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We completely agree with @VisualDX CEO, Dr. Art Papier, when he says that there couldn’t be a better city in this country to do this kind of work. #ROC #OPI “This company is bringing together experts in medicine and experts in imaging and software development. It’s really, I think, what Rochester is about, is all...
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AR/VR applications continue to be developed.  Anyone who thinks this is going away needs to buy stock in buggy whips. The trendy-creepy glasses flopped. Then the tech giant realized that the future of wearables was in factories and warehouses. The original Glass designers had starry-eyed visions of masses blissfully living their lives in tandem with...
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University at Buffalo researcher Paras Prasad, an internationally recognized expert in optics and photonics, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). NAI Fellow is the highest professional distinction accorded by the organization to academic researchers who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that...
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What can a single molecule do? Plenty–especially as it interacts with light. Today, the science of molecular photonics, loosely defined as the interaction of light with a molecule or molecules and perhaps best exemplified by the natural process of photosynthesis and the Holy Grail that is a molecular computer, is an emerging discipline that is...
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“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.
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We are living in a transformative age of photonics potential! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iyzzg7dTuvY https://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2015/05/06/video-cellscope-automates-detection-of-parasites/
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In celebration of the International Year of Light, Perimeter Institute presents 20 fascinating factoids about photons: http://perimeterinstitute.ca/news/20-illuminating-enlightening-day-brightening-facts-about-light?cm_mid=4290135&cm_crmid=d0a17731-1812-e211-858f-005056800012  
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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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New York Photonics Manufacturing Initiative Goal: Assist in developing national and regional technology roadmaps for the U.S. photonics industry and laying the groundwork for a national institute dedicated to advancing and diffusing photonics-based manufacturing technologies. Lead: University of Rochester, Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences 260 Hutchison Rd. Rochester, NY14627 Award Number: 70NANB14H054 Federal Funding:...
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