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National Photonics Initiative
 On Friday, September 15th Adele Ratcliff, Director of Manufacturing Technology at the Department of Defense, along with Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) met with 14 different photonics and optics companies, trying to get a better idea of how they function as manufacturing organizations and the critical role they play in the DOD supply chain. On Thursday,...
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Nearly 50 volunteers participated in the NPI Congressional Visits Day by visiting about 80 offices of representatives and senators from nearly two dozen states. Your New York team were among them! Source: NPI volunteers meet with congressional offices to support investment in photonics – Laser Focus World
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STC MEMS, former Infotonics Center, most recently a division of SUNY POLY Akoustis Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKTS), a manufacturer of patented single-crystal BulkONE® bulk acoustic wave (BAW) high-band RF filters for mobile and other wireless applications, announced today it has entered into  binding, definitive agreements to acquire assets from the Research Foundation for the State University of...
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Just down the road, twenty minutes from Rochester. Off Route 332 half way between the New York State Thruway and Canandaigua. A Department of Defense Trusted Foundry Specializing in Packaging Photonics Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) on a chip. What makes this interesting?  Well, for one thing: packaging, and we aren’t talking about wrapping a birthday...
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This week we were in DC for Congressional Visits Day and STEM on The Hill, combining forces with our colleagues at OSA and SPIE and ASTRA to educate and inform our delegation about the importance of Optics, Photonics and Imaging to our national security and to the economy.  Our work impacts American lives in so...
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October 27th  at 6:30pm Dr. Michael Liehr, CEO of AIM Photonics will be giving a IEEE Rochester Photonics Society talk at RIT.   The title of the talk is “AIM Photonics: What merging photonics with nanoelectronics will do”. Liehr was an invited speaker for the New York Photonics Annual Meeting, but was unable to attend....
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Rochester is undeniably excited about photonics, even if much of the community doesn’t know what it is. But there’s good reason for the buzz, since Rochester will be the heart of a national initiative to build an integrated photonics industry from the ground up. The Department of Defense is keen on integrated photonics, which basically...
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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...
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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...
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In a hotly contested competition that had a team led by New York State vying with a team led by Florida and another led by Southern California, the DoD has chosen the New York team as the winner for the Integrated Photonics Institute In Manufacturing Innovation:  AIM Photonics. All the players involved: Governor Cuomo, SUNY...
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