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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.

06 Jul 22
Vrije Universiteit images evidence of Alzheimer's disease

Multimode optical fiber and compressive imaging approach could assist neuroimaging.

05 Jul 22
McGill University develops ‘gentler, more precise’ laser cutting with visible light

Cold photo-carving uses just a fraction of energy of conventional laser cutting.

27 Jun 22
University of Tokyo develops wearable Raman sensor

Gold nanomesh in skin patch allows detection of biomarkers, drugs and microplastics.

22 Jun 22
Support for photonic component development in latest UK quantum projects

£6 million program to commercialize quantum technologies backs quantum PICs, lasers, SPADs, and entangled light sources.

22 Jun 22
Optical sensor could provide early warning of bridge collapses

Prototype device based on fiber Bragg gratings to be tested this summer by Queen’s University Belfast researchers.

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