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21 Apr 15
Selective laser melting embeds optical sensors into stainless steel

Heriot-Watt method allows integrated sensors for intelligent structures.

16 Apr 15
Hannover Fair 2015: 3D measurement of assets under water

Fraunhofer IOF presents a compact, versatile system to support marine operations.

15 Apr 15
New route to glasses-free 3D displays

Tsinghua University system uses MEMS scanning units to avoid pitfalls of existing designs.

13 Apr 15
Hannover Fair 2015: LZH showcases future factory technologies

Laser Technology for the Production of the Future – LZH

13 Apr 15
Rice University monitors vital signs through skin color

New algorithm improves on existing methods of assessing health through subtle changes in blood flow.

08 Apr 15
Pratt & Whitney uses 3D printing for aero engine parts

Engine-maker is first to use AM to make compressor stators and synch ring brackets for Bombardier production engines.

07 Apr 15
Grenoble hospital launches novel optical biopsy program

With acquisition of two Cellvizio endomicroscopy systems for gastroenterology, pulmonology and urology.

07 Apr 15
More photonics projects get Europe's SME funding

Low-noise infrared camera and free-space optics among winners in €117.6 million Phase 2 round.

31 Mar 15
8-strand multi-core fiber will boost optical interconnects

Sumitomo Electric development claims to be “highest-density” multi-core fiber-optic cable.

31 Mar 15
Super-resolution study reveals details of genome architecture

ICFO and collaborators connect structural differences in DNA packaging to stem cell state.

30 Mar 15
TeraView kit to boost postal security

New TeraPulse 4000 imaging system installed at University of Bordeaux laboratory.

27 Mar 15
Canada's new Chinooks get laser protection

Laser-based directional infrared countermeasure systems from Northrop Grumman designed to protect fleet from rocket attacks.

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