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04 Jun 14
Mobile 'DIAL' laser lab to help cut pollution

Truck-mounted lidar system developed at UK's NPL can drive to sites of interest to test emissions.

04 Jun 14
Raman goes deeper to analyze paint layers

Technique developed at UK's Rutherford Appleton Laboratory could now be used for non-destructive analysis of artworks.

30 May 14
AKL 2014: room to grow in automotive

Lasers will play an increasing role in automotive manufacturing, heard the Fraunhofer-organized conference.

28 May 14
Leica improves STED system with pulsed laser

Debuting at the ELMI 2014 meeting in Norway, the laser allows sub-30nm resolution with super-resolution microscope.

28 May 14
Laser technique combats sea parasites

Winning Norwegian-German anti-louse system cleans up farmed salmon; unusual job for Jenoptik.

28 May 14
Smartphone optical system reveals airborne dust concentration

Scientists at KIT, Karlsruhe develop system for mobile devices to create crowd-sourced pollution map.

27 May 14
Fluorescence lifetime imaging sheds light on colon cancer

Two-photon microscopy shows how cancer cells proliferate and suggests a new way to inhibit tumor growth.

22 May 14
Deformable mirror corrects laser processing errors

Fraunhofer IOF engineers precisely adjust unwanted deformation.

20 May 14
Upgraded lidar tool set to improve global climate models

High-spectral-resolution instrument being built by Ball Aerospace will aid understanding of cloud formation and atmospheric aerosol transport.

19 May 14
Laser additive manufacturing dominates AKL 2014 event

While still not viable for mainstream production, the interest from industry is readily visible.

15 May 14
DSS 2014: Forza makes waves with near-200 megapixel camera

Combination of wide-angle views and ultra-high resolution could be used in ocean searches.

15 May 14
Raman method analyzes live cells quickly and accurately

Researchers in Germany have developed non-invasive optical technique for medical tests to industrial scale.

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