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07 Mar 23
MIT's new AR headset enables wearers to find ‘hidden’ objects

Combines computer vision and wireless perception to automatically locate out-of-sight item.

06 Mar 23
Pancake-sized metalens images lunar surface for first time

Pennsylvania State University develops ultrathin, compact metalens telescope.

02 Mar 23
Dynamic energy management approach uses PV and batteries

Fraunhofer ISE method to offset power fluctuations combines solar power with grid and storage.

01 Mar 23
Swiss researchers optically measure ‘greenhouse’ gases in ancient ice

Novel laser spectrometer provides more accurate method – analyzing samples of just 1.5 ml.

28 Feb 23
Wavefront shaping offers benefits from telescopes to biological tissue imaging

Researchers at Caltech make progress in medical imaging by adapting astronomical optics.

28 Feb 23
Laser camera films combustion at 12 billion images per second

Caltech and University of Gothenburg see new details of temperature and dynamics.

22 Feb 23
Rochester researchers significantly boost efficiency of perovskite solar cells

Novel metal/dielectric substrate structure increases photovoltaic conversion efficiency by 250%.

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.

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