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27 May 15
Photoacoustic microscopy looks deeper into living tissue

Texas A&M University combines non-linear microscopy with photoacoustics to improve axial resolution.

21 May 15
Laser guide star switched on at VLT

Giant telescope in Chile installs the first of four yellow-orange sources that will sharpen up astronomical imagery.

21 May 15
BAE Systems develops laser-based military countermeasures

The $11m “Technology Development Bridge Program” was awarded by US Army; BAE also developing "augmented reality" system for military.

21 May 15
Optical coherence tomography 'reducing heart attacks'

Imaging technique appears to improve outcomes for cardiac patients being fitted with coronary stents, finds large-scale trial.

19 May 15
Multi-fiber temperature sensor measures 10,000 points/sec

Proximion’s rugged FBG-based sensor provides reliable results up to 600°C.

13 May 15
IBM silicon photonics to speed up cloud and ‘big data’ rates

Big Blue announces "milestone" in integrated silicon optoelectronics at CLEO 2015 conference.

12 May 15
Laser process refines fiber tips for medical apps

Applications in treatment of superfine varicose veins; demo next week at SENSOR + TEST 2015, Nuremberg.

28 Apr 15
Bruker launches novel microbial analyzer with 'lifetime laser'...

...while new ESI instrument "first" to support sub-cellular elemental Imaging.

28 Apr 15
Laser surface texturing boosts bond strength of composites

Liverpool John Moores University sees advantages of lasers in processing of advanced materials.

28 Apr 15
Laser-welded multi-battery cells solve energy supply challenge

Fraunhofer ILT-developed “oscillation laser welding” delivers precise energy burst to join batteries.

22 Apr 15
DSS 2015: defense and security components showcased

High-spec cameras, sensors, lenses and more in abundance at SPIE's Baltimore exhibition and conference,

22 Apr 15
Axys deploys Zephir lidar to enhance windfarm potential

Weather sensing specialist claims "world-first and new standard" with floating lidar to optimize wind power yield.

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