Gobal photonics sensors market to reach $15m by 2019
Electro Optics - News, 1 hour ago
Over the next five years, the worldwide photonics sensors and detectors market is set for a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.8 per cent, reaching $15.2 million by 2019, according to a new market research report
Glyndwr scientists exceed polishing specifications for E-ELT telescope mirror
Electro Optics - News, 1 hour ago
Scientists from Glyndŵr University have managed to polish a mirror segment for the European Extremely Large Telescope down to just 7.5nm, a first with computer-operated machinery
Laser cooling technique allows microscopes to sense individual viruses
Electro Optics - News, August 18, 2014
An atomic force microscope that can sense forces equivalent to the weight of an individual virus has been developed by a team of physicists from the Australian National University (ANU)
A thousand robots move together to create shapes on command
Electro Optics - News, August 15, 2014
A thousand-robot ''flash mob'' capable of assembling into almost any shape on command has been developed by researchers at Harvard University in the United States. The individual robots use infrared light to simultaneously arrange themselves
Jenoptik sees strong growth in lasers and optical systems
Electro Optics - News, August 13, 2014
The Jenoptik Group''s first half-year financial results revealed that its revenue remained steady from 2013. Although income fell in other market sectors, the Lasers and Optical System segment saw significant growth
Laser with energy of a power station boosts European research facility
Electro Optics - News, August 12, 2014
A laser that can generate pulses of energy equivalent to that of a power station has been supplied to the Institute of Physics in the Czech Republic by the UK''s Science and Technology Facilities Council
Partnership between Google and Novartis to create a ''smart'' contact lens
Electro Optics - News, August 11, 2014
''Smart'' contact lenses that are capable of monitoring glucose levels in Diabetes sufferers, and of restoring the natural autofocus in people who wear glasses, could soon become a reality thanks to a partnership between Google and Novartis
Controlling electrical behaviour of graphene with laser pulses
Electro Optics - News, August 04, 2014
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a method of using a pulsed laser to control the way in which graphene conducts electricity, opening up new applications for the material, such as use as a broadband light detector
Microelectronics and industrial manufacturing markets drive increases in sales for Newport
Electro Optics - News, August 01, 2014
A higher demand in the microelectronics and industrial manufacturing markets, and an increase in scientific research drove increases in sales reported in Newport''s second quarter financial report
Photonics shop opens for researchers to try before they buy
Electro Optics - News, August 01, 2014
Jessica Rowbury browses along the shelves of the first ever optics and photonics shop, which opened in May in an Oxfordshire science centre in the UK
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