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19 Oct 16
ESO achieves 'highest resolution' image of Eta Carinae

VLT Interferometer captures raging winds in famous massive stellar system, using Doppler Effect.

19 Oct 16
Hydrogel optical fibers could reveal first signs of disease

MIT and Harvard develop stretchy implantable fibers to deliver therapeutic pulses of light within tissues.

14 Oct 16
Novel laser makes atomic clock '100 times sharper'

JILA team has now built the super-radiant design based on strontium atoms that it first proposed four years ago.

11 Oct 16
Optical approach for screening toxins mimics mammal senses

University of Leicester says new technique can reduce the need for animal testing in biomedical research.

11 Oct 16
'High-res' headlamps offer full beam with no glare

LED maker Osram develops chips with 1024 individually controllable light points in research project involving car maker Daimler.

05 Oct 16
Osram semiconductor laser bar breaks brilliance record

Ten percent increase of output power of pump modules for material processing applications.

05 Oct 16
Jena team sets ultrashort pulse power record

Laser technology set to feature at Extreme Light Infrastructure attosecond pulse facility in Hungary.

04 Oct 16
InSPECT develops spectral sensing for tissue diagnosis

European project is working on a light source and instrumental platforms for low-cost optical devices.

30 Sep 16
Attosecond laser lab under construction in Sweden

László Veisz and colleagues move cutting-edge system from Max Planck Institute in Garching to Umeå University.

27 Sep 16
CIGS/perovskite tandem module reaches 17.8%

European research team believes that devices based on the two thin-film materials could operate at 25% efficiency with further refinements.

26 Sep 16
US-Israeli team claims live cell imaging breakthrough

Researchers at Bar-Ilan University and UCLA combine computational imaging algorithm with super-resolution microscopy.

26 Sep 16
Leica and Huawei set up optical systems lab

‘Max Berek Innovation’ research center will work on new optical systems, computational imaging, virtual reality and augmented reality.

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