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08 Jul 15
eyeSelfie gives patients control over retinal imaging

MIT Media Lab platform promises significant impact on global health.

07 Jul 15
3D-Micromac wins 27-system order for solar cell production

Laser micromachining firm wins major contract from a leading PV company in Asia.

07 Jul 15
Lithography combination delivers high-performance 'micro' batteries

US research team employs advanced optics to make a high-performance, chip-scale lithium ion battery.

01 Jul 15
Ball ships laser stabilization units to NASA

Follow-up to gravity recovery and climate experiment (GRACE) mission to make high-precision measurements of glaciers and oceans.

01 Jul 15
Laser 2015: power diodes, VCSELs pursue older laser roles

New powerful sources are now taking on the roles and markets of older solid state lasers, such as cutting, welding and materials processing.

30 Jun 15
Quantel targets genomics with fiber laser

French laser firm has also landed a €20M Laser Mégajoule supply contract.

30 Jun 15
Sentinel satellite returns 'game-changing' multispectral imagery

Sofradir and e2v sensors helping to take remote land monitoring to unprecedented levels, says the European Space Agency.

25 Jun 15
Laser 2015: activated phosphors power super-bright headlamps

Panel discussion on high power diode lasers includes update on Osram's LARP technology and application to new BMW lamps.

25 Jun 15
Laser 2015: Audi speeds aluminum welding with remote laser

Auto maker and Trumpf detail range of new processes making vehicles lighter and more efficient.

24 Jun 15
Laser 2015: terahertz technologies - a growing market

An imaging forum reviewed the remarkable progress of terahertz systems, fast developing a new marketplace.

24 Jun 15
Laser 2015: efficiencies on the up as fiber laser competition grows

IPG's 6kW laser hits 48% efficiency as the firm introduces ‘trifocal’ beam concept to stay ahead of its challengers.

23 Jun 15
Laser 2015: forum reviews progress of laser 3D printing

Whether selective laser melting or laser metal deposition, the technique is rapidly finding new applications and markets.

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