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Opto Diode to introduce IR detectors at SPIE Photonics West 2015

01/26/2015

The SCD-B infrared (IR) detectors with anti-reflective-coated silicon windows provide sensitivity across the mid-IR spectrum from 1.2 to 5.5 µm.

Sydor Instruments to introduce streak camera at SPIE Photonics West 2015

01/26/2015

The Sydor ROSS 5800 streak camera features a 35 mm cathode tube design.

European Commission asserts environmental benefit of cadmium-based quantum dots

01/26/2015

The European Commission has granted an exemption to the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS 2) Directive for Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE), according to QD Vision (Lexington, MA).

Solar-Tectic to pursue sapphire-film-on-glass material

01/23/2015

Thin-films specialist Solar-Tectic (ST; Briarcliff Manor, NY) says that it plans to develop a new scalable process in 2015 for making sapphire glass using a technique that was reported in Materials Letters.

Chaotic cavity laser from Yale could improve imaging quality

01/22/2015 A new semiconductor laser developed at Yale has the potential to significantly improve the imaging quality of the next generation of high-tech microscopes, laser projectors, photo lithography, holography, and biomedical imaging.

ASI to showcase selective-plane illumination microscopy system at SPIE BiOS 2015

01/22/2015 The company's dual-inverted selective-plane illumination microscopy (diSPIM) system uses two water-immersion objectives mounted at 45° angles above the sample on an inverted microscope; a third objective also can be used to vie...

Photron to show high-speed camera at SPIE Photonics West 2015

01/22/2015 The FASTCAM Mini UX100 camera is a high-G rated, one-piece, high-speed imager that provides 1280 × 1024 pixel resolution to 4000 frames/s, 720 HD resolution (1280 × 720 pixels) to 6400 frames/s, and reduced resolution operation...

Corning buys NovaSol for its hyperspectral imaging capabilities

01/22/2015

Corning Incorporated has acquired the assets of NovaSol, a maker of hyperspectral imaging systems, and will integrated it into the Advanced Optics business unit within Corning’s Specialty Materials division.

 

Handheld laser method could improve cancer surgery

01/21/2015 To help surgeons better detect malignant tissue during cancer surgery and hopefully reduce the rate of cancer recurrence, a team of scientists has developed a new imaging system that causes tumors to "light up" when a...

Flat-field spectrometer from H+P Spectroscopy for XUV/EUV/soft x-ray

01/20/2015

A flat-field spectrometer for the XUV/EUV/soft x-ray spectral range offers direct source imaging in a compact, modular device.

High-speed 3D microscopy approach images live, freely moving samples

01/20/2015 Elizabeth Hillman, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Columbia Engineering and of radiology at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), has developed a new microscope that can image living things in 3D at very h...

TU Vienna and TriLite prototype glasses-free multi-image 3D display

01/19/2015

In this new generation of outdoor displays, different pictures can be seen at different angles, creating three-dimensional (3D) effects without the need for 3D glasses.

Tissue sampling method could enable low-cost super-resolution microscopy

01/19/2015 Recognizing the high expense of super-resolution microscopy for cell study, a team of researchers has discovered a method that enlarges tissue samples by embedding them in a polymer that swells when water is added. This allows ...

Nanoparticle-filled magnetic garnet film generates photoelectricity in a new way, via spintronics

01/16/2015

As noted in Tech-On!, Tohoku University (Tohoku, Japan) and Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA; Saitama, Japan) have discovered that a spin current can be generated by applying light to an insulating material.

New Seminar speaker on additive manufacturing

01/16/2015

We have added a speaker to the Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar: John Dexheimer, with an investor's perspective on 3D printing and additive manufacturing.

Lasers for Biophotonics: Lasers meet changing demands of biomedical applications

01/16/2015 Fluorescence detection techniques for applications such as cytometry, microscopy, and sequencing continue to advance with support from evolving laser sources such as optically pumped semiconductor lasers, which provide a range ...

MIT algorithm unscrambles fractured images

01/15/2015

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have unveiled an algorithm that reconstructs an image comprised of tiny fractured pieces of its original form.

Sierra-Olympic to showcase LWIR chassis cameras at SPIE Photonics West 2015

01/15/2015

The Vinden CZ 320 and CZ 640 longwave infrared (LWIR) chassis cameras are offered in both 60 and 9 Hz frame rates for industrial, security/surveillance, and military markets.

Surrounded by light

01/15/2015

The UN designation of 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies provides an excellent framework for highlighting the role and value of light in the world at large.

Photonics for hunters: mile-range optically guided rifles, around-the-corner digital glasses, self-illuminated sights

01/14/2015

Hunters and shooting enthusiasts now have more photonics-enabled equipment than ever to choose from, including a computer- and optics-aided "tag and shoot" rifle with a range of a mile.

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