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16 Nov 23
ETH Zurich laser-prints robot hand with polymer bones and tendons

Technique combines 3D printing, laser scanning; US spin-off Inkbit now offering bespoke service.

16 Nov 23
Deep learning and photoacoustics lead to safer heart surgery procedures

Researchers at Johns Hopkins develop method to pinpoint the positioning of cardiac catheters.

16 Nov 23
SiLC lands additional $25M to boost FMCW lidar production

Combined Series A and seed funding rises to $56M, with investment from new blue-chip partners.

15 Nov 23
EV Group and Silicon Austria Labs extend photonics collaboration

To boost development of wafer-level optics for micro cameras and mirrors, diffractive and automotive optics.

15 Nov 23
Seoul Robotics Partners with ALP.Lab to boost safety on Europe’s roads

3D perception and idar technology partnership to drive EU’s goal of zero fatalities.

15 Nov 23
Nuburu hopes for rebound; secures bridge finance

$5.5M interest-free loans provided by investors to ease cash flow as the blue laser pioneer looks to recover.

14 Nov 23
Caltech laser points to novel combs and sensors

Mode-locked nanophotonic device marks important step towards new integrated systems.

14 Nov 23
Hesai slams rival Ouster as 'downright un-American'

Chinese lidar firm's American CFO labels recent litigation tactics 'xenophobic' and 'repugnant'.

14 Nov 23
Nomad spectrometer spots light emission on night side of Mars

Trace Gas Orbiter instruments reveal dynamics of Martian atmosphere.

09 Nov 23
Solar PV developer Longi claims record of 33.9% perovskite conversion

Chinese firm achieves best efficiency of crystalline silicon-perovskite tandem solar cells so far.

09 Nov 23
Microsoft backs optical quantum computing developer Photonic

Canadian startup reveals strategic collaboration and $100 M venture funding round.

08 Nov 23
Formnext2023: Renishaw TEMPUS speeds up additive manufacturing...

...and Fraunhofer ILT reduces the energy footprint of laser metal deposition.

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