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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.

29 Apr 16
ESO’s Guide Star Facility now fully operational

Chile-based facility upgrade features four Toptica guide star lasers.

27 Apr 16
Coherence switching allows multimodality imaging from one source

Yale University VECSEL-based device offers new versatility in imaging of living systems.

20 Apr 16
SPIE DCS 2016: explosives detector could save lives

Alakai Defense Systems now taking orders for Raman equipment featuring ultraviolet excitation.

20 Apr 16
SPIE DCS 2016: FLIR's Boson takes a bow

Thermal imaging giant launches tiny infrared uncooled camera core at Baltimore exhibition.

19 Apr 16
UK Royal Navy uses 3D-printed UAV to navigate through ice

Unmanned aircraft developed by University of Southampton and printed by UK company 3T RPD.

19 Apr 16
Laser system identifies brain tumor tissue in real time

Rapid multi-photon approach said to generate images of similar quality to conventional pathology slides; table-top system in development.

13 Apr 16
Miniature satellites to transmit optical data from space

Surrey Satellite Technology agrees deal to build 1.5-kilo laser flight terminals for low-cost space communications.

13 Apr 16
Aerospace factory based on additive manufacturing lifts off

To be based at Munich's Ludwig Bölkow Campus, pilot plant focused on 3D-printed parts for space apps.

12 Apr 16
Anti-counterfeit hologram could aid high-value manufacturers

A tamper-proof hologram is being developed that could replace serial numbers and barcodes, reducing the trade in counterfeit goods.

11 Apr 16
Cheaper rangefinder helps small autonomous vehicles find their way

MIT system built largely from off-the-shelf parts is designed to work efficiently in daylight.

05 Apr 16
Raman probe can help pinpoint epidural injections

MIT group led by Peter So develops optical technique to reduce complications from misplaced anesthetic delivery.

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