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Qiang Lin receives nation’s top honor for early-career investigators

Qiang Lin receives nation’s top honor for early-career investigators

July 10, 2019

Qiang Lin, an expert in integrated quantum photonics and nonlinear nanophotonics at the University of Rochester, is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

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Startups with University ties win big at Luminate competition

Startups with University ties win big at Luminate competition

July 8, 2019

Ovitz and VPG Medical took home first and second prize in this year’s Luminate competition, the world’s largest startup accelerator program for optics, photonics, and imaging technologies.

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Creating negative mass particles — and a novel way to generate lasers

Creating negative mass particles — and a novel way to generate lasers

January 3, 2018

Rochester researchers have created particles with negative mass in an atomically thin semiconductor, using a device that creates an optical microcavity.

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Statement from High Tech Rochester on $10 Million Photonics Venture Challenge

Statement from High Tech Rochester on $10 Million Photonics Venture Challenge

January 10, 2017

Start-up companies from across the globe will compete for 10 to 15 slots. At the end of each session, three of the most promising companies in the program will compete for ‘best in class’ investments ranging from $500,000 to $1 million.

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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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Researchers demonstrate record optical nonlinearity

Researchers demonstrate record optical nonlinearity

April 28, 2016

A team led by Robert Boyd has demonstrated that the transparent, electrical conductor indium tin oxide can result in up to 100 times greater nonlinearity than other known materials, a potential ‘game changer’ for photonics applications.

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The future of photonics

The future of photonics

February 23, 2016

“We work on optical bio sensors,” said Dr. Ben Miller, a researcher at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He’s creating a sensor that can detect the presence of hundreds of viruses from a single blood sample, in real time.

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New York State awards $9.2 million to renew CEIS as Center for Advanced Technology

New York State awards $9.2 million to renew CEIS as Center for Advanced Technology

November 2, 2015

The Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences (CEIS) has been renewed by New York State as one of its Centers for Advanced Technology (CAT) and will receive $9.2 million in funding over the next 10 years.

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UR center makes the photonic match

UR center makes the photonic match

November 2, 2015

This technology being developed by Harris Corp., which could potentially take pictures of anyone at an airport, is at least a few years away from being implemented. And it requires researchers with an expertise in optics, photonics and imaging science.

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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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