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2014-03-24 23:21:41

Dedicated to professional photo gear and accessories, PhotoGear.com has now added Yongnuo YN-568EX II Flash for Canon to their rapidly growing inventory of high quality products. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Photogear.com announced that they are now offering YN-568EX II Flash for Canon from Yongnuo. Yongnuo is one of the most well known brands that specialize in manufacturing flashguns for Canon cameras. A detailed description as well as all the technical specifications of this...

2014-03-24 12:31:10

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Perigee Medical announced that they are the exclusive American distributor of aesthetic lasers manufactured by Asclepion (Jena, Germany), including the new TattooStar Effect, high performance tattoo removal system, and the new MedioStar NeXT, the world's fastest laser hair removal system. Asclepion develops and manufactures premium medical laser systems In Jena, Germany, including, DermAblate, the world's best selling...

2014-03-23 23:01:40

Dedicated to professional photo gear and accessories, PhotoGear.com has now added the Tenba Messenger Camera Bag to their rapidly growing inventory of high quality products. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Photogear.com announced that they are now offering the Tenba Messenger Camera Bag in the olive color. The product has the capacity to hold a DSLR with 2–3 lenses, flash and accessories, magazines, and files. Classic, fast moving, and body hugging, the world's best...

2014-03-21 23:25:45

The “StreamTV” Glasses Free 4K 3D TV was featured on NewsWatch as part of its 2014 Consumer Electronic Show Wrap Up, which took a look at the latest and coolest technology showcased at the trade show. Scott Steinberg, a guest host of NewsWatch and technology expert, conducted the product review and shared with viewers how it can also instantly convert any video into a 3D experience. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 The “StreamTV” Glasses Free 4K 3D TV was featured on...

2014-03-21 23:04:22

Ceramic Sanitary Ware Market report includes raw material analysis (kaolin, feldspar, ball clay, quartz), value chain analysis, Porter’s analysis, pricing trends. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/ceramic-sanitary-ware-market-581.html (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Bathroom fittings such as wash basins, toilets, water closets, bidets, urinals, cisterns, shower plates, pedestals, etc. are known as sanitary wares. According to a new market research report, “Ceramic Sanitary Ware...

2014-03-21 12:23:02

Two-Theatre Deal Signals IMAX's Continued Worldwide Expansion; IMAX Now in 58 Countries NEW YORK, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and New Tour Safaris Co., Ltd., operator of Urgoo Cinemas, the largest theatrical exhibition and entertainment company in Mongolia, today announced an agreement to install two IMAX(®) theatres in new construction projects in the city of Ulan Bator, the nation's capital and largest city. With today's agreement, IMAX...

2014-03-21 08:24:14

ORPINGTON, England, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelson Diagnostics, the UK based medical device company focused on multi-beam Optical Coherence Tomography ('OCT') technology, today announces positive results from the successfully completed multi-centre, prospective clinical trial for the diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma using VivoSight OCT to be presented at the upcoming American Academy of Dermatology's 72nd Annual Meeting (AAD) in Denver, Colorado,...

2014-03-20 23:02:44

The new pole camera is a highly-efficient waterproof viewing device suited for use in various inspection settings and applications, including underwater inspections. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Medit Inc, one of the acknowledged leaders among online suppliers of remote visual equipment and accessories for businesses in North America, is pleased to introduce a new addition to their comprehensive line of imaging devices – STRAHL Pole Mounted Inspection Camera. The new pole camera is a compact...

2014-03-20 23:02:08

Hello March Madness says CLEContactLenses.com as they launch their 4-day sale today. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 New York-based Eye Care Associates enters its 15th year as the operator of CLEContactLenses.com, an online e-tailer that sells contact lenses, contact lens solution, contact lens inserter/remover and other items related to eye care such as eye vitamins & supplements. As many are aware, March Madness is upon us as many schools and fans alike are hoping they will be...

2014-03-20 23:00:06

Rokinon has several new manual focus lenses for both still photography and HD video cameras. Starting with the photo lenses, there is the new second-generation 8mm f/2.8 for mirrorless, a 10mm f/2.8 lens for mirrorless and APS-C DSLR cameras, and a 12mm f/2.0 lens for mirrorless cameras. NYC, NY (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 B&H Photo is proud to announce the official release of new manual focus cine and photo lenses from Rokinon. The new photo lenses include a second-generation 8mm f/2.8...


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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