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Laser-scanning system monitors mines for safety

Laser-scanning system monitors mines for safety

08/03/2015

Scans mine walls, measures stockpile sizes and wall movements, and enables geotech analysis.

QD maker Quantum Materials enters joint development agreement with 'leading global display manufacturer'

07/29/2015

Collaborators to develop next-generation quantum-dot-based display technologies.

Horiba Ltd. announces the death of the company's founder, Dr. Masao Horiba

07/27/2015

Dr. Horiba established Horiba Ltd. in 1953, served as chairman from 1978 to 2005 and supreme counsel afterward.

First dry age-related macular-degeneration (AMD) patient receives the Argus II retinal implant

First dry age-related macular-degeneration (AMD) patient receives the Argus II retinal implant

07/22/2015

The implant allows 80-year-old patient to see the outlines of people again.

Sharp's CCD has 'industry's highest' visible light sensitivity

Sharp's CCD has 'industry's highest' visible light sensitivity

07/21/2015

Sharp released a 1/3-inch 0.35-megapixel CCD for cameras used to shoot fast-moving objects.

Using EUV lithography, IBM research alliance produces first 7-nm-node test chips

Using EUV lithography, IBM research alliance produces first 7-nm-node test chips

07/09/2015

Silicon-germanium channel transistors are formed via lithography at a 13 nm wavelength.

'Q-Eye' senses objects by its own thermal absorption of terahertz radiation

07/07/2015

The device senses its own temperature rise from photon absorption down to the single-photon level.

Optical tracking system developed by Vision Engineering cuts satellite-tracking costs in half

Optical tracking system developed by Vision Engineering cuts satellite-tracking costs in half

05/01/2015

The tracker was developed for the UCF CREOL College of Optics and Photonics.

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UCF's Martin Richardson receives honorary degree from the University of Bordeaux

01/06/2014

Orlando, FL--Martin Richardson was awarded the title of "Docteur Honoris Causa" at the University of Bordeaux in Talence, Bordeaux, France.

Kazuro Kikuchi named as 2014 John Tyndall Award winner

12/09/2013

Washington, DC--The Optical Society (OSA) and the IEEE Photonics Society have named Kazuro Kikuchi of the University of Tokyo in Japan as the recipient of the 2014 John Tyndall Award.

Inrad Optics names Jose Suro VP of operations

11/06/2013

Northvale, NJ--Optical components maker Inrad Optics has appointed Jose Suro as VP of operations at its Northvale facility.

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