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08 Oct 14
Bright future for super-resolution techniques

Nobel win confirms importance of methods to image beyond the diffraction limit.

02 Oct 14
UK windfarm developer deploys lidar system

Inch Cape Offshore "lights up" farm with ZephIR to measure wind direction and velocity for planned windfarm.

01 Oct 14
Hyperspectral imaging reveals Finns’ life in Stone Age

Analysis poses new questions about early peoples' movements around the Baltic during Neolithic era.

30 Sep 14
Graphene points to improved retinal implants

Work on material's biomedical uses forms part of project now supported by EU's Graphene Flagship initiative.

26 Sep 14
UK-led team to build new VLT spectrograph

Instrument to use near-infrared spectroscopy and fiber-optics to create an intergalactic star map.

24 Sep 14
Laser marker dedicated to gunmaking

Specialized pulse configurations for deep material ablation creation of optimal edge quality.

23 Sep 14
Smart glasses maker Vuzix completes Rochester expansion

Upgrade includes tooling for proprietary laser lithography processes.

16 Sep 14
Hyperspectral start-up books Boeing satellites

First commercial order for '502 Phoenix' small satellites will produce high-res spectral data.

15 Sep 14
Photodynamic system approved for retinal diseases

Quantel to begin commercialization of 'Vitra' platform for two sight-damaging conditions.

10 Sep 14
LZH develops hybrid welding of high-strength steels

Inductive preheating enables reliable, single-layer welding of high-strength, fine-grain steels.

09 Sep 14
Additive manufacturing creates space-ready components

EOS laser manufacturing process creates titanium brackets for aerospace applications.

09 Sep 14
Lasers and nuclear power #2: the LaserSnake

Strict safety regulations mean decommissioning is yet to adopt laser cutting – but now UK firms are building the case for its use.

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