Alfalight, Inc., an innovative manufacturer of highly efficient and reliable high-power diode lasers, announced today that it has received a $1.2 million contract from the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) in Adelphi, MD. This 12-month program, entitled "High Brightness Diode Sources" (HiBriDS) will enable Alfalight to leverage the results of two previous programs in order to create laser diode modules with higher brightness and reliability than current technology diode lasers can provide.
Supertex Inc., a recognized leader in high voltage analog and mixed signal integrated circuits (ICs), today introduced a family of three LED driver ICs, the CL320, CL325, and CL330, each consisting of three channels of constant current output, designed to drive three LED strings at currents of 20mA, 25mA, and 30mA each, respectively.
Scientists at Newcastle University have developed a cancer fighting technology which uses ultra-violet light to activate antibodies which very specifically attack tumours.
Ultratech, Inc., a leading supplier of lithography and laser-processing systems used to manufacture semiconductor devices, today announced that it has received an order from Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. (ASE)...
Using two NASA satellites, astronomers have discovered the heftiest known black hole to orbit a star. The new black hole, with a mass 24 to 33 times that of our Sun, is more massive than scientists expected for a black hole that formed from a dying star.
AT&T Inc. today announced a new optical networking services contract with Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland, the only independent children's hospital in Northern California. Under the terms of the three-year contract, AT&T will be the primary provider and will deliver AT&T OPT-E-MAN(R) service to the main campus and its four remote locations throughout the Bay Area.
Sony Manufacturing Systems America Inc. (SMSA) today announced a new automatic optical inspection (AOI) machine that delivers high-speed operation with accuracy and flexibility in a compact design.
AboveNet Communications, Inc., a leading provider of fiber optic connectivity solutions, has deployed the first two nodes of its Boston Private Metro Optical Platform in the two Sentinel Data Centers.
The North American market for 3D/4D visualization in medical imaging applications was worth $0.5 billion last year and is forecast to reach $1.36 billion in 2013, according to a study from US market-research firm Frost & Sullivan.
Quantum cryptography was used in a real-world application for the first time when the Swiss went to vote in their national elections last week. A quantum key distribution (QKD) system protected the dedicated line that transmitted the ballots to the counting station, guaranteeing the secrecy and security of the data.
Intense Ltd., the developer of next generation semiconductor lasers, recently announced the Intense-HPD Series 6100, 980nm high power single emitter laser diodes. The 6100 Series are very high brightness, single mode lasers with up to 200mW of kink-free power. They provide high beam quality with low astigmatism and a Gaussian far field.
Han's Laser Technology Co., one of the largest laser manufacturing companies in the world announces the opening of a new services headquarters in Houston Texas. The 4600 square foot state-of-the-art facility will serve North American customers and regional service centers with an additional 12,000 square foot expansion under construction for a U.S. manufacturing facility to produce a select group of the more popular systems sold within the U.S.
Cyberlux Corporation, a leading provider of LED lighting solutions, announced today that the Company has received a commitment for 17 BrightEye Visible and Covert Portable Illumination Systems from the National Guard Bureau.
Boston Micromachines Corporation (BMC), a leading provider of MEMS-based deformable mirror (DM) products for adaptive optics (AO) systems, today announced that it has been awarded a $750,000 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research Grant (SBIR) from the National Eye Institute (NEI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Cynosure, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of a broad array of light-based aesthetic treatment systems, today announced the addition of an 18-watt workstation to its family of Smartlipo LaserBodySculpting(SM) products.