Editor’s Picks

  1. Renesas Electronics Announces Digital Ambient Illuminance Sensor With Industry-Leading Compact And Thin SON Package
    Renesas Electronics, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, recently announced the availability of the digital ambient illuminance sensor, the PH5551A2NA1, with an industry-leading compact and thin package.
  2. Wave Of The Future: Terahertz Chips A New Way Of Seeing Through Matter

    Electromagnetic pulses lasting one millionth of a millionth of a second may hold the key to advances in medical imaging, communications and drug development. But the pulses, called terahertz waves, have long required elaborate and expensive equipment to use.

  3. U.S. Department Of The Interior Approves Largest Solar Energy Project Ever To Be Built On U.S. Public Lands
    The U.S. Department of the Interior recently approved the largest solar energy project ever to be built on U.S. public lands.
  4. Raydiance Secures $20 Million Of New Funding To Support Continued Development And Commercialization Of Ultrafast Laser Platform
    Raydiance, the world’s first practical source of ultrafast light, announced recently that it has secured $20M in new funding that will allow the Company to scale its infrastructure, further evolve its technology and enhance its ability to address larger commercial markets.
  5. Telops Wins Contract To Upgrade The Telescope Of The Mont-Mégantic Observatory
    Telops is proud to announce the award of a contract valued at $ 525,000 by Laval University for upgrading the telescope of the Mont-Mégantic Observatory in the CFI project "Enhancement of the Mont-Mégantic Observatory".
  6. Toshiba Imaging Introduces Ultra-Small, 0.7 mm CMOS High-Performance Video Camera For Endoscopes

    Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.’s Imaging Systems Division recently introduced the IK-CT2, an ultra-small, chip-on-tip video camera system. The innovative, 0.7 x 0.7mm back-side illuminated CMOS sensor features, 220 x 220 pixels, and integrated 120 degree field-of-view glass lens which supports a critical OEM component solution for a variety of small diameter, flexible and rigid scope applications.  

  7. Fiber Optics To Prevent Accidents In Mines And Power Plants

    NUST MISIS scientists have suggested a technology for the creation of high-precision sensors based on doped fiberoptics for accident prevention in the nuclear, space, and mining industries.

  8. JDSU Photonic Power Certified For Use In Chinese Electric Power Market
    Working in conjunction with Zhuhai Cheng-Rui Electric Power Company Ltd., JDSU incorporated the OPDL-16 as the power and data delivery system to demonstrate the benefits of an all- fiber, digitally-based electrical current measurement system...
  9. Coherent Launches Turnkey Ultrafast Seed Laser

    The new Vitara-S from Coherent Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) is a hands-free, integrated, ultrafast oscillator primarily designed to seed Titanium:Sapphire (Ti:S) amplifiers.  The new member of the Vitara family uses the same state-of-the-art technology as other Vitara products and delivers the same superior beam quality and power stability, operating with a fixed bandwidth of >70 nm centered at 800 nm. 

  10. Questions In Quantum Computing: How To Move Electrons With Light

    Tiny moving particles make up everything in our physical world— including modern electronics, whose function relies on the movement of negatively-charged electrons. Physicists strive to understand the forces that push these particles into motion, with the goal of harnessing their power in new technologies.