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Strains showing on sapphires growth for electronics
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9/30/2008   Post a comment
The sapphire substrate market for electronic applications reached 4.61 million wafers (2 inch equivalent) for LEDs last year, as well as tens of thousands of 6 inch wafers for SoS RF applications in 2007, according to report from Yole Development (Lyon, France).
Lithuanian laser company quietly thriving
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9/30/2008   Post a comment
Light Conversion, a developer of femtosecond lasers in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius, holds about 70 percent of the world's scientific market and is entering the industrial market.
Intelligent cameras enable fast image data transmission
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9/26/2008   Post a comment
Eltec has developed an innovative camera concept. The scalable multi-channel solution can process up to 32 cameras on one basic unit and the Ethernet patch cables guarantee industry-compatible and low-cost cabling.
Bright prospects seen for OLED lighting
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9/25/2008   Post a comment
The OLED lighting market will reach almost $4.5 billion by 2013 according to market research group NanoMarkets (Glen Allen, VA.).
Syntune targets next-generation optical nets
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9/24/2008   Post a comment
The European Commission has turned to Syntune AB to help develop next- generation wavelength-division multiplexing passive optical networks.
Solving power outage challenges facing industrial touch screen display control panels
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9/23/2008   Post a comment
This article reviews the advantages of touch screen display control panel systems, discusses the challenges faced during power failures, and looks at a solution using a client/server architecture based on nvSRAM memories and software transaction logs.
Ovum sees continued optical components growth
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9/22/2008   Post a comment
Ovum reports a 5 percent sequential growth in optical components, and 23 percent growth over second quarter 2007.
AMCC comes to ECOC with multiple 10Gbit optical contracts
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9/22/2008   Post a comment
Applied Microcircuits Corp. announces design wins from NetXen, Merge Optics, Mitel-Teleoptix at ECOC 2008, as well as interop demo with Avago.
EU-funded project on next gen optical networks
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9/22/2008   Post a comment
A consortium of seven European universities and research centers has been formed to conduct the 3.9 million euro PHASORS (Phase sensitive amplifier systems and optical regenerators) initiative under the 'Information and communication technology' (ICT) Theme of the Seventh Framework Program (FP7).
NEC LCD Technologies : Wide-format 9.0-inch LCD module is designed for industrial use
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9/22/2008   Post a comment
The NL8048BC24-04 9.0-inch (23 centimeters diagonal) amorphous-silicon TFT LCD module offers wide video graphics array (WVGA) resolution for industrial equipment, including factory automation and measurement equipment.
Bookham touts 5Gbit/s DWDM SFP module
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9/16/2008   Post a comment
Bookham Inc. has started sampling a DWDM SFP module that boasts a transmission speed of 5Gbits/second and said that a multi-rate 2.5Gbits/s variant has achieved an uncompensated reach of 400km.
NEC LCD Technologies : 5.7-inch LCD modules feature white LED backlighting for industrial use
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9/15/2008   Post a comment
NEC LCD Technologies has introduced two 5.7-inch (15 cm diagonal) amorphous-silicon thin-film-transistor (TFT) LCD modules with video graphics array (VGA) resolution.
Diverse researchers see the light in green applications
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9/10/2008   Post a comment
Photonics developers in diverse fields meet at inaugural "Green Photonics Forum" to share power-saving strategies.
Green photonics could dominate a $345 billion market by 2015
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9/10/2008   Post a comment
Optoelectronics Industry Development Association sees common energy-reduction strategies for solar-cell, LED, and communication components in photonic industry.
CCD image sensor delivers 1080p resolution at 60 fps
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9/9/2008   Post a comment
Eastman Kodak Company has developed a CCD image sensor, based on its latest Interline CCD technology, which enables HD image capture for industrial and broadcast video markets.
CIP touts hybrid photonic integration
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9/8/2008   Post a comment
The Centre for Integrated Photonics (CIP) has started working with potential customers to commercialize its hybrid Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) platform and HyBoard modules.
Learning from iPod, Zune and iPhone failure modes
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9/5/2008   Post a comment
Connectors, batteries, LCDs and component placement top the failure modes for the Apple iPod and iPhone, as well as the Microsoft Zune, according to mobile device repair specialists Rapid Repair.
UK firms, government target photonics advances
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9/4/2008   Post a comment
British companies and the U.K. government are investing Ł15 million in projects that should lead to more energy efficient lighting, lasers and displays.
China counters U.S. invisibility cloak
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9/3/2008   Post a comment
Chinese researchers, fearful that a U.S. invisibility cloak could hide objects from view while also blinding anyone inside, have devised what they call an anti-cloaking layer that solves the latter problem.
1A phototriac eliminates need for separate power TRIAC
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9/3/2008   Post a comment
Vishay has released an integrated power phototriac that outputs currents up to 1A to drive resistive and inductive loads.
Bookham : Pump laser module delivers 20 W into fiber
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9/3/2008   Post a comment
Bookham has launched a single emitter-based pump laser module capable of delivering 20 W of fiber coupled power into a 105 µm, 0.15NA fiber.

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