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  1. Split-Disk Whispering Gallery Mode Resonators For Tuning Micro-Lasers
    9/21/2017

    Scientists at the Institute of Applied Physics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, have designed a split-disk whispering gallery mode (WGM) resonator that controls the tunability of lasers by stretching a flexible substrate.

  2. JinkoSolar Ranked As Top Solar Brand Used In Debt-Financed Projects And Most ‘Bankable’ PV Manufacturer By Bloomberg New Energy Finance
    9/20/2017

    JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, today announced that, in addition to being ranked as a top solar brand in debt financed projects, it was named the most "bankable" PV manufacturer by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) among 52 module brands.

  3. High-Power NIR Laser Diodes For Gesture Control
    9/20/2017

    LASER COMPONENTS USA, specialized provider of laser and optoelectronic components in the US and Canada, introduces the new ADL-83Y51TL laser diode, a high-performance, low-cost solution for any application that requires powerful NIR laser diodes with a longitudinal single-mode beam profile, such as camera-supported gesture control.

  4. SPIE Optifab To Draw Optical Manufacturing Experts From Around The Globe
    9/20/2017

    The city of Rochester, center of a major optical manufacturing region and the home of the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics), next month will host SPIE Optifab, the largest optical manufacturing conference and exhibition held in the United States.

  5. ProPhotonix Delivers Digital Lasers For Train Wheel Inspection Systems
    9/19/2017

    ProPhotonix Limited (OTC PINK: STKR) (LSE: PPIX) (AIM: PPIX), a high technology designer and manufacturer of LED illumination systems and laser diode modules, with operations in Ireland and the United Kingdom, announces a new application of its digital lasers, having delivered an initial set of eight prototype laser modules for use in a new wheel wear monitoring and control system ("Wheelwatcher"). Wheelwatcher will provide rail transport operators with accurate and real-time information to improve preventive maintenance of rail systems which may also enhance rail safety.

  6. A Solar Cell You Can Put In The Wash
    9/19/2017

    Scientists from RIKEN and the University of Tokyo have developed a new type of ultra-thin photovoltaic device, coated on both sides with stretchable and waterproof films, which can continue to provide electricity from sunlight even after being soaked in water or being stretched and compressed.

  7. Supercontinuum Lasers Can Lead To Better Bread And Beer
    9/19/2017

    Researchers from the Department of Food Science (FOOD) at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark are the first in the world to have analysed whole grains with long near-infrared wavelengths using a new type of light source, the supercontinuum laser.

  8. Cost-Effective Quantum Moves A Step Closer
    9/19/2017

    Canadian and US researchers have taken an important step towards enabling quantum networks to be cost-effective and truly secure from attack.

  9. Sandia Researchers Build First Terahertz-Speed Polarization Optical Switch
    9/18/2017

    Scientists at Sandia National Laboratories, along with colleagues from North Carolina State University, have built the first all-optical device capable of switching light at terahertz speeds. 

  10. Oclaro Showcases Full Range Of 100G And 400G High-Speed Components And Modules At ECOC 2017
    9/18/2017

    Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), a leading provider and innovator of optical communications solutions, today announced a powerful line-up of 100G and 400G products on display at this week's ECOC Exhibition in Gothenburg, Sweden.