Raman confocal microscope wins the UK Queen''s Award
Electro Optics - News, 9 hours ago
The UK''s most prestigious award for business performance has been presented to engineering company Renishaw for developments made in Raman microscopy
New coating developed to give LEDs a warm glow
Electro Optics - News, November 20, 2014
Researchers have developed LEDs that can emit redder, warmer colours when dimmed. To create these shades that are more favourable to the human eye, the bulbs are coated with composite material that absorbs different wavelengths of light as the temperature of the LED changes
Photonics IP protected? What to consider when commercialising new innovations
Electro Optics - News, November 19, 2014
Dr Andrew Fearnside, a senior associate at law firm Appleyard Lees, sets out the arguments for protecting intellectual property when commercialising photonics innovations, and what to consider when seeking IP protection
Test for photonic IC developed with potential for industrial characterisation
Electro Optics - News, November 18, 2014
Researchers from the University of Southampton have developed a new technique to help produce more reliable and robust next generation photonic chips
Laser source developed to investigate gallium nitride
Electro Optics - News, November 18, 2014
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology have developed an optical technique to study the structural and electronic properties of gallium nitride, the material blue LEDs are based on
Applied Optics Center acquired by Optex
Electro Optics - News, November 17, 2014
Optical coatings and assemblies company, Applied Optics Center, has been acquired by Optex Systems Holdings, a manufacturer of optical sighting systems and assemblies primarily for the US Department of Defence
Asthma inhaler delivery to improve from research using laser trap
Electro Optics - News, November 17, 2014
Research using a laser beam trap could help improve the effectiveness of asthma inhalers by modelling how the drug particles behave as they are projected through the air
Microring laser cavity developed for single-mode lasing on demand
Electro Optics - News, November 17, 2014
Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed a microring laser cavity that can produce single-mode lasing from a conventional multi-mode laser cavity
UK doubles its funding for emerging technologies
Electro Optics - News, November 11, 2014
The UK''s Technology Strategy Board, Innovate UK, has announced that over the next four years it will invest 50 million pounds in emerging technologies, doubling its past investment in early stage technologies
Frequency combs measure greenhouse gases over a two-kilometre path
Electro Optics - News, November 06, 2014
Laser frequency combs have been used to monitor the concentrations of greenhouse gasses over a distance of two kilometres. The technique was demonstrated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology in collaboration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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