Editor’s Picks

  1. Imec And Kaneka Expand Their Collaboration

    World-leading nanoelectronics research center imec and Kaneka Corporation, a Japanese leading manufacturer of chemical specialties and solar cells, today announced that they have signed a new three year framework agreement that strengthens and extends their comprehensive R&D collaboration.

  2. Stocker & Yale Purchases Telecom Fiber Optic Drawing Tower
    In a move to further enhance its telecom capabilities, Stocker & Yale Inc. (Salem, NH) has purchased a fiber-drawing tower capable of producing telecom grade specialty optical fiber...
  3. Researchers Create Single-Molecule Diode
    Recently, at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute, N.J. Tao and collaborators have found a way to make a key electrical component on a phenomenally tiny scale. Their single-molecule diode is described in this week's online edition of Nature Chemistry.
  4. Liquid Light Switch Could Enable More Powerful Electronics

    Researchers have built a record energy-efficient switch, which uses the interplay of electricity and a liquid form of light, in semiconductor microchips.

  5. Gas Gives Laser-Induced Graphene Super Properties

    Rice University scientists who invented laser-induced graphene (LIG) for applications like supercapacitors have now figured out a way to make the spongy graphene either superhydrophobic or superhydrophilic.

  6. Airport Contracts Boost Optelecom's Backlog
    Optoelectronic specialist Optelecom Inc. (Gaithersburg, MD) has received two airport-related contracts valued at a total in excess of $1.5 million...
  7. Coherent Launches Turnkey Ultrafast Seed Laser

    The new Vitara-S from Coherent Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) is a hands-free, integrated, ultrafast oscillator primarily designed to seed Titanium:Sapphire (Ti:S) amplifiers.  The new member of the Vitara family uses the same state-of-the-art technology as other Vitara products and delivers the same superior beam quality and power stability, operating with a fixed bandwidth of >70 nm centered at 800 nm. 

  8. Photonics West 2015: Eagleyard Offers Housing Option For Red Laser Product

    Eagleyard Photonics, a supplier of highpower laser diodes, upgrades its red product family After the successful introduction of the DBR1) 633 nm laser diode in early 2013, Eagleyard now offers an additional housing option to its red product family.

  9. ‘Heart’ Of Herschel To Be Presented
    By the end of 2007, the assembly of the ESA’s Herschel far-infrared space observatory – the latest mission to study the formation and evolution of stars and galaxies – will be completed
  10. Newport’s New Instrument Management Software Platform Created To Simplify Instrument Installation & Use
    Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light, introduces NSTRUCT, an enhanced instrument management software platform created to simplify installation and to provide quicker and simpler instrument and experiment setup and use.