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21 Apr 22
NIST researchers fabricate ‘record-setting’ lenses based on prehistoric eyes

Tiny metalenses that can focus on both near and far objects are based on compound eyes of trilobites.

20 Apr 22
NREL in research effort to assess radiation-tolerance of perovskites

Solar power in space: guidelines to relevant experiments published in Joule journal.

20 Apr 22
AIM Photonics widens immunity testing for Covid-19 variants

$5.3 million U.S. project to create flexible chip-based readers for global markets.

20 Apr 22
University of Freiburg scattering microscopy reveals cellular dynamics

Combined scatter and fluorescence signals image fast and small structures.

19 Apr 22
Enhanced perovskite solar cells raise conversion efficiency to 24%

Wuppertal-Cologne team says latest result has potential to transform the solar industry; efficiency could hit 30%.

14 Apr 22
CompoundTek creating silicon OCL-band tunable laser module

Wavelength-adjustable laser module under development with unnamed “stealth mode product company”.

13 Apr 22
EPFL develops new route to complex 3D optics

Glass-in-glass manufacturing operation could make components for spectroscopy and sensing.

05 Apr 22
Structured illumination assists imaging of mouse brain

SIMscope3D device reaches deeper to view cells and circuits.

05 Apr 22
Quantum memristor points to new neural networks

University of Vienna component based on single photons could link AI and quantum computing.

30 Mar 22
Stanford brings depth perception to standard digital cameras

Acoustic modulator coverts image sensor into time-of-flight imaging system.

30 Mar 22
AMOLF group makes opaque silicon PV cells to boost efficiency

Partnership with Surrey and Imperial says textured membranes absorb 65% of sunlight, close to maximum theoretical limit.

29 Mar 22
Microlaser emitting two circular beams developed

Polish-UK tunable laser has diverse applications in physics, chemistry, medicine and communications.

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