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|Quantum dots for highly efficient solar cells 30 Jun 10|
Current efficiency limits of 30% could be vastly improved by capturing "hot electrons".
|Lasers and green tea destroy cancer cells 30 Jun 10|
Pulsed red light forces tumour cells to "suck in" drugs from their environment.
|Clean tech, nano featured at SPIE San Diego event 28 Jun 10|
Clean-energy research and nanotechnologies join core optics programmes at SPIE Optics and Photonics.
|Prism Awards open for entries 28 Jun 10|
SPIE invites photonics innovators to vie for 2010 Prism Awards.
|A new angle on biosensing 24 Jun 10|
Tuning a little-known parameter optimizes plasmonic crystal biosensors for biomedical and environment applications.
|Photonic crystals could enhance solar cells 24 Jun 10|
Results of new study should help in the design of more sophisticated photovoltaics.
|Spotting fake bank notes with butterfly colour 24 Jun 10|
Structural colour of Papilio blumei recreated in the lab.
|Laser celebrated in London and Paris 21 Jun 10|
Nobel laureates lead array of luminaries featured at events honouring 50 years of lasers.
|Lasers promise painless injections 16 Jun 10|
Pantec Biosolutions receives a CE mark in the EU for its needle-free painless laser injection system.
|Business briefs 15 Jun 10|
Featuring news from Teledyne Technologies, Optical Research Associates, Schott, Anteryon and more.
|Polymer laser pinpoints explosives 14 Jun 10|
Organic lasers show tremendous promise for sensing the vapours given off by the explosives found in landmines.
|SPIE journals expand access 14 Jun 10|
SPIE adds to open-access suite with JBO delayed-open option, NIH deposits.
|Optical refrigeration reaches critical point 10 Jun 10|
Using lasers to cool solids may seem counterintuitive but significant recent developments in optical refrigeration have seen the field gather momentum. Jacqueline Hewett speaks to Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, who leads the research effort at the University of New Mexico, US.
|Looking deeper into space 10 Jun 10|
New information from frontiers of space and related data-gathering technology are the focus of SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation.
|Gentec acquires Spectrum Detector 09 Jun 10|
Gentec Electro-Optics hopes to boost its presence in the US with the acquisition of Spectrum Detector.
|Raydiance, Rofin join forces for ultrafast 08 Jun 10|
Two big names in the optics industry join forces to develop ultrafast laser systems for industrial materials processing.
|LED emits entangled photons 04 Jun 10|
An optical quantum computer is a step closer thanks to an electrically driven source of entangled photon pairs.
|Light blue strengthens white OLEDs 03 Jun 10|
The future make-up of white OLED pixels could be a four way mix of red, green, blue and light blue.
|Smart doesn't come smoothly 03 Jun 10|
Early efforts to create an intelligent power grid have not been trouble-free in the US.
|Corning unveils improved green laser 01 Jun 10|
Corning says that its new green laser is the ideal light source for embedded microprojection applications.
|Silicon waveguides open doors to mid-IR 01 Jun 10|
Silicon nanophotonic waveguides are the ideal platform for creating mid-infrared devices such as optical parametric amplifiers, say IBM researchers.