Specially adapted VW Touaregs Martti and Marilyn are equipped with cameras, antennas, sensors and laser scanners.
Fraunhofer ILT will present space-borne lidar and diamond lenses enabling 90% lighter laser optics.
Novel gas testing drone with onboard infrared sensing kit will transform environmental analysis, improve disaster relief efforts.
Optical material is isotopically pure hexagonal boron nitride, which resolves details as small as a virus.
In European LOMID project, Fraunhofer FEP develops lightweight VR spectacles using OLED based displays.
Australian-led group modulates visible light to control coupling; method could cut cost of making ICs and more.
CEA Leti silicon photonics process incorporating DFB laser said to be fully compatible with large-scale integration.
Imperial College team reduces distance over which light can usefully interact with itself by a factor of 10,000.
Venture developing PIC-based OCT module that promises handlheld scanners; new paper will showcase work at Photonics West 2018.
Korean-UK group makes “credit card-thick” metasurface lenses from graphene and gold, to focus terahertz beams.
Researchers at University of Twente reveal early signs of disease; technique could be adapted for surgical use in vivo.
Swiss group finds that overlaying new color detectors boosts resolution and sensitivity to multiple wavelengths.