January 13, 2010
Tucson, AZ — SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, and Laurin Publishing, publisher of Photonics Media, have announced the finalist companies for the 2009 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation, the premier competition for the photonics industry worldwide.
Photometrics' Evolve EMCCD camera was named one of the top 3 finalists in its catgory for the 2009 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation. This is not the first time that Photometrics technology innovation has been awarded top honors. In 2002, Photometrics (as Roper Scientific) received Laurin Publishing's prestigious Photonics Circle of Excellence Award for introducing the first commercially available EMCCD microscopy camera, the Cascade.
The Prism Awards recognize the best in innovative technology within the photonics industry. A distinguished panel of independent judges, acknowledged as experts in their respective fields, selected the finalists in nine categories including optics; lasers; other light sources; detectors, sensing and imaging systems; analytical, test and measurement; photonics systems; photonics processes; sustainable/green technology; and life sciences.
Winners will be presented with their awards on January 27, during a ceremony and banquet at the Hilton Hotel in San Francisco, CA. The event coincides with SPIE BiOS and Photonics West 2009 conference and exhibition, the largest event in the field.
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