Insights from BCC Research

New Gas Analyzer Pushes Along Innovation in QCL Product Market

Posted by Clayton Luz on Jul 26, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Laser.jpgThe quantum cascade laser (QCL) market is attracting attention as a significant technology advance that engenders new innovations with noteworthy financial returns. What’s not to like?

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Topics: Photonics

Biophotonics-based Endo Probe Eliminates Tissue Biopsy

Posted by Clayton Luz on Jul 24, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare is moving from a treatment-oriented system to a diagnostic-oriented one to help decrease healthcare spending on treatment (e.g., drugs, chemotherapy, etc.). This growing trend makes an interesting and encouraging scenario for the use of biophotonics as a novel approach to cancer detection/diagnosis.

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Topics: Photonics

Ultrafast Lasers and Ultrafast Computers (100K Times Faster)

Posted by Clayton Luz on Mar 30, 2017 10:45:00 AM

An international team of researches and engineers have demonstrated the ability to not only control the peaks within laser pulses, but also to twist these incredibly short pulses of light. A pulse lasts a few femtoseconds long (one quadrillionth of a second, or about the time it takes for the family dog to bolt out the front door without its collar).

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Topics: Photonics

Atomically Thin Material Optimizes Data Communication

Posted by Clayton Luz on Mar 1, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Whenever you use Facebook or use Google to search, the information processing happens in a large data center. The shorter the distance between optical interconnects, the better these data centers perform (think the shortest distance between two points).

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Topics: Photonics