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IDEX Health & Science Semrock optical filters are on NASA’s new Perseverance rover that will try to definitively answer whether life ever existed on Mars. Working with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), our optical filter team developed filters for the SHERLOC instrument, which will enable the rover to identify, collect and store rock and soil...
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MISSION: The Mars 2020 mission is part of NASA’s Mars Exploration Program, a long-term effort of robotic exploration of the Red Planet. This mission addresses questions about the potential for life on Mars and takes the next step by not only seeking signs of habitable conditions on Mars in the ancient past but also searching...
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Premstaetten, Austria (March 2, 2021) — ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high-performance sensor solutions, is establishing an imaging center of excellence producing state-of-the-art consumer image sensors and product validation to support key US customers from the Riverwood Tech Campus in Rochester, New York, USA. The new research and development and design center...
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Three of the Defense Department’s 11 principal directors of modernization within the Office of Defense Research and Engineering, discussed quantum science, 5G and directed energy. The three are responsible for informing senior DOD leaders about science and technology investments that will provide warfighters the greatest return on investment. They spoke yesterday at the National Defense...
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SHERLOC (Scanning Habitable Environments with Raman & Luminescence for Organics & Chemicals) is an arm mounted instrument that is part of NASA’s Perseverance rover. It combines imaging with UV resonance Raman and native deep UV fluorescence spectroscopy in order to identify potential biosignatures and understand the aqueous history of a site on Mars. SHERLOC performs both spectroscopy and co-boresightedd microscopic imaging for scientific investigations.  For wide...
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. $25 Million Luminate NY Initiative Continues to Bring the Best Startups with Optics, Photonics, and Imaging Technologies to the Finger Lakes Region to Tap World Class Resources and Grow the Economy  Luminate NY supports innovators as they further develop their technologies in Rochester with help from industry experts, businesses, and local universities. This...
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Sydor Technologies Receives $200,000 Phase I SBIR Grant from the Department of Energy ROCHESTER, N.Y. Sydor Technologies, a global provider of advanced x-ray detectors and diagnostic instrumentation for critical science missions and fundamental research, announced today that it has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant worth $200,000 by the US Department of...
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This bipartisan, bicameral caucus will promote and advance the optics and photonics industry February 24, 2021 (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced the creation of the Congressional Optics & Photonics Caucus to promote and advance the use of light-based technologies that are already impacting our world every day. Rep. Morelle co-founded the caucus...
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ROCHESTER, NY (September 18, 2020) – Rochester Precision Optics (RPO) is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Davenport to President, effective 21 September. Mike most recently served as Vice President of Operations, a position to which a majority of the RPO employees directly reported. This promotion follows the recent announcement of Randy Shaw’s pending...
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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.

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