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18 Jul 23
Modified LEDs reveal invisible rot in food

India project could help monitor the quality of fruit and vegetables.

13 Jul 23
Hyperspectral lidar monitors insect diversity in southern Sweden

NKT Photonics and Lund University platform discriminates between free-flying species.

06 Jul 23
Unmanned watercraft autonomously scans bodies of water

Fraunhofer IOSB development uses laser scanning, cameras, and sonar to map above and below waterline.

05 Jul 23
LASER 2023: LZH showcases latest developments

Specialized lasers, components, and solutions for materials processing – including for moon rock processing.

05 Jul 23
QLM claims success in methane leak detection trial

UK firm says its single-photon lidar system showed industry-leading performance in 81-day test held under real-world conditions.

04 Jul 23
Single-photon Raman lidar detects underwater oil leaks

Xiamen University device could also detect sediment types and explore oceanic resources.

03 Jul 23
Q.ANT develops first quantum chip demonstrator for Bundesdruckerei

Prototype system simulates random numbers based on quantum effects.

29 Jun 23
LASER 2023: optics promises autonomy for surgical robots

Full body scans of skin lesions, laser bone cutting, and craniotomies among the possibilities discussed at Munich technical forum.

28 Jun 23
LASER 2023: supply chain targets e-mobility challenge

Industrial laser vendors, machine tool firms, and battery makers discuss the latest progress in Munich.

28 Jun 23
LASER 2023: TriEye uses Coherent edge-emitters for all-weather imager

Israeli startup has previously deployed VCSELs in its CMOS-based infrared imagers for cars and industrial robots.

26 Jun 23
MIT probe modulates neural circuits in gut and brain

Device integrates LEDs, electrodes, thermal sensors and microfluidic channels.

20 Jun 23
UV laser scanner measures turbofan thrust

Collaboration between Pratt & Whitney and Virginia Tech researchers said to represent 'major step forward' in engine metrology.

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