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  1. Optical Fiber Provides Real-Time Anticoagulation Monitoring
    2/23/2017

    Using fiber optics, University of Central Florida (UCF) researchers have developed a technique to monitor, in real time, the formation of dangerous blood clots during cardiovascular procedures.

  2. Gooch & Housego Acquires US Lens Manufacturer
    2/22/2017

    Gooch & Housego PLC recently announced the acquisition of StingRay Optics LLC. StingRay are a specialist designer and manufacturer of high performance optical and opto-mechanical sub-systems for demanding defense and commercial applications. The acquisition of StingRay is aligned with G&H's strategic objectives of moving up the value chain and further diversification into the aerospace & defense sector.

  3. Metamaterial Technologies Inc. Partners With Airbus To Co-Develop And Commercialize metaAIR™, A Laser Protection Solution
    2/21/2017

    Metamaterial Technologies Inc. (MTI) and its optical filters division, Lamda Guard, announced today, February 21st, that it has entered into a new agreement with leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus to validate, certify, and commercialize its laser protection product metaAIR™, for aviation. In 2014, MTI signed its first agreement with Airbus to test and tailor metaAIR™, which is a flexible metamaterial optical filter, engineered to protect vision against harmful laser beams aimed at aircraft.

  4. SolAero Technologies Provides Primary Power To 91 Satellites In Record-Breaking Launch
    2/21/2017

    SolAero Technologies Corp. (SolAero), a leading provider of high efficiency solar cells, solar panels, and composite structural products, extends our sincere congratulations to the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on its successful, record-breaking launch and deployment of 104 satellites from a single rocket.

  5. Laser Research Optics CO2 Laser Lenses Are Optimized For Steel Cutting
    2/21/2017

    Laser Research Optics has introduced a full line of ZnSe (zinc selenide) focusing lenses that are optimized for use with steel cutting lasers up to 4 kW and are suitable field replacements.

  6. Penn Engineers Overcome A Hurdle In Growing A Revolutionary Optical Metamaterial
    2/21/2017

    When John Crocker, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering in the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science was a graduate student, his advisor gathered together everyone in his lab to “throw down the gauntlet” on a new challenge in the field.

  7. Dream Of Energy-Collecting Windows Is One Step Closer To Reality
    2/20/2017

    Researchers at the University of Minnesota and University of Milano-Bicocca are bringing the dream of windows that can efficiently collect solar energy one step closer to reality thanks to high-tech silicon nanoparticles.

  8. Sierra-Olympic Introduces Easy-to-Use, Thermographically-Calibrated Thermal Camera
    2/17/2017

    Sierra-Olympic Technologies recently introduced the affordable Viento-GT, an easy-to-use, thermographically-calibrated thermal camera. The Viento-GT is a highly reliable, high resolution and low-cost thermal imager that can deliver thermographically-calibrated digital data for every pixel. The camera is easy to power and control via a single Ethernet cable using the Gig-E Vision® and Power over Ethernet (PoE) standards.

  9. LLNL Meets Key Milestone For Delivery Of World’s Highest Average Power Petawatt Laser System
    2/17/2017

    The High-Repetition-Rate Advanced Petawatt Laser System (HAPLS), being developed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), recently completed a significant milestone: demonstration of continuous operation of an all diode-pumped, high-energy femtosecond petawatt laser system.

  10. German Researchers Guide Light Along Coreless Photonic Crystal Fibers
    2/16/2017

    Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (MPL) in Erlangen, Germany are the first to successfully guide light through a coreless photonic crystal fiber (PCF).