Current Headlines

  1. SRS Probes Inner Workings Of Solar Panels
    10/30/2014

    Using femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy (SRS), scientists have now probed the inner workings of plastic solar panels.

  2. NRC Launches Quantum Photonics Technology Program
    10/30/2014

    As world photonics experts gather for the Schawlow-Townes Symposium in Ottawa, the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) announces a new research program that will translate quantum photonics research into technology applications for Canada's future economy.

  3. Graphene Sensors Stimulate Neurons Optically And Electronically
    10/30/2014

    While electrical sensing is a mainstay of neurological studies, optical methods have recently started to become more prevalent.

  4. Bristol Team Develops Aerosol Optical Tweezers
    10/29/2014

    The AOT-100 Aerosol Optical Tweezers, which is capable of holding and manipulating single or multiple particles for indefinite lengths of time using light, is the result of a project funded by an Impact Acceleration Award from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

  5. NIST Launches New Calibration Service For High-Power Lasers
    10/29/2014

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has launched a new calibration service for high-power lasers of the sort used by manufacturers for applications such as cutting and welding metals, as well as by the military for more specialized applications like defusing unexploded land mines.

  6. Supersonic Laser-Propelled Rockets
    10/29/2014

    Scientists and science fiction writers alike have dreamt of aircrafts that are propelled by beams of light rather than conventional fuels. Now, a new method for improving the thrust generated by such laser-propulsion systems may bring them one step closer to practical use.

  7. Raytheon, L-3 Complete Second Successful Firing Of TALON Rocket Remote Weapon System
    10/29/2014

    Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and L-3 demonstrated a second successful test of the TALON Rocket Remote Weapon System (TALON RRWS), an innovative and cost-effective defense solution for small vessel protection.

  8. ‘Nanomotor Lithography’ Answers Call For Affordable, Simpler Device Manufacturing
    10/29/2014

    What does it take to fabricate electronic and medical devices tinier than a fraction of a human hair? Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego recently invented a new method of lithography in which nanoscale robots swim over the surface of light-sensitive material to create complex surface patterns that form the sensors and electronics components on nanoscale devices.

  9. Raptor Launches The NINOX 640, A Cooled VIS-SWIR InGaAs Camera Offering Ultra-Low Dark Current
    10/29/2014

    Raptor Photonics, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high performance digital cameras has launched an additional member to its family of SWIR and Visible SWIR cameras.

  10. Headwall And Leica Geosystems Enter Partnership Agreement
    10/29/2014

    Leica Geosystems and Headwall Photonics announced the establishment of a partnership agreement whereby Leica Geosystems will resell and integrate Headwall's line of hyperspectral imaging sensors into their airborne product portfolio.

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