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  1. Laser Modules Given Direct Green Light By The Optoelectronics Company

    The Optoelectronics Company has launched a range of direct-emission 520 nanometre (nm) green laser-diode modules that offer original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and systems integrators a realistic, cost and energy-efficient alternative to low-tech diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) green laser modules.

  2. SPIE DSS Returning To Baltimore With Expanded Emphasis On Sensors, Tech Transfer

    BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA  SPIE DSS, well established as the industry's most important engineering and scientific conference and exhibition covering optics, infrared (IR) imaging, lasers, and sensing for defense, security, industrial, and commercial applications, is back with more in 2014. The event will run 5-9 May in the Baltimore Convention Center, with expanded emphasis on sensor applications and technology transfer. SPIE DSS is presented bySPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.

  3. Gooch & Housego Secures Investment From The UK Government Regional Growth Fund (RGF)

    The fifth round of the UK government £3.2B RGF stimulus package to stimulate private sector economic growth and sustainable employment has been announced recently.

  4. Now You See It: Electromagnetically Induced Transparency In A Silicon Nitride Optomechanical Crystal

    Researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) have observed electromagnetically induced transparency at room temperature and atmospheric pressure in a silicon nitride optomechanical system.

  5. 4D Technology Introduces Compact Measurement System For 300mm Optics

    4D Technology has introduced a suite of products for high quality, low cost measurement of 300mm diameter optics.

  6. Trina Solar Announces New High-Efficiency Honey Ultra Module

    Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) modules, solutions and services, today announced that its State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology has developed a new high-efficiency Honey Ultra solar module.

  7. Edmund Optics Unveils TechSpec Variable Magnification Lenses

    Edmund Optics, a provider of optical components, introduces new TechSpec Variable Magnification Lenses. These lenses offer a selectable field of view for maximum adaptability in a range of applications.

  8. Nanowires For Greener LEDs

    Nanostructures half the breadth of a DNA strand could improve the efficiency of light emitting diodes (LEDs) right where they need it, Michigan Engineers have shown.

  9. First Thermal Camera Features Superzoom Lens And HD Resolution High-End Cameras ImageIR 8300/9300 Z For Long-Range Identification

    Imagine one of the most sophisticated long-range thermal camera systems mated to an incredibly powerfull zoom lens: InfraTec achieved this – the result are our new camera models ImageIR 8300 Z and ImageIR 9300 Z.

  10. Toshiba Imaging Introduces 3CMOS 1080p HD Video Camera With Enhanced Infrared Imaging Capabilities

    Toshiba Imaging Systems Division, a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., and leading manufacturer of ultra-compact high definition (HD) and high resolution CCD and CMOS video cameras announces the new IK-HD5,a progressive-scan, full HD 1080p/1080i, 2.1 Megapixel, 3CMOS camera for color-critical applications.