Firms And Faces

  1. LightWorks Optics, Inc. Names Michael Minailo As President And Chief Executive Officer
    LightWorks Optics, Inc., the leading provider of advanced optical design engineering and production solutions for precision, assemblies, systems and components, has named Michael Minailo as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer.
  2. Mobius Photonics Promotes Kiyomi Monro To CEO
    Mobius Photonics, an innovative producer of short pulsed fiber laser sources (IR, green, and UV laser), has promoted Kiyomi Monro from vice president of business management to chief executive officer (CEO).
  3. Spectra-Physics Celebrates 50th Year In Commercial Laser Industry
    Spectra-Physics, a Newport Corporation Brand, announces the company is celebrating 50 years of pioneering new laser technologies, products and solutions for industry and science.
  4. Vytran Hires William J. De Costa As Director Of Sales And Marketing
    Vytran, an innovative supplier of optical fiber processing solutions, has hired William “Bill” J. De Costa as Director of Sales and Marketing.
  5. EO Announces Award Winning 'Optics Superheroes' In 2010 EO Higher Education Grant Recipients
    Edmund Optics (EO), the premier provider of optical components to both industry and academia, today announced the winners of its 2010 Higher Education Grant program. Selected from more than 250 applicants, the first-, second- and third-place finalists receive grants of $10,000, $7,500, and $5,000, respectively, in EO products to support their research and educational activities.
  6. Australian Minister For Broadband, Communications And The Digital Economy Named 2011 OSA Advocate Of Optics
    The Optical Society (OSA) recently announced it has chosen Senator Stephen Conroy of Australia as its 2011 Advocate of Optics.
  7. Basler Expands Management Board
    The supervisory board of Basler AG has appointed Arndt Bake (43) to the Management Board. Effective January 1, 2011 Bake will complement Chief Executive Officer Dr. Dietmar Ley and Chief Commercial Officer John P. Jennings.
  8. OSA, DPG Name Marlan Scully Winner Of Herbert Walther Award
    The Optical Society (OSA) and the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) are proud to announce the joint 2011 Herbert Walther Award will be presented to Marlan Scully of Texas A&M and Princeton Universities for his “fundamental and applied contributions: from the quantum theory of optical and micro-masers to the quantum eraser, and from inversionless and correlated emission lasers to anthrax detection.”
  9. Precision Photonics Growth Fuels Expansion For 2011
    Precision Photonics Corp. (PPC) recently announced the expansion of its Boulder, Colorado based manufacturing facility.
  10. Jenoptik Expanding Presence In Japan
    Together with its longstanding partner Kantum Electronics Co. Ltd. Jenoptik is expanding its presence in Japan. JENOPTIK Laserdiode Japan Co., the previous joint venture which mainly specialized in the sale of diode lasers is being renamed with JENOPTIK Japan Co., Ltd. with immediate effect and is now available to assist all divisions of the Jenoptik Group.