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23 Apr 19
Zero-gravity optical fiber drawing experiment arrives in orbit

Kit developed by Physical Optics Corporation expected to produce high-performance fiber on board International Space Station.

12 Apr 19
SmartVIZ project explores innovative visualization using micro LEDs

Osram, ASM AMICRA and Fraunhofer IISB working on brighter, more efficient lighting solutions than LCDs or OLEDs.

09 Apr 19
Penn State discovers new type of optical glass

Novel germanosilicate glass range made by adding zinc oxide exhibits good lens properties.

09 Apr 19
EPFL designs versatile supercontinuum source

New combination of fiber laser and waveguide could help adoptiom of chip-integrated sensing technology.

08 Apr 19
LLNL develops new method to improve laser-material interaction

Picosecond pulses for laser ablation paves the way for use of lower-energy, cheaper lasers.

03 Apr 19
Hyperspectral imaging and metasurfaces combined for novel biosensing platform

EPFL project could assist in personalized medicine and at-home disease detection.

03 Apr 19
Imec wins €2.5m ERC grant to develop brighter thin-film lasers

Awarded to Paul Heremans, Fellow and Director Large Area Electronics at imec and professor at KU Leuven, Belgium.

01 Apr 19
Plessey improves method for making green LEDs

Higher efficiency and power for two-dimensional GaN-on-Si devices - without requiring color conversion.

27 Mar 19
ELI-NP laser hits 10 petawatts peak power

High-energy pulses from the Thales source mark a significant project milestone.

26 Mar 19
NIST researchers boost intensity of nanowire LEDs

UV LEDs now finding multiple applications in scanning-probe tips for electronics and biology, disinfection, water purification.

20 Mar 19
Algorithm from 'Netflix Challenge' speeds up bio-imaging

ENS Paris-led group accelerates Raman spectroscopy, making it more practical for biomedical applications.

19 Mar 19
Optogenetics helps reverse alcohol cravings and ease withdrawal

Scripps Research project uses lasers to inactivate specific neurons in rats.

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