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2014-04-22 16:32:11

DUBLIN, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wtvhhw/freestanding_and) has announced the addition of the "Free-Standing & Bulk GaN Substrates for Laser Diode, LED and Power Electronics Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wtvhhw/freestanding_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) LED applications will become the driving force of the...

Could A Dual Laser Beam Help Us Control The Weather?
2014-04-19 06:30:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While controlling the weather may have been fodder for classic episodes of the G.I. Joe cartoons, researchers from the University of Central Florida have been researching just that and say they may have found a way to do it by using a dual laser beam. Condensation, lightning and storm activity are all associated with considerable amounts of static charged particles. Exciting those particles with the proper kind of laser could possibly...

2014-04-17 23:09:00

Allura Skin, Laser & Wellness Clinic is excited to announce their open house event on April 17th from 2pm to 7pm at their Johnstown/Loveland location. The clinic will have door prizes and giveaways valued at $8000, as well as demonstrations of Vasershape, the body contouring laser. Loveland, Colorado (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Allura Skin, Laser & Wellness Clinic is excited to announce their open house event on April 17th at their location at 4450 Union Street, Suite 201 in Johnstown,...

2014-04-16 23:17:45

Cadiz Laser Spa is partnering up with local businesses and beauty brands, including Neocutis and House Wine, to bring you their spring 2014 Westlake Happy Hour event. Attendees will enjoy complimentary refreshments and one-day-only discounts. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Cadiz Laser Spa is pleased to announce their next special event: the 2014 Westlake Happy Hour. The event is set for the afternoon of April 17th. The first 10 guests will be greeted with swag bags full of samples and...

2014-04-16 16:27:04

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:U.S. Market for Dental Lasershttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/u_s_market_dental_lasers.htmlIn 2013, the total U.S. market for dental laser systems was valued at $72.5 million. This market will beprimarily driven by the soft tissue diode laser market segment.The dental laser device market is divided into three main segments. First is the soft tissue dental laser...

2014-04-16 08:37:24

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9czvm2/research_and) has announced the addition of the "Research and Forecast of China Laser Equipment Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9czvm2/research_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) China serves as a giant manufacturing country, with gradual upgrading of domestic...

2014-04-15 23:06:45

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global photonic integrated circuit (IC) technology market is expected to grow to nearly $866.4 million by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 33.2%. The Optical signal processing category, the fastest-growing segment in the overall market, is moving at a tremendous 35% CAGR. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, PHOTONIC INTEGRATED CIRCUITS: TECHNOLOGIES AND...

Combs Of Light Accelerate Communication
2014-04-15 08:44:02

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Researchers Exploit Optical Frequency Comb Sources on a Silicon Chip for Data Transmission in the Terabit Range Miniaturized optical frequency comb sources allow for transmission of data streams of several terabits per second over hundreds of kilometers – this has now been demonstrated by researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and the Swiss École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in a experiment presented in the journal...

2014-04-14 16:28:24

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/czkcfw/global_fiber) has announced the addition of the "Global Fiber Laser Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/czkcfw/global_fiber ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Fiber Laser market to grow at a CAGR of 23.5 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of...

Catching The Invisible Wave
2014-04-14 13:13:32

Sonia Fernandez, UC Santa Barbara In a feat that may provide a promising array of applications, from energy efficiency to telecommunications to enhanced imaging, researchers at UC Santa Barbara have created a compound semiconductor of nearly perfect quality with embedded nanostructures containing ordered lines of atoms that can manipulate light energy in the mid-infrared range. More efficient solar cells, less risky and higher resolution biological imaging, and the ability to transmit...

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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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