CEO of Jenoptik re-elected as Photonics21 president
Electro Optics - News, December 12, 2014
Michael Mertin, CEO of Jenoptik, has been re-elected as president of Photonics21, the technology platform which represents the European photonics community of industry and research organisations
Smart material transforms clothing into active motion sensors
Electro Optics - News, December 11, 2014
A smart textile that transforms garments into active motion sensors has been developed by Cambridge Consultants. The wearable technology uses fibre optic sensors and can be used for almost any type of clothing
Waterproof near-infrared spectrometer monitors swimmers'' performance
Electro Optics - News, December 11, 2014
A waterproof spectrometer capable of measuring muscle oxygenation underwater has been developed by scientists in the UK. The device, which has been described in the Journal of Biomedical Optics, would be beneficial for swimmers monitoring their performance
Lattice light microscopy sublicensed
Electro Optics - News, December 10, 2014
The technique for lattice light sheet microscopy has been sublicensed to Intelligent Imaging Solutions (3i), a company that designs and manufactures live cell and intravital microscopy imaging platforms
Downing Street Christmas lights herald start of International Year of Light
Electro Optics - News, December 10, 2014
The Downing Street Christmas lights have been switched on carrying the International Year of Light logo. Positioned directly outside the home of the UK''s Prime Minister, the tree carries three lights carrying seasonal representations of the IYOL symbol
European Extremely Large Telescope gets green light
Electro Optics - News, December 09, 2014
The European Southern Observatory''s (ESO) governing body has given the green light for construction to begin on what will be the world''s largest telescope, the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT)
Spectroscopy method diagnoses bone diseases early
Electro Optics - News, December 04, 2014
Research published on the 28 November described a Spatially Offset Raman Spectroscopy (SORS) technique which, for the first time, was able to detect brittle bone disease by simply scanning the patient''s limbs
Southampton university professor joins Photonics 21 board
Electro Optics - News, November 28, 2014
Professor Rob Eason from the Optoelectronics Research Centre at the University of Southampton, UK, has been appointed to the Board of Stakeholders for Photonics 21, the European Technology Platform
Spectroscopy entrepreneur wins EPIC Phoenix Award
Electro Optics - News, November 28, 2014
The European Photonics Industry Consortium''s (EPIC) Phoenix Award 2014 has been presented to Benno Oderkerk, CEO and co-founder of Avantes
European Optical Society''s executive director joins board of 3D printed optics company
Electro Optics - News, November 27, 2014
The executive director of the European Optical Society, professor Jyrki Saarinen, has joined the Luxexcel''s supervisory board. Saarinen will use his experience as an optics scientist and an entrepreneur to support Luxexcel''s business in digital additive manufacturing
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