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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.

Picosecond laser pulses weld glass to silicon for MEMS fabrication

03/31/2015

A picosecond-laser-based microwelding process can join glass to silicon (Si) quickly and with high mechanical strength.

Canadian government provides more than $20M funding for photonics-based projects

03/30/2015

Canadian government funding of $26.8 million Canadian dollars has been set aside to develop clean technologies in Ontario, Canada.

Business Forum: Best practices from Switzerland— Photonics and otherwise

03/30/2015

This month I interview the husband–wife team of Professor Ursula Keller and Dr. Kurt Weingarten.

Spatial light modulator business of CRi acquired by Meadowlark Optics

03/30/2015

Meadowlark Optics has acquired the spatial light modulator (SLM) line of products from Cambridge Research & Instrumentation, part of PerkinElmer Life Sciences. 

 

Higher-order fiber modes increase optical force for particle trapping

03/29/2015

OIST Graduate University researchers have demonstrated a more robust method for controlling single, micron-sized particles with light.

Hollow waveguide from Molex delivers power from CO2 and Er:YAG

03/27/2015

The Polymicro Technologies MediSpec hollow silica waveguide includes a visible aiming beam for alignment.

DUV light source from Cymer outputs 193 nm at 60 to 90 W

03/27/2015

The XLR 700ix new argon fluoride deep-UV immersion light source has pulse energy of 10–15 mJ with a repetition rate of 6 kHz.

Laser heaters from Princeton Optronics are designed for additive manufacturing apps

03/27/2015

Laser heating systems consisting of multiple VCSEL arrays provide power output of >4 kW at wavelengths of 808, 976, and 1064 nm.

Light sources from Labsphere are for use in calibration of cameras and sensors

03/27/2015

CCS-1000 systems replace the halogen source inside a high-reflectance integrating sphere with 16 LEDs distributed over the visible and NIR range.

LASER World of Photonics China continues strong growth

03/26/2015

Celebrating its 10th anniversary with exhibitors from 20 countries, LASER World of Photonics China attracted over 40,000 attendees to the Shanghai New International Expo Cente, March 17-19.

 

Onefive femtosecond laser enables record-low-noise frequency comb

03/26/2015

Using the Onefivefemtosecond laser Origami - 10, CSEM achieved a record-low relative intensity noise frequency comb.

Blue light-activated gene therapy could treat erectile dysfunction

03/25/2015

A potential clinical treatment for erectile dysfunction involves a gene construct that, when activated by blue light, triggers reliable erections.

Elbit awarded $73M US Marines laser range finder contract

03/24/2015

Elbit Systems of America was awarded a $73.4 million dollar contract by the US Marines for the Common Laser Range Finder.

LASER World of Photonics—don’t miss it

03/20/2015

Every two years, Munich hosts an inspiring international trade fair and a technical conference that together draw over 1100 exhibitors and 25,000 researchers and professionals in lasers and optics.

 

Scientists demonstrate optogenetic stimulation of non-genetically modified neurons

03/20/2015

A team of scientists has shown that optogenetics can be used to activate normal, non-genetically modified neurons.

Optical radiation method seeks to treat cancer at the cellular level

03/19/2015

With the goal of achieving early cancer detection, a team of scientists used an optical radiation method to address this at the cellular level.

Quantum Materials breaks Stokes-shift barrier in quantum dots, leading to brighter displays

03/18/2015

"Strong-shift" QDs have consistent characteristics in high volumes.

Additive manufacturing yields world's first printed jet engine

03/18/2015

A team of researchers has printed two jet engines using additive manufacturing.

Global biophotonics market to climb to $59.7B by 2020, says report

03/16/2015

The global biophotonics market was valued at $31.4 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach $59.7 billion by 2020, according to a new report.

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