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22 Jun 16
Mirror improves STED resolution

Interference of local electromagnetic field delivers six-fold improvement in axial resolution with no increase in laser power.

21 Jun 16
Quantum dot photodetector features graphene

Hybrid device under development at ICFO could offer low-cost, high-efficiency operation.

21 Jun 16
Super-res imaging adapted to show DNA base orientation

Stanford team including Nobel laureate William Moerner modulates laser polarization to probe structure of individual DNA strands.

21 Jun 16
Adva joins group ‘revolutionizing’ data center technology

DIMENSION project forms complete value chain for integrated optical circuits with active photonics.

16 Jun 16
ORC wins €2.75m ERC award for ‘LightPipe’ project

Research into hollow core optical fiber to enable more data, higher power and lower losses.

16 Jun 16
VTT develops optical method to diagnose Helicobacter from breath

Finnish research center says pain-free stomach bug isotope analysis has other medical applications.

16 Jun 16
Graphene electrode boosts bendy OLED efficiency

Korean team says 'unprecedented' efficiency with flexible format could present genuine alternative to indium tin oxide.

13 Jun 16
Horizon 2020 project aims to transform optical coherence tomography

Combination of silicon photonics and III-V laser source in coin-sized system could even end up on supermarket shelves, suggests principal investigator.

08 Jun 16
‘Bionic’ leaf converts light to fuel better than plants

New photovoltaic and biochemical hybrid surpasses the natural efficiency of photosynthesis.

08 Jun 16
Scientists develop 'cheap and flexible' micro-Raman spectrometer

At a cost of €10,000, and with greater capability than conventional systems, the economy Raman scope will empower biomedical researchers.

02 Jun 16
Tyndall leads TOP-HIT project on printing integrated devices

European research project examining micro-transfer printing to boost large-scale integration of diverse materials, devices.

01 Jun 16
Horiba hooks up with QuantIC on fluorescence imaging

Strathclyde's David Birch leading industry collaboration also involving the University of Edinburgh.

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