Nanotech retrofit sharpens X-rays
News & Analysis 1/23/2008 Post a comment
Researchers at the Ecole Polytechnique Fdrale de Lausanne have crafted a nanoscale diffraction grating that could be retrofitted into existing X-ray machines, enabling health-care providers to also take dark-field X-rays.
Solid-state relays deliver up to 32 amps
Product News 1/18/2008 Post a comment
Aimed at a variety of power applications including industrial controls, consumer appliances and medical equipment, Clare extends its power relay family with four DC-only devices that deliver current handling up to 32 A.
Famous photonics names set to disappear
News & Analysis 1/9/2008 Post a comment
Some famous global names in the optoelectronics and photonics sectors are set to disappear later this month when Gooch & Housego plc (Ilminster, England) celebrates its 60th anniversary with a major integration of its various component operating companies.
Start-up raises funds for polymer materials development
News & Analysis 1/4/2008 Post a comment
Optoelectronics materials developer Braggone (Oulu, Finland) has raised "multimillion-dollar" funding from Finland's National Technology Agency (TEKES) to commercialize its polymer materials that target makers of displays, semiconductor and photovoltaics.