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14 Sep 17
Tracing light inside an LED leads to higher efficiency

Method developed by the University of Twente and Philips Lighting boosts efficiency, makes for powerful design tools.

13 Sep 17
Defects in perovskite solar cells 'healed' with light

Cambridge-led team finds that earlier temporary treatment of next-gen cells can be made permanent under condition of ideal humidity.

12 Sep 17
DeLIVER project aims for high-resolution study of liver tissues

Bielefeld University and partners will develop methods to study how liver cells change over time.

12 Sep 17
University of Bonn probes human retina behavior

Adaptive optics helps reveal how color signals are conveyed on a cellular level.

05 Sep 17
Ballistic photons reveal endoscope location during surgery

Edinburgh project could help doctors follow progress of probes within the human body.

05 Sep 17
Graphene improves sensitivity of single-photon detectors

Project led by ICFO could boost performance of detectors in astronomy and information processing.

01 Sep 17
Excimer irradiation can clean up tainted soil

High power beam can break down toxic waste, promising better soil remediation, says Northeastern University research group.

31 Aug 17
Swedish team closes on Si-based quantum optical circuits

Researchers at KTH say they are "one step closer" by integrating quantum dots in silicon-based photonic chips.

30 Aug 17
Oxygen-enhanced optoacoustics reveals blood supply in tumors

University of Cambridge project improves understanding of vascular dynamics in prostate cancer.

24 Aug 17
Audi working with Alta Devices on cars with ‘solar roofs’

Firms sign MOU to develop vehicles overlaid with high-efficiency solar cells; prototype expected by end of 2017.

22 Aug 17
Printable phosphorus ink promises 'ultra-quick' optical shutters

Cambridge-led team achieves graphene-like results with black phosphorus, promising new photonics devices based on inkjet method.

22 Aug 17
Polarized light lets surgeons see nerves more clearly

University of Amsterdam technique could image nerves in real-time during clinical procedures.

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