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06 Jun 23
ESA releases new Mars mosaic revealing planet’s composition in greater detail

Publication marks 20 years since the launch of the successful Mars Express mission.

06 Jun 23
EPFL spin-off Nanolive develops microscope that inspects live cells

Company has just opened office in Boston, MA, US, with the aim of going public.

06 Jun 23
Restructured Rockley emerges from bankruptcy

Founder Andrew Rickman returns to CEO role following major workforce reduction.

05 Jun 23
New VCSEL offers simpler, cheaper OCT

Medical University of Vienna believes inexpensive source could allow OCT imaging at home.

02 Jun 23
Optical processor developer Lightmatter raises $154M to take products to market

Viking Global Investors, Google Ventures, and others join Lightmatter Series C — tripling firm’s valuation.

01 Jun 23
Photonics research project targets wind turbine efficiency

Royal Academy of Engineering grant to fund Aston's development of method to optically monitor blades.

01 Jun 23
Lumotive partners with Hokuyo to ‘revolutionize’ 3D lidar sensing

LCM Optical Semiconductor tech for robotics and autonomous systems suited to industrial automation.

01 Jun 23
Laser fusion startups win US Department of Energy backing

Xcimer Energy and Focused Energy among eight small companies sharing $46M to deliver pilot-scale fusion within a decade.

31 May 23
ICFO nanosensor improves biomolecule detection

Hybrid gold and aluminum structures maintain sensitivity in the presence of background signals.

31 May 23
Nuburu ships blue lasers for industrial additive project

'Multiple units' delivered to partner Essentium to be used in additive manufacturing systems suitable for making metal parts.

31 May 23
Bioinspired endoscopic system offers guide for cancer surgery

UIUC sensor derived from mantis shrimp captures color images while resolving two near-IR probes.

31 May 23
European group tests efficiency of perovskite-silicon solar cells

Katana project led by Fraunhofer ISE with Oxford PV aims to characterize tandem modules.

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