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Business Forum: Collaboration is key to success in biophotonics

07/31/2014

The juncture of higher education and entrepreneurship is especially relevant in biophotonics. Prof. David R. Walt discusses these two universes and how they mutually benefit each other.

Optical transistor enables 20X single-photon amplification for all-optical data processing

07/29/2014

With the help of an ultracold quantum gas, scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics achieved a twentyfold amplification of single-photon signals.

Conference Preview: Strategies in Biophotonics to meld technology development and commercialization themes

07/29/2014

Strategies in Biophotonics is a two-and-a-half-day event that will include keynotes, conference sessions, and an exhibition. Point-of-care medical technology—a burgeoning field that offers potentially huge business opportunities—will be an oft-discussed topic.

Fiber-optic spectrograph enables Google street view of galaxies

07/28/2014

A new instrument based on bundles of optical fibers is giving Australian astronomers the first 'Google street view' of the cosmos--incredibly detailed views of huge numbers of galaxies.

Point-by-point UV exposure makes optimum fiber-optic long-period gratings

07/28/2014

Researchers at Cranford University have developed a process to reproducibly fabricate long-period gratings (LPGs) with phase-matching at the turning point.

IRSC to establish lasers and fiber optics training center for southeast US

07/24/2014

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a prestigious, $2.9 million grant to Indian River State College (IRSC) to establish a highly sophisticated Lasers and Fiber Optics Regional Center to help meet the national need for skilled laser and fiber optics (LFO) technicians.

VI Systems patents 40-Gbps VCSEL

07/24/2014

Optical components specialist VI Systems GmbH says it has received a Notice of Allowance for a U.S. patent application from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), which means it now has a U.S. patent that covers the material composition of optoelectronic devices that include the company’s 40-Gbps vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL).

IEEE launches 25 Gigabit Ethernet Study Group

07/23/2014

Having had a proposal for 25 Gigabit Ethernet specifications fail to reach a vote this past March due to a perceived lack of interest, the IEEE now has decided that 25 Gigabit Ethernet might be worth pursuing after all. The organization has announced the formation of the IEEE 802.3 25 Gb/s Ethernet Study Group, which will research market opportunities and requirements for a single-lane 25-Gbps version of Ethernet.

Strategies in Biophotonics announces keynote speaker lineup

07/22/2014

The impressive keynote speaker lineup for Strategies in Biophotonics includes Robert S. Langer, Greg Olsen, Gregory Altshuler, and Aydogan Ozcan.

Funding innovation remains a challenge

07/17/2014

Delivering the necessary innovation for optical communications applications is one thing. Paying for it is another, particularly for developers of optical components and subsystems. Are partnerships with competitors a way out?

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