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02 Jul 14
Mini fiber-optic monitor embedded in composite

Researchers at Imec and Ghent University, Belgium, develop photonics strain-monitoring system for polymers and composite structures.

27 Jun 14
Light echo technique can 'see around corners'

Bonn team revises earlier MIT approach to refining out-of-view image reconstruction.

26 Jun 14
Optical sensor identifies Listeria bacteria

Outcome of European Biolisme project should produce rapid, accurate commercial solution for food industry.

26 Jun 14
LZH develops fiber amp to measure gravitational waves

Long term R&D project prepares laser system to measure elusive big-bang waves.

24 Jun 14
Dual-mode imager could aid cancer surgery

Surgical goggles could combine near-IR fluorescence and visible reflectance signals to ensure complete tumor removal.

19 Jun 14
Optical sensor 'swells' to spot trace gases

MIT lab develops compact way to detect “vanishingly small” molecules.

19 Jun 14
Mini-laser based chemical sensor mounted on a chip

Vienna University of Technology integrate laser and sensor for testing chemical composition of fluids.

17 Jun 14
ULIS and BAE Systems push thermal imaging performance

ULIS launches megapixel thermal sensor with a panoramic field of view, while BAE reduces the pixel size of its camera cores to 12 microns.

12 Jun 14
Lamda Guard and Airbus test laser interference solution

Metamaterials-based shield for cockpit windscreens to deflect laser attacks on jetliners.

11 Jun 14
Crystal IS targets life sciences with new UV diodes

First UV-LEDs to be based on native aluminum nitride substrates are aimed at applications in analytical instrumentation.

11 Jun 14
Optical 'invisibility cloak' developed for cloudy media

Researchers at KIT Karlsruhe make cloak for visible light in diffusive environments.

08 Jun 14
NISTAS project takes the pulse of cardiovascular health

European consortium is designing a laser triangulation method to assess patients suffering from cardiovascular disease.

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