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2014-06-09 12:34:43

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: 3D Imaging Market [3D Modeling; 3D Scanning; 3D rendering; Layout and Animation; Image Reconstruction]: Global Advancements, Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013 - 2018)http://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/consumer_electronics/3d_imaging_market_3d_modeling_3d_scanning_3d_rendering_layout_animation_image_reconstruction_global_advancements_market_forecasts_analysis_2013_2018.html...

2014-06-09 12:27:20

LOS ANGELES, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) today announced that How to Train Your Dragon 2, the second chapter of DreamWorks Animation's beloved How to Train Your Dragon franchise, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX(® ) 3D format and released across all IMAX(® )theatres domestically in select engagements starting June 13, the same day the film - which will be distributed by 20th Century Fox - opens wide in the US. The film will...

2014-06-07 23:01:45

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is attempting to submit this client's idea, the Portable Reading Lenses, to companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 "I was tired of having to wear two pairs of glasses at work," said an inventor from Trenton, Fla. "I thought that life would be much easier if I did not have to keep track of both my safety glasses and my reading glasses." He developed the PORTABLE READING LENSES to provide enhanced visual...

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....

2014-06-06 23:01:13

As part of Everyday Life Photography Festival, students of AMG Services Photography School are putting up an exhibition on "Photography as Archive". Home And Recreation reports the details on the new show. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 A new article published by Home And Recreation reviews the “Photography as Archive” exhibit that was recently organized by AMG Services Photography School. A photography exhibition titled “Photography as Archive” was organized by...

Laser-like Beams That Use 250x Less Power
2014-06-06 03:56:27

By Nicole Casal Moore, University of Michigan With precarious particles called polaritons that straddle the worlds of light and matter, University of Michigan researchers have demonstrated a new, practical and potentially more efficient way to make a coherent laser-like beam. They have made what's believed to be the first polariton laser that is fueled by electrical current as opposed to light, and also works at room temperature, rather than way below zero. Those attributes make the...

2014-06-06 08:26:14

AUSTIN, Texas, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebra Imaging, Inc., the world's foremost provider of 3D holographic prints, announced today the creation of a strategic partnership with the Reprographic Services Association (RSA) to help serve the rapid expansion Zebra is experiencing with Architecture, Engineering and Construction Companies (AEC). The RSA is a dynamic network of over 80 companies with more than 185 locations across North America. Member companies are dedicated to...

2014-06-05 23:05:57

Videos examine various categories of cross-connect products typically used in metropolitan, wide, local and storage area networks. Tukwila, WA and Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Light Brigade, AFL’s education and training division, is releasing its newest menu-based DVD titled Fiber Optic Patch Panels, Closures and Pedestals. This updated release to the company’s popular Staff Development Series of instructional videos examines the various categories of cross-connect...

2014-06-05 12:30:20

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Ophthalmic Devices, Diagnostics and Surgical Equipment: Global Marketshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/ophthalmic_devices_diagnostics_surgical_equipment_global_markets.html INTRODUCTIONSTUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThis BCC report, Ophthalmic Devices, Diagnostics and Surgical Equipment: Global Markets, provides a comprehensive description of conditions and diseases that...

2014-06-05 08:31:03

DUBLIN, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bjh8c6/optical_coatings) has announced the addition of the "Optical Coatings Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The report analyses the optical coatings market. For an insightful understanding, analysis and forecast have been provided for the time period ranging...


Latest Optics Reference Libraries

Nature Photonics
2012-09-24 08:13:04

Nature Photonics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 2007 and published monthly by the Nature Publishing Group. As with other Nature journals, this periodical has no external Editorial Board with editorial decisions made by a fully-functioning in-house team. The journal covers research related to optoelectronics, laser science, imaging, communications, and other aspects of photonics. It publishes review articles, research papers, news and commentary, and research...

Optics Communications
2012-04-30 14:35:08

Optics Communications is a peer-reviewed rapid-publication scientific journal published by Elsevier. This journal has been in publication since April of 1969, according to the Library of Congress. It reports on all fields of optical science and technology. The following subjects are covered in Optics Communications: Physical optics, Optical information and image processing, Guided wave optics, Atomic and molecular physics, Optical properties of condensed and soft matter, Quantum optics,...

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2010-09-24 17:50:57

A telescope, designed to aid the observation of remote objects, collects some form of electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light). The Netherlands developed the first known practical telescope in the 17th century. The term "telescope" was termed in order to describe Galileo's instruments in 1611. However, Galileo was not the inventor of the telescope. It was Hans Lippershey, Zacharias Janssen, and Jacob Metius who are credited with the creation of the telescope. In 1668, Isaac Newton...

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2010-09-23 19:15:37

Bifocals are eyeglasses, commonly prescribed for presbyopia, with two distinct optical powers. Although there are arguments against him, Benjamin Franklin is generally credited with the invention of bifocals. After a correspondence between George Whatley and John Fenno it was thought that Franklin possibly invented the bifocals fifty years earlier than previously thought. Many inventions are worked on independently by many people and bifocals may have been the same, however, Franklin was...

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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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