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12 Dec 19
LiDAR with MEMs beamsteering launched for autonomous vehicles

Draper’s technology enables self-driving cars to perceive surroundings at greater distances.

11 Dec 19
Ultra-mini microendoscope produces higher-quality images

Johns Hopkins lensless scope is just a few hundred nanometers across yet can capture images of live neuron activity.

11 Dec 19
ams urges more Osram shareholders to support takeover offer

Deal has passed key 55% acceptance threshold, but crucial vote and regulatory hurdles still to be overcome.

11 Dec 19
Bruker light-sheet microscopy platform offers 3D imaging of cells

TruLive3D Imager from Luxendo subsidiary allows analysis of organoids in natural environments.

10 Dec 19
ESO signs contract for M5 ELT mirror support cell

ENER Aerospacial to make component with fast tip-tilt mechanism for image stabilization.

10 Dec 19
Carl Zeiss Meditec bucks the trend with record sales

Revenues jump 14% at the optics giant's medical technology subsidiary.

10 Dec 19
SPIE and Photonics Media reveal 2020 Prism Award finalists

The best of photonics innovation will be recognized on 5 February at SPIE Photonics West grand finale.

10 Dec 19
Laser atom cooler and hyperspectral kit arrive in orbit

Photonics-enabled science payloads complete journey to International Space Station.

09 Dec 19
LIDAR based on diode-pumped alexandrite to monitor upper atmosphere

Leibniz-Institute of Atmospheric Physics and Fraunhofer ILT have developed portable, lower-energy demand system.

09 Dec 19
VTT produces optical fiber made from cellulose

Optical cellulose fiber could enable detecting changes in moisture level of buildings.

06 Dec 19
Plessey develops native Red InGaN LEDs on silicon

New approach to microLED is attractive because it offers lower manufacturing costs and scalability to larger wafers.

05 Dec 19
UbiQD wins NASA follow-up for hydroponics in space

Los Alamos spin-out tailoring solar spectrum with quantum dots to grow crops in orbit.

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