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20 Oct 16
New optoacoustic platform reveals deep neural activity

Applying optoacoustics to calcium indicators could allow scalable whole-brain monitoring.

14 Oct 16
Laser endomicroscope to be trialed in child heart surgery

Cellvizio platform from Mauna Kea Technologies under evaluation in NIH-backed study.

13 Oct 16
Laser Light, Equinix plan first laser-based comms network

First PoP set for Washington, as step towards global network to resolve optical network bottlenecks.

13 Oct 16
Novel diodes and UV-LEDs presented at Berlin expo

FB Institute among exhibitors showcasing latest developments at Micro Photonics 2016.

10 Oct 16
Swiss-made laser altimeter blasting off for Mercury

First such laser-based system designed for inter-planetary flight built in Europe is part of ESA's BepiColombo mission to map the planet in 3D.

06 Oct 16
S+D 2016: QCLs provide diverse defense solutions

As they replace solid state lasers as the “source of choice” for countermeasures.

04 Oct 16
Lockheed lands $49M sensor upgrade deal for Apache helicopters

Night vision equipment for pilots will feature new laser and near-infrared imaging technologies.

29 Sep 16
S+D 2016: New approaches to hyperspectral imaging

Pollution monitoring by remote MIR camera and improved image gathering by new "gimballed" systems, were described.

29 Sep 16
L’Oréal and Poietis target laser-printed hair follicle

Exclusive research partnership between the cosmetics giant and French bioprinting start-up focuses on ‘hair engineering’.

21 Sep 16
Twente team to build new imager for breast cancer diagnosis

Combination of photoacoustic and ultrasound imagery should provide faster route to accurate diagnosis and reduce rate of ‘false positives’.

14 Sep 16
UK-made lenses empower Greek wide field imager

National Observatory of Athens installing high-precision lenses at Helmos for wide field imager.

13 Sep 16
Biolase launches project to tackle periodontal disease

Partnership with McGuire Institute will examine use of lasers for management of gum disorders.

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