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MIT’s mathematical method tunes metalenses 23 May

Bespoke manipulation of light by Steve Johnson's group could find uses in cellphone lenses, smart-car sensors, optical fibers.

VCSEL maker AMS joins auto lidar development team 22 May

Sensor firm partners Ibeo Automotive and ZF Friedrichschafen on development effort aiming for on-road adoption by 2021.

Ultraviolet-localized photoacoustics improves infrared microscopy of tissues 21 May

Caltech project uses UV and IR pulses to overcome problem of water-background signals.

NIST team develops chip-scale optical clock 20 May

Smaller than conventional devices, made of three small chips plus electronics and optics, new clock is based on semiconductor laser and frequency combs.

Leti touts 'game-changing' microLED manufacturing process 15 May
Helsinki team reboots observation of photosynthesis 14 May
Laser structuring raises toolmaking productivity 09 May
3-D printed microscope promising for medical diagnostics 01 May
Hamamatsu develops diode-pumped pulsed laser that delivers 117J 01 May
Quantum Xchange tests Toshiba’s QKD network and doubles capacity 01 May
Nichia launches 280nm deep UV LED 30 Apr
Standard fiber bundles offer route to 3D optical biopsies 30 Apr
Project IDAM aims to add 3D printing to car making 25 Apr
Laser powers needle-free microjet injection 23 Apr
Zero-gravity optical fiber drawing experiment arrives in orbit 23 Apr
SmartVIZ project explores innovative visualization using micro LEDs 12 Apr
Penn State discovers new type of optical glass 09 Apr
EPFL designs versatile supercontinuum source 09 Apr
LLNL develops new method to improve laser-material interaction 08 Apr
Hyperspectral imaging and metasurfaces combined for novel biosensing platform 03 Apr
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