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10 Oct 23
Optical forces help reveal how cells communicate

Osaka Metropolitan University detects nanoscale vesicles at low concentrations.

10 Oct 23
NASA awards grant to NLM Photonics to work with AIM Photonics

For the development of “hybrid organic electro-optical modulation” for space applications.

04 Oct 23
LZH laser device allows precise bone removal

Ablation guided by OCT as alternative to milling should improve surgery for spinal canal stenosis.

04 Oct 23
Probing electron dynamics in liquids with laser

Max Planck Institute & ETH Zurich reveal “deeper understanding of ultrafast dynamics”.

03 Oct 23
New photonic chip offers route to specialized quantum computing

University of Washington device employs eight photonic cavities as quantum simulator.

03 Oct 23
Fraunhofer IOF welcomes German government’s new space strategy

Director Andreas Tünnermann expects Jena photonics hub will make contributions to new strategy.

28 Sep 23
St. Andrews develops electrically-driven organic semiconductor laser

New approach said to overcome major difficulties of such lasers, while retaining operational benefits.

27 Sep 23
EPFL builds all-glass femtosecond laser cavity

Miniaturized design could solve alignment challenges for novel optical systems.

27 Sep 23
Doped materials allow windows to be tuned to block targeted wavelengths

Researchers at NCSU block wavelengths by doping glass with Li ions and e- in tungsten oxide hydrate.

26 Sep 23
Silicon-based multijunction solar cell hits record 36.1% efficiency

Fraunhofer ISE and NWO-Inst AMOLF presented the result at EU PVSEC 2023.

26 Sep 23
Laser speckle detects postpartum hemorrhage

WUSTL wearable optical sensor tackles a leading cause of maternal mortality.

21 Sep 23
Chalmers researchers make optical microcombs 10 times more efficient

Trick is using two micro-resonators, instead of one, to boost laser power of soliton microcomb.

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