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23 Mar 17
Red-and-blue sensitive PV cells could double conversion efficiency

Norway-Romania team say future solar cells can become twice as efficient - with a few smart nano-tricks.

22 Mar 17
Ultra-thin nanomaterials set to improve environmental sensing

Chalmers University of Technology develops sensors based on dark excitons.

22 Mar 17
Double-laser treatment structures metal surfaces better

Fraunhofer ILT’s eVerest project to develop automotive metal surface processing machine using pico- and nanosecond pulses.

22 Mar 17
High-power 5 TW source developed for ELI-ALPS project

Ekspla and Light Conversion design new Sylos 1 laser to meet requirements of European research center.

21 Mar 17
SOLUS Project aims for more accurate breast cancer diagnosis

European system will combine ultrasound, elastography and diffuse optical tomography.

16 Mar 17
Laser gyroscope project tests Einstein's General theory

Italian scientists dip deep for laser experiments to measure Earth’s rotational effects at greatest ever sensitivity.

14 Mar 17
€4m project to speed diagnosis of esophageal cancer

European ESOTRAC project to develop optoacoustic endoscope for earlier diagnosis of this common cancer.

14 Mar 17
Solliance achieves 12.6% efficiency for roll-to-roll perovskite solar cells

Fast-growing solar cell technology demonstrated on industrially-applicable roll-to-roll processes.

14 Mar 17
Green LEDs assist with pain relief

University of Arizona study indicates the role of the visual system in alleviating discomfort.

10 Mar 17
Improved phase conjugation promises deeper tissue imaging

Caltech and University of Twente prove imaging through opaque media needs fewer photons than previously thought.

08 Mar 17
Euro project boosts frequency-tripler efficiency

Miniature device is three times more efficient than conventional nonlinear crystals, says team.

06 Mar 17
AR surgeon's visor could slash operating times

Italian-led European project merges live patient image with X-ray and anesthesia data into surgeon's head-up display.

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