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15 Mar 22
LLNL constructing high-power laser for new facility at SLAC

Advanced Photon Technologies program will develop powerful petawatt laser systems.

15 Mar 22
PICO device set to aid corneal ulcer diagnosis

University of Arizona project supported by $1 million from National Eye Institute.

14 Mar 22
Fraunhofer ILT initiating strategic alliances with quantum partners

“EIN Quantum NRW” competence network to advance photonics-based quantum technologies.

10 Mar 22
‘One-scan’ microscopy method rapidly creates 3D images

Rapid 3D image acquisition technique, without moving observation plane, developed by Tohoku and Osaka universities.

08 Mar 22
Lumentum VCSELs to feature in wearable sensors from Artilux

Taiwanese firm demonstrates 'compact and cost-effective' multispectral optical sensing platform.

03 Mar 22
TopCladd project uses OCT to monitor laser metal deposition

Fraunhofer and partners apply coherence technique for process monitoring and control.

02 Mar 22
Birmingham-led team builds quantum gravity sensor for underground mapping

System co-developed with RSK and Teledyne e2v based on telecoms lasers frequency-doubled to 780nm.

02 Mar 22
LZH scientists develop laser to detect water in the polar regions of the Moon

System has been successfully tested on samples of simulated regolith.

02 Mar 22
Laser-induced shock waves spot flaws in concrete

Shibaura Institute of Technology method offers rapid non-destructive assessment.

01 Mar 22
AIM Photonics' rapid Covid test backed with pandemic rescue funding

US development hub wins support for production of photonics-based sensors to detect coronavirus and other pathogens.

24 Feb 22
NIST scientists boost frequency range of miniature optical comb

Chip source promises applications such as better detection of greenhouse gases and enhanced global navigation.

22 Feb 22
Tunable metalens offers route to portable medical diagnostics

Sintef lens uses piezoelectric thin film to change focal length.

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