owis Opens New Manufacturing Facility Owis GmbH has opened a new facility for production of optical beam handling and positioning systems. The 390-m3 hall has a fully automated production process line and an advanced 12-axis... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56490 A56490 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Natural Optical Fibers Sort Colors in Retina The retina has long been known to convert light into electrical signals and initially process visual information, but that’s not all it does. Researchers from Technion Israel Institute... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56493 A56493 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Quantum Materials Appoints Advisory Committee, Directors Quantum dot maker Quantum Materials Corp. recently created a scientific advisory board and named two outside executives to its board of directors. The scientific advisory board will be... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56489 A56489 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Hexagon Acquires Vero Software Hexagon AB, a provider of design, measurement and visualization technologies, has acquired Vero Software. Vero, of Cheltenham, England, produces computer-aided manufacturing software that... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56492 A56492 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Altera Joins the Embedded Vision Alliance Altera Corp. has joined the Embedded Vision Alliance, an industry group that brings together providers of computer vision applications. Altera provides programmable logic technologies and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56491 A56491 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT 'Air Waveguides' Function Like Optical Fibers A team from the University of Maryland has discovered how to make air behave like optical fiber, guiding light beams over short distances without losing power. Using “air... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56488 A56488 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Video: Nanoantennas as Photo Film Boost Optical Data Storage Nanoantennas can be used like traditional photographic film to record light at distances smaller than its own wavelength. This could mean big things for the future of optical data storage. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56486 A56486 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Lasers Could Replace Quartz in Future Electronics A new laser optical technique could replace quartz crystals as the tuning reference for future electronic devices. Developed by a team at the California Institute of Technology, the new... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56485 A56485 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Nano Sensor Enhances Bomb Detection A new plasmon laser sensor can identify extremely minute concentrations of explosives, as well as explosives that are typically difficult to detect. “Optical explosive sensors are very... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56487 A56487 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT