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Skin-Like Device Monitors Cardiovascular And Skin Health

‘Skin-Like’ Device Monitors Cardiovascular And Skin Health

Megan Fellman, Northwestern University A new wearable medical device can quickly alert a person if they are having cardiovascular trouble or if it’s simply time to put on some skin moisturizer, reports a Northwestern University and University...

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2014-09-30 23:01:07

The October issue of the Journal of Biomedical Optics will include a special section on biomimetic materials and their applications in disease diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment and toxin detection. Several papers including a guest editorial are open access in the SPIE Digital Library, published by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 New applications of structures and materials that replicate complex yet...

2014-09-30 16:26:16

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical fiber sensor (OFS) is a new type of sensor with light wave as a carrier and optical fiber as a medium, possessing high sensitivity, interference immunity, anti-corrosion, high-pressure resistance and other merits, thus being widely used in national defense, petrochemical, electric power, infrastructure, medical, etc.. At present, all countries in the world are energetically carrying out the R&D and application of optical fiber sensing...

2014-09-30 12:30:35

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders of the National Photonics Initiative (NPI), an alliance of top scientific societies uniting industry and academia to raise awareness of photonics, launched its Photonics Industry Neuroscience Group alongside officials from the White House Office of Science and Technology (OSTP) in conjunction with today's White House BRAIN Initiative conference. Members of the NPI industry group are committing to invest upwards of $30 million in...

2014-09-23 23:11:58

The two-day workshop will feature presentations on topics such as optical polishing, metrology and freeform optics. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The American Precision Optics Manufacturers Association (APOMA) announced today the official agenda of its 2014 Tucson Technical Workshop. The members-only event brings together optics technical and operations leaders to discuss the latest developments and challenges in advanced optical manufacturing. Taking place Nov. 10-11, 2014 at...

2014-09-23 23:07:41

The laser technology report presents a detail analysis of different segments for the global market which includes product types, resolutions, applications, and geography. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/laser-technology-market-795.html) (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 According to a new market research report "Laser Technology Market by Type (Solid - YAG Laser, Fiber Laser, Thin Disk Laser, Liquid, Gas - Argon Ion Laser, Excimer, CO2 & Others), Application (Medical,...

2014-09-22 23:12:48

Pavia received two awards this month for innovation and entrepreneurial spirit in technological achievement. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Michael Pavia, President of Sydor Instruments, was recognized this month by two different organizations for outstanding business leadership. The Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster/New York Photonics (RRPC) awarded Pavia the 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year Award at its annual meeting held on Sept. 4. This award recognized Pavia for...

2014-09-19 08:28:41

WILSONVILLE, Ore., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentor Graphics Corp., (NASDAQ: MENT), a leader in electronic design automation, today announced an integration with Lumerical's INTERCONNECT to enable new silicon photonics design methodologies that leverage the Pyxis((TM)) and Calibre(®) platforms. With the INTERCONNECT integration, users are now able to perform optical circuit simulation directly from the Pyxis Schematic. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140317/AQ83812LOGO...

2014-09-16 23:06:25

OSA campaign highlights industry inventions and student-made videos to raise awareness of the role optics and photonics play in advancing innovation and improving our world Washington (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The Optical Society (OSA) today announced the winners of its second Enabled by Optics contest. The contest, which is comprised of two tracks—one for companies and one for students—seeks to raise public awareness of the importance of optics and photonics technologies in...

2014-09-16 16:26:12

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Holography for Industrial Applications in US$ Thousands by the following End-Use Applications: Holographic Scanning, Holographic Industrial Testing, and Holographic Optical Elements. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also,...

2014-09-13 23:00:46

ReportsnReports.com adds “Laser Technology Market by Type (Solid - YAG laser, Fiber laser, Thin Disk Laser, Liquid, Gas - Argon Ion Laser, Excimer, CO2 & Others), Application (Medical, Industrial, Military, Research, Consumer, & Others), and Geography - Trends & Forecast to 2013 - 2020" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 LASER (Light Amplification by Simulated Emission of Radiation) technology has been used for various applications such as...


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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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