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23 Jul 19
Inspection tool sees 'invisible' VCSEL wafer defects

Phase shift deflectometry technique locates the topographical defects that other optical metrology tools cannot.

23 Jul 19
Infrared imaging spectrometer en route to the Moon will look for water

Indian space agency launches Chandrayaan-2, featuring Lynred-built hardware to search for lunar water.

23 Jul 19
Nanolive imaging platform offers long-term live-cell imaging

Technology developed at EPFL uses refractive index information to compile 3D images of cells.

17 Jul 19
Hyundai Mobis develops Driver State Warning technology

Eye tracking, facial recognition system to be applied to commercial vehicles in Korea to boost safety.

09 Jul 19
Metasurface gratings offer new route to polarization imaging

Harvard SEAS develops compact camera platform for machine vision and other uses.

09 Jul 19
Quanergy lidar sensors land security mission

Installation in South Korea to be completed in several phases, says Silicon Valley firm.

03 Jul 19
Trumpf platform brings high productivity to denture manufacture

Cadspeed uses Trumpf system to accelerate manufacture and improve quality.

02 Jul 19
Partnership to enable ‘plug-and-play’ 3D facial recognition

AMS, Megvii working to develop ID system in smart devices for home, retail, security applications.

25 Jun 19
LASER 2019: German firms tout auto lidar components

Startup and major players target hot emerging market with MEMS mirrors, laser diodes and smart CMOS detectors.

24 Jun 19
LASER 2019: Tributes for retiring Poprawe as he considers industrial laser trends

“Digital photonics processing along the lines of Industry 4.0” anticipates higher speeds and smarter metal parts, defined by their functionality, thanks to lasers.

24 Jun 19
LASER 2019: sector analysis shows climate-protection potential

Report by German high-tech industry group Spectaris and partners suggests photonics tech will save at least 3 billion tons of CO2 per year by 2030.

21 Jun 19
Photoacoustic radar offers route to spotting arterial plaque

University of Toronto develops dual-wavelength variant of PA radar technique.

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