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2014-08-25 23:11:33

Announcing a new plugin from Pixel Film Studios, ProDefocus which, includes an arrangement of Directional, Gaussian, and Zoom Blur presets for Final Cut Pro X. Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Plugin and template developers from Pixel Film Studios have announced the ProDefocus Plugin for Final Cut Pro X. “ProDefocus gives users the ability to choose which layer in their timeline to seamlessly focus and defocus on,” said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios....

2014-08-25 08:32:06

Annual Competition Recognizes Student Achievements in Optical Design MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc., a global leader providing software, IP and services used to accelerate innovation in chips and electronic systems, today announced that four students, Xinda Hu of the University of Arizona, and Anthony Vella, Aaron Bauer, and Nicolas Brown, all of the University of Rochester, are the winners of the 2014 Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design...

2014-08-04 16:26:03

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SynergEyes, Inc., manufacturer and marketer of the Duette and UltraHealth families of contact lenses, has raised $12 million to accelerate expansion of its contact lenses for patients with astigmatism, presbyopia and irregular corneas. The funding also will facilitate SynergEyes' strategic acquisitions in the field of specialty contact lenses. "As the contact lens industry increasingly focuses on commodity products, SynergEyes stands out...

2014-06-06 23:09:26

Lumetrics system speeds inspection and includes advanced capability to measure toric lenses. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 This month, Lumetrics shipped its newest design of CrystalWave™ intraocular lens inspection systems to a major U.S. manufacturer. The CrystalWave™ 765 is the latest system in a full line of intraocular lens and contact lens inspection systems produced in the U.S. by Lumetrics, the world’s leader of inspection systems for the ophthalmics industry....

2014-05-23 10:57:24

OSA New thin lens made of silicon opens a door to using less expensive materials for infrared (IR) imaging Dark alleys might not feel so dangerous someday thanks to a new ultra-thin type of lens, which could pave the way to making smaller and cheaper heat-sensing imagers. A team of French researchers has found a way to make a thermal infrared (IR) camera with a lens made of silicon, a much less expensive material than is commonly used today. The new silicon lens is as thick as a...

Flat Surface Turned Into Spherical Antenna Using New Device
2014-04-15 16:29:04

By Jason Bardi, American Institute of Physics Broadband transformational optics lens, described in Applied Physics Letters, may lead to antenna dishes that are flat or conform to any surface By depositing an array of tiny, metallic, U-shaped structures onto a dielectric material, a team of researchers in China has created a new artificial surface that can bend and focus electromagnetic waves the same way an antenna does. This breakthrough, which the team is calling the first...

2014-04-14 12:30:52

Broadband Transformational Optics Lens, Described in "Applied Physics Letters," May Lead to Antenna Dishes that are Flat or Conform to Any Surface WASHINGTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By depositing an array of tiny, metallic, U-shaped structures onto a dielectric material, a team of researchers in China has created a new artificial surface that can bend and focus electromagnetic waves the same way an antenna does....

2014-03-28 11:36:07

System could provide first method for filtering light waves based on direction Light waves can be defined by three fundamental characteristics: their color (or wavelength), polarization, and direction. While it has long been possible to selectively filter light according to its color or polarization, selectivity based on the direction of propagation has remained elusive. But now, for the first time, MIT researchers have produced a system that allows light of any color to pass through...

2014-03-17 08:28:35

First of Kind Product in the U.S. MONROVIA, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses for the eye and delivery systems reported that its Visian Toric Implantable Lens or TICL received favorable votes to three questions presented to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Ophthalmic Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee. The Ophthalmic Devices Panel reviews and...

2014-02-17 23:02:10

Transparency Market Research Report published "Contact Lens Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse the full report with TOC at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/contact-lens-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Contact Lens Market (Gas Permeable Contact Lens and Soft Contact Lens) - Global...


Latest Geometrical optics Reference Libraries

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2010-09-16 15:48:43

A magnifying glass is a convex lens, usually mounted in a frame with a handle, which is used to produce a magnified image of an object. The glass works by creating a magnified virtual image of an object behind the lens. However, the distance between the lens and the object must be shorter than the focal length for the glass to work. If the distance is not correct then the image will appear small and inverted. Many magnifying glasses are mounted on a stand to insure the proper distance...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Parabolic Mirror -- A parabolic reflector or parabolic dish is a reflective device formed in the shape of a paraboloid of revolution. Parabolic reflectors can either collect or distribute energy such as light, sound, or radio waves. The parabolic reflector functions due to the geometric properties of the paraboloid shape: if the angle of incidence to the inner surface of the collector equals the angle of reflection, then any incoming ray that is parallel to the axis of the dish will be...

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