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18 Feb 20
Fluorescence lifetime technique offers real-time imaging of tumor margins

University of California, Davis combines imaging and machine learning to accelerate diagnosis.

17 Feb 20
Novel 3D scanner gathers evidence at a crime scene

So-called "3DF scanner" from Fraunhofer IOF can collect forensic evidence optically and non-destructively in seconds.

14 Feb 20
Jenoptik says it remained on growth path in 2019

“Past fiscal year was once again the best in the company’s history in terms of revenue and earnings” – CFO.

14 Feb 20
LASER World of Photonics China postponed

Coronavirus concerns lead Messe München to delay February and March expos - including Vision China 2020 and co-located events.

13 Feb 20
IPG cuts prices as coronavirus adds to China challenges

Fiber laser giant reports first quarterly net loss in a decade; estimates coronavirus impact at $45M.

12 Feb 20
Atlas Copco makes $1.2 BN bid for MV firm Isra Vision

Atlas hoping to create "global leader in machine vision" with Isra at its center.

12 Feb 20
Fraunhofer HHI introduces USB Li-Fi modules offering 1 Gbit/s

To be presented at Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2020 in San Diego, CA, from 8–12 March.

12 Feb 20
PW2020: DARPA seeking close cooperation with photonics sector

Proposed military-grade quantum sensors will require at least four lasers to address various quantum states.

12 Feb 20
Multi-beam additive manufacturing platform achieves "unmatched speed"

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology method achieves printing speeds of 10 million voxels per second.

11 Feb 20
Koito invests $50M in lidar firm Cepton

Top-tier provider of car parts wants to develop headlamps with built-in lidar sensors.

11 Feb 20
ORC's silicon photonics fab wins £1.5m for expansion

Zepler Institute, Nano-Silicon Photonics Group, and Glasgow university to extend Cornerstone facility.

11 Feb 20
II-VI predicts $50M coronavirus hit

Photonics giant shifts some production to sites in Vietnam and Malaysia to mitigate impact to supply lines.

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