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06 Dec 21
SPIE-Franz Hillenkamp Postdoc Fellowship awarded to Ivan Kosik

The $75,000 annual award will support research in developing an effective treatment for prostate cancer.

02 Dec 21
‘First’ demonstration of direct femtosecond-pulse emission by QCL in mid-infrared

Achievement by ETH Zurich paves the path towards novel applications of ultrashort laser pulses.

02 Dec 21
Retina-inspired motion detector assists machine vision

Fudan University device is less bulky than existing motion recognition platforms.

01 Dec 21
US researchers shrink camera to the size of a salt grain

Princeton, Washington group says micro-camera is based on metasurface studded with 1.6 millon cylindrical posts; it can be produced like a computer chip.

01 Dec 21
Ultrashort-pulse lasers tackle drug-resistant bacteria

Washington University laser treatment kills bugs and minimizes collateral damage.

01 Dec 21
Researchers at KIT make 3D laser nanoprinters more compact, cheaper

3D Matter Made to Order cluster shows how 3D nanostructures can be more economically printed by desktop devices.

01 Dec 21
German team looks to photonics for faster virus diagnosis

Jena University Hospital coordinates new project focused on Covid-like respiratory infections.

01 Dec 21
OmniLit targets optics and photonics company for merger

SPAC-financed ‘blank-check’ acquisition firm set up by Syntec Optics chairman Al Kapoor has just raised $144 M.

30 Nov 21
Bristol’s Smart Internet Lab aims to deliver ‘quantum data center of the future’

As part of UKRI’s £170 million ($225 million) Commercialising Quantum Technologies Challenge.

30 Nov 21
Jena team’s metal optics recognized in Lothar Späth Awards

Fraunhofer and Hensoldt Optronics technicians developed ‘GALA’ telescope that will map Jupiter’s moon Ganymede.

29 Nov 21
Novel photo method focuses white light onto 6nm spot

Researchers at University of California Riverside have developed a probe to compress lamplight into tiny spot for imaging microstructures.

26 Nov 21
Trumpf's VCSEL heating system accelerates Li-ion battery production

Greater sustainability in e-car battery manufacturing enabled by compact VCSEL heating modules.

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