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10 Oct 23
Teledyne Flir’s thermal imaging tech integrated with Ansys’ AVxcelerate suite...

...and Flir Defense launches portable chemical detector for rapid narcotics analysis – including fentanyl.

10 Oct 23
Coherent lasers set to aid fusion tokamak scale-up

Excimer lasers typically employed in displays production can also be used to make superconducting tape for magnetic-confinement reactors.

05 Oct 23
Quantum link can connect UK and Ireland

York University team demonstrates that an ultra-secure connection should be possible on 224 km sub-sea cable.

04 Oct 23
ECOC 2023 expo showcases latest developments in optical communications

Exhibition in Glasgow also sees many new innovations from big name suppliers.

20 Sep 23
Intel launches novel glass substrates to enable more powerful compute

New formulations enable order of magnitude boost in designs for future data centers, AI products.

14 Sep 23
Sony targets automotive cameras with high-definition CMOS image sensor

Enables automated systems to spot hazards at longer distances; and better synchronisation with scanning lidar.

13 Sep 23
Mid-infrared quantum dots offer route to cheaper sensing

University of Chicago manufacturing method improves on current QD performance.

13 Sep 23
IPG Photonics launches dual-beam laser with ‘highest’ single-mode core power

3 kW AMB laser makes its debut this week at the Battery Show in Novi, Michigan.

13 Sep 23
Raytheon UK to integrate laser weapon on patrol vehicle

15 kW laser, said to be ready for operations, is designed to counter aerial threats such as hostile drones.

12 Sep 23
EMO 2023: 3D printing innovations enable new applications, save material

Users of the Trumpf development can print components with overhangs to 15 degrees without support.

06 Sep 23
VASCOVID project completes development of microvascular health monitor

ICFO-led consortium now moves to commercialize its near-IR device.

06 Sep 23
SPIE Sensors & Imaging: PowerPhotonic launches Bessel Beam Generator

Enables array of diverging kilowatt laser beams to be collimated into single, high-power beam.

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