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04 Dec 23
University of Sydney develops ‘Lego-like’ electro-optical chip architecture

Integrating electronics with photonics has applications in satellites, wireless, and 6G telecoms.

04 Dec 23
Dynamic liquid crystal lens research improves imaging quality

Taiwan’s Yang Ming Chiao Tung team solves problem of haze in VR and other applications.

30 Nov 23
Italian-led group creates photonic source for best beamshape for wireless networks

Milan, Glasgow, and Stanford university partners design chips to optimize light profile “for any environment.”

29 Nov 23
MIT observes multiple fluorescence signals from the same living cell

Temporal multiplex method tracks different emitters to image cellular responses.

29 Nov 23
Northern Arizona University monitors biodiversity in US with space lidar

NASA’s ISS-borne GEDI laser mapping 3D structure of forests to determine biodiversity.

28 Nov 23
Texas compact accelerator achieves ‘major energy milestone’

University of Texas, Tau Systems, and partners demo compact particle accelerator yielding 10 GeV e-beam.

23 Nov 23
NIF achieves record laser energy

2.2MJ were delivered and 3.4MJ yielded in latest ignition experiment, at the end of October.

22 Nov 23
UC Berkeley, NKT Photonics, Thorlabs platform sees details of neural activity

Two-photon holographic mesoscope will boost understanding of distributed brain networks.

22 Nov 23
AI enables new route to improving perovskite solar cells

Researchers from Karlsruhe, Helmholtz Imaging, and Cancer Research Center, Germany, use AI to optimize perovskite layers.

22 Nov 23
Multimode optical fiber can boost fiber laser power by up to nine times

Australian-US team says wavefront-shaping of input light lifts power threshold for SBS scattering by an order of magnitude.

22 Nov 23
ICFO and Vitala Technologies collaborate on metabolic imaging

Technique could yield new information about cancer and cardiovascular disease.

20 Nov 23
Pulse compression by density gradient plasma yields exawatt to zettawatt lasers

Strathclyde, UK, and UNIST and GIST (Korea) researchers use plasma gradient to force photons to “bunch up”.

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