ROCHESTER, NY, September 17th. 2015 – The Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster/New York Photonics (RRPC) today honored three leaders in education and business for their contributions to New York’s Optics and Photonics Industry. RRPC Executive Director Tom Battley joined past years’ award winners to present the awards in front of more than 300 representatives from industry, government...Continue Reading
The world’s first entirely light-based memory chip to store data permanently has been developed by material scientists at Oxford University in collaboration with scientists at Karlsruhe, Munster and Exeter. The device, which makes use of materials used in CDs and DVDs, could help dramatically improve the speed of modern computing. Today’s computers are held back...Continue Reading
A real estate arm of SUNY Polytechnic Institute is trying to acquire a 280-acre property in Saratoga County from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. But amid reports of subpoenas for the school and greater scrutiny of state contracts, the authority took no action on the issue when its officials met this week....Continue Reading
A SUNY Polytechnic Institute nanotechnology center has been awarded $9.2 million over 10 years. The money is being offered through the state’s Division of Science, Technology, and Innovation, or NYSTAR. It will go toward commercialization, education and outreach of the university’s nanoelectronics and nanomaterials center in Albany, New York. http://www.bizjournals.com/albany/news/2015/09/23/suny-poly-nanotech-center-awarded-9-2m.htmlContinue Reading
Rick Williams and KenLou Foundation had an idea. This can be a very dangerous thing. Creativity ensues. Things get messy. What emerged is going to be extraordinary, and it will be debuting Friday night in Eastman’s Kilbourn Hall as part of the First Niagara Fringe Festival. Sponsored by KenLou Foundation, Corning Incorporated, The Rochester Regional Photonics...Continue Reading
Proposed Fed Rule Would Have Put Optics & Photonics Products On Restricted Export Control List, Preventing Companies From Bringing High-Tech Products To Foreign Markets Schumer Successfully Urged Feds To Go Back & Revise Rule To Ensure Photonics Industry Would Not Be Disadvantaged By Overly Restrictive Regulations Schumer: Feds Will Go Back To The Drawing Board...Continue Reading
New York Photonics is a not-for-profit organization founded to promote and enhance the New York State optics, photonics and imaging industry by fostering the cooperation of business, academia and government.