Editor’s Picks

  1. ‘White Graphene’ Structures Can Take The Heat

    Three-dimensional structures of boron nitride might be the right stuff to keep small electronics cool, according to scientists at Rice University.

  2. Gooch & Housego Increases Capacity In Fibre-Q Product Line To Meet Increasing Demand

    Gooch & Housego, the global manufacturer of optical components and systems has increased capacity in its Fibre-Q acousto-optic modulator product line as demand continues to increase.

  3. Thermoteknix Launches The MIRICLE 110KS With XTi Technology
    Thermoteknix has raised the bar to new heights in launching the world’s first Alpha Silicon based Focal Plane Array thermal imaging camera with shutterless XTi technology. The MIRICLE 110KS with XTi is an ultra-compact uncooled (unstabilized) solid-state high resolution infrared camera delivering ‘Never Blind thermal imaging
  4. Scientists From MIPT Gain Insights Into What Actually Causes The Formation Of ‘Forbidden’ Sodium Chloride Compounds

    Gabriele Saleh, a research fellow at MIPT, and Prof. Artem Oganov, a Laboratory Supervisor at MIPT and Professor at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech), have discovered what causes the stability of various compounds that are not commonly found in ‘textbook’ chemistry.

  5. Fostec Acquisition Planned by Schott Joint Venture
    Schott-CML Fiberoptics LLC (Marlborough, MA), a joint venture with SLI Inc. (Canton, MA) has signed a letter of intent to acquire the business and assets of specialty fiber optics manufacturer Fostec Inc...
  6. One-Atom-Thin Silicon Transistors Hold Promise For Super-Fast Computing

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering have created the first transistors made of silicene, the world’s thinnest silicon material.

  7. Northrop Grumman Achieves Two Milestones Toward Integrating High-Energy Laser With Missile Defense Agency's Airborne Laser Aircraft
    Northrop Grumman Corporation has achieved two milestones that helped prepare the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) Airborne Laser (ABL) aircraft for integration of the Northrop Grumman-developed high-energy laser
  8. Bechtel Team Granted Agreement To Build Advanced Laser System In Czech Republic

    Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC, a team led by Bechtel and the University of California, has been granted an agreement worth more than $45M to develop and deliver a state-of-the-art laser system for the European Union’s Extreme Light Infrastructure facility in Dolní Břežany, near Prague in the Czech Republic. 

  9. Signet Solar Expands Manufacturing Capacity With India Plant
    Signet Solar, a manufacturer of silicon thin film photovoltaic (PV) modules, recently announced plans to locate its second manufacturing site in the Sriperembudur Special Economic Zone near Chennai, India
  10. Energy Department Provides $7 Million For Solid-State Lighting Product Development
    U.S. Department of Energy announced that DOE will provide a total of $7 million for five cost-shared projects for solid-state lighting (SSL) product development. Solid-state lighting has the potential to more than double the efficiency of general lighting systems, reducing overall U.S. energy consumption and saving consumers money...