Editor’s Picks

  1. Dainippon Licenses Research Frontiers Technology for "Smart" Windows
    Research Frontiers Inc. (Woodbury, NY) has granted a non-exclusive license to Japan-based Dainippon Ink and Chemicals Inc...
  2. White Paper: Automated Computer Diagnosis Of IR Medical Imaging

    In order to improve infrared (IR) imaging diagnosis, the use of computer software for quantitative analysis of IR images has been studied by some investigators for years. By Marcos Leal Brioschi, Jorge Eduardo Fouto Matias, Manoel Jacobsen Teixeira, and Jose Viriato Vargas

  3. Coherent, Inc. Introduces High Power EDFA Pump Laser for DWDM Applications at OFC 2001
    Coherent, Inc. will introduce a high power, 980-nm, optically pumped semiconductor vertical cavity surface emitting (VCSEL) laser, the OPSL™-980-500
  4. QPC Lasers Ships High Power Miniaturized Ultra Laser To US Government Prime Contractor
    QPC Lasers, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high brightness, high power semiconductor lasers for the consumer display, industrial, defense, and medical markets, announced recently that it has shipped a compact custom Ultra laser exceeding 300 watts to a US Government prime contractor
  5. SPIE Announces 2016 Award Recipients For Achievements In Optics And Photonics

    The Awards Committee of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has announced the 2016 recipients in its prestigious annual awards program.

  6. Alcatel-Lucent To Distribute TeraSpan Equipment In Northern Europe
    TeraSpan Networks, Inc. a provider of cost effective, reliable fiber optic deployment solutions, announced recently that it has signed an agreement with Alcatel-Lucent to distribute TeraSpan's Vertical Inlaid Fiber products in the Nordic and Baltic countries of Europe
  7. Some Like It Hot - AVT Pearleye Thermal Imaging Cameras
    Allied Vision Technologies presents the Pearleye camera family. This product line, borne of the VDS Vosskühler acquisition, makes precise thermal imaging for industrial, scientific and inspection applications possible, thanks to long-wavelength infrared sensitivity.
  8. Toward Ultra-High-Bandwidth Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers

    Vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) have evolved as the emitters of choice for short-distance high-speed data communications, thanks to their low cost and high power efficiency.

  9. Robotics Meet X-ray Lasers In Cutting-Edge Biology Studies

    Scientists at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are combining the speed and precision of robots with one of the brightest X-ray lasers on the planet for pioneering studies of proteins important to biology and drug discovery.

  10. An Optical Traffic Cop For Rapid Communication
    It looks like a piece of gel that slips into the sole of your sneaker, but it's a new nano-based technology that can make computers and the Internet hundreds of times faster — a communications technology "enabler" that may be in use only five or ten years in the future, currently being created by Dr. Koby Scheuer of Tel Aviv University's School of Electrical Engineering.