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Partnership will help create ‘eyes and ears’ for photonics technologies

Partnership will help create ‘eyes and ears’ for photonics technologies

March 30, 2017

A new Defense Department project will help researchers develop sensors for photonics-based systems with applications in environmental monitoring, disease diagnosis, and detection of chemical and biological weapons.

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$2 million to add efficiency to integrated quantum photonics

$2 million to add efficiency to integrated quantum photonics

August 8, 2016

Rochester researchers working on the next generation of quantum information processing have received a $2 million boost from the National Science Foundation.

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Challenges still ahead for photonics institute

Challenges still ahead for photonics institute

October 2, 2015

Since the summer announcement [Robert Clark] has held hour-long meetings three times a week with institute colleagues and another weekly meeting with the Defense Department.

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Photonics: What? Why? How?

Photonics: What? Why? How?

September 30, 2015

“We’re not going to tell people they must perform manufacturing here,” says University of Rochester President Joel Seligman. “We’re going to make it irresistible for those interested in pursuing manufacturing not to be here.”

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‘A spectacular day for Rochester’

‘A spectacular day for Rochester’

September 17, 2015

Joel Seligman, University president and CEO (right), and Rob Clark, senior vice president for research and dean of the Hajim School, address the media after this week’s announcement about AIM Photonics. In addition to announcing a new seven-member governance board that will include a representative from the University, Cuomo announced that the headquarters for AIM Phototics will be located in Legacy Tower, the former home of Bausch and Lomb, in downtown Rochester, while the Sibley building, where the University-affiliated High Tech Rochester is developing new space, will include a workforce development center, and Eastman Business Park will be the site of the project’s manufacturing operations.

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Legacy Tower to be photonics HQ

Legacy Tower to be photonics HQ

September 17, 2015

The former Bausch & Lomb building in downtown Rochester will be the headquarters for the $600 million photonics center, with workplace development to be housed at the Sibley Building and manufacturing to be based at the Eastman Business Park.

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Cuomo: Deal reached on photonics center

Cuomo: Deal reached on photonics center

September 16, 2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that a deal has been reached on where to locate the headquarters for a $600 million photonics center in Rochester.

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Rochester bags $600 million hub for photonics R&D

Rochester bags $600 million hub for photonics R&D

July 28, 2015

Rochester, whose fortunes have risen and fallen with the demand for futuristic technologies from former powerhouses like Xerox and Kodak, is looking for its next big breakthrough in the field of integrated photonics, a light science with the potential to transform communications, medicine and national defense.

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NY wins $600 million hub for photonics research, development

NY wins $600 million hub for photonics research, development

July 27, 2015

A $610 million research and manufacturing hub dedicated to the science of photonics — the use of light in technology — will be developed in western New York, federal and state officials said Monday, which could mean thousands of jobs for the region.

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Defense Department chooses Rochester for photonics center

Defense Department chooses Rochester for photonics center

July 22, 2015

The Department of Defense has picked Rochester as the location for a sought-after manufacturing hub focused on the field of integrated photonics, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Wednesday, ahead of an official announcement.

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