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How to Master OFC: Tips & Trends to Look For

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The Optical Networking and Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC) is fast approaching, and Kevin Granucci, VP and GM at Phononic, put together a handy guide to help you get the most out of your time at the show. What trends should you be looking for, and how can you best take advantage of the networking… Read More

Four Reasons to Consider Solid-State Freezers for Your Research or Healthcare Facility

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At most research or healthcare facilities, the medical freezer setup involves of a bank of large freezers in one storage room and/or a few undercounter freezers at select workbenches. They are typically shared storage areas, with frequent openings and closings from various researchers or employees throughout the day. This traditional freezer arrangement works … but… Read More

Distributed Freezing: 3 Reasons to Get Your Products Out of the Deep Freeze

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Today’s consumers have more food options than ever before, from entire aisles dedicated to ice cream to the rapidly growing number of fast-casual restaurants. Brands need to find ways to differentiate among countless competitive products and retailers, and operators have to enhance the customer experience to keep them coming back. As revealed in our latest… Read More

Flu Activity is on the Rise: Is your Vaccine Storage up to Par?

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While the 2018-19 flu season appears to be mild (so far), compared to last year’s epidemic that killed 80,000 Americans, both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and doctors are urging people to get their flu vaccines if they haven’t already done so. Health officials recently announced that flu activity is increasing rapidly… Read More

Cooling in LiDAR Applications

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LiDAR (light detection & ranging) applications are growing in popularity as the world becomes increasingly connected through the Internet of Things (IoT). According to Mordor Intelligence, the global LiDAR market was $1.69B in 2017, and is estimated to hit $4.5B by 2023, an impressive 12.7% CAGR. LiDAR is a surveying method that is used to… Read More

USP <800>: The Simple Path to Refrigeration Compliance

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At the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear and Clinical Meeting earlier this month, Phononic joined over 25,000 pharmacy professionals seeking to expand their industry knowledge and insights. One of the key concerns of many attendees was USP <800> readiness, which isn’t exactly a surprise since the deadline for compliance (December 1, 2019) is… Read More

How Grocery Stores Can Make the Most of the Holiday Season

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With the holiday season in full swing, shoppers are making more trips to the grocery store to stock up on food for parties, guests and gifts. While this can be quite a hectic time of year for supermarkets, it can also be the perfect time to adopt new strategies that can enhance the customer experience… Read More

Addressing the Technical Challenges of Non-hermetic Laser Packages

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In today’s competitive atmosphere, optical component manufacturers are facing growing pressure to find cost-effective laser package solutions to help reduce their final product cost. An attractive lower cost option is a non-hermetic laser package – however, non-hermetics introduce their own set of design challenges, particularly when dealing with cooled lasers. Uncooled non-hermetics are fairly straightforward,… Read More

Freeze-Free Vaccine Protection: When No News is the Best News

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Whether it’s a compliance violation or the administration of potentially compromised vaccines, there are no secrets when it comes to patient safety in the media. Bad news spreads quickly and impacts patient satisfaction and the public’s perception of your facility. Just last month, a temperature mistake forced Walgreens to re-vaccinate approximately 350 SDSU students against… Read More