Raman spectroscopy helps US police keep drugs off the streets
Electro Optics - News, 15 hours ago
The United States law enforcement agency has been using Raman spectroscopy to help keep illegal drugs off the streets. In September, police stopped several large-scale drug manufacturing operations with help from Raman devices
Endurance tests show potential for EUV high volume manufacturing
Electro Optics - News, October 29, 2014
Extreme ultraviolet (EUV) light sources could soon be used for high-volume manufacturing (HVM), as recently, three companies have demonstrated continuous and stable operation of EUV systems under a production environment
Photonics firms reach out to public during Day of Photonics
Electro Optics - News, October 27, 2014
The first Day of Photonics took place on 21 October 2014; more than 100 activities were organised in 30 countries around the world
The VC marriage
Electro Optics - News, October 27, 2014
Following coaching the start-up companies pitching for finance at Invest in Photonics, Géraldine Andrieux Gustin, a senior partner at Yole Finance, gives his five tips for attracting investment from venture capitalists
New LCD screen can display 3D images without a power source
Electro Optics - News, October 24, 2014
Chargers could one day be a thing of the past thanks to the development of an LCD screen that doesn''t need a power source
First long-distance tractor beam created
Electro Optics - News, October 22, 2014
A long-distance optical tractor beam that can attract and repel particles 100 times further than previously possible has been developed by scientists from the Australian National University (ANU)
Fusion optics research targets higher laser shot rates
Electro Optics - News, October 22, 2014
Overcoming some of the challenges of engineering optics for laser inertial confinement fusion could ensure the UK retains a leading position in the field of nuclear fusion, Professor David Neely from the Central Laser Facility at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, has said at Photonex
High-power alexandrite laser developed for space lidar
Electro Optics - News, October 22, 2014
A team at Imperial College London has demonstrated a diode-pumped alexandrite laser with powers 20 times higher than current alexandrite technology, it was announced at the Photonex conference
Next-gen fibres from ORC made available to purchase
Electro Optics - News, October 21, 2014
Specialised optical fibre that exceeds the performance of most commercial fibres is now available to purchase from the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) at the University of Southampton
Jenoptik revises revenue guidance due to weak market segments
Electro Optics - News, October 21, 2014
Weak demand from the machine construction, semiconductor equipment and automotive industries, combined with export restrictions due to the crisis in Russia and Ukraine, has caused Jenoptik to revise its 2014 revenue and earnings guidance
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