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18 Aug 20
'Finned' LEDs beat efficiency droop

Novel device architecture able to generate far more power than conventional designs in near-ultraviolet spectrum.

12 Aug 20
Ionic isolation offers highly fluorescent materials

Indiana University and partners develop new route to fluorescent polymers.

11 Aug 20
4D OCT reveals details of embryonic heartbeats

Imaging platform allows new study of cardiac biomechanics.

10 Aug 20
EPFL develops technology to amplify light inside hollow-core fiber

Pressurizing gas method can be applied to any wavelength from infrared to ultraviolet, and to any gas.

06 Aug 20
University of Arizona awarded $26M to develop quantum internet

To lead new NSF Center for Quantum Networks – in partnership with Harvard, MIT and Yale.

05 Aug 20
Micro LED needle patches enable PDT to treat deepest skin cancers

CEA LETI and Inserm-Lille University Hospital develop 750µm LED needle patches to reach interface between epidermis and dermis.

05 Aug 20
Alpes Lasers develops ultrafast sensor to tackle toxic wastewater

Hydroptics project aims to improve contaminant detection with AI and infrared spectroscopy, based on QCL frequency combs.

04 Aug 20
Cochlear implant uses LEDs to tackle hearing loss

University of Göttingen device points towards more efficient treatments.

29 Jul 20
UK team targets UAVs and 5G with organic and perovskite solar

Swansea-led collaboration aiming to extend the reach and application of photovoltaics beyond the provision of stationary energy.

29 Jul 20
University of Rochester finds new route to ultrashort laser pulses

Novel soliton platform generates shortest pulse to date from a gain-free fiber source.

28 Jul 20
Curved-field OCT offers larger-scale imaging of the cornea

Langevin Institute platform enables more precise cell and nerve counts to tackle disease.

22 Jul 20
Infrared imaging from silicon-based cameras offers versatile microscopy

University of California, Irvine generates mid-IR images using standard silicon CCDs.

 
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