Article - 21 Aug 2007
The Internet is often referred to as the information superhighway, but the real superhighway is the optical fiber that connects computers globally at the speed of light.
News - 10 Aug 2020
Materials science researchers, led by electrical engineering professor Shui-Qing "Fisher" Yu, have demonstrated the first electrically injected laser made with germanium tin.
Used as a...
News - 8 Feb 2017
Engineering professor Shui-Qing “Fisher” Yu from the University of Arkansas and a leading semiconductor equipment manufacturer have led a multi-institutional team of scientists to...
News - 4 Feb 2016
Mid-infrared light, which has a wavelength longer than visible light but shorter than microwaves, has many important applications in remote sensing and communication technologies. Researchers in Japan...
News - 16 Sep 2013
Nivisys, LLC, ("Nivisys") unveiled its newest weapon-mounted thermal product, the TAWS-32E, at DSEI in London this week.
The latest in the line of long-wave IR thermal weapon sights, the...
News - 11 Sep 2012
Researchers at the Swiss Light Source (SLS) at the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) are studying the possibility of making Germanium to emit laser light.
If this scenario is achieved, it will...
News - 28 Feb 2011
China-based producer of optical components such as window, prisms, filters and optical lenses, Creator Optics has introduced Germanium monocrystal windows that are utilized mainly for light in the...
News - 10 Mar 2010
5N Plus Inc. (TSX:VNP), a leading producer and provider of high-purity metals and compounds for electronic applications, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary Firebird Technologies...
News - 5 Feb 2010
MIT researchers have demonstrated the first laser built from germanium that can emit wavelengths of light useful for optical communications. It's also the first germanium laser to operate at room...
News - 11 Mar 2013
Researchers at the Ruhr Universität Bochum have developed a new method for attaching proteins to the surface of germanium crystals – for the first time also membrane proteins. This enables...