Products: Photonics/Optics

Polymicro Technologies (Lisle, IL) has successfully developed a broad spectrum optical fiber with a low -OH pure silica core that demonstrates significantly reduced content of UV defects and other UV absorption centers....

Products: Photonics/Optics

Edmund Optics (EO) (Barrington, NJ) has introduced new fast axis collimators. These versatile lenses are designed for beam shaping or laser diode collimation applications. Fast Axis Collimators are compact, high...

Products: Photonics/Optics

Spectra-Physics® (Santa Clara, CA), a Newport Corporation brand, recently introduced Quasar 355-45, a UV laser that delivers >45W (225 μJ) at exceptionally high repetition rates. The laser features TimeShift™ technology for...

Techs for License
Safety Glass Offers Near-Infrared Heat Reflection

New safety glass technology reflects 50% of solar radiation and transmits 70% of visible light. A non-micellar twisted nematic liquid crystal features cholesteric near-infraredreflecting properties, along with at least one near-infrared absorptive material. The composition can be used as a layer...

Techs for License
Microwave System Accelerates Concrete Curing

A Microwave Irradiated Pyrogen (MIP) system speeds up the concrete curing process. The use of a microwave allows the technology to operate in cold weather. Because the MIP accelerates the heating point, colder countries like Russia and Canada can use the curing system to build roads, tunnels, and...

Tech Needs
Industrial-Scale Gas Separation

A company has a process stream made up of a variety of gases and molecules. They seek effective industrial-scale technologies that separate methane from other hydrocarbons in the stream, as well as from lighter and heavier molecules. The large-scale gas streams must be separated into their constituent molecules at...

Tech Needs
Low-Water Cleaning

The manufacturing of consumer products, foods, and pharmaceuticals requires the implementation of stringent cleaning requirements of all batch, semi-continuous, and continuous processes equipment. High standards of hygienic quality must be maintained, and the cleaning process must ensure that there is no cross-contamination of...

Who's Who: Aerospace

Dr. Lora Koenig, an expert in remote sensing of ice sheets and snow, provided scientific input for the design of the Goddard Remotely Operated Vehicle for Exploration and...

Articles: Materials

More than two decades ago, NASA started looking for a new way to keep astronauts comfortable in their space gloves. During a spacewalk, temperatures can range between 250 °F and -250 °F. One...

Briefs: Lighting

From the high-resolution glow of flat screen televisions to light bulbs that last for years, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) continue to transform technology. The celebrated...

Briefs: Lighting

In a process comparable to squeezing an elephant through a pinhole, researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have designed a way to engineer atoms capable of...

Articles: Lighting

LED tube lights, designed as replacements for T8/T10/T12 fluorescent bulbs, represent a significant portion of the growing commercial LED lighting market. According to the United States...

Articles: Lighting

The beginning of the 21st century finds optoelectronics being one of the key disciplines on technological development. Substantial progress in computer technology, communication, imaging, illumination...

Research News: Lighting

Recently Penn State researchers working with the Army Research Office showed that tungstenite, or WS2, formed from layers of sulfur and tungsten atoms, has...

Research News: Lighting

Ming Ma, a doctoral student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has developed a new method to...

Research News: Lighting

As demand for computing and communication capacity surges, the global communication infrastructure struggles to keep pace. The problem is that light signals...

Application Briefs: Lighting

Fulfilling the brainchild of Ben Davis, chairman of Illuminate the Arts (ITA) and the vision of acclaimed artist Leo Villareal, The Bay Lights, a new LED lighting system that was...

Application Briefs: Lighting

Libelium recently announced the availability of a new smart lighting solution for Smart Cities deployments based on the modular Waspmote Plug & Sense! wireless sensor...

Application Briefs: Lighting

Streetlights illuminate the night, shining upon roadways and sidewalks across the world, but these ubiquitous elements of the urban environment are notoriously inefficient and major...

Products: Lighting

Lutron Electronics (Cooper sburg, PA) is introducing a higher power LED driver that significantly expands the capabilities of its A-Series driver family. The new 50W Hi-lume® A-Series LED driver is designed for...

Products: Lighting

Thomas Research Products (Huntley, IL) has introduced a line of 35W LED drivers that feature form factor matching T5 fluorescent ballasts. These 35W drivers are an expansion of TRP's standard LED series. Input voltage...

Products: Lighting

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Seoul, Korea) has begun producing a new lineup of middlepower LED packages with 160lm/W light efficacy, for use in a wide variety of LED lighting applications including LED tubes, LED...

Products: Lighting

Wilbrecht LEDCO (St. Paul, MN), has introduced new bipolar LEDs. The pre-wired assembly of a red, green or yellow bipolar LED and a resistor will work directly off a 120 VAC or 240 VAC line as a LED power...

Products: Lighting

The LF2B series of LED lighting units from IDEC (Sunnyvale, CA) is available in a universal 100-240V AC input, making it suitable for use anywhere in the world. And the LF2B LUMIFA series does not produce a flicker-affect...

Products: Lighting

ST Microelectronics (Geneva, Switzerland) has introduced the STLUX385 (Masterlux™ platform), the world’s first programmable digital controller specifically optimized for lighting and power-supply...

Products: Lighting

Power Integrations (San Jose, CA) recently introduced the RDR-347, an LED-downlight reference design. The new circuit demonstrates the capabilities of the recently launched LYTSwitch™ IC family, which offers...

Products: Lighting

Larson Electronics (Kemp, TX) has announced the release of a high power LED light bar designed to provide blue or white light output.

Products: Lighting

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS) (Sunnyvale, CA) has released the AOZ1948, a single channel buck LED controller that features LED dimming resolution with full linearity from 100% to 1%. The device is able to...

Products: Lighting

Green Watt Power, a division of Calex Mfg. Co. (Concord, CA), recently introduced the GLV-24-150, a constant voltage LED power supply with a universal AC input range, 100 - 277 VAC. The GLV-24-150 has an...

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