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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Excelitas Technologies Introduces NIR-Optimized Single Photon Counting Module
    1/18/2017

    Excelitas Technologies® recently introduced the SPCM-NIR, a Single Photon Counting Module specifically selected and performance-optimized for the near-infrared (NIR) wavelength spectrum. This NIR-spectrum enhanced device is designed to support long-range LIDAR, quantum communication and microscopy applications, as well as many others.

  4. New Linear Motor Stages With Magnetic Direct Drives And New Motion Controller From PI
    1/18/2017

    Motion and nanopositioning industry leader PI is expanding its PIMag® series of high dynamics linear motor stages with 2 new models and a new motion controller. Stages are equipped with incremental and absolute-type linear encoders for direct position measurement and ironless 3-phase motors and single-phase voice-coil drives.

  5. Magnetic Recording With Light And No Heat On Garnet
    1/18/2017

    A strong short light pulse can record data on a magnetic layer of yttrium iron garnet doped with Co-ions.

  6. Traffic Jam In Empty Space
    1/18/2017

    An important step towards a completely new experimental access to quantum physics has been made at University of Konstanz.

  7. Optical Communications And Networking Technologies Enabling 5G, IoT, Virtual Reality And Artificial Intelligence To Anchor OFC 2017 Conference Program
    1/18/2017

    OFC 2017, the world’s leading conference and exhibition for optical communications and networking professionals, will unite the industry’s leaders and business professionals to discuss how to leverage optical innovations for next-generation 5G networks, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Virtual Reality (VR) and much more. OFC, being held 19-23 March in Los Angeles, California, USA, attracts attendees from more than 65 countries.

  8. Ultra-Precise Chip-Scale Sensor Detects Unprecedentedly Small Changes In Environmental Conditions At The Nanoscale
    1/18/2017

    Chip scale high precision measurements of physical quantities such as temperature, pressure and refractive index have become common with nanophotonics and nanoplasmonics resonance cavities.

  9. MKS' Ophir® Business Unit Honored as Manufacturer of the Year by Utah Manufacturers Association
    1/17/2017

    MKS Instruments, Inc. recently announced that the Utah Manufacturers Association has honored the Ophir Business Unit, part of the Light and Motion Division of MKS Instruments, as 2016 Utah Manufacturer of the Year for "Outstanding Performance in Operational Excellence, Economic Achievement, Workplace Safety, Community Outreach, and Fidelity to the Principles of Free Enterprise."

  10. Opto Diode Introduces Deep Red Surface-Mount LED
    1/17/2017

    CAMARILLO, CA - January 17, 2017 - Opto Diode Corporation, an ITW company, introduces a deep red, surface-mount device (SMD) light-emitting diode (LED) that delivers exceptional efficiency for biological analysis, health, science, medical, and veterinary applications.  OD-685C LED features 2.0mW of radiant power at a forward current of 20mA, peak wavelength of 685nm, and radiant efficiency of 56 percent. Typical applications require radiometric measurement with tight spectral bandwidth.