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07 Feb 17
In virtual reality, 'collaboration is the killer app'

Photonics West panel session gets philosophical on the topic of what's next in augmented and virtual reality.

07 Feb 17
Photoacoustic imager to screen for cardiovascular disease

€4.7M project to use portable imaging system featuring high-power laser diode modules from Quantel.

01 Feb 17
Lumedica makes debut with low-cost OCT scanner

Durham, North Carolina, startup aiming to sell systems at a price of $10,000.

25 Jan 17
Biolase launches Epic Pro dental diode laser

Also announces FDA clearance for system – the first such to result from strategic development with IPG Medical.

25 Jan 17
Allotex and 3D-Micromac develop biocompatible corneal inlays

Femtosecond and excimer lasers ensure economic manufacture and precise shaping.

24 Jan 17
ESO signs contracts for giant ELT telescope optics

Schott, Sener and FAMES charged with manufacturing some of the biggest, high-spec mirrors and sensors ever designed.

24 Jan 17
Quantum optical sensor makes space debut

Laser-cooled Bose-Einstein Condensate from German consortium on board MAIUS payload to test fundamental physics.

23 Jan 17
Latest 'SBIRS' infrared payload responding: Lockheed

Third geosynchronous satellite in the Space-Based Infrared System constellation launched successfully.

19 Jan 17
ams launches range of low-cost multispectral sensors

On-chip NIR/visible sensors intended to replace bulky benchtop lab analyzers with hand-held equivalents.

18 Jan 17
Cephalogics awarded US patent for high-density diffuse OCT system

Company has been developing non-invasive, portable system to improve clinicians’ understanding of brain blood-flow.

17 Jan 17
New laser diodes promise compact optoacoustic platforms

Project led by the University at Buffalo shows clinical viability of compact lasers for biomedical imaging.

11 Jan 17
Gas pipelines to get fiber-optic monitors

Southern California Gas to install technology on all new and replacement pipelines to detect leaks and damage.

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