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10 Mar 20
Renishaw and Simufact enhance laser powder bed fusion process

By the integration of Renishaw’s QuantAM build software into Simufact’s Additive 2020 solution.

05 Mar 20
Demand increase for disinfecting UVLEDs from Seoul Viosys

UV LED “Violeds” being used for sterilization applications to stem spread of coronavirus, says Korean firm.

05 Mar 20
Novel laser-based method effectively de-ices aircraft

Fraunhofer IWS and Airbus develop ecofriendly process requiring less heat or chemicals to remove dangerous ice from wings.

03 Mar 20
LZH-led group develops 'gentle' laser cleaning process for ship hulls

With Laserline and Fraunhofer IFAM, new LZH undersea method removes vegetation without damaging coatings.

26 Feb 20
Advanced Lithography 2020: Imec and ASML score 24nm pitch lines with EUV...

...while Gigaphoton unveils chipmaking lasers in San Jose to power 5G revolution.

21 Feb 20
Prophesee and Sony develop stacked ‘event-based’ vision sensor

Features “industry’s smallest pixels and highest HDR performance” among stacked event-based vision sensors.

19 Feb 20
Duke University and Leica Microsystems establish Microscopy Center of Excellence

Opening today, February 19th, resources include STED and mulitphoton imaging equipment.

19 Feb 20
EPFL develops high-precision laser 3D printing method

Fine-featured tiny products formed in seconds; spin-off company Readily3D established to develop and market new system.

17 Feb 20
Novel 3D scanner gathers evidence at a crime scene

So-called "3DF scanner" from Fraunhofer IOF can collect forensic evidence optically and non-destructively in seconds.

12 Feb 20
Fraunhofer HHI introduces USB Li-Fi modules offering 1 Gbit/s

To be presented at Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2020 in San Diego, CA, from 8–12 March.

04 Feb 20
Tunable lens allows faster imaging of zebrafish blood vessels

University of Science and Technology of China project boosts focusing speed to see cardiovascular system.

30 Jan 20
CompoundTek opens SE Asia’s first silicon photonics test hub

Singapore center offers a range of capabilities in niche optical-semiconductor technology testing.

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