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24 Jul 19
Ultrasound-aided optical imaging 'could replace endoscopy'

Technique developed at Carnegie Mellon University enables noninvasive imaging of delicate organs through turbid media.

22 Jul 19
MEMS-in-the-lens offers miniaturized laser scanning microscope

Montana State University integrates MEMS device into microscope objective for a high-NA platform.

22 Jul 19
Twente develops optical chip with 128 components

Dutch university spin out Quix says its "Swiss army knife" photonic chip also works as a quantum processor.

18 Jul 19
Nanoparticles help US Naval Research Lab build powerful lasers

Safer sources, at 85 per cent efficiency, achieved using laser-pumped silica fiber doped with holmium.

17 Jul 19
Japanese group to trial electric cars fitted with ‘solar batteries’

Nedo, Sharp and Toyota collaborate on photovoltaic car based on solar cell and battery combination; road testing, later this month.

16 Jul 19
Nanostructures free photons to boost white OLED efficiency

Researchers at TU Dresden achieve external quantum efficiency of 76.3% with scalable, lithography-free method.

09 Jul 19
Lumedica looks to fine-tune low-cost OCT system with SBIR grant

Duke University spin-out wins Phase II funding to further develop device for clinical applications in low-resource settings.

09 Jul 19
Sub-sea 3D laser camera readied for commercial introduction

System developed under 'UTOFIA' European project works in murky waters to depths of hundreds of meters.

03 Jul 19
Novel materials enable VIS-IR-sensitive solar cells

Florida State University researchers use perovskite coupled with rubrene to facilitate photon upconversion.

03 Jul 19
Terahertz imaging spots microscopic twists in tissues

University of Michigan project provides structural information without harmful X-rays.

02 Jul 19
Powerful laser diodes cut stress in metal 3D-printed parts

Technique, using diodes borrowed from LLNL's National Ignition Facility cuts residual stress by as much as 90 percent.

01 Jul 19
NASA invests $45M in US firms for space technology

Development funds allocated to many photonics-related developments and companies across America.

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