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06 Jul 22
NREL scientists exploring how to make silicon and CdTe solar cells greener...

...and a “smart window” developed by TNO and partners in project Sunovate has performed successfully in real world conditions.

06 Jul 22
Vrije Universiteit images evidence of Alzheimer's disease

Multimode optical fiber and compressive imaging approach could assist neuroimaging.

05 Jul 22
McGill University develops ‘gentler, more precise’ laser cutting with visible light

Cold photo-carving uses just a fraction of energy of conventional laser cutting.

27 Jun 22
University of Tokyo develops wearable Raman sensor

Gold nanomesh in skin patch allows detection of biomarkers, drugs and microplastics.

22 Jun 22
Support for photonic component development in latest UK quantum projects

£6 million program to commercialize quantum technologies backs quantum PICs, lasers, SPADs, and entangled light sources.

22 Jun 22
Optical sensor could provide early warning of bridge collapses

Prototype device based on fiber Bragg gratings to be tested this summer by Queen’s University Belfast researchers.

22 Jun 22
HKUST images mouse cortex at 'unprecedented depth'

Combination of three-photon microscopy and adaptive optics reveals details of the brain.

21 Jun 22
Nanofluidic scattering microscopy offers new view of molecular behavior

Chalmers University label-free technique uses diffusion within nanofluidic channel.

20 Jun 22
Perovskite development heralds quantum breakthrough

Photonic device from Nebraska and California team will help to discover minimum of “key formulations” at room temperature.

20 Jun 22
CREOL researchers create high-rate, 40-channel optical link

Silicon-based device can transmit about 400 GB of data per second; to meet growing need to move content faster.

15 Jun 22
KAUST platform images plant growth and development

Better monitoring of plant phenotypes and what happens underground will assist cultivation.

14 Jun 22
KIT develops perovskite/CIS tandem solar cells with efficiency near 25%

Thin-film photovoltaics are efficient and versatile in a “double pack”; combination promises mobile applications.

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