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  1. Grauling Research Announces New Vacuum-Pump Rebuilding Service
    1/24/2017

    ­­­­­Grauling Research, Inc. (www.graulingresearch.com), announces new vacuum-pump rebuilding service and remanufactured pump sales for thin-film coating companies, semiconductor, and industrial equipment manufacturers. The company offers warrantied pump rebuild services for a wide variety of vacuum pumps, including rotary vane pumps, rotary piston pumps, dry pumps, scroll pumps, and blowers.

  2. Wide Angle, VIS To SWIR Sensor And Scanner Window Solutions
    1/24/2017

    ZC&R Coatings for Optics (ZC&R), a division of Abrisa Technologies, now offers high throughput efficiency Wide Angle, Broad Spectrum Sensor and Laser Scanning Window solutions for the visible 425-675nm (VIS), visible to near infra-red 425-1050nm (VIS-NIR), short wave infrared 700-1800nm (SWIR) and popular laser and LED wavelengths from 405 to 1550nm. Designed for image sensors and scanners these optics are used in industrial 3D metrology, machine vision, automotive obstacle avoidance, security and surveillance, document scanners, 3D scanning, gesture recognition and other digital imaging applications.

  3. New ‘Smart Needle’ Guides Surgeons Through Safer Brain Surgeries
    1/24/2017

    Novel needle technology developed at the University of Adelaide (UA) uses a tiny fiber optic camera and infrared light to guide neurosurgeons through dangerous procedures. Computer software connected to the needle can recognize blood vessels and alert the surgeon, preventing a potentially life-threatening bleed.

  4. Sierra-Olympic’s High-Resolution, Low-Cost Thermal Camera with GigE Vision® and Power over Ethernet
    1/24/2017

    HOOD RIVER, OR – January 23, 2017 – Sierra-Olympic Technologies, supplier of infrared (IR) and thermal imaging components, cameras, and systems solutions for innovative imaging applications, introduces the Viento-G, an easy-to-use, affordable thermal camera. 

  5. Non-Destructive, Sub-Angstrom Level Measurement Of A Nanofiber
    1/23/2017

    Researchers at the University of Maryland's Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) and the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) have devised a unique method to measure the radius of a nanofiber with sub-angstrom-scale sensitivity — without destroying the nanofiber with chemicals and heat in the process, as current scanning electron microscopy (SEM) techniques tend to do.

  6. Acousto-Optic Devices Market Headed For Growth And Global Expansion By 2027
    1/23/2017

    Acousto-optic methods of modulation of optical beams find wide applications in optics, spectroscopy and laser technology. The principle of operation of acousto-optic devices is based on the phenomenon of light diffraction by ultrasonic waves in crystals.

  7. Light Fidelity (Li-Fi)/Visible Light Communication Market By Component (LED, Photo Detector, And Microcontroller), Industry Vertical (Retail, Healthcare, Electronics, Automotive & Transport, Aerospace & Aviation, And Defense & Security)
    1/20/2017

    Light Fidelity (Li-Fi)/Visible Light Communication Market by Component (LED, Photo Detector, and Microcontroller), Industry Vertical (Retail, Healthcare, electronics, Automotive & Transport, Aerospace & Aviation, and Defense & security)

  8. Physicists Observe Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking In An Optical Microcavity
    1/20/2017

    Symmetry is the essential basis of nature, which gives rise to conservation laws. In comparison, the breaking of the symmetry is also indispensable for many phase transitions and nonreciprocal processes.

  9. Bristol Instruments Signs New UK Distributor
    1/19/2017

    Bristol Instruments, Inc. recently announced an agreement with Photonics Solutions, a new distributor in the United Kingdom. Photonics Solutions is a leading independent UK supplier of optoelectronic products, and exclusively represent a limited number of cutting edge manufacturers, providing their customers with the highest quality products to meet both research and industrial applications.

  10. Researchers Build Tiny Yet Ultra-Precise Environmental Sensor
    1/19/2017

    Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology have successfully fabricated an on-chip sensor so sensitive that it can measure unprecedentedly minute variations in temperature and other environmental parameters.