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06 Nov 23
Ascent Solar develops CIGS solar module for space with 17.55% efficiency

Latest Titan design following recent “record” conversion ramp announcements.

01 Nov 23
Korean researchers develop practical dual metalens

Switching between shooting modes based on light conditions will suit smart phones,VR/AR devices, and lidar systems.

01 Nov 23
Zhejiang researchers obtain clear holographic images amid turbulence

Innovative transformer approach eliminates image degradation caused by arbitrary disturbance.

27 Oct 23
Renewed support for high power laser facilities at SLAC

LaserNetUS funding will allow scientists to benefit from Linac Coherent Light Source.

25 Oct 23
NIST-led team develops highest-resolution superconducting camera

Single-photon sensor contains 400,000 pixels – 400 times more than any other device of its type.

24 Oct 23
Fraunhofer ISE develops medium-voltage string inverter for photovoltaics

“MS-LeiKra” project shows that solar cell inverters can cope with higher voltages.

19 Oct 23
Advanced laser spectroscopy detects fake Covid vaccines

Consortium including University of Oxford, Agilent, World Health Organization, develops method to counter vaccine falsification.

19 Oct 23
Chiba researchers simplify generation of 3D holographic displays...

...while a team at Tohoku manipulates the behavior of light “as if it were under the influence of gravity”.

18 Oct 23
TNO retinal camera detects oxygen deprivation

Illumination with specific patterns and colors reveals diagnostic information.

18 Oct 23
Chinese researchers precisely control photonic angular momentum

Technique developed at Beijing Institute of Technology achieves efficient recognition and real-time control of AM modes.

17 Oct 23
Light-sheet microscopy helps reveal cells response to stress

University of Chicago combines techniques for new views of cells undergoing heat shock.

13 Oct 23
Japan drives laser fusion energy closer to commercialization

Tokyo Tech and Ex-Fusion establish R&D cluster to develop laser fusion reactors.

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