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26 May 22
ams Osram shows off VCSEL upgrade for driver monitoring

‘ICARUS’ proof-of–concept features a dot pattern projector to enable depth sensing.

26 May 22
LASER 2022: Leibniz Institute and Fraunhofer ILT create lasers for climate research

Partners report on how their laser measurement devices for exploring the atmosphere were received in Munich.

25 May 22
Harvard SEAS’ diamond mirrors direct 10kW beams without damage

Single material surfaces withstand the heat from high-powered, continuous lasers – as shown by recent U.S. Navy testing.

25 May 22
NASA backs diffractive solar sails

$2M funding for ‘Phase III’ study to develop more efficient space propulsion using solar pressure.

25 May 22
Penn Medicine detects cancer at cellular level during biopsy

Cellvizio endoscopy could assist accurate discrimination during diagnosis of pulmonary nodules.

25 May 22
European Union to establish photovoltaics industry alliance

Brussels identifies PV as the 'kingpin' of its move away from dependence on Russian fossil fuels.

25 May 22
New source creates different images depending on light and environment

Metasurface-based technology developed at St. Andrews could be used to optically encrypt information.

24 May 22
NREL photocell extracts light power from heat at 40% efficiency

Novel thermophotovoltaic cell beats previous record of 32% promising better thermal energy storage applications.

24 May 22
Duke University photoacoustics reveals rapid brain activity

Hardware innovations plus machine learning create fastest photoacoustic imaging tool available.

23 May 22
Raytheon and Kord develop Stryker-mounted 50kW laser for U.S. military

“High energy laser” system designed to counter threat from multiple mortars and large drone attacks.

23 May 22
Hannover Fair to see first demos of industrial quantum sensors from Q.ANT

Next week’s expo to host Trumpf subsidiary’s novel apps for chemical, semiconductor, and engineering sectors.

19 May 22
DARPA and CACI demonstrate optical satellite links

Low-Earth orbit demonstration last month supports U.S. National Defense Space Architecture.

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