New York Photonics member and supporter, Harris Beach has achieved a successful jury verdict for Greatbatch Ltd. following a two-week trial in which Greatbatch claimed patent infringement by AVX Corporation cost Greatbatch $37.5 million in lost sales, price erosion, and other value. The trial was held January 11 – 25, 2016 in the United States...Continue Reading
Lumetrics receives patent for system that combines wavefront analysis and dimensional measurement. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 15, 2015 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...Continue Reading
Researchers demonstrate how to encode 2.05 bits per photon, doubling existing systems that use light polarization Researchers at the University of Rochester and their collaborators have developed a way to transfer 2.05 bits per photon by using “twisted light.” This remarkable achievement is possible because the researchers used the orbital angular momentum of the photons...Continue Reading
Super-hydrophobic properties could lead to applications in solar panels, sanitation and as rust-free metals Scientists at the University of Rochester have used lasers to transform metals into extremely water repellent, or super-hydrophobic, materials without the need for temporary coatings. Super-hydrophobic materials are desirable for a number of applications such as rust prevention, anti-icing, or even...Continue Reading
Rochester, New York is bursting with energy, photonic energy! The New York (NYSTAR) MEP Center, aka High Tech Rochester, is a key player in the revitalizing this industry, along with various economic and business development entities in the Rochester region. To strengthen and grow this industry the Rochester region has received three grants; the Advanced...Continue Reading
Fifty Ways to Leave Your Competitiveness Woes Behind: A National Traded Sector Competitiveness Strategy This report presents 50 federal-level policy recommendations to help restore U.S. traded sector competitiveness (and an additional 13 state-level recommendations). The recommendations are organized around federal policies regarding the “4Ts” of technology, tax, trade, and talent as well as policies to...Continue Reading
Neal Slifkin, leader of the Intellectual Property Practice Group at Harris Beach and a director on the RRPC Board, will be hosting dinner and drinks at Harris Beach on Thursday, November 21, 2013 for RRPC members. Reception and sign in 5:15PM – 6:00PM. Dinner and presentation 6:00PM – 6:30PM. The reception continues 6:30PM – 7:30PM....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.