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Waste Sulfur Transformed Into Better Thermal-imaging Lens

Waste Sulfur Transformed Into Better Thermal-imaging Lens

University of Arizona Sulfur left over from refining fossil fuels can be transformed into cheap, lightweight, plastic lenses for infrared devices, including night-vision goggles, a University of Arizona-led international team has found. The...

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2014-04-18 08:22:59

DUBLIN, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3mbltm/global_fiber) has announced the addition of the "Global Fiber Optic Sensor Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3mbltm/global_fiber ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The author forecasts the Global Fiber Optic Sensor Market to grow with a CAGR of 10.3 percent for the period...

2014-04-17 13:44:19

Efficient conversion from magnetic storage to light is key Inexpensive computers, cell phones and other systems that substitute flexible plastic for silicon chips may be one step closer to reality, thanks to research published on April 16 in the journal Nature Communications. The paper describes a new proposal by University of Iowa researchers and their colleagues at New York University for overcoming a major obstacle to the development of such plastic devices—the large amount of...

2014-04-16 16:33:20

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x722rx/fiber_optic) has announced the addition of the "Fiber Optic Components - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x722rx/fiber_optic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Fiber Optic Components in US$ Million by...

2014-04-16 08:37:58

ROANOKE, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCC) ("OCC(®)" or the "Company") today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly cash dividend to OCC's shareholders. OCC's Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.02 per share on the Company's common stock effective April 15, 2014. The dividend will be paid on or about May 15, 2014, to shareholders of record on April 28, 2014. The dividend announced today implies an annual cash...

2014-04-16 08:37:45

Reducing cost of ownership by OEMs crucial to win new customers MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The future of fiber optics is being shaped by the need for higher bandwidth, signal rates, and on-chip connections. Technologies like fiber-to-the-antenna (FTTA), long term evolution (LTE) deployments along with 100 and 400 gigabyte installations are therefore bolstering the global fiber optic test equipment market. Integrated or platform-based test products, in particular,...

2014-04-15 12:23:06

ACS has successfully concluded a three-year, nearly $5 million contract with Marietta Board of Lights and Water ATLANTA, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Control Systems (ACS), formerly Efacec ACS, along with fiber optic partner PCS, Inc., has successfully completed a three-year network installation project with the Marietta Board of Lights and Water to provide a turnkey system with innovative technical design and value added options. Delivering the project on schedule, ACS...

2014-04-14 23:05:28

The Light Brigade and Utilities Telecom Council (UTC) have partnered to provide professionals in the growing utility fiber optic network industry with the opportunity to become officially certified in fiber optic network technologies. Tukwila, WA and Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The Light Brigade, AFL’s education and training division, and Utilities Telecom Council (UTC) have partnered to provide professionals in the growing utility fiber optic network industry with the...

2014-04-14 23:03:14

The combination of SmarTV’s interactive engagement software and the iVolve ONT Optical Access platform provides another cost-effective solution for fiber optic implementation into hospitality properties. Richardson, TX (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The SmarTV Company, LLC (SmarTV) has become the latest hospitality solution vendor certified on the iPhontonix iVolve Optical Access platform. The combination of SmarTV’s interactive engagement software and the iVolve ONT Optical Access platform...

2014-04-08 12:35:44

LONGMONT, Colo., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightwave Logic, Inc. (OTCQB: LWLG) has entered into a sole worldwide license agreement with Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) enabling Lightwave to integrate Corning's organic electro-optical chromophores into Lightwave Logic's portfolio of electro-optic polymer materials. The agreement allows Lightwave to use the licensed patents within a defined license field that includes communications, computing, power, and power storage...

2014-04-07 16:21:31

At St. Paul's Cathedral in London, a section of the dome called the Whispering Gallery makes a whisper audible from the other side of the dome as a result of the way sound waves travel around the curved surface. Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have used the same phenomenon to build an optical device that may lead to new and more powerful computers that run faster and cooler. Lan Yang, PhD, associate professor of electrical and systems engineering, and her collaborators...


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Venus’ Flower Basket, Euplectella aspergillum
2014-01-05 00:00:00

Venus’ Flower Basket (Euplectella aspergillum) is a species of hexactinellid sponge found in the deep ocean. It is found with a male and female shrimp living inside it, which spend their lives living in just one sponge basket. Because of this, Asian cultures use the dead, dried sponge as a wedding present to signify the symbiotic relationship of the sponge and shrimp. The shrimp that make their home inside the basket reproduce and their offspring escape and find their own sponge to call...

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