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25 Nov 20
Laser-cooled atoms to measure ‘atmospheric drag’

Quantum accelerometers for tiny satellites move to the next stage of development with UK funding.

24 Nov 20
Mobileye selects Luminar lidar for autonomous vehicle pilot

Collaboration on ‘level 4’ robo-taxi service programs in Europe, Middle East, and Asia.

19 Nov 20
Additive manufacturing with adaptive optics makes precision parts

Combination with digital light processor engine said to enable cost-effective production.

18 Nov 20
Moth-eye nanostructures offer improved anti-reflective coatings

Tokyo University of Science produces bio-inspired surfaces on resin films.

18 Nov 20
ORC researchers develop all-silicon optical transmitter at 100G

Without needing digital signal processing, new modulator can double maximum data rate of state-of-the-art devices.

17 Nov 20
UK team shows how to build single-molecule laser microscope

Central Laser Facility work provides build instructions for cost-effective Förster Resonance Energy Transfer imaging.

17 Nov 20
Formnext 2020: Trumpf presents new solutions for 3D metal printing industry

New nozzle doubles process speed in LMD; depowdering boosts automation in laser metal fusion.

16 Nov 20
Ouster and CronAI partner to bring smart 3D perception to ADAS driving systems

Autonomous vehicles sensing development said to "plug gap between 3D sensing and real world applications".

11 Nov 20
Fraunhofer Lighthouse Project futureAM refines metal 3D printing for industry

Multi-research center projects achieve new laser-based materials processes, showcased this week at virtual Formnext expo.

11 Nov 20
Vector Photonics set to commercialize its PCSEL semiconductor lasers

University of Glasgow spinout is also awarded £280,000 grant to develop its photonic crystal surface emiting laser technology.

10 Nov 20
TU Wien images 3D structure of tumors

Tissue clearing and light-sheet microscopy yield vital pathology data.

09 Nov 20
Researchers shrink spectrometer by 90% without hitting performance

Compact instrument from MIT Lincoln Lab promises spectral analysis from drones, satellites.

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