Optics

Hoya Announces Third Quarter And Nine Month Results For 2007

TOKYO, Japan, January 28 /PRNewswire/-- Hoya Corporation today announced its consolidated results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months ended December 31, 2007. Third Quarter 2007 Highlights- Net sales increased 48.6% to 147.0 billion yen compared to 98.9 ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Jan 28 2008 - 7:31am

Full Metal Alchemist- Laser Turns Aluminum Into Gold (But Just The Color)

It isn't time to rewrite the Corpus Hermeticum just yet but a University of Rochester optical scientist has come close- he has used a tabletop laser to turn pure aluminum gold. And blue. And gray. And many other colors. And it works for every other me ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 1 2008 - 12:58pm

'T-Rays' Let Historians See The Art Underneath Plaster And Paint

"T-rays", pulses of terahertz radiation, could let art historians see murals hidden beneath coats of plaster or paint in centuries-old buildings in much the same way X-rays let doctors see through skin and could also illuminate penciled sketches ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 4 2008 - 11:34am

OmniVision Launches First Single-Chip, 1/4" 3 Megapixel CameraChip(TM) Sensor With Embedded TrueFocus(TM) Technology

BARCELONA, Spain, February 11 /PRNewswire/-- Mobile World Congress-- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), the world's largest supplier of CMOS image sensors, today claimed a mobile handset industry first with the introduction of the OV3642, ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Feb 11 2008 - 7:31am

Laser Light Detects Asthma And Cancer

A team of scientists at JILA, a joint institute of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Colorado (CU) at Boulder, has shown that by sampling a person’s breath with laser light they can detect molecules in the brea ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 18 2008 - 4:20am

IntexyS Unveils High Speed Parallel Optical Engines Powered By Green Friendly Electronics

TOULOUSE, France and SANTA CLARA, California, February 26 /PRNewswire/-- Intexys Photonics introduces its family of Optical Engines for parallel optics applications and more particularly for the Optical Active Cable emerging market. (Logo: http://www.news ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Feb 26 2008 - 3:31pm

Optics Pioneer, Bob Tkach Of Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Receives 2008 John Tyndall Award

SAN DIEGO, California, February 27 /PRNewswire/-- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that Bob Tkach, director of Transmission Systems research at Bell Labs, received the 22nd John Tyndall Award, the highest recognition in the op ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Feb 27 2008 - 1:31pm

Alcatel-Lucent Announces New Breakthroughs For Optical Networking And Optoelectronic Components At OFC 2008

PARIS, February 27 /PRNewswire/--- New Optical Transmission With Capacity x Distance Product Record at 41.8 Petabit/s.km, and Three New Photonic Integrated Circuits Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext and NYSE: ALU) today announced, in four post deadline papers acce ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Feb 27 2008 - 1:31pm

Essilor: 2007 Results

CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France, March 6 /PRNewswire/--- Another Year of Solid Performance The Board of Directors of Essilor International, the world leader in ophthalmic optical products, today announced its audited financial results for the year ended Decembe ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Mar 6 2008 - 3:31am

Alcatel-Lucent Strengthens Leadership In Optical Networking For 2007 According To Ovum RHK

PARIS, April 3 /PRNewswire/--- 29% Yearly Growth Confirms Leadership for the Seventh Year in a row Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) further reinforces its optical networking leadership by consolidating its #1 position with a 24% market share ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Apr 3 2008 - 8:32am