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Biophotonics innovators amongst Edmund Optics' 2014 Education Award winners

10/15/2014

Optical components maker Edmund Optics has named the recipients of its 2014 Educational Award program—an award given in recognition of outstanding undergraduate and graduate optics programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics at non-profit colleges and universities worldwide.

Fiber Optic Center offers AngstromLap ULTIMAS Final Polish Lapping Film

10/15/2014

Fiber Optic Center Inc. has extended the AngstromLap line of polishing films with the ULTIMAS High-Performance Final Film. The ULTIMAS film is designed to provide excellent polishing performance on high-end polishing machines while using only water for cleaning and lubrication.

Optoelectronics Research Centre to sell advanced optical fiber commercially

10/14/2014

The Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) at the University of Southampton is making its next-generation optical fiber available for purchase by systems engineers and researchers. 

Ways to celebrate IYL 2015

10/10/2014

With 2015 fast approaching, I'm disappointed that I don't have anything specifically lined up related to the event, so I thought I'd do a little research and find out what's on tap for IYL2015.

Silicon photonics, QD laser interconnect company RANOVUS announces $24M funding

10/09/2014

A new $24 million dollar round of financing was announced for RANOVUS, provider of multi-terabit interconnect solutions for datacenter and optical communications networks.

RANOVUS adds $24 million Series B financing, readies product deliveries

10/09/2014

Start-up RANOVUS Inc., which focuses on high-speed optical transmission technology for intra- and inter-data center applications, has announced $24 million in Series B funding. The company expects to use the money for additional R&D as well as preparing for delivery of its first round of products, which should happen early next year.

Diversity drives photonics

10/07/2014

In September I attended two conferences that re-emphasized the great range of applications and industries benefiting from photonics.

How to channel 100 kW (or more) of laser light through a single-mode fiber

How to channel 100 kW (or more) of laser light through a single-mode fiber

10/03/2014

Francesco Poletti of the Optoelectronics Research Centre at the University of Southampton has shown that single-mode hollow-core anti-resonant fiber (HC-ARF) has, at least theoretically, higher optical power-carrying capacity than ordinary single-mode fiber.

Obama creates Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Institute with $200M investment

10/03/2014

NPI leaders praised news that President Barack Obama will unveil a new competition to award more than $200 million in public and private investment to create an Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Institute.

Business Forum: Encouraging a career in photonics

10/02/2014

I would like to share with you the conversation Hank Gauthier and I had in August when he interviewed me for the OSA Executive Speaker Series, which took place during the inaugural meeting of the Siegman International School on Lasers at Stanford University.

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