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Silicon-based laser reaches 100 mW at room temperature

09/29/2014 Collaborating researchers from University College London and the University of Arkansas have developed a silicon-based laser with a threshold current density of 200 A/cm2 and an output power exceeding 100 mW at room temperature.

Solitons in optical fiber help model large oceanic 'rogue waves'

09/29/2014 Researchers from CNRS-Université de Franche-Comté (Besançon, France), University College Dublin, Belfield (Dublin, Ireland), the University of Auckland (Auckland, New Zealand), and Tampere University of Technology (Tampere, Fin...

Yale University, Leica Microsystems establish Microscopy Center of Excellence

09/29/2014

On October 20, 2014, the Yale University West Campus will open the doors to a new microscopy Center of Excellence made possible through a partnership with Leica Microsystems.

Princeton nanotechnology increases LED brightness and efficiency by 57%

09/26/2014

Using a new nanoscale structure, Princeton researchers led by electrical engineering professor Stephen Chou increased the brightness and efficiency of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) made of organic materials by 57%.

DOE awards Pixelligent and OLEDWorks $1.25M for solid-state lighting development

09/26/2014

Pixelligent Technologies was selected for a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) solid-state-lighting award to support the continued development of its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) lighting application.

CMOS-compatible germanium-tin on silicon could make inexpensive IR camera sensor

09/25/2014 Researchers at the University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AK) have fabricated a new form of semiconductor photodetecting material -- germanium tin (GeSn) deposited in layers on a substrate of silicon (Si) -- that could be used t...

Inrad Optics Receives SBIR Phase III for stilbene production for fast neutron detection

09/25/2014

The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded Inrad Optics an SBIR Phase III contract to support continued development of neutron detection materials.

Blue phosphorescent OLED lifetime increased by 10X, reaching more than 600 hours

09/25/2014

Researchers at the University of Michigan (UM; Ann Arbor, MI) have extended the lifetime of blue organic LEDs (OLEDs) by a factor of ten.

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