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Axsun Technologies Announces Exclusive Cardiac Supply Agreement for Advanced OCT Tunable Lasers with LightLab Imaging

BILLERICA, Mass., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Axsun Technologies Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced photonic components and subsystems, today announced that the company has entered into a multi-million dollar volume purchasing agreement with LightLab imaging. Under this multi- y...

Hollow gold nanospheres show promise for biomedical and other applications

...oped in the laboratory of Jin Zhang, a professor of chemistry and biochemistry at UCSC, have a unique set of properties, including strong, narrow, and tunable absorption of light. Zhang is collaborating with researchers at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, who have used the new nanostruct...

Sciton Unveils the JOULE Aesthetic Laser Platform for Physicians Battling the Economic Squeeze

...latform Contour TRL: robotically-scanned MicroLaserPeel or tunable deep skin peeling ProFractional: 2940 nm erbium for fractional skin resurfacing ProFractional XC: fractional skin resurfacing with tunable thermal effects ClearScan: 1064 nm for hair removal, pigmented and ...

Targeted nanospheres find, penetrate, then fuel burning of melanoma

...anoparticles at 40-50 nanometers in diameter - and spherical shape allow for greater uptake and cellular penetration. They have strong, but narrow and tunable ability to absorb light across the visible and near-infrared spectrum, making them unique from other metal nanoparticles. The hollow spheres are pu...

Littmann and Heine Stethoscopes Now Available from ORSupply.com

...II, Cardiology S.T.C. and Master Cardiology. Each features Littmann’s tunable technology that provides convenience, versatility and enhanced acoustics. Physicians can utilize the tunable technology to control bell and diaphragm modes by altering pressure on the ...

Researchers hone technique to KO pediatric brain tumors

...de to develop the particles for diagnosis and treatment of several diseases. "In this latest work, the nanoparticles were designed with thermally tunable core properties to serve as a host system that retains drug molecules at room temperature and then releases the cargo at physiological temperature, wi...

Microwave synthesis connects with the (quantum) dots

...e enables a quantum electronics effect that causes the crystals to fluoresce brilliantly at specific, sharply defined colors. Bright, stable, tiny and tunable across a broad spectrum of colors, quantum dots that are engineered to attach themselves to particular proteins have become a popular research tool in...

Laser Energetics Files Patent Application for a New BrightStar(TM) Alexandrite Laser

...val and Photo Acoustic Imaging to name just a few." This flashlamp pumped tunable BrightStar(TM) Alexandrite laser offers a more cost-effective solution than... Company has had a primary focus on its Alexandrite laser technology. These tunable solid state lasers are unique in that they can be conductively air cooled t...

NIST, NCI, SAIC partner on new method for detecting HER2 breast cancer

... research team found that chicken immunoglobulin Y (IgY) antibody created against the HER2 protein could be tagged with quantum dot (tiny, intense and tunable sources of colorful light) to more reliably detect the HER2 biomarker than the existing diagnostic tests using mammalian antibodies tagged with conven...

Laser Energetics Provides Joint Venture Update to Shareholders

...addresses applications in Industry, Science, Medicine and the Military. The Company has had a primary focus on its Alexandrite laser technology. These tunable solid state lasers are unique in that they can be conductively air cooled to compete favorably against water cooled lasers in many applications. In ad...
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CRi Announces New Maestro(TM) EX In Vivo Imaging System with Improved Performance and an Affordable Price

... (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080826/NETU054 ) FLEX technology represents a significant advancement of CRi's unique solid-state tunable optics that for the first time enables both broad- and narrow-band spectral imaging at the click of a button. The user can select high optical through...
Tunable in Biological News

Researchers bridge the 'terahertz gap' with new tunable metamaterial

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. (4/15/08) A frequency-agile metamaterial that for the first time can be tuned over a range of frequencies in the so-called terahertz gap has been engineered by a team of researchers from Boston College, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Boston University. The team incorpo...

First tri-continuous mesoporous Silica complex structure developed in Singapore

...irst tri-continuous mesoporous structure by using a specially designed surfactant template, N,N-dimethyl-L-phenylalanine. This surfactant has a unique tunable head-group as well as a long hydrocarbon tail that has variable levels of hydrophobic (water-repellent) qualities. By systematically changing the synt...

Engineers develop method to disperse chemically modified graphene in organic solvents

...lectronics. Graphene is a unique atom-thick, carbon-based material.Its unusual combination of very high mechanical stiffness and strength, high and tunable electrical and thermal conductivity, and the fact that chemists can alter its chemistry readily means it has applications in nanoelectronics, solar ce...

Protein function and chromatin structure methods featured in Cold Spring Harbor Protocols

...de detailed instructions for "Regulating Protein Stability in Mammalian Cells Using Small Molecules." This technique provides a rapid, reversible, and tunable method for studying the activity of a protein of interest in cells. The protein is attached to a destabilization domain, and the resulting fusion pro...

Molecules in the spotlight

...lains Chergui. Collaboration with the Paul Scherrer Institute To reach this degree of precision, the researchers needed a source of stable and tunable femtosecond X-Ray pulses. They found it at the Paul Scherrer Institute in Villigen, Switzerland, in a collaboration with Dr. Rafael Abela's team. Usin...

