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14 Aug 18
Stimulated Raman scattering reveals metabolic dynamics in living cells

Columbia University platform using heavy water as tracer could aid effective removal of tumors

09 Aug 18
Dynetics to lead next phase of US Army's 100kW laser weapon

$10m contract: with Dynetics as prime contractor; Lockheed Martin playing pivotal role supported by industry team.

08 Aug 18
Modulated Imaging receives FDA clearance for Clarifi system

Imaging platform uses structured light to assess tissue oxygenation

08 Aug 18
US promotes fiber-optic sensing to boost railroad safety

Department of Transport recommends using methods for safety and efficient operations; report endorsed by US Fiber Optic Sensing Association.

02 Aug 18
Infrared spectroscopy to tackle blocked coronary arteries

Hybrid ultrasonic-photonic mapping catheter system is now available in Japanese hospitals.

01 Aug 18
Nikon develops next-gen full-frame mirrorless camera

Launching this month, with lenses featuring new mount, camera giant is pursuing “new dimension in performance.”

26 Jul 18
VLT optics provide key to Relativity breakthrough

Adaptive optics and interferometry instruments help confirm effects of space-time around supermassive black hole at center of Milky Way.

26 Jul 18
SiOnyx launches day-night 'action' camera

Aurora said to turns night into full-color daylight, features OLED display, IP67 protection and AR-compatibility.

25 Jul 18
UK Border Force adopts Raman for hazmat detection

Handheld systems developed by Agilent subsidiary to test opaque packages and containers.

19 Jul 18
VLT uses adaptive optics to capture super-sharp image of Neptune

Laser tomography approach corrects for turbulence in the atmosphere; images from earth comparable with Hubble's view from space.

16 Jul 18
Nice airport to install Doppler lidar

Mitsubishi Electric wins contract to provide one of France’s busiest airports with system for monitoring wind shear.

10 Jul 18
ams laser array appears on Android platform

VCSEL-based face recognition technology from the Austrian sensor maker features in a new Xiaomi smart phone.

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