nsf.gov – National Science Foundation (NSF) Discoveries – On the road to ubiquity – US National Science Foundation (NSF). As a tool, the laser has stretched the imaginations of countless scientists and engineers, making possible everything from stunning images of celestial bodies to high-speed communications. Once described as a “solution looking for a problem,” the...Continue Reading
“Laser Munich” begins tomorrow. The largest photonics conference in Europe. NYPhotonics is here! Adam Dunn and Jürgen Kantner in front of a statue of Joseph von Fraunhofer, the famed Bavarian and one of the fathers of modern optics.Continue Reading
CUBES: A VISUAL EXPLORATION OF POSSIBILITY Cubes uses technology developed by Alexander Green and Symmetry Labs, a San Francisco-based technology and design company founded by Alexander Green and Trip Vest. Cubes has been featured on the Discovery Channel, the Esquire network, and at the Treasure Island Music Festival. Cubes is presented in Rochester in partnership...Continue Reading
Grant aims to grow the pipeline of middle skills workers. June 12, 2015 – The Monroe Community College Foundation has been awarded a $320,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase to create a middle-skill bridge program and expand accelerated certificate programs at Monroe Community College. The grant is part of a larger, $1 million JPMorgan Chase investment...Continue Reading
On Thursday, June 4th, OSA, SPIE and New York Photonics hosted a webinar with the Department of Commerce about proposed changes to the U.S. Munitions List. These changes have the potential to greatly hamper the export of optics and photonics products from the U.S. 26 New York Photonics members participated in the Webinar. The presentation is...Continue Reading
Lumetrics Obtains Patent for Contact Lens Measurement System Lumetrics was awarded a patent for an apparatus that measures the optical performance characteristics and dimensions of an optical element using a Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor and a low coherence interferometer. This is a major improvement on current manufacturing inspection methods, especially for the contact lens and intraocular...Continue Reading
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