Current Headlines

  1. Zapping Vocal-Cord Cancer With Lasers Proven Effective In Long-Term Study
    12/18/2014

    A pioneering laser treatment for early vocal-cord cancer has shown promise as a long-term cure for the disease. In addition to being as effective as traditional approaches at curing tumors, the treatment developed at Massachusetts General Hospital is also able to spare the patient’s vocal cords and ability to speak.

  2. Researchers 3D Print LED Into Contact Lens
    12/17/2014

    As a proof-of-concept for new 3D printing techniques, a Princeton team has developed a contact lens that projects beams of light. The researchers embedded a light-emitting diode (LED) into a contact lens, which demonstrated the flexibility and power of their new 3D printing approach.

  3. G&H Showcases Light Measurement Solutions Portfolio For Industrial And R&D Applications On New Website
    12/17/2014

    To showcase this exciting line of solutions, G&H has recently launched a website dedicated to light measurement instrumentation.

  4. Journal Of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, And Systems Launch Creates New Space Exploration Forum
    12/17/2014

    The first issue of the new Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems (JATIS) has been launched by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.

  5. Beam Samplers For The Perfect Beam Copy
    12/16/2014

    When monitoring laser beams, their measurement must be carried out during the laser process without affecting the processing beam.

  6. Sierra-Olympic's New Viento 640 - Thermal Camera For Surveillance, Diagnostics, & Military Imaging
    12/16/2014

    Sierra-Olympic Technologies introduces the Viento 640 camera family. The Viento 640 follows the earlier introduction of the Viento 320 products.

  7. Will Radio Telescopes Deliver The Image Of The Century?
    12/15/2014

    An unprecedented worldwide collaboration has brought together a global network of radio telescopes to achieve an incredible level of image resolution. The objective of this effort is to image for the first time what some deem to be the most exotic object in the universe — a black hole’s event horizon.

  8. Fraud-Proof Credit Cards Possible With Quantum Physics
    12/15/2014

    Credit card fraud and identify theft are serious problems for consumers and industries. Though corporations and individuals work to improve safeguards, it has become increasingly difficult to protect financial data and personal information from criminal activity.

  9. AOTFs In Asteroid Exploration
    12/15/2014

    Earlier this month Hayabusa2 asteroid exploration mission (funded by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)) launched on a six year mission to collect geological samples from the (162173) 1999 JU3 asteroid – an Apollo or “near earth” asteroid.

  10. Researchers Generate Tunable Photon-Pair Spectrum Using Room-Temperature Quantum Optics Silicon Chip
    12/15/2014

    A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego have demonstrated a way to emit and control quantum light generated using a chip made from silicon--one of the most widely used materials for modern electronics.

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