Samsung Electro-Mechanics eyes LED market
Product News 10/10/2005 Post a comment
Korean electronics parts maker Samsung Electro-Mechanics (SEM) plans to branch out into LED (light-emitting diodes) backlight unit (BU) and the LED market for illuminating homes and buildings from next year, the company said.
Startup to use IBM tech for optical cryptography
News & Analysis 10/10/2005 Post a comment
Optical chip and module specialist Princeton Lightwave has licensed IBM’s single-photon detection (SPD) technology for use in an avalanche photodiode it is developing for single-photon counting devices targeted at qantum cryptography systems.
Photo interrupters offer alternative to switches
Product News 10/4/2005 Post a comment
American Bright Optoelectronics has introduced its new photo interrupter family that is designed for use in IR/optical detection applications such as copiers, printers, high-speed industrial machinery, garage door openers and photo encoder-based devices.
Quantum optics developers take physics Nobel
News & Analysis 10/4/2005 Post a comment
Harvard University physics professor Roy Glauber will share the 2005 Nobel Prize for physics with John Hall of National Institute of Standards and Technology and Theodor Hansch of the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics.