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17 Jul 24
Texas A&M innovates cellphone-based Raman spectrometer…

…while Vanderbilt develops laser-based method for “liquid biopsies”.

17 Jul 24
Silicon photonics promises large-scale applications in quantum information

Centre for Nanosciences & Nanotech, France, Télécom Paris, and STMicro have “overcome previous limitations”.

16 Jul 24
Trumpf and SiMa.ai partner on industrial lasers featuring AI

Firms co-developing smart chips and software to improve welding, cutting and marking.

15 Jul 24
Max Planck researchers propose optical approach to sustainable neural networks

Development could make more energy- and cost-efficient machine learning for AI apps and more.

11 Jul 24
Lasers and 2D materials adapted to fight global plastic threat

Texas Engineers use transition metal dichalcogenide and laser process to tackle problem polymers.

09 Jul 24
Twente discovers ‘new’ shapes of photons and novel applications

Including smarter LED lighting, photonic bits of info controlled by quantum circuits, and nano-sensors.

08 Jul 24
UCLA develops optical computing for multiplexed data processing and encryption

Team led by Aydogan Ozcan presents reconfigurable optical network for multi- dimensional functions.

03 Jul 24
Friedrich Schiller University Jena develops optical lens that senses gas

Light refraction behavior of “hybrid” glass changes when gas is present.

03 Jul 24
Caltech computational microscopy improves views of cancer cells

Modifications to ptychographic technique make deeper, sharper images.

02 Jul 24
JILA develops laser-based ‘world’s most accurate’ atomic clock

Developers used shallow “web” of laser light to trap atoms, instead of previous optical lattice.

02 Jul 24
Rockefeller University captures brain activity of mice on the move

New design of miniaturized head-mounted mesoscope enhances views of neuronal activity.

27 Jun 24
Stanford team develops chip-scale Ti:sapphire laser

New source can be pumped optically using ”cheap green laser diodes”.

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