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Leica introduces fluorescence filter cube online tool


The FluoScout online tool determines the appropriate filter cube or filter set for particular fluorescence microscopy needs.

CLEO/Laser Focus World 2013 Innovation Awards


The 2013 CLEO/Laser Focus World Innovation Awards program honors the most timely, groundbreaking products in the field of photonics and laser science.

Making photonics a priority


The recent, highly successful LASER World of Photonics tradeshow in Munich makes very clear the international nature of photonics products and applications, and the success of related businesses.

U.S. Navy funded group discovers some fish have polarization-based camouflage

U.S. Navy funded group discovers some fish have polarization-based camouflage

06/04/2013 Austin, TX and Portland, OR--Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin (UTA) and the University of Portland have found that certain ocean fish camouflage themselves with a polarization-dependent reflective outer surface ...

Wasatch Photonics imaging technology could lower coronary disease mortality rate


Logan, UT--Patients undergoing angioplasty or other heart-related medical procedures could benefit from new technology being developed at Wasatch Photonics with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

European FAMOS project OCT laser source design detailed

European FAMOS project OCT laser source design detailed

03/27/2013 Vienna, Austria--The 17 partners who make up the European Union project called Functional Anatomical Molecular Optical Screening (FAMOS) would like to see optical coherence tomography (OCT) being used as widely as positron-emis...

Final call for CLEO/LFW Innovation Awards submissions


Washington, DC--The deadline for the CLEO/LFW Innovation Awards is March 27; don't miss your chance to maximize exposure for your CLEO exhibited products.

High-resolution endoscope is thin as a human hair

High-resolution endoscope is thin as a human hair


Palo Alto, CA--Engineers at Stanford have developed a prototype single-fiber endoscope that improves resolution fourfold over existing designs.

Study shows 3D display technology benefits surgeons

Study shows 3D display technology benefits surgeons

03/07/2013 Berlin, Germany--Until now, physicians have largely been skeptical of the advantages of 3D display technology -- but this may be about to change: the findings of a new study show that even experienced surgeons stand to benefit ...

Bio-inspired optical fibers change color when stretched


Cambridge, MA--Inspired by nature, materials scientists from Harvard and the University of Exeter have invented a new fiber that changed color when stretched.

UC Irvine neuroscientists terminate epileptic seizures with implanted optical fibers


Irvine, CA--Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have invented a way to terminate epileptic seizures using optical fibers implanted in the brain.

Metallic probe compound helps spectroscopic study of Parkinson’s disease


Houston, TX--Researchers at Rice University have developed a spectroscopic technique that lets them look inside living cells and see the insoluble fibrillar deposits associated with Parkinson's disease.

3D optogenetics probe from MIT targets hundreds of individual neurons


Cambridge, MA--A new fiber-optic device created at MIT is the first 3D tool that can deliver precise points of light to a 3D section of living brain tissue.

Bio-inspired GRIN lens may lead to better eye implants

Bio-inspired GRIN lens may lead to better eye implants

11/13/2012 Cleveland, OH--A multilayered polymer gradient-index (GRIN) lens created by researchers at Case Western Reserve University and elsewhere has potential as implantable eye lenses, as well as lenses for other applications such as ...

Kinect Holohands technology controls optical tweezers


Dundee, Scotland--Researchers at the University of Dundee have developed HoloHands technology that uses Kinect to control optical tweezers.

Raman spectrometer to taste ten types of beer, tell them apart

11/05/2012 Norwood, MA--Analog Devices (ADI) is teaming up with Wasatch Photonics (Logan, UT) at Electronica 2012 (November 13-16; Munich, Germany) to stage a “Name That Beer” demonstration using a Wasatch Photonics Raman spectrometer.

UNESCO declares 2015 the International Year of Light


Washington, DC and Bellingham, WA--Both OSA and SPIE are pleased that UNESCO has declared 2015 the International Year of Light.

Frontiers in Optics 2012: Contact lenses could cure myopia


Washington, DC--SUNY researchers will present a special contact lens at Frontiers in Optics 2012 that could cure myopia or nearsightedness in children.

Laser therapy proven effective to relieve chronic knee and osteoarthritis pain


Toronto, ON, Canada--A therapeutic laser system from Theralase has been proven clinically effective in the relief of chronic knee pain and for the treatment of osteoarthritis.

Optical mammography improves with Tufts University near-IR technique


Medford, MA--Tufts University has developed new NIR imaging technology that can both identify breast cancer and monitor patient response to treatment.

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