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15 Sep 20
Imaging of hidden objects offers route to improved robotic vision

Stanford project based on confocal diffuse tomography could also assist autonomous driving.

09 Sep 20
Smart contact lens offers improved vision correction

Imec artificial iris based on liquid crystals is capable of dynamically changing pupil size.

08 Sep 20
CompoundTek and NTU working on compact tunable laser

Three-year venture between silicon photonics foundry and Singapore's NTU to develop new sources for comms and more.

08 Sep 20
Tunable emission offers new route to multicolor luminescent materials

Tokyo University of Science links proton flow to emitted light.

07 Sep 20
£8M laser imaging research to make gas turbine jet engines greener

Strathclyde leading UK project Laser Imaging of Turbine Engine Combustion Species to improve combustion modeling.

03 Sep 20
Duisburg-Essen group progresses 3D laser printing in color

Achieved by coating powder grains with nanoparticles made of silver.

02 Sep 20
Metasurfaces bring holographic movies within reach

TUAT project reconstructs holographic stills into moving image at 30 frames per second.

01 Sep 20
Botanisol wins $1.5 M contract to build Covid-19 detector

Client is US Air Force Research Lab; previous developments include 785+ Surface Enhanced Spectrometer.

01 Sep 20
Laser ablation of bone cement promises smoother hip surgeries

LZH project aims to develop platform for imaging and removal of cement during arthroplasty.

28 Aug 20
Rochester team develops ‘smallest’ electro-optical modulator

Based on thin film of lithium niobate bonded on silica, chip offers potential in datacoms, microwave- and quantum photonics.

27 Aug 20
SPIE Optics + Photonics Digital Forum: high rate communication payload for Cubesats

German Space Agency scientist explains how laser space-earth comms system is miniaturised and performance maximised.

26 Aug 20
SPIE Optics + Photonics Digital Forum: Omnidirectional stereo camera for autonomous driving

Hitachi group develops more economical, compact lidar system for the growing ADAS technology market.

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