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16 Apr 24
NEI applies artificial intelligence to OCT for retinal imaging

Combination of AI and adaptive optics speeds up image generation and improves contrast.

15 Apr 24
Dragon Fire laser program accelerating to equip UK navy

Ministry of Defence to install the weapon system on Royal Navy ships.

15 Apr 24
Fraunhofer IOF researchers develop goSCOUT3D handheld scanner

Enables 3D analysis of objects; scanner has been connected to Boston Dynamics “robot dog”.

11 Apr 24
Novel UV broadband spectrometer revolutionizes air pollution analysis

TU Graz's laser-based technology enables continual RT monitoring of contaminants.

11 Apr 24
SPIE Optical Systems Design: reviewing Kingslake and polishing up ELT

Highlights from Tuesday’s meetings co-located with SPIE Photonics Europe and exhibitions.

11 Apr 24
SPIE Photonics Europe pulls a big crowd to Strasbourg

Highlights from Monday’s meetings co-located with SPIE Optical Systems Design and exhibitions.

11 Apr 24
CU Boulder SAURON sensor spots airborne chemical threats

Laser frequency combs will allow platform to detect species of concern among multiple atmospheric signals.

10 Apr 24
Fraunhofer ILT announces ‘dawn of laser-based optics production’

Digitally controlled laser processes save both time and costs in production of aspheres, freeform optics.

10 Apr 24
International partnership formed to enable 3D printing on the moon

LZH and TU Berlin partner with Astrobotic to equip lander with compact laser to process moondust.

10 Apr 24
Cars and wearables poised to drive thermal imaging market

Analyst report suggests new applications will help propel steady growth towards a $9BN market in 2029.

10 Apr 24
Private equity group agrees $19M acquisition of Inrad Optics

Luxium partnership says new owners will accelerate investment into large-format optical components and more.

10 Apr 24
KAIST and MIT develop compact Raman platform

Swept-source design and new signal processing meet "tremendous need for portable Raman system."

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