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  1. Excelitas Technologies Introduces Rotatable (RO) Faraday Isolator At SPIE Photonics West
    1/30/2018

    Excelitas Technologies Corp., a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized photonic solutions, will unveil its new Qioptiq Rotatable (RO) Faraday Isolator at SPIE Photonics West 2018 (Booth # 1031).

  2. Excelitas Introduces C30737MH Series Surface-Mount Silicon Avalanche Photodiodes (APDs) At Photonics West 2018
    1/30/2018

    Excelitas Technologies Corp., a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized photonic solutions, will unveil its new C30737MH Series Surface Mount Silicon Avalanche Photodiodes (APDs) at Photonics West 2018 (Booth #1031).

  3. Brighter Than The Sun: Ceramic Laser Phosphor Converters Revolutionize Digital Projection
    1/29/2018

    New ceramic laser phosphor converters from SCHOTT are accelerating the adoption of laser phosphor-based digital projectors by enabling high luminance light sources. SCHOTT now introduces two ceramic phosphor converters that support the development of brighter digital projection at Photonics West 2018 (hall B, booth 1207).

  4. SCHOTT Introduces FLEXINITY™: Structured Glass Breakthrough To Enable Smaller Electronics
    1/29/2018

    SCHOTT is introducing a new, innovative portfolio of structured glass substrates that offers highly accurate and versatile features: FLEXINITY™. Structured thin or ultra-thin glass wafers are used as a substrate for sensors, batteries, and diagnostic technology. The breakthrough will enable new applications and further miniaturization of electronics through thinner glass wafers and structures that are more precise. The technology offers the lowest structuring radius of just 150 micrometers (μm) and a feature size tolerance lower than ± 25 μm.

  5. Precision In Medical Treatments: SCHOTT Highlights New Range Of Laser Delivery Solutions At Photonics West
    1/29/2018

    At this year’s Photonics West, SCHOTT will present its broad range of capabilities for use of laser delivery technology in medical applications. High quality glass fibers, rods, diffusers and connectors complemented with engineering services help manufacturers of medical devices to deliver laser beams exactly to the point or area where they are needed. The company’s booth 1207 can be found in hall B at Photonics West 2018, Jan. 27 – Feb. 1.

  6. USTC Realizes Strong Indirect Coupling In Distant Nanomechanical Resonators
    1/29/2018

    New progress in graphene-based nanomechanical resonator systems has been achieved in Key Laboratory of Quantum Information and Synergetic Innovation Center of Quantum Information & Quantum Physics of USTC.

  7. OIDA Workshop On Scalable Integrated Photonics For 5G And Sensors
    1/29/2018

    Fifth generation (5G) wireless and sensors are introducing a wide range of new applications that will depend on performance enhancements across multiple dimensions, including low latency, high capacity, and enhanced resilience.

  8. Flexing For The Next Silicon Wave
    1/28/2018

    A strategy that uses a screen-printed aluminium circuit to make silicon solar cells extremely flexible could enable them to become portable power sources. Developed by KAUST, such power sources could help to satisfy the growing demand for wearable and implantable devices, foldable displays and vehicle-integrated solar panels.  

  9. New Catalog For Alignment Of Optics And SiP: See Live Demo At Photonics West
    1/26/2018

    A new catalog on fast automated alignment solutions for silicon photonics and optical components will be available from PI, just in time for this year’s SPIE Photonics West conference. The catalog highlights award-winning multi-axis, parallel alignment systems for industrial requirements where speed is critical and accuracy needs to be at the nanoscale – including wafer-level testing and component packaging.

  10. Penn Engineering Research Gives Optical Switches The ‘Contrast’ Of Electronic Transistors
    1/26/2018

    Current computer systems represent bits of information — the 1’s and 0’s of binary code — with electricity. Circuit elements, such as transistors, operate on these electric signals, producing outputs that are dependent on their inputs.