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27 Jul 15
Photonics helps cyclist win four Tour de France stages

Optical analysis streamlines André Greipel's bike and kit; German rider supported by German technology.

22 Jul 15
Gigapixel multispectral microscopy unravels complexity of cell biology

RMIT University platform could speed up image-based assays during drug development.

22 Jul 15
First AMD patient receives retinal implant

Implant from developer Second Sight had previously only been used to aid patients suffering from retinitis pigmentosa.

15 Jul 15
Greek firm Raymetrics installing UK lidar network

£3M project will help UK's Met Office track volcanic ash clouds and minimize travel disruption.

13 Jul 15
BASF and Poietis collaborate on 3D bioprinting technology

Research deal will enhance BASF's Mimeskin material via laser-assisted deposition process.

08 Jul 15
EV Group targets photonics with nanoimprint tool

Integrated ultraviolet system said to be ideally suited to volume production of new types of photonic devices.

08 Jul 15
eyeSelfie gives patients control over retinal imaging

MIT Media Lab platform promises significant impact on global health.

07 Jul 15
3D-Micromac wins 27-system order for solar cell production

Laser micromachining firm wins major contract from a leading PV company in Asia.

07 Jul 15
Lithography combination delivers high-performance 'micro' batteries

US research team employs advanced optics to make a high-performance, chip-scale lithium ion battery.

01 Jul 15
Laser 2015: power diodes, VCSELs pursue older laser roles

New powerful sources are now taking on the roles and markets of older solid state lasers, such as cutting, welding and materials processing.

01 Jul 15
Ball ships laser stabilization units to NASA

Follow-up to gravity recovery and climate experiment (GRACE) mission to make high-precision measurements of glaciers and oceans.

30 Jun 15
Quantel targets genomics with fiber laser

French laser firm has also landed a €20M Laser Mégajoule supply contract.

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