NIGERIA's Second National Telecom Operator, (SNO) Globacom yesterday commissioned first phase of a $700 million (about N83 billion) nationwide fibre optic project in Minna, Niger state, bring it closer to the vision of becoming 'Africa's leading telecommunications carrier' to a higher level.
Research and Markets has announced the addition of The Challenge for Indium Phosphide Photonic Development and the Optical Foundry to their offering.
Research and Markets has announced the addition of High Power Diode Laser Sources and Their Impact on Industrial, Medical, and Military Laser Industries to their offering.
A medical training seminar was held in Las Vegas, where Eileen O'Connor from KickButtsUSA an expert experienced in using cold lasers to help people quit smoking and lose weight, demonstrated to medical doctors exactly how she uses cold lasers as part of a program to help patients stop smoking.
WESCAM, a wholly owned subsidiary of L-3 Communications, announced today the delivery of MX?20 electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) imaging turrets to Lockheed Martin for its tethered aerostat system program.
Poland's Komenda Glowna Strazy Granicznej has selected Alcatel-Lucent to lead a consortium with Elbit Security Systems Ltd., to deploy a sophisticated Observation Tower System that will be based on advanced long- range observation equipment.
"See those white sparks?" asks Kirk Czymmek, as he points to the video on his computer screen of a highly magnified heart cell in action. Tiny fireworks flash across the screen with every pulsation of the cell.
The U.S. federal government expects to spend more than $350 million over the next five years keeping one of the fixtures of the local optics industry operating.
The new Diamond E-400 from Coherent, Inc. is the first sealed, pulsed CO2 laser to offer average power of 400 watts or peak power >1 kW in a fully integrated, compact package.
An effective and sensitive new method for detecting and characterizing prions, the infectious compounds behind diseases like mad cow disease, is now being launched by researchers at Linkoping University in Sweden, among other institutions.
Commercially available, fast-response bioaerosol detectors that can help guard against bioterrorist strikes in large public spaces face a significant hurdle: false alarms. Facility managers responsible for airports, train stations, sports arenas, and other venues will be loathe to install biodetection systems until they can be close to certain that the hardware won't alarm without cause and force unnecessary evacuations.
Imaging Diagnostic Systems, Inc., a pioneer in laser optical breast cancer imaging systems, announced that the Company will feature breast cancer cases imaged with optical computed tomography technologies at RSNA 2007, in Chicago, Illinois from November 25 - 28. A CT Laser Mammography (CTLM(R)) system and clinical results will be exhibited in the North Building, Hall B, in booth #6600.
Ralph James and Trevor Sears, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, have been named Fellows of the Optical Society of America (OSA). Limited to ten percent of the total OSA membership, Fellows of the organization have served with distinction in the advancement of optics. The two scientists will each receive a Fellow plaque and a pin at an OSA meeting in San Jose, California, in May 2008.
Verizon continues changing the definition of "fast" for Delaware broadband users by introducing a new, symmetrical Verizon FiOS Internet service for consumers, featuring upstream and downstream connection speeds of up to 15 megabits per second (Mbps).
Moog Inc. announced today that it has acquired PRIZM Advanced Communications Electronics Inc. for $12 million in cash.