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21 Feb 23
Cuttlefish eye inspires improved vision for autonomous vehicles

Adopting the animal's ocular structure could help deal with uneven illumination.

20 Feb 23
Netherlands-based researchers develop photodiode with ‘quantum yield above 200%’

Eindhoven and TNO team use similar approach to solar panels based on multiple stacked cells.

15 Feb 23
University of Houston microscopy sees details of lithium-ion battery structures

Reflection interference technique could help improve next-generation power sources.

15 Feb 23
Aston devises more accurate method to check blood flow in diabetes patients

Laser-based method works by separating laser Doppler flowmetry signals; also promising for monitoring blood flow in the brain and more.

09 Feb 23
École Polytechnique images blood cells with TSFG microscopy

Third-harmonic technique adds new capabilities to deep-tissue imaging.

08 Feb 23
Optical biosensor promises ‘organs-on-chip’ and novel drugs

Transparent sensor allows researchers to use photonic techniques – such as engineering proteins that fluoresce when activated.

07 Feb 23
Laser systems to catalyze productive manufacturing, says ILT

EU project NextGenBat to boost energy storage with new materials and laser-based manufacturing.

07 Feb 23
University of Cambridge devises new routes to quantum light

Controlling quantum properties could assist microscopy and computation.

02 Feb 23
MIT stacks LEDs vertically for high-resolution digital screens

Vertical multicolored micro-LED allows smaller pixels and higher pixel density.

31 Jan 23
Riken creates unique surface structures with GHz femtosecond bursts

Interaction with silicon allows formation of periodic patterns rather than simple ablation.

26 Jan 23
TU Vienna improves technology for generating X-ray laser pulses

Starting point is an ytterbium laser – rather than the conventional Ti-sapphire laser.

26 Jan 23
Combining classical and quantum optics achieves super-resolution imaging

Colorado researchers’ new method of computational imaging improves rendering of biological samples.

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