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$500 'nano-camera' operates at the speed of light for medical imaging, etc.

11/29/2013

Researchers in the MIT Media Lab have developed a three-dimensional (3D) “nano-camera” that can operate at the speed of light and costs only $500 to build.

Global molecular imaging devices market could hit $3B by 2018, says BCC Research

11/28/2013

The global market for molecular imaging devices will grow to nearly $3 billion by 2018, according to a market research report from BCC Research.

NikkoIA SAS announces several development programs for organic near-infrared imaging

NikkoIA SAS announces several development programs for organic near-infrared imaging

11/27/2013 Moirans/Grenoble, France--NikkoIA SAS has received grants through Europe’s FP7 Framework Programme for several collaborative development programs in 2013, totaling about 1.5 million Euros of cumulated subsidies over the next tw...

Bioaxial secures $2.7M in funding to bring super-res fluorescence microscopy instrument to market

11/27/2013

Super-resolution fluorescence microscopy instrumentation developer Bioaxial has completed a $2.7 million equity investment by three large investors.

Compact laser powers novel x-ray device for advanced medical imaging, other uses

11/26/2013 Using a compact yet powerful laser, a research team at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has developed a new way to generate synchrotron x-rays, which are high enough in quality for advanced medical imaging, among other applic...

Photometric Testing relocates to expanded facility

11/26/2013

Cheltanham, England--Independent lighting test and measurement company Photometric & Optical Testing Services has relocated to an expanded facility in Cheltenham.

TU Vienna develops single-atom fiber-optic switch

11/26/2013

Vienna, Austria--Vienna University of Technology researchers have used a single atom to build a fiber-optic switch at the smallest possible scale in order to manipulate light.

X-ray laser can solve protein structures from scratch

11/26/2013 An international team of researchers working at the Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory produced from scratch an accurate model of lysozyme, a well-studied enzyme found in egg whites, using the Lin...
Superfluorescent bursts from quantum wells shift wavelength over 100 ps time

Superfluorescent bursts from quantum wells shift wavelength over 100 ps time

11/26/2013 Houston, TX--Researchers at Rice University, Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL), and Texas A&M University (College Station, TX) are studying spontaneous bursts of coherent superfluorescent radiation from nonequilibr...

Final part production grew to 28.3 percent of total 3D printing market

11/25/2013

The percentage of 3D printing products that are now used for final part production has increased, according to a recent report.

Infrared vision analyzes individual layers of graphene in a stack

11/25/2013

Buffalo, NY--A University at Buffalo-led research team has developed a technique for seeing through a stack of graphene sheets to identify and describe the properties of each individual sheet.

Laser Doppler flowmetry demonstrates that coffee may help perk up blood vessels

11/25/2013

The caffeine in a cup of coffee might help your small blood vessels work better, according to research using a noninvasive laser technique.

Highest-resolution head-mounted display to be introduced by SA Photonics

11/22/2013

San Carlos, CA--The SA-30 highest-resolution head-mounted display (HMD) from SA Photonics will be unveiled at the I/ITSEC conference in Orlando, FL on December 2, 2013.

The right ratio of blue and red LEDs boosts leaf growth and antioxidant compounds in lettuce

The right ratio of blue and red LEDs boosts leaf growth and antioxidant compounds in lettuce

11/22/2013 Cheongju, South Korea--Adding to the fast-growing body of knowledge on the use of LED illumination in horticulture, scientists at Chungbuk National University published a study in which they exposed red and green leaf lettuce t...

Inrad Optics to consolidate Florida metal optics operations in New Jersey facility

11/21/2013 Northvale, NJ--Inrad Optics, which makes electro-optic crystalline materials, high precision glass, and metal optical components, announced plans to move the operations of its Sarasota, FL metal optics facility to its Northvale...

Low-cost silicon & nickel device uses light to split water

11/21/2013

Stanford, CA--A low-cost, corrosion-free, silicon-based water splitter has been developed by Stanford University scientists.

Kateeva unveils inkjet printer for mass-producing OLED displays

11/21/2013

Menlo Park, CA--Kateeva, a Silicon-Valley startup, has debuted an inkjet printer specifically for the mass production of consumer organic light-emitting-diode (OLED) displays, including very large displays.

Technique can control gold nanorods' optical properties, enabling biomedical utilities

11/21/2013 North Carolina State University researchers have a developed a technique for efficiently producing gold nanorods in large quantities while simultaneously controlling their dimensions and optical properties. The work could find ...

'Smart glasses' solution detects patient veins for precise IV placement

11/20/2013 Vascular imaging technology developer Evena Medical  has launched its Eyes-On glasses system, a point-of-care wearable unit that enables nurses at the bedside to see “through” a patient’s skin to the vasculature beneath.&n...
University of Stuttgart opens center for Laser-Doppler vibrometry to be used in biomechanics

University of Stuttgart opens center for Laser-Doppler vibrometry to be used in biomechanics

11/20/2013 Stuttgart, Germany--A new "center of excellence" for Laser-Doppler vibrometry was opened on 20 Nov. 2013 at the University of Stuttgart; the aim is to take laser-Doppler vibrometry, a measurement technique often used ...

EPIC organizes photonic integrated circuit (PIC) workshop for December

11/20/2013

Brussels, Belgium--EPIC brings competitors together for a workshop entitled "Meet or eat? Collaboration and/or Competition in Photonic Integrated Circuits?"

Zinc oxide UV photodetectors made of nanotetrapods can be fabricated in air ovens

11/19/2013 Kiel, Germany--Scientists at Kiel University have created nanostructured zinc oxide (ZnO) UV photodetectors using a new single-step flame-transport-synthesis process. The result is a network of interconnected zinc oxide nanotet...

Development of laser-printed biosensor for cancer screening garners $370K grant

11/19/2013

Researchers at the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) are working to develop laser-printed biosensors that can be used to detect biomarkers in cancer patients and monitor response to their chemotherapy treatment.

IR-emitting room-temperature nanowire lasers are based on gallium arsenide

IR-emitting room-temperature nanowire lasers are based on gallium arsenide

11/18/2013

Acton, Australia—Researchers at the Australian National University have created what they say are the first room-temperature lasers from aluminum gallium arsenide (AlGaAs)-based nanowires.

Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar VIPs save $300

11/18/2013

Nashua, NH--VIPs can register now for the 2014 Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar and save $300.

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