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25 Aug 22
NASA team eyes terahertz QCL for lunar exploration

Heterodyne spectrometer based around quantum cascade source could distinguish between water and hydroxyl compounds.

24 Aug 22
Smartphone camera spots narrowed neck arteries

Taiwan project applies motion analysis to video footage for stroke screening.

24 Aug 22
Optics+Photonics 2022: plenaries focus on nanoscience and engineering

Lisa Poulikakos and Keren Bergman present on metasurfaces for bioimaging, and photonic connectivity for AI computing, respectively.

23 Aug 22
Rochester's LLE breaks ground on $42M laser lab extension

Three-storey building set to host state-of-the-art ‘AMICA’ laser and employ 110 people once completed.

19 Aug 22
German-Polish group makes optical gyroscopes less susceptible to interference

Use of hollow core fiber makes scopes more resilient – therefore better for driving and aerospace applications.

17 Aug 22
Wavesense and Octlight collaborate on OCT for cataract surgery

Platform based on OCT-aberrometry to be funded under Eurostars-3 program.

17 Aug 22
ELI Beamlines leads Europe-US group to study ‘antimatter creation’ with lasers...

...and University of Strathclyde devises ‘simple’ way of sculpting matter into complex shapes by laser.

16 Aug 22
UCLA 3D camera mimics a fly's multiview vision

Computational image processing reveals obscured objects, could assist automotive and medical uses.

11 Aug 22
Mynaric selected for DARPA laser space-comms project

Munich-based, Nasdaq-listed firm is focused on laser communications for air / space / mobile applications.

11 Aug 22
LZH develops customized dental implants in a new DFG research group

Laser additive manufacturing enabling more durable, better-fitting false teeth.

10 Aug 22
Fiber-optic sensor from spider silk points to new point-of-care diagnostics

NYCU Taiwan project uses material's light-guiding properties to detect sugar concentrations.

09 Aug 22
Chip-based beam steering device promises smaller, cheaper lidar

TU Denmark-developed device cuts aliasing, achieving sharp beam steering over large field of view.

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