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June 2014
Seven new fluorescence filter sets optimized for LED light engines are now available from Idex Corp.’s Semrock brand. The filters are optimized for use with most popular LED light sources on the market today and are available in single-band, full and Pinkel multiband configurations. All configurations are available preassembled in a microscope cube. The new...
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Rochester has a leg up on other areas trying to capitalize on the growing photonics industry. “Rochester has been, since 1853, since the founding of Bausch + Lomb, the center of the optics industry in the United States,” said Paul Ballentine, deputy director of the Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences at the University of...
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The newest intraocular lens inspection system from Lumetrics is headed to a major U.S.  manufacturer this month. Lumetrics has shipped its CrystalWave 765, the latest design in the RRPC member’s CrystalWave line of  intraocular (IOL) and contact lens inspection systems. CrystalWave systems are used by the major IOL manufacturers in the world as well as the FDA. Focal length,...
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Rochester is Home to ABVI, The Association for the Blind or Visually Impaired. Imagine the Possibilities this Thursday with ABVI, HTR and Your RRPC Colleagues. Here are some possibilities to rattle your thinking: In two labs some 50 miles apart in Israel, computer scientists and engineers are refining devices that employ tiny cameras as translators...
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Len DiSalvo’s contributions to JML Optical Industries as the company’s CFO,  and to the Rochester community as a whole,  have placed him as a finalist for the Financial Executive of the Year award, sponsored by the Rochester Business Journal and Financial Executives International. In addition to finance and accounting, DiSalvo is responsible for human resources and...
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Acquisition of data in complex x-ray studies could improve 100-fold over existing technology with the help of an $833,000 federal grant awarded this week to Sydor Instruments. The company will use the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant, awarded through the U.S. Department of Energy, to complete the technology transfer of a novel microstrip detector,  in collaboration […]
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“If China shuts off the flow of glass, the United States will be out of drones in six months.” – CEO of a critical components contractor to the DoD It was anticipated and heavily lobbied for.  Does it look like anyone expected? On Monday, June 2nd, the Department of the Air Force, through Air Force...
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