News - 15 Apr 2014
"Enter the Dragon" takes on a whole new meaning this month as SpaceX's Dragon capsule heads to the International Space Station for its third commercial resupply mission on April 14....
News - 10 Apr 2014
Walmart announced plans today to purchase energy-efficient LED ceiling lighting fixtures for new supercenters in the United States, stores in Asia and Latin America, and Asda locations in the United...
News - 27 Apr 2010
Homeowners who wanted to produce energy by capturing the sun's rays through solar panels on their roofs used to have to put up with ugly add-ons to their houses in order to help save the planet....
News - 7 Jan 2010
CES 2010, LVCC Central Hall, Booth # 12114--Toshiba America, Inc. announced today details of Toshiba’s line-up of eco-products being showcased this year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las...
News - 16 Feb 2009
Southern California Edison (SCE) and BrightSource Energy have reached agreement on a series of contracts for 1,300 megawatts of clean solar thermal power, enough to serve nearly 845,000 homes....
Article - 15 Oct 2021
Examples of how photonics technology can be leveraged into applications that will impact climate change were presented at the LASER World of PHOTONICS. Here, we discuss these examples and outline how...
Article - 24 Aug 2020
To address the need for pervasive and online water quality monitoring, the HYDROPTICS project was established as part of the European Union’s Horizon 2020 project.
Article - 10 Apr 2018
Raman spectroscopy, which uses the inelastic scattering of light falling on a material, is used for the characterization of materials (including nanostructures) because it is a non-destructive, fast,...
News - 20 Nov 2019
For the first time, scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed one of the highest-performance cameras made up of sensors that count single particles of...
News - 16 Feb 2018
An innovative LED-based train headlight that consumes just 1/10th of the energy needed for headlights running on traditional light sources has been developed by scientists. Upon being lit every day...