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29 May 12
Infrared scans set to overcome breast cancer stigma

Thermal imaging used in tandem with other tests offers an alternative to mammography.

29 May 12
DoD contracts: funding for atom optics sensor

Mid-infrared imaging for UAVs, high-speed optical networks and laser-based airborne mine detection among the other activities funded.

23 May 12
3-Dimensional laser scanner boosts rail safety

Fraunhofer-developed system checks rail systems - at over 100km/h.

15 May 12
3D holographic imaging explores Egyptian mummy

Pioneering 3D visualisation technique reveals details of Egyptian mummy hidden for two millennia.

08 May 12
LEDs illuminate summer Euro contests

Solid-state lighting technology from Osram has been installed for the Euro 2012 football tournament and the Eurovision song contest.

02 May 12
Linear LED ‘revolutionizes’ retail, industrial lighting

Cree integrates high efficacy, advanced optics and architectural design, to challenge linear fluorescent technology.

01 May 12
Photonex takes roadshow to Imperial College

Conference and mini-exhibition highlight medical and life science applications of photonics.

30 Apr 12
BIPV: a window of opportunity for advanced optics?

Amid the volatility of the PV sector, optics look poised to play a role in future solar windows – and not just in buildings.

25 Apr 12
Photoacoustic imaging begins clinical move

Highly scalable alternative to MRI and X-ray scans is starting to migrate out of the laboratory, says one of its leading exponents.

25 Apr 12
Optical investigation of Envisat continues

Photonics technologies help to restore communications with satellite that stopped sending data two weeks ago.

25 Apr 12
LLE, Sony present laser 3D ‘silver screen’ cinema

Broadcast technology show demo reveals "high performance laser illumination".

25 Apr 12
LZH medical, industrial progress at Hannover Fair

Two key Laser Zentrum Hannover developments showcased at this week's event.

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