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13 Jul 20
Copernicus Sentinel-1 tracks progress of giant iceberg over three years

The 100km-long "A-68" iceberg, which calved from Antarctica in 2017, is now 1000km away from birthplace and shrinking.

09 Jul 20
Schott and Lumus agree to co-develop waveguides for AR applications

New strategic partnership in which R&D will be undertaken by Lumus; optics manufacturing by Schott.

08 Jul 20
Osram reveals infrared laser bars for metal processing

EKOLAS research project yields powerful laser bars with significant efficiency and performance values.

07 Jul 20
OCT angiography improves views of retina blood flow

Projects from Boston and Portland could help translation of OCTA into clinics.

01 Jul 20
Laser endoscope begins lung cancer pilot

Mauna Kea Technologies ‘Cellvizio’ platform being evaluated in Johnson & Johnson collaboration to diagnose peripheral lesions.

01 Jul 20
Tissue clearing reveals details of animal nervous systems

Austrian project develops clearing protocol suitable for larger organs and whole animals.

30 Jun 20
Jenoptik expands military laser rangefinder capabilities in the US

Adding custom engineering and testing to Jupiter, FL, facility; adding to LRF range in 2020.

25 Jun 20
Photonics technologies get quantum project support in UK and Israel

QLM and Raicol Crystals among the companies to benefit from latest project funding.

23 Jun 20
Thulium laser assists treatment of kidney stones

Olympus platform said to halve the time needed to treat patients.

17 Jun 20
1550nm lidar overcomes reliability problems

AEye’s 4Sight sensor based on MEMS using small mirrors exceeds automotive standards for shock and vibration.

16 Jun 20
Optical satellite data shed light on airborne Covid transmission

US team led by Nobel laureate used aerosol data to conclude that face coverings are effective at reducing infections significantly.

15 Jun 20
'Record' Li-Fi data rate achieved by single GaN Blue micro-LED

CEA-Leti’s optical transmission of 7.7 Gbps positions Li-Fi to replace wi-fi and potential 5G interoperability.

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