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  1. Lumerical Flow First To Support Mentor’s New LightSuite™ Photonic Compiler
    9/13/2018

    Lumerical Inc. (http://www.lumerical.com), a leading developer of photonic simulation tools, today announced the renewal of its membership in the Mentor OpenDoor™ Program, a significant milestone in the continued development of the ecosystem supporting the design and commercial manufacture of photonic integrated circuits (PICs).

  2. Laser Sintering Optimized For Printed Electronics
    9/13/2018

    Printed electronics use standard printing techniques to manufacture electronic devices on different substrates like glass, plastic films, and paper. Interest in this area is growing because of the potential to create cheaper circuits more efficiently than conventional methods.

  3. Bristol Instruments Extends Its Fast Wavelength Measurement Capability Further Into The Infrared
    9/12/2018

    Bristol Instruments, Inc., the leader in wavelength meter technology, has announced a new version of its 871 Series Laser Wavelength Meter. The new model 871B-NIR2 can measure the wavelength of lasers that operate out to 2.5 μm. These measurements have an accuracy of ± 0.75 parts per million (± 0.00075 nm at 1000 nm) and are made at the fastest sustained rate of 1 kHz.

  4. Critical Link Named To Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies 2018
    9/12/2018

    Critical Link, LLC, experts in embedded systems, system on modules (SOMs), and imaging systems for electronic applications, has been selected as one of Inc. Magazine’s 5000 fastest-growing, privately-held companies in America for 2018.  With 2017 revenues of $11.7 million and the company’s extraordinary 76% growth rate over the past 3 years, Critical Link has earned the No. 4366 spot on this prestigious list of North American entrepreneurs.

  5. 160 Page Catalog n Piezo Linear Motors, Rotation Stages, And Multi-Axis Motion Systems
    9/12/2018

    Piezo motors provide excellent dynamic properties, such as high acceleration and fast start/stop behavior, along with nanometer precision and stability. In contrast to traditional piezo mechanisms, like piezo stacks and piezo flexure stages, piezo motors are not limited to short travel ranges.

  6. Reflex Photonics Launches A New Line Of 28 Gbps Per Lane, Radiation-Resistant Optical Modules For Space Applications
    9/12/2018

    Reflex is proud to announce the launch of a new line of radiation-resistant optical modules with a bandwidth of up to 28 Gbps per lane.

  7. Mentor's New LightSuite Photonic Compiler Automated Layout Tool Speeds Integrated Photonic Design Development
    9/12/2018

    Mentor, a Siemens business, today announced LightSuite™ Photonic Compiler – the industry's first integrated photonic automated layout system. This new tool enables companies designing integrated photonic layouts to describe designs in the Python language, from which the tool then automatically generates designs ready for fabrication.

  8. Physicists Shed Light On The Properties Of Plasmons In Nanostructured Graphene
    9/12/2018

    A group of scientists from Russia and Austria demonstrated that the interaction between plasmon oscillations in nanostructured graphene causes a significant shift in the far IR light absorption spectrum.

  9. MKS Announces New Ophir® FluxGage™ Measurement System For Large-Size Street And Industrial LED Luminaires
    9/11/2018

    MKS Instruments, Inc., a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, announces the Ophir® FluxGage™ FG1500, the newest member of the FluxGage family of compact measurement systems for LED luminaires. The FG1500 features an aperture size of 144 x 64cm, allowing for photometric measurement of large-size street and industrial luminaires, LED flat panels, and troffer lights.

  10. Quantum Cryptographic Comms With Key Distribution Speeds >10 Mbps In A Real-World Environment
    9/11/2018

    Toshiba Corporation (hereinafter “Toshiba”) and the Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization at Tohoku University (hereinafter “ToMMo”) have successfully applied high-speed quantum cryptographic communications technologies developed at Toshiba and Toshiba Research Europe’s Cambridge Research Laboratory to achieve world-first quantum cryptography communication at one-month-average key distribution speeds exceeding 10 Mbps over installed optical fiber lines.