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  1. Advancing Microfluidics Research Using High-Speed Cameras
    7/20/2016

    High-speed cameras can play an important role in microfluidics research. Vision Research, as providers of Phantom high-speed cameras, has a lot of experience in this area, and the resident expert, Nick Long, Vision Research OEM Manager, has extensive knowledge and application experience using high-speed cameras in microfluidics.  Some of this experience and Nick’s knowledge was documented, collaborating with Photonics Online to create a white paper covering the challenges and importance of using high-speed cameras in this evolving field.  

  2. Quick Delivery Of More Piezo Nanopositioning Systems For Photonics, Microscopy, Semiconductor, And Automation
    7/20/2016

    PI has recently added advanced and affordable nanopositioning controllers to the mix of piezo systems on the quick delivery list. These systems are geared toward OEM production automation, metrology systems, scientific research, and lab automation applications.

  3. Vision Research Unveils The Phantom VEO® Family Of High-Speed Cameras
    7/20/2016

    Vision Research recently debuted its new Phantom VEO® product family. Designed for a wide-range of applications including scientific analysis, material testing and defense research, Phantom VEO cameras offer the unchallenged performance of the renowned Phantom V-Series in a small, rugged, five-inch cube packed full of new features.

  4. Solar Photovoltaic Arrives As A Mainstream Technology: A Look At The Game Changers
    7/20/2016

    Solar power is finally maturing as a key energy source on the global stage. In addition to green targets, energy independence, and distributed energy, a crucial market accelerator has been the defining of the structure of feed-in tariff (FiT) for solar photovoltaic (PV)-generated power.

  5. Russian Scientists Develop A Minimally Traumatic And Inexpensive Ceramic Laser Scalpel
    7/20/2016

    Scientists from MIPT and their colleagues have developed a novel compact and powerful ceramic-based laser – it will be used as a minimally traumatic and inexpensive laser scalpel for surgical operations, and also for cutting and engraving composite materials.

  6. New Probe Developed For Improved High Resolution Measurement Of Brain Temperature
    7/20/2016

    The brain is the most temperature-sensitive organ in the body. Even small deviations in brain temperature are capable of producing profound effects—including behavioral changes, cell toxicity, and neuronal cell death.

  7. Registration Now Open For LIA’s Inaugural Industrial Laser Conference
    7/19/2016

    Registration is now open for the Laser Institute of America’s inaugural Industrial Laser Conference, to be held at IMTS 2016 on September 13, at the renowned McCormick Place in Chicago.

  8. Scientists Have Created Nanoparticles That Treat Cancer And Not Harm The Body
    7/19/2016

    Researchers from the Lomonosov Moscow State University together with their German colleagues were able to demonstrate the applicability of silicon nanoparticles for cancer diagnosis and treatment, for the first time demonstrated their ability to effectively penetrate into the diseased cells and releasing the entrapped drug quickly decompose, do not accumulate in the body.

  9. Ophir Photonics Announces New Features For StarBright, Advanced Laser Power/Energy Meter
    7/18/2016

    The new update to the StarBright handheld laser power/energy meter is the ability to measure the instantaneous power of a laser pulse. This is especially useful for measuring lasers in high power applications. StarBright can now also be used to measure total energy exposure with a Photodiode sensor, a big plus for photolithography applications.

  10. Epson PowerLite Named Favorite Projector Model In The rAVe Readers' Choice Awards
    7/18/2016

    Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today announced its PowerLite® Series has been awarded the rAVe Readers' Choice Award for Favorite Projector Model.