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GfK Asia Expands into Korea Optics Industry Partnership Network

SINGAPORE, June 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- 11th of June 2009, marks yet another important new beginning for GfK Asia as well as the Optical industry in Korea. Recognizing the importance to have a neutral party measuring the trends and performance of the optical market in Korea, the Korean Optomet...

Abbott Acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics Clears U.S. Antitrust Review

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott ( NYSE: ABT ) today announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) applicable to Abbott's cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Advanced...

Precision Optics Corporation to Effect Reverse Split and Ticker Symbol Change

GARDNER, Mass., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Precision Optics Corporation, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: POCI) (the "Company"), announced today a 1-for-25 reverse split of the company's common stock. Stockholders approved the reverse split at the Company's annual meeting on November 25, 2008. Th...

GfK Asia Provides New View on the Optics Industry

GfK Asia Releases Initial Optic Retail Audit Data covering 3 Major Chinese Cities SINGAPORE, Jan. 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- GfK Asia released its premier retail audit data on the 2007 Optics industry in China covering the contact lens market in three major cities...

Precision Optics Corporation Announces First Quarter Results and Receipt of Significant New Order

GARDNER, Mass., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Precision Optics Corporation, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: POCI), (the "Company") today announced operating results on an unaudited basis for the first quarter of fiscal year 2008 ended September 30, 2007. First Quarter Operating Results Revenue...

AZoOptics.com - The A to Z of Optics Launched By AZoNetwork

SYDNEY, Australia, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The 5th site in the AZoNetwork portfolio builds on the success of AZoM.com the A to Z of Materials, AZoNano.com - the A to Z of Nanotechnology and AZoBuild.com - the A to Z of Building. AZoOptics.com ( http://www.AZoOptics.com ) is the latest AZoNetw...

Precision Optics Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End Results With Highest Revenues in Six Years

GARDNER, Mass., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Precision Optics Corporation, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: POCI), ("Precision Optics") today announced operating results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2007. Fourth Quarter Operating Results Revenues -- For the quarter ende...

Abbott Completes Acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott ( NYSE: ABT ) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics (AMO). AMO is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Abbott and has been renamed Abbott Medical Optics Inc. The acquisition of AMO enha...

Abbott Successfully Completes Tender Offer for Shares of Advanced Medical Optics

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott today announced the successful completion of the tender offer by its wholly owned subsidiary Rainforest Acquisition Inc. to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Advanced Medical Optics (AMO). The tender offer expir...

Abbott Receives European Commission Clearance on Acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott ( NYSE: ABT ) today announced that it has received merger control clearance from the European Commission for its acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics (AMO) through a cash tender offer for the outstanding shares of common stock of AMO....
Optics in Medical Products

SofPort Advanced Optics Aspheric Lens System

Description: The SofPort Advanced Optics Aspheric Lens System can revolutionize your practice. Its the one IOL all your cataract patients will want for exceptional, best-potential post-operative vision quality and contrast sensitivity. With a revolutionary aberration-free design, the SofPort AO should consisten...
Company:Bausch & Lomb Storz

Smith Optics

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Company:Safilo Group

Read-Write Mag

Description:... The longer working distances achieved by the use of Galilean optics make this the perfect magnifier to enable the patient to read and write....
Company:Keeler Instruments Inc.

SL-40 Di Digital Still/Video Slit Lamp

Description:...ing optical system of the Keeler SL-40H, the illuminations system is upgraded, an external fibre optic illumination system with diffuser added and the optics optimised for a digital camera. The result is an excellent digital optical system for video imaging. With the option of capturing stills or vide...
Company:Keeler Instruments Inc.

Ultra-Light XX - Flip-Up Loupes

Description:... These award-winning surgical loupes from SheerVision have addressed a key need of loupe users - high resolution optics combined with light-weight comfort for everyday use. These "xx" Ultra-Light loupes weight as little as 1.5 ounces when included with a SheerVision ti...
Company:SheerVision

Signature Flip-Up Loupes - Titanium Frame

Description:...larity, an ultra-lightweight design, and are multi-coated lens for anti-glare, anti-fog, and scratch resistance. With SheerVision flip-up loupes the optics are independent of the frame for easy prescription changes....
Company:SheerVision

Fiber Optic Cable and Surgical Headlight Repair

Description:... Broken, burnt or damaged fiber optics reduce the light output to your surgical site which causes a substantial decrease in the optical clarity that is so vital. Frequent inspection of your...
Company:Mobile Instrument Service and Repair, Inc.

AVOXimeter 4000

Description:... The AVOXimeter 4000 provides a fast, accurate assessment of patient oxygenation at the bedside. The AVOXimeters patented state-of-the-art optics yield accurate measurements of oxy-, carboxy-, and met-hemoglobin as well as total hemoglobin. When used in combination with a blood gas analyzer,...
Company:ITC

Digital High Mag

Description:... Volks drive to provide the best optics enables us to bring you a lens with the highest resolution available in a non-contact slit lamp lens. The astonishing detail allows true 3D viewing of...
Company:Volk Optical, Inc.

