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05 May 20
LED replaces laser to 'revolutionize' 3D metal printing

TU Graz, Austria, says its specialist fabrication development replaces laser or electron beam with LEDs as power source.

05 May 20
Three-photon imaging reveals details of zebrafish brain

Cornell Neurotech project could lead to better understanding of human brain disorders.

01 May 20
SPIE DCS Digital Forum: AI for military maneuver and mobility

Artificial intelligence, in combination with sensing and robotic innovations, is enhancing the US military’s warfighting capabilities.

30 Apr 20
SPIE DCS Digital Forum: laser transmitter can probe atmospheric methane

New 1.65 µm seed emitter developed by Freedom Photonics developed for NASA's airborne lidar sounder.

29 Apr 20
SPIE DCS Digital Forum: Los Alamos team aims organic imager at Venus

'OrganiCam' builds on Mars 2020 SuperCam instrument to combine fluorescence lifetime imaging with Raman spectroscopy.

29 Apr 20
Self-aligning microscope measures cell separations with nanometer accuracy

University of New South Wales platform quantifies spatial arrangements of molecules in intact cells.

22 Apr 20
European group developing solar panels with 'better environmental profiles'

HighLite project, led by imec, a partner in EnergyVille, aiming to boost competitiveness of EU's PV manufacturing capbilities.

21 Apr 20
EPFL and Canon develop 1 Mpixel SPAD camera

Single-photon avalanche diode breakthrough could lead to higher-resolution 3D images.

16 Apr 20
Six-junction solar cell breaks two world records for efficiency

NREL developed cell has highest solar conversion efficiency of 47.1%; and one-sun illumination at 39.2%.

16 Apr 20
Photonics Europe Digital Forum: polymer devices could drive future communications

Attendee-favored plenary is Lightwave Logic CEO Michael Lebby describing how polymer optical devices could power Internet.

15 Apr 20
Understanding perovskite defects could boost solar cell efficiency

Breakthrough offers ways to improve perovskite performance in photovoltaics and flexible LEDs.

15 Apr 20
Light-emitting hexagonal SiGe promises integrated photonics breakthrough

European research collaboration demonstrates direct bandgap in novel nanowires; SiGe microlaser could be developed this year.

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