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28 Jul 16
Ford hooks up with MIT on lidar for pedestrian mapping

Project uses laser ranging technology to monitor pedestrian movements around urban areas.

27 Jul 16
Optical probe measures temperatures deep inside the brain

CNBP project offers new view of links between neuronal condition and drug use.

27 Jul 16
Syneron picosecond source tackles blue and green tattoo inks

New 785 nm wavelength receives FDA clearance for treatment of hard-to-remove pigments.

21 Jul 16
Laser welding of glass now ready for industry

Femtosecond laser system developed by Trumpf enables economical, high-quality glass welding,

14 Jul 16
BAE Systems develops laser airspeed sensor for aircraft

UV-based “LASSI” system more accurate and sturdy than conventional pitot systems.

14 Jul 16
Window to the brain moves closer to reality

Two studies indicate future clinical feasibility of University of California, Riverside, implant.

14 Jul 16
Westinghouse to test laser printing for nuclear components

Nuclear giant to develop additive manufacturing technique to produce complex metal parts.

13 Jul 16
SLM-based prototyping speeds turbine blade design

Siemens and Fraunhofer ILT developed a faster, more flexible production process than conventional casting.

12 Jul 16
Europe’s largest qualified 3D metal printed part for satellites

Thales Alenia Space and Poly-Shape SAS build key component using LaserCUSING from Concept Laser.

12 Jul 16
ON Semi boosts near-infrared sensitivity of its CCDs

Deeper pixel well in 8 megapixel sensor said to double quantum efficiency at 820 nm.

01 Jul 16
FDA approves implant that modifies cornea to correct near vision

Agency also says that the need for near vision correction "will likely rise in the coming years".

01 Jul 16
e2v camera subsystem ready for dark energy study

1.2 gigapixel ‘CryoCam’ from UK developer passes factory acceptance tests for 2.5 meter telescope in Spain.

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