Tucked into the omnibus federal budget bill released Wednesday is the funding needed to keep the University of Rochester’s laser lab open and operating. The $75 million is an increase over the $68 million in federal funding awarded to the facility this year. New York’s Democratic Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand jointly announced the funding,...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
Rochester Precision Optics Wins Phase 2 STTR Grant for Chalcogenide Glass Mid-IR Rochester Precision Optics, LLC (RPO) has been awarded a grant from the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) to pursue chalcogenide glass IR optic development for quantum cascade lasers. RPO, after successful completion of Phase 1 STTR, seeks to develop a fast axis collimating...Continue Reading
If you missed this presentation at Photonics West, SPIE’s Steven Anderson and his staff have been busy digging deeper. http://www.newyorkphotonics.org//pdf/PW15%20Anderson%20_%20Breakfast%20%20_%20Final.pdfContinue Reading
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