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26 Jul 22
Shaping laser beams boosts OCT depth of focus

Stanford University employs needle-shaped beams to improve resolution and image quality.

25 Jul 22
German partnership to make 3D photonic parts by new laser methods

LAR3S project with two Fraunhofers and Max Planck to develop automated manufacturing methods.

20 Jul 22
SPIE Astro: NASA awards lift-off services contract for Roman Space Telescope to SpaceX...

...and U.S. Space Development Agency funding 28 satellites for hostile missile tracking.

19 Jul 22
Two-photon lidar boosts depth resolution

University of Glasgow adds quantum interferometry to lidar to see smaller features.

18 Jul 22
CO2 laser welding promises automated PIC production

Fraunhofer-led collaboration attaches optical fibers directly to photonic integrated circuits.

14 Jul 22
Optically driven white cells offer novel therapy and treatment

Jinan University uses scanning optical tweezers for remote control.

12 Jul 22
Improved STED microscopy points to new uses for technique

Zhejiang University suppresses background noise to enhance super-resolution image quality.

11 Jul 22
ICFO boosts performances of fiber-integrated quantum memories

Team demonstrates entanglement between quantum memory and telecoms-wavelength photons.

08 Jul 22
Australian team creates first ‘self-calibrated’ photonic-chip

Monash and RMIT-led group develops PICs as bridges for data superhighways, replacing bulky 3D optics.

07 Jul 22
Record efficiency set for silicon-perovskite tandem solar cells

Two methods, developed by EPFL & CSEM, both result in small-scale (10mm) research cells at around 31% conversion.

07 Jul 22
US and Czech scientists researching gamma-ray production by high power laser

Partnership’s aim is to leverage the capabilities of the ELI Beamlines multi-petawatt laser facility.

06 Jul 22
NREL scientists exploring how to make silicon and CdTe solar cells greener...

...and a “smart window” developed by TNO and partners in project Sunovate has performed successfully in real world conditions.

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