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  1. Engineers Develop New Sensor To Detect Tiny Individual Nanoparticles
    9/17/2014

    Nanoparticles, engineered materials about a billionth of a meter in size, are around us every day. Although they are tiny, they can benefit human health, as in some innovative early cancer treatments, but they can also interfere with it through viruses, air pollution, traffic emissions, cosmetics, sunscreen and electronics. By Tony Fitzpatrick

  2. Airbus, Amazon, L’Oreal And Volkswagen Execs Headline Speaker Roster At Invest In Photonics 2014
    9/16/2014

    Invest in Photonics, a two-day international business partnering convention focused exclusively on photonics venture capital investment, recently announces its line-up of top industry speakers.

  3. JDSU Wins The Optical Society’s ‘Enabled By Optics’ Contest For Its 3-D Sensing Technology
    9/16/2014

    The Optical Society (OSA) recently announced the winners of its second Enabled by Optics contest. The contest, which is comprised of two tracks—one for companies and one for students—seeks to raise public awareness of the importance of optics and photonics technologies in furthering innovation and positively impacting society.

  4. Excelitas Technologies® Unveils New OmniCure® AC8 Series UV LED Curing Solutions For Commercial, Industrial And Medical Applications
    9/16/2014

    Excelitas Technologies Corp., a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized optoelectronics, recently announced the launch of its new OmniCure® AC8 Series UV LED Curing Systems.

  5. The Optical Society Applauds U.S. House Of Representatives For Passage Of Advanced Manufacturing Bill
    9/16/2014

    The Optical Society (OSA) recently commended the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 2996, the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation (RAMI) Act.

  6. UCI Team Is First To Capture Motion Of Single Molecule In Real Time
    9/16/2014

    UC Irvine chemists have scored a scientific first: capturing moving images of a single molecule as it vibrates, or “breathes,” and shifts from one quantum state to another.

  7. Optical Imaging Through Opaque Layers
    9/15/2014

    If you were to shine a light on someone’s skin, you wouldn’t expect to see what’s going on behind it. With a new technique published in The Optical Society’s journal Optica, however, you can do just that with surprisingly high levels of resolution.

  8. Lockheed Martin Conducts Flight Tests Of Aircraft Laser Turret For Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
    9/15/2014

    Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], in partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and the University of Notre Dame, has demonstrated the airworthiness of a new beam control turret being developed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and AFRL to give 360-degree coverage for high-energy laser weapons operating on military aircraft.

  9. Ophir Photonics Announces Very Large Aperture Laser Sensor
    9/15/2014

    Ophir Photonics, global leader in precision laser measurement equipment and a Newport Corporation brand, recently announced the 1000W-BB-120 Thermal Sensor for Very Large Aperture Lasers, the newest member of the company's line of high damage threshold laser sensors.

  10. ‘Squid Skin’ Metamaterials Project Yields Vivid Color Display
    9/15/2014

    The quest to create artificial “squid skin” — camouflaging metamaterials that can “see” colors and automatically blend into the background — is one step closer to reality, thanks to a breakthrough color-display technology unveiled this week by Rice University’s Laboratory for Nanophotonics (LANP).

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