L-3 Insight Technology and DRS have been awarded up to $950 million to provide optical rangefinders for rifles over the next five years.
Development of portable detection unit could reduce the need for mass animal culls to control future outbreaks of the disease.
Finnish company sees large market opportunity for high-efficiency 532nm source based on a frequency-doubled GaAs chip.
Photonic metrology system used in production of new Ford Explorer and Ford Focus models is expected to reduce cabin noise.
Trend will see more high-resolution smart phone and tablet cameras incorporating microlens arrays in place of traditional lens optics.
Serial entrepreneur Hamid Farzaneh vows to build on Varioptic's pioneering liquid lenses as he takes the technology to Silicon Valley.
Optical spectroscopy method distinguishes benign pancreatitis and early signs of cancer.
The inexorable rise of photovoltaic cell manufacturing provides applications for a huge range of laser technologies, hears the conference.
Femtosecond lasers are rapidly becoming commercialised and finding new applications, hears plenary audience.
Concentrating PV division agrees another 125MW of deployments in the San Diego area, as the DOE puts other solar applications on hold.
The first geosynchronous element of the new missile warning system launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida on May 7.
Edinburgh Instruments believes it can objectively measure the protein changes causing the condition.