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moon and earth broadband
2014-05-23 05:35:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Most of us have gotten used to being connected no matter where we go, but if mankind ever starts living or working on the moon or some far-off asteroid, how would they be able to check their email or post killer selfies on Facebook? Thankfully, researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are close to a solution. While working with NASA officials last fall, a team from MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory was able to...

2014-05-22 23:10:29

DMG Productions explores the latest advancements in laser optics. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Lincoln Laser Company announced today that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr., slated to air later this year, 2014. Lincoln Laser Company services a global clientele of OEMs in laser printing, medical imaging, film writing, and many other specifically tailored laser scanning processes. Viewers will learn about their reputation for unparalleled...

2014-05-22 16:22:04

EDISON, N.J., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunlight Photonics Inc announced today the launching of a new product, SUNLINK-5, a small solar UAV (unmanned airborne vehicle) for commercial and civil applications in the low to medium altitude range. Its primary power source comes from sunlight, which enables SUNLINK-5 to perform day-long missions. Sunlight Photonics' UAVs are suitable for a variety of applications, including wireless communications, precision agriculture, land surveys,...

Laser Light Waves Needs More Bass
2014-05-21 03:31:46

Florian Aigner, Vienna University of Technology They shed light on atomic and molecular processes: ultrashort laser pulses are required to study extremely fast quantum phenomena. For years, scientists have been trying to tune the shape of light waves so as to, for instance, steer an electron on exactly the right path. At the TU Vienna, an extraordinarily powerful new method to influence the shape of the laser light wave has been developed in cooperation with the Imperial College in London...

2014-05-21 04:22:18

FREIBURG and KASSEL, Germany, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Thorsten Sprenger from Huebner GmbH and Rene Beigang from the Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques receive the Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize 2014 Spotting letters and parcels containing explosives has just gotten easier thanks to the T-COGNITION system from Huebner GmbH, a global company headquartered in Kassel, Germany. The system uses terahertz technology to detect illegal substances...

2014-05-17 04:20:24

DALLAS, May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers "Mid IR Sensors: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2019" industry research report of 818 pages in its store. Mid IR sensor market at $789 million in 2012 are anticipated to reach $7 billion by 2019 as price performance increases and unit costs decrease from $3,000 per unit to $300 and even to $8 or less per unit on average drive further interest from commercial buyers. The...

2014-05-15 23:15:57

ReportsnReports.com adds “In-depth Research and Development Trend of China Optical Communication Market, 2014” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The output value of global optical communication market in 2013 generated USD 32.646 billion, an increase of about 8.9% compared with USD 29.954 billion in 2012, representing a stable growth market. It is predicted that the global optical communication market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 10%...

2014-05-09 12:26:17

DUBLIN, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/39n9p4/photonic) has announced the addition of the "Photonic Integrated Circuit (IC) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) is a new technology similar to an electronic IC which integrates multiple photonic functions into one optical...

2014-05-08 23:15:59

Empire's engineers will be trained in Scientific Molding techniques for consistent opaque and optical molding. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Empire Precision Plastics announced today a new in-house training program designed to improve manufacturing controls and quality systems for its plastic injection molding facility. The training, funded by a Rochester Regional Photonics Accelerator Grant and developed with the support of High Tech Rochester, will ensure that critical molding...


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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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