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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.

European CHEQUERS project gets €3.35 million to develop hyperspectral-based explosives detection

European CHEQUERS project gets €3.35 million to develop hyperspectral-based explosives detection

04/30/2015

Partners to include European photonics companies, research outfits, and law enforcement.

Quantum Materials gets metric-ton-scale quantum-dot production system

04/22/2015

The continuous-flow QD-making hardware will increase the company's installed capacity by more than eight times.

Optical film by E-Lead Electronic cuts cost of windshield head-up display (HUD) by 90%

Optical film by E-Lead Electronic cuts cost of windshield head-up display (HUD) by 90%

04/20/2015

The new HUD was unveiled at 2015 AMPA & AutoTronics Taipei.

COMSOL establishes direct operations in Moscow, Russia

04/07/2015

Services include technical support, training sessions, local sales, and on-site workshops, seminars, and customer visits.

Headwall Photonics partners with Ocean Spray to test spectral-imaging agricultural analysis

04/02/2015

Spectral imaging will be combined with machine vision to achieve the companies' goals.

220 gallium nitride MOCVD reactors to be installed in 2015 for LED production

220 gallium nitride MOCVD reactors to be installed in 2015 for LED production

03/31/2015

LEDs as a business are growing rapidly in China, spurring purchase of the capital equipment needed for LED fabrication.

Reynard photolithography service achieves 5 µm geometries with thin-film transparent conductive materials

Reynard photolithography service achieves 5 µm geometries with thin-film transparent conductive materials

03/26/2015

Patterned optical surfaces are used in wideband beamsplitters, reference targets, encoder disks, and other applications.

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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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