Fundus Laser

Description:...dvanced fundus laser lens design with Volk exclusive Double Aspheric™ optics for superior high magnification viewing and treatment of the optic nerve head and macula. State-of-the-art computer designed aspheric optics provide improved performance over existing fundus lens designs. The Volk Fu...
Company:Volk Optical, Inc.
Optics in Biological News

Where optics meets medicine

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 -- Medical research is a cornerstone of Frontiers in Optics 2008 (FiO), the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Optical Society (OSA), being held Oct. 19-23 at the Riverside Convention Center in Rochester, N.Y. FiO 2008 will take place alongside Laser Science XXIV, the annual meeting of...

Frontiers in Optics presents scientific advancements

With more than 600 papers presented by the world's most renowned physicists and engineers, OSA's Frontiers in Optics meeting will give a comprehensive update on the most significant new developments in the science of light. What: Frontiers in Optics, the 91st annual OSA meeting When: Se...

Healing wounds with lasers, vehicles that drive themselves, other cutting-edge optics

WASHINGTON, May 26--Researchers from around the world will present the latest breakthroughs in electro-optics, lasers and the application of light waves at the 2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/IQEC) May 31 to June 5 at the Baltimore Co...

Fujitsu Expands Support for Ethernet Networks With New Additions to XG Switch Product Line

...ned with the Fujitsu brand name they have come to trust. The XG0224 and XG0448 will feature auto sensing 10/100/1000 Base-T with 4 ports of SFP optics and open slots for 1 or 2 dual port 10GbE uplink cards, depending upon the model. The low-power, 1U high form factor allows for easy integration into...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes MIRTEC With the 2009 Award for Automated Optical Inspection Product Innovation of the Year

...mpetitive edge in dealing with both their immediate and future inspection requirements." MIRTEC's competitive advantages include leading edge optics and laser inspection technology, an award winning global support organization, a diversified customer base, and an expanded geographic presence. It i...

New windows opened on cell-to-cell interactions

...Compared to atoms and molecules colloids are big, and creating artificial colloids with directed properties is a goal in many technologies, especially optics at nanoscales. Before applying the biomembrane, the identical negatively charged spheres repelled each other. With the membrane attached, conditio...

Beetle shell inspires brilliant white paper

...lieved that the beetle's whiteness evolved to mimic local white fungi as a form of camouflage. New research, now published in the journal Applied optics , shows how some of the beetle's shell structure can be mimicked to produce coatings for white paper. At one 200th of a millimetre thick, the beetl...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, June 2009

...edia-related question or comment, you can send it to news@ornl.gov . optics -- Boost for biology . . . Scientists examining cells to study diseases...vel previously only imagined. The digital holography technique detailed in optics EXPRESS allows for high-precision 3D single-shot real-time recording that ...

Scientists should look at their own carbon footprint

...l. Even if all scientists working in the north reduced their carbon emissions, it would not make a big impact on the global scale. For Brook, it's the optics that matter. "The total footprint of all scientists is small, but it's important to critically evaluate how we can reduce our footprint from resear...

Demonstration Features Commercial Technology for Combating Terrorism

...chnology; explosives detection systems; explosive ordnance disposal equipment; fence sensor systems; individual protective equipment; night vision and optics devices; non-lethal weapons and technology; physical security equipment sensor and surveillance systems; robotic vehicles and systems; unattended grou...
Optics in Biological Technology

Abbott Expands Its Growing Medical Device Business With Acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics (AMO)

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. and SANTA ANA, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott ( NYSE: ABT ) and Advanced Medical Optics (AMO) (NYSE: EYE ) announced today a definitive agreement for Abbott to acquire AMO for $22 per share in cash, for a total transaction value of approximately $2.8 bil...

Taming tiny, unruly waves for nano optics

ATLANTA (Oct. 8, 2007) -- Nanoscale devices present a unique challenge to any optical technology -- theres just not enough room for light to travel in a straight line. On the nanoscale, energy may be produced by radiating photons of light between two surfaces very close together (sometimes as c...

Charter and Time Warner to partner on fiber optics

Madison, Wis. - Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications announced Monday that two of their departments would partner to provide businesses in their service areas with fiber-optic connections. The units - Time Warner Cable Business Class Services and Charter Business - will collaborat...

Hoya Announces First Quarter Financial Results for FY2010

...nology company based in Tokyo, Japan, and the leading supplier of innovative and indispensable high-tech products and services based upon its advanced optics technologies. Hoya is active in four fields of business: The Eye Care provides eyeglasses, operates retail shops for contact lenses, and makes intraoc...

Breaking barriers with nanoscale lasers

... breaking through previous limitations on how small lasers can be made are reported in a recent edition of the online science and engineering journal optics Express . Authors of the report include professor Martin Hill, who leads the Eindhoven team, and ASU team leader Cun-Zheng Ning, a professor in the...

