Cambridge University Press Appoints new Academic Senior Vice President

Cambridge University Press Appoints new Academic Senior Vice President

Academic and educational publisher Cambridge University Press has appointed Brigitte Shull as Senior Vice President for Academic Publishing in the Americas. Brigitte Shull, who was most recently the Vice President of Management, Business, Economics, and Political Science Publishing at Springer Nature, will take up the role in January and report to Managing Director, Academic, Mandy Hill.

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Researchers at Santa Barbara achieve the highest ever power output and efficiency for a blue laser diode

Researchers at Santa Barbara achieve the highest ever power output and efficiency for a blue laser diode

Researchers from University of California, Santa Barbara have generated white laser light using a single blue laser diode. Through the use of a specially developed mechanical polishing process, the team has achieved the highest ever power output and efficiency from the diode, bringing the use of white laser-based solid-state lighting systems a step closer to reality.

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HighWire Press acquires Semantico

HighWire Press acquires Semantico

Scholarly publishing company HighWire Press today announced its acquisition of Semantico, a privately held provider of technology and services for the scholarly publishing market. This acquisition will bring HighWire an increased capacity for technological innovation; a strong team that further expands its already broad publishing expertise; and a powerful combination of best-of-breed products that leverage industry best practices.

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Wiley launches new Spectra Lab applications to help scientists manage analytical data

Wiley launches new Spectra Lab applications to help scientists manage analytical data

Wiley today announced the launch of Wiley Spectra Lab Desktop edition and Wiley Spectra Lab Server edition, providing flexible options, enhanced features, and essential tools for any organization managing analytical data. In addition to providing access to the world’s largest collection of 2.3 million curated reference spectra, the Desktop edition allows scientists to build their own knowledge bases.

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