nLight of the US has announced the acquisition of Liekki, the Finnish fiber manufacturer. The acquisition, which will be completed by the end of the month, will enable nLight to expand its product portfolio to supply a complete chain from semiconductor lasers and fibers to optical modules.
Alma Lasers Ltd., a global leader in the development and commercialization of innovative aesthetic laser, light-based, and radiofrequency systems, filed a response last week denying all Lumenis' patent infringement claims. Alma Lasers will vigorously defend its position.
Tomophase Corporation announced today that it will display the first cross-sectional images of excised human bronchial tissue using their patented optical coherence tomography ("OCT") system at the CHEST meeting in Chicago, October 22nd through October 24th.
Philips Solid-State Lighting Solutions, the entity formed by Philips' recent acquisition of Boston's Color Kinetics Inc., has been awarded a $250,000 contract by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
A new partnership with Duke Energy has Cree hoping to spread the word about its light-emitting diode technology.
It appears that video games are not the only hot item in the cosmos. In its first month of operation, the Seeing in the Dark Internet Telescope (SIDIT) has shot images of distant galaxies and nebulae in response to requests from more than 1,000 students around the world.
Modulight, Inc., a manufacturer of high- performance optical semiconductor components, today announced the arrival of its laser family's newest member: the high-power, single-emitter 1550 nm laser chip housed in a 9-mm TO-can. The product code is ML1470.
JDSU today announced it has formed a strategic partnership with Mintera, a high bit-rate optical transport systems solutions leader, to provide a complete 40 gigabits per second (40G) solution set to the telecom industry.
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., a developer of state-of-the-art, thin-film photovoltaic materials, announced today that the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has contracted to increase funding of Ascent Solar's development of high-performance thin-film tandem photovoltaics (PV) based on their flexible monolithically integrated CIGS technology.
Residents of the 1,416-unit Eastchester Heights apartment complex in the Eastchester section of the Bronx now have Verizon's FiOS Internet service at their fingertips, delivered on the nation's most advanced digital all-fiber-optic network right into their homes. With FiOS Internet, they get download speeds of up to 50 Mbps.
The summer months can wreak havoc on our skin, but help is on the way thanks to new laser technology now available at a laser center and plastic surgery practice in St. Louis. Genesis Cosmetic Surgery Center & Laser Center recently upgraded its facility to offer five new laser devices that treat a variety of skin conditions and can be used for such procedures as laser hair removal, acne treatment, and spider vein removal.
QPC Lasers, Inc. a world leader in the development and commercialization of high-brightness, high-power semiconductor lasers for the industrial, defense, and medical markets, today announced that it has shipped its first 100-watt Generation III semiconductor laser to a medical customer in the U.S. for a surgical application.
Dow Corning Corp. today introduced three new two-part high refractive index (HRI) silicone encapsulants to serve the fast-growing light-emitting diode (LED) market.
Organic light emitting diode (OLED) specialist Novaled AG (Dresden, Germany) has teamed with ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel maker, on a project to develop top-emitting OLEDs on flexible substrates for signage and lighting at the steel group's research centre in Liege, Belgium.
Laser Energetics, Inc. (Pink Sheets: LNGT.PK) is pleased to announce the Company's new, all solid- state Alexandrite laser technology, "BrightStar,(TM)" has been selected by the US Army as the technology of choice for a near term "remote sensing "application in detecting chemical warfare agents.