AVS 55th International Symposium & Exhibition, Oct. 19-24

...titative microinjection of macromolecules and nanoparticles into living cells..." See: http://www.avssymposium.org/paper.asp?abstractID=31 . tunable MICROEDDIES TRAP CELLS "...We demonstrate the ease of trapping for bubbles, spheres, rod-like debris, non-spherical motile phytoplankton, macrophag...

Halas wins prestigious nanotechnology research award

...ter interactions, tools and applications at nanoscale dimensions. Halas is best known for her invention of nanoshells, a new type of nanoparticle with tunable optical properties that are especially suited for biotechnology applications. Halas's previous honors include four Hershel M. Rich Invention awards...

MIT creates new material for fuel cells

...nventional industrial counterpart, among other advantages. Our goal is to replace traditional fuel-cell membranes with these cost-effective, highly tunable and better-performing materials, said Paula T. Hammond, Bayer Professor of Chemical Engineering and leader of the research team. She noted that the ne...

Detecting dangerous chemicals with lasers, exploring the brain's circuitry with light and more

...an accurately for chemicals of interestakin to having thousands of canaries, each capable of detecting a range of chemicals. (Talk CMH1, "Continuously tunable Compact Single-Mode Quantum Cascade Laser Source for Chemical Sensing.") SECURE COMMUNICATIONS VIA SPACE The exchange of information bet...

JILA solves problem of quantum dot 'blinking'

... Quantum dotstiny, intense, tunable sources of colorful lightare illuminating new opportunities in biomedical research, cryptography and other fields. But these semiconductor nanocrystal...
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Fine Tuning Your Data Analysis: Tunable Parameters of the Affymetrix Expression Analysis Statistical Algorithms

Fine Tuning Your Data Analysis: Tunable Parameters of the Affymetrix Expression Analysis Statistical Algorithms Introduction The Statistical Algorithms in Microarray Suite 5.0 process raw GeneChip probe set data to generate expression values (Signals and LogRatio...

Scientists discover repulsive side to light force

...ion. Using both forces means they can now have complete control and can manipulate components in both directions. "We've demonstrated that these are tunable forces we can engineer," Tang said. In order to create the repulsive force, or the "push," on a silicon chip, the team split a beam of infrared li...

Bilayer graphene gets a bandgap

...lly, using a perpendicularly applied, continuously tunable electrical field. But when such a field is applied...te voltage. "In principle we could have used a tunable laser to measure the optical transmission, but the...frared light." "Direct observation of a widely tunable bandgap in bilayer graphene," by Yuanbo Zhang, Tsu...

Genetic clock makers at UC San Diego publish their 'timepiece' in Nature

... human health problems and to design improvements in organisms on which we depend for food, medicines and industrial chemicals." The Fast, Robust, tunable Genetic Clock At the core of the new clock is a negative feedback loop that includes a two-minute delay between when the mRNA is made and when the...

First tunable, 'noiseless' amplifier may boost quantum computing, communications

...l Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and JILA, a joint institute of NIST and the University of Colorado (CU) at Boulder, have made the first tunable noiseless amplifier. By significantly reducing the uncertainty in delicate measurements of microwave signals, the new amplifier could boost the speed ...

Penn scientists demonstrate potential of graphene films as next-generation transistors

...ed carbon atoms and graphene sheets rolled into molecular cylinders share a set of electronic properties making them ideal for use in nanoelectronics: tunable carrier type and density, exceptionally high carrier mobility and structural control of their electronic band structures. A significant advantage of ...

Detecting dangerous chemicals with lasers, exploring the brain's circuitry with light and more

...an accurately for chemicals of interestakin to having thousands of canaries, each capable of detecting a range of chemicals. (Talk CMH1, "Continuously tunable Compact Single-Mode Quantum Cascade Laser Source for Chemical Sensing.") SECURE COMMUNICATIONS VIA SPACE The exchange of information bet...

NIST/NIH micromagnets show promise as colorful 'smart tags' for magnetic resonance imaging

...RI, the NIST/NIH micro-magnets rely on a precisely tunable feature-their physical shape-to adjust the radio-f...tributes, the magnets can be designed to have more tunable properties than conventional injectable MRI contra...f colored markers such as fluorescent proteins and tunable quantum dots. ...

Engineers demonstrate first room-temperature semiconductor source of coherent Terahertz radiation

...reate artificial laser medium. "Terahertz imaging and sensing is a very promising but relatively new technology that requires compact, portable and tunable sources to achieve widespread penetration. Our devices are an important first step in this direction," said Capasso. "We believe our THz source has gr...

CRi Announces Nuance 2, the Next-Generation Multispectral Imaging System for Brightfield and Fluorescent-Based Microscopy

...e amounts of each marker and the percentage of each co-localized marker within the sample. At the heart of the Nuance 2 is the Flex(TM) liquid crystal tunable filter (LCTF) which provides fast, accurate spectral imaging from 420 to 720 nm (VIS model) and 500 to 950 nm (GNIR model), covering the full range of...
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