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02 Jun 16
Solar Frontier’s Tohoku PV plant starts production

Advanced solar cell production technology requires only two-thirds the investment per megawatt of conventional systems.

02 Jun 16
Sentinel satellite pings first images via laser terminal

High-res and wide-swath imagery transferred at 600 Mbit/s using optical components.

02 Jun 16
INNODERM aims for non-invasive skin cancer diagnosis

EU-funded project is developing a handheld, portable, optoacoustic-based technique.

29 May 16
Glue innovation boosts space performance of sensors

Adhesive adaptation enables integrated atmospheric spectroscopy; as seen at Berlin Air Show.

25 May 16
Photonic fence for pest control 'now practical'

Researchers at Intellectual Ventures Laboratory claim that their system now offers a genuine alternative to chemical insecticides.

24 May 16
TomoCube holotomography offers label-free imaging of cells

Technique for real-time 3D-vizualization could impact neuroscience, hematology and other sectors.

18 May 16
Optalysys brings optical processing to bear on big data

As computing grapples with Moore's Law, an optical platform offers a fast route to solving complex equations.

12 May 16
Oxford start-up touts 'desktop' super-resolution microscope

Clarendon Lab spin-out Oxford Nanoimaging raises £1.2M and launches shoebox-sized ‘Nanoimager’.

10 May 16
OCT angiography moves beyond ophthalmic applications

Wasatch Photonics platform brings the technique to a broader range of bioimaging uses.

04 May 16
OCT variant looks good for vascular imaging

Speckle-variance technique is able to distinguish between blood vessels of malignant and benign skin lesions.

04 May 16
Optoacoustics prepares for clinical breakthrough

Alexander Oraevsky of TomoWave expects the technique to have an impact in cancer detection and elsewhere.

03 May 16
UV partners develop LED technology to trap mosquitoes

Seoul Viosys and SETi violeds devise system that could limit spread of Zika virus.

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