NYU physicists find way to explore microscopic systems through holographic video

...ue to record three-dimensional movies of microscopic systems, such as biological molecules, through holographic video. The work, which is reported in optics Express , has potential to improve medical diagnostics and drug discovery. The technique, developed in the laboratory of NYU Physics Professor Davi...

Essilor : First Half 2009 Revenue

...or-like, revenue was down a slight 0.7% for the period, but was up 5.3% excluding the currency effect alone. In a generally sluggish ophthalmic optics market, Essilor primarily relied on new product launches to sustain its lens sales. Market share increased worldwide, led by the Company's extensive p...

Brown engineering professor wins prestigious White House award

...tween electrical devices (those that use charge) and photonic devices (those that use light). The field "potentially offers the speed and bandwidth of optics at the nanosize scale of electronics," Zia said. Zia is also looking at lanthanide ions, the rare-earth materials that have been used as light emit...

New Report Just Published: World Endoscopy Systems Market Report

...Germany) -PEE BEE India (India) -Pentax Corporation (Japan) -Pentax Medical Company (USA) -Pentax Europe GmbH (Germany) -Precision optics Corporation, Inc (USA) -Rema Medizintechnik GmbH (Germany) -Richard Wolf GmbH (Germany) -Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation (USA...

Essilor: Essilor Forges New Strategic Partnerships Around the World

...h own a minority interest in the company. In the Middle East, Essilor and its partner Amico, the local market-leading distributor of ophthalmic optics products, have signed a contract to set up a 50/50 joint venture that would operate Amico's prescription laboratory in Dubai. The laboratory, which se...
Optics in Biological Products

FIA-series XYZ autosampler from Ocean Optics

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Company:Ocean Optics

Recalibration of HL-2000-CAL products from Ocean Optics

Description: Recalibration of HL-2000-CAL products...
Company:Ocean Optics

Argon Calibration Source from Ocean Optics

Description: Argon Calibration Source...
Company:Ocean Optics

1/4" to 1/8" Adapter for Reflectance Probe Holder from Ocean Optics

Description: 1/4" to 1/8" Adapter for Reflectance Probe Holder...
Company:Ocean Optics

UV-NIR light source for USB2000, HR4000, HR2000+ from Ocean Optics

Description: UV-NIR light source for USB2000, HR4000, HR2000+...
Company:Ocean Optics

LVF Kit: LVF-HL, LVF-CUV-ADP, FHS-LVF, CVD-DIFFUSE from Ocean Optics

Description: Consists of the LVF-HL, LVF-CUVADPT, FHS-LVF, and the CVD-Diffuse We've combined our patented high-pass and low-pass Linear Variable Filters to create the world's first notch filter with an adjustable center wavelength and adjustable bandpass. Each filter features an excellent transmission band (~...
Company:Ocean Optics

LVF Kit: LVF-UV-HL, LVF-CUV-ADP, FHS-LVF, CVD-DIFFUSE from Ocean Optics

Description: Consists of the LVF-UV-HL, LVF-CUV-ADP, FHS-LVF and CVD-Diffuse We've combined our patented high-pass and low-pass Linear Variable Filters to create the world's first notch filter with an adjustable center wavelength and adjustable bandpass. Each filter features an excellent transmission band (~90...
Company:Ocean Optics

DH-2000-DUV with integrated shutter and external TTL control from Ocean Optics

Description: Identical to the DH-2000, except that it uses a deep-UV deuterium bulb, which provides a 190-1700 nm wavelength range and comes with a shutter (controlled via a TTL signal or switch up to 5 Hz) The DH-2000 Deuterium Tungsten Halogen Light Source combines the continuous spectrum of deuterium and t...
Company:Ocean Optics

DH-2000-DUV with integrated shutter from Ocean Optics

Description: Identical to the DH-2000, except that it uses a deep-UV deuterium bulb, which provides a 190-1700 nm wavelength range and comes with a shutter (controlled via a TTL signal or switch up to 5 Hz) The DH-2000 Deuterium Tungsten Halogen Light Source combines the continuous spectrum of deuterium and t...
Company:Ocean Optics

D-2000-DUV with integrated shutter from Ocean Optics

Description: Identical to the D-2000, except that it uses a deep-UV deuterium bulb, which provides a 190-400 nm wavelength range and comes with a shutter (controlled via a TTL signal or switch) The D-2000 Deuterium Light Source produces a powerful, stable output from 215-400 nm. In addition, deep-UV versions ...
Company:Ocean Optics

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Optics in Biological Definition

Photon

... an effective mass , which means that it cannot travel at c , the speed of light in a vacuum. See also Particle physics Photonics optics Spectroscopy Photoelectric effect Compton scattering Bremsstrahlung Cerenkov radiation List of particles Derived meanin...
Optics in Biological Dictionary

Retina

... The vertebrate retina is a light sensitive tissue lining the inner surface of the eye. The optics of the eye create an image of the visual world on the retina , which serves much the same function as the film in a camera.... retina n. , pl. ...
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