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02 Sep 21
Denmark’s DTU demonstrates tiny ‘Fano’ laser

Novel microscopic source “offers advantages over other lasers”, with applications in integrated photonics and optical sensors.

31 Aug 21
University of South Australia wins A$1.8M grant to develop new ‘miniature’ lasers

For defense and manufacturing applications; Australia “on target” to bring laser technology up to speed.

31 Aug 21
University of Bonn scientists make laser beams visible in a vacuum

High-precision method simplifies ultra-precise adjustment for quantum optics experiments.

31 Aug 21
Superconducting nanowire detector enhances view of blood flow

MGH improves sensitivity of diffuse correlation analysis with new sensor and longer wavelength.

25 Aug 21
Common solar technology can power devices indoors, says NIST

Converting ambient light indoors could power smoke alarms, IoT devices, and more, removing need for batteries, power supplies.

24 Aug 21
Jülich Research Center develops novel infrared detector for smart phones

Sensor from German-Italian group makes visible two key ranges of infrared not previously revealed by regular photodiodes.

18 Aug 21
Xanadu and imec partner to develop photonic chips for quantum computing

To fabricate ultra-low loss silicon nitride circuits for generating “error-corrected qubits”.

09 Aug 21
German research group PolyChrome Berlin wins €9.2M in BMBF funding

Investment over three years will enable development of novel hybrid photonic integration platform.

05 Aug 21
SPIE Optics + Photonics: US Army seeking ‘4th generation’ infrared solutions

Sensing technologies at the epicenter of military priorities, as IR vision is “the eyes of warfighters”, says Nibir Dhar.

04 Aug 21
UCLA scientists bend light to enhance wavelength conversion

More efficient conversion promises improvements in imaging, sensing and communications.

03 Aug 21
ams Osram shrinks camera module for disposable bronchoscopes

Millimeter-sized tip also said to be suitable for urology and kidney endoscopy procedures.

30 Jul 21
Laser pointing innovation delivers unprecedented accuracy in beam control

Berkeley Lab’s optical system “could calm jitters of high-power lasers”, say developers.

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