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12 Sep 19
Laser tweezers help stabilize atomic clock

Preliminary data suggest that trapping and controlling individual strontium atoms with light beams yields better performance.

12 Sep 19
GWU Hospital and Novarad develop AR surgical planning

Hospital is first in US to use AR to help plan a surgical operation, improving accuracy and shortening operating and recovery times.

12 Sep 19
Launchpad fire delays launch of SOLISS system to ISS

Non-lethal incident prevents lift-off of optical communications system, developed by Japanese team.

11 Sep 19
Graphene key to terahertz space telescopes

Breakthrough at Chalmers University of Technology to “revolutionize sensors used in next-gen space telescopes.”

11 Sep 19
Hyperspectral system short-listed for drug detection contest

Headwall Photonics technology one of eight technologies that will be evaluated for detecting opioids in mail packages.

11 Sep 19
Quantum Xchange launches Phio TX to make QKD 'commercially viable'

Out-of-band key delivery over optical networks makes existing encryption infrastructure quantum-safe and overcomes limitations.

11 Sep 19
WaveOptics eyes production ramp with $13M top-up

Designer of diffractive waveguides for augmented reality closes out oversubscribed series C venture round.

10 Sep 19
TULIPP platform blooms for enhancing image processors

European development project leads to more energy-efficient, less costly embedded image processing systems for monitoring, medicine and more.

10 Sep 19
Cascade laser probes fireball chemistry

System shows how concentration of combustion gases differs, depending on the type of explosive used in a bomb.

10 Sep 19
Lidar expert Clayton Turner appointed NASA Langley director

Rochester Institute of Technology graduate previously worked on several Earth observation programs, spearheading lidar development for space applications.

05 Sep 19
The chips are down (again) says analyst IHS Markit

Semiconductor sector crash continues in the first half of 2019 as market posts worst figures for a decade.

05 Sep 19
Semiconductor combination yields more power from solar cells

Capitano research project at Karlsruhe investigates benefits of mixing perovskite with CIGS to boost photovoltaic efficiency.

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