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Provided By Florian Aigner, Vienna University of Technology What started out as a mathematical oddity, has now become a new kind of laser technology. Two years ago, physicists at TU Wien predicted a paradoxical laser effect: Under certain...

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2014-10-22 08:32:37

SINGAPORE, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Zecotek Photonics Inc. (TSX-V: ZMS; Frankfurt: W1I.F), a developer of leading-edge photonics technologies for industrial, healthcare and scientific markets, today announced today announced the recent publication by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) of two new strategic patents covering more advanced variants of its flagship lutetium-based LFS scintillation crystals and solid-state MAPD photo-detector arrays. The compositions and...

2014-10-21 23:12:43

Allura Skin, Laser, & Wellness Clinic announced that a new skin laser treatment is coming to their Northern Colorado medical spa which can reduce the appearance of wrinkles and superficial skin discolorations. Over the course of a short treatment protocol, the sublative laser directs radiofrequency (RF) energy to the skin, accelerating healing and encouraging the growth of new collagen and healthy skin cells. Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Northern Colorado’s Allura Skin,...

2014-10-21 23:00:52

Subscription prices for the SPIE Digital Library will remain fixed in 2015, even while the society publisher continues to add new content to its existing offerings. SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has either lowered or frozen its subscription prices every year since 2009 to help ensure the widest access and to help address library budget pressures. BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Subscription prices for the SPIE Digital Library will remain...

2014-10-20 08:37:46

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRV Communications(TM), Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) ("MRV®"), a global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions, announced today that Dr. Scott Wilkinson, MRV's senior director of technical marketing, will present alongside industry experts in an Infonetics Research Webinar on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at 11:00 am EDT. During the event titled "Building More Efficient Networks with Multi-Layer Packet-Optical," MRV will share expert...

2014-10-19 23:00:26

Spectroscopic and optical technologies to monitor air pollution, direct laser writing for communications and research, and nanoplatforms for infectious disease treatments were among applications presented in the program at SPIE/COS Photonics Asia last week in Beijing. The meeting has become a “must-attend” event for researchers and other wanting to keep up-to-date on the latest developments in Asia in optics and photonics. BEIJING, China, and BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA (PRWEB) October...

2014-10-16 23:14:41

Barcelona-based Radiantis, a specialist manufacturer of laser tuning and diagnosis instrumentation, has been receiving positive feedback from the industry since the launch of its latest product, the SeaWave, in California earlier this year. Barcelona, Spain (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The SeaWave, which was Radiantis’ star performer at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO:2014) in San Jose, has been described by one end user as, “an impressively compact and rugged IR...

2014-10-16 16:36:05

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Laser Cutting Machines in US$ Million. The Global market is also analyzed by the following End-Use Applications: Optical Data Storage & Retrieval, Material Processing, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Lithography, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East/Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are...

2014-10-16 08:37:31

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coherent, Inc. (Nasdaq: COHR) today announced that it plans to report its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 financial results after market close on November 4, 2014. The Company will host a conference call to discuss its financial results at 1:30 P.M. Pacific (4:30 P.M. Eastern) on November 4, 2014. A listen-only broadcast of the conference call can be accessed on the Company's website at http://www.coherent.com/Investors/. For...

2014-10-15 23:01:59

Latest interrogator offers a first glimpse at the exciting possibilities of the new Micron Optics HYPERION Platform Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Micron Optics, Inc., a global leading innovator and provider of fiber optic sensing systems, today announces the si255 Optical Sensing Interrogator as the newest addition to its portfolio of optical instruments. Built upon the new Micron Optics HYPERION instrumentation platform and innovative x55 optical sensing core, the all new,...

2014-10-14 20:22:15

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) has increased in the optical communications industry in the past 15 years. This spurring demand can be attributed to the increasing demand of VCSEL in consumer electronics products and other high-end applications such as gesture recognition and 3D imaging. This BCC Research analyzes the global market trends, market drivers, restrains and opportunities, along with compound annual growth...


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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...

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