- Engineers Trap A Rainbow
Engineers working in optical communications bear more than a passing resemblance to dreamers chasing rainbows. They may not wish literally to capture all the colors of the spectrum, but they do seek to control the rate at which light from across the spectr ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 27 2008 - 2:11pm
- Essilor- First-Half 2008 Revenue
CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France, July 17 /PRNewswire/--- First-Half 2008 Revenue Up- 5.4% Like-for-Like- 9.6% at Constant Exchange Rates Essilor International, the world leader in ophthalmic optics, today announced consolidated revenue of EUR1,520.3 million for ...
Article - Anna Ohlden - Jul 17 2008 - 12:32am
- The Amazing Quantum World Of Ultra Cold Matter
We have long been fascinated by the concept of absolute zero, the temperature at which everything comes to a complete stop, but physics tells us absolute zero cannot be reached but only approached- and the closer you get, the more interesting phenomena you ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 31 2008 - 9:13am
- MDL Receives GBP600k In New Funding Round For World-Beating Cancer Diagnosis And Treatment Device
LONDON, August 4 /PRNewswire/--- With Photos Successful results and growing sales of Michelson Diagnostics Ltd's (MDL) Optical Coherence Technology (OCT) systems have encouraged investors to place a further GBP600K into the business to help develop t ...
Article - Anna Ohlden - Aug 4 2008 - 8:33am
- Edible Silk Optics Will Mean Safer Food
Scientists at Tufts University's School of Engineering have demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to design an edible optical sensor that can be placed in produce bags to detect harmful levels of bacteria and consumed right along with th ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 7 2008 - 10:06am
- Corning Cable Systems 10G Ready FutureCom(TM) 10TENe Copper System Exceeds Most Stringent Industry Standards
BERLIN, August 11 /PRNewswire/--- Exceptional Performance Makes it the Solution of Choice for Data Centres Corning Cable Systems LLC, part of Corning Incorporated's (NYSE:GLW) Telecommunications segment, announces that its FutureCom(TM) 10TENe System ...
Article - Anna Ohlden - Aug 11 2008 - 6:33am
- Hoya Announces First Quarter Financial Results For FY2008
TOKYO, Japan, August 11 /PRNewswire/-- HOYA Corporation today announced financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2008. Net sales were 130.1 billion yen for the quarter, representing an increase of 33.1% from 97.7 billion yen in the first qua ...
Article - Anna Ohlden - Aug 11 2008 - 7:30am
- Essilor's First-Half 2008 Results
CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France, August 28 /PRNewswire/--- A Solid First-Half Performance- Net Profit Up 16.8% at Constant Exchange Rates- Essilor Launches a Share Buyback Program The Board of Directors of Essilor International, the world leader in ophthalmic o ...
Article - Anna Ohlden - Aug 28 2008 - 1:30am
- Laser Frequency Combs Mean Precision Rulers To Measure The Accelerating Universe
Astronomical instruments needed to answer crucial questions, such as the search for Earth-like planets or the way the Universe expands, have come a step closer with the first demonstration at the telescope of a new calibration system for precise spectrogra ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 4 2008 - 6:14pm
- Extra-Ocular Sight For The Blind? 'Skin Vision' In Humans, Says Professor
Prof. Leonid Yaroslavsky from Tel Aviv University believes that humans may have an ability to "see" colors and shapes- with their skin. He outlines his 'optic-less imaging model' in a chapter of a new book, "Advances in Information ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 11 2008 - 1:28pm