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29 May 18
'SPIRou' spectropolarimeter ready to begin exoplanet hunt

State-of-the-art optical equipment achieves first light at the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope on the summit of Mauna Kea.

29 May 18
Optical Surfaces mirrors to aid Jupiter moon mission

UK firm’s precision optical equipment will be used to test laser altimeter in advance of 2022 launch.

28 May 18
Leak detectors sense commercial opportunities

Photonics techniques are finding applications in remote sensing of methane gas leaks, and now spawning startup activity.

25 May 18
Optical biopsy platform gains FDA clearance for neurosurgery

'Pivotal regulatory milestone' for high-stakes applications, says developer Mauna Kea Technologies.

24 May 18
Jabil Optics expands R&D resources

With the opening of 2000 square meter Optics Technology Innovation Center in Haifa, Israel.

23 May 18
Display Week showcases AR breakthroughs and more

55th edition of LA’s screen-fest also celebrates the half-century of liquid crystal displays.

22 May 18
International Space Station to take delivery of laser atom-cooling kit

7.4-ton payload of research equipment, cargo and supplies due to arrive at the ISS May 24.

18 May 18
Researchers use lidar to find invasive fish

Scanning Yellowstone Lake with green light enables protection of native trout that are vital to food chain.

15 May 18
3D Systems and Huntington Ingalls to develop metal printing for US Navy

Partners say they intend to transform US Navy shipbuilding methods, saving time, materials and money.

15 May 18
Latest Sentinel returns first images

'3B' satellite completes first batch of orbiting Earth observation units launched by the European Space Agency.

11 May 18
Fiber optics key to optimised hearing aids

Austria-based Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences move closer to developing fully implantable hearing aid.

07 May 18
LED-driven Li-Fi-system from Fraunhofer HHI launched in Japan

Telecoms company Sangikyo launches "LED Backhaul" onto Japanese market, with plans for further developments together.

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