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posted in January 2009
Exec calls for laser diode foundry
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1/30/2009   Post a comment
The photonics component business needs to adopt a foundry model to deal with an over capacity in laser diode manufacturing, according to a panel of senior executives from laser component makers at Photonics West here.
Tiny blue lasers for micro-projectors, red and green coming soon
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1/29/2009   Post a comment
OSRAM's new blue laser diode has all the important attributes required for micro-projectors.
3S Photonics diversifie son activité hors des télécoms
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1/29/2009   Post a comment
Le spécialiste français de l’optoélectronique, leader mondial en matière de composants pour réseaux télécoms, lance son premier produit pour applications non-télécoms avec le module laser de pompe monomode à 1064 nm, baptisé 1064 CHP
Potholes seen on road to silicon photonics
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1/29/2009   Post a comment
The computer industry wants optical interconnects in its future multicore processors, but just how it will get them remains unclear, according to a panel of experts from at Photonics West here.
New 'green' VCSEL targets optical computer mouse market
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
Bookham, Inc., has launched a new 'green' vertical cavity surface emitting laser, VCSEL, featuring the patented Bookham wide oxide aperture design and consumes less than 5mW of power which is 50 percent less than previous offerings.
OPTEK : RGBA LED assemblies have low thermal resistance
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
Integrating four 1-W LED die into a single assembly for solid state lighting applications, OPTEK's star-shaped red/green/blue/amber LED assembly features exceptional thermal performance.
Solar cell startup taps infrared light
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1/28/2009   1 comment
San Jose startup Solexant has licensed materials technology that can harvest energy from infrared light, boosting the efficiency of solar cells, one of many advances under development at a photonics institute at the University of Buffalo.
Video: HP calls for on-chip optics
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1/27/2009   Post a comment
Multicore processors will need to adopt optical interconnects over the next decade to deliver the bandwidth and programmability the computer industry needs, said a researcher from Hewlett-Packard Co.
Automated Visual Inspection - Part 4: Color in inspection, bringing inspection to the factory
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1/27/2009   Post a comment
This excerpt from the book "Machine Vision: Theory, Algorithms, Practicalities" concludes with a look at the importance of color in inspection, and practical factors to consider when bringing a machine vision system to the factory floor.
BrightView, nLight, Stretch gain VC funding
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1/27/2009   Post a comment
Contrary to popular belief, venture capital is still around.
Bridgelux rolls LED arrays for lighting apps
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1/27/2009   Post a comment
Seeking to reduce the cost and complexity of light-emitting diode (LED) technology, Bridgelux Inc. has expanded its strategy and rolled out an LED array product line for use in solid-state lighting and other applications.
3-mm infrared emitter delivers 65-mW/sr radiant intensity
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1/16/2009   Post a comment
Vishay has expanded its optoelectronics portfolio with a 3-mm (T1) infrared emitter that it says carries performance characteristics comparable to leading 5-mm emitters.
Image sensor boasts better sensitivity for webcams, surveillance, automotive and toys
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1/16/2009   Post a comment
Developed specifically to address the low-light sensitivity demands of the fast-growing notebook PC market, the low power, small profile OV7740 delivers 6800mV/lux-sec sensitivity.
Phyworks shifts transceivers design to CMOS
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1/16/2009   Post a comment
Communications chip specialist Phyworks (Bristol, England) has taped out and will soon start sampling a generation of transceivers designed in CMOS instead of the traditionally employed SiGe process technology for optical transceivers.
Researchers funded to improve camera with plasmon resonance
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1/16/2009   Post a comment
Scientists at the University of Glasgow have received funding to investigate ways of improving the quality of digital camera images through the use of atomic-scale vibration effects.
High-resolution 1.3 Mpixel CCDs provide better viewing for security cameras
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1/16/2009   Post a comment
The RJ33J3AA0DT image sensor from Sharp provides a resolution of 1.3 megapixels and is at the top of the range in terms of image sharpness for CCD sensors for security cameras.
Novaled raises Euros 8.5 million in Round C
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1/15/2009   Post a comment
OLED specialist Novaled AG has closed its third round, raising Euros 8.5 million from its existing investors.
New LED materials inspire solid-state lighting advance
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1/14/2009   Post a comment
More efficient light-emitting diodes are increasingly being used for solid-state lighting, and researchers say technology advances could expand their use.
Camera cubes: Compact camera heads and cost-effective cabling
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1/14/2009   Post a comment
Eltec was working on a project that involved the development of a successor for a small intelligent camera that had become too slow for today's applications due to its limited computer speed. The objective was to come up with an intelligent camera that substantially boosts data speeds as a result of increased performance and that is still compact enough to fit into a weather guard housing.
Multipurpose tool for laser processing
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1/14/2009   Post a comment
The new ProtoLaser U from LPKF is optimized for UV laser machining of different materials " and has a low entry price.
Monochrome versions of industrial multi-line cameras
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1/14/2009   Post a comment
e2v announced the launch of two new high performance monochrome models to its EliiXA range of industrial line scan cameras.
Cars share cameras, radar sensors
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1/9/2009   Post a comment
Under the auspices of tier one Delphi Deutschland, a consortium of six companies has launched the research project 'Active Safety Car'. The project aims at developing automotive-based systems that do not only recognize obstacles ahead of the vehicle but also communicate them to other vehicles nearby.
Comment: Bad luck for Blu-ray
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1/9/2009   3 comments
Like Barack Obama, Blu-ray drives have won a historic battle, and like the President-elect, the proponents of the technology are finding some of the fruits of that victory are, well, a little less than sweet.
Common Vision Blox V10 enables new dimensions in image processing
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1/7/2009   Post a comment
Stemmer Imaging announces Version 10 of the Common Vision Blox (CVB) programming library. In addition to its hardware independence and connection flexibility, Version 10 includes support of Microsoft Windows VISTA plus a new, optimised installation routine.
DISPLAYS: LED controller IC lowers power dissipation in slimmest LCD TVs
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1/7/2009   Post a comment
austriamicrosystems' AS3693B synchronizes the LCD picture and the LED backlight unit to realize block dimming control for highest picture quality
Automated Visual Inspection - Part 1: Introduction and Review of Object Types
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1/6/2009   Post a comment
An excerpt from the book "Machine Vision: Theory, Algorithms, Practicalities" begins with a look at the process of inspection and the various types of objects that visual inspection systems have to cope with.
Fairchild : Optocouplers offer high noise immunity
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1/5/2009   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor brings designers of solar inverters, motor drives and induction heating applications a best-in-class common mode rejection (CMR) optocoupler solution.


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