Biophotonics conference highlights potential for coherence imaging to pick up signs of cancer in early stages.
Multiwatt infrared QCLs, operating at room temperature, are now a reality. At least two groups have demonstrated 5W of MWIR power.
Philips' high-efficiency LED replacement for 60 W incandescent bulbs to become available from February.
The growing use of femtosecond sources for ophthalmology features in the FDA's list for the last months of the year.
Having recently raised nearly $90 million equity finance, the UCSB spin-out demonstrates its technology at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Northrop Grumman lands a $690M contract to support the Laser Infrared Targeting and Navigating (LITENING) pod system.
UK government awards police forces in England funding to purchase 37 laser scanners to ease traffic congestion caused by road closures.
Venture-backed US firm gets 510(k) approval for its femtosecond laser / optical coherence tomography combination system.
European Commission launches green paper and consultation on solid-state lighting, with vice president Neelie Kroes backing a major expansion.
Infrared specialist will supply up to 22 mercury cadmium telluride detectors for next generation of Meteosat imagers.
Fourteen of the UK company's high-end CCD devices will feature in an ambitious new astronomical project.
Twin IR detectors mounted under an airplane's wings can spot dangerous ash particles from 100 kilometers away.