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30 Oct 18
Photonics tech enables US Army pilots to fly autonomous chopper

In the first-of-its-kind demo, adapted Sikorsky helicopter negotiates obstacles and land – automatically.

24 Oct 18
EuroBlech 2018 round-up: laser focus shifts from raw power to autonomy

Trumpf and Bystronic exhibit tools for autonomous laser cutting, with the German firm saying there is now ‘little gain’ in pushing laser powers higher.

23 Oct 18
OCT vibrography reveals details of middle ear function

Wellman Center technique could assist diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss.

18 Oct 18
World's largest façade installed with organic photovoltaic panels

Around 185 m2 of Heliatek's OPV films have been installed on a warehouse of inland port Duisburger Hafen.

16 Oct 18
Deep-sea LIBS system passes pressure test

European project looking to deploy autonomous submarine to map the sea floor for mineral deposits.

16 Oct 18
Fiber-optic sensor ready to tackle power theft

Distributed acoustic sensor installed on overhead power line in the Dominican Republic identifies when and where tampering takes place.

15 Oct 18
Mitsubishi lidar 'forecasts torrential rain'

Differential absorption equipment incorporates high-energy waveguide laser amplifier operating at 1.5 µm to monitor water vapor and wind.

09 Oct 18
FDA approves Eximo’s artery laser treatment

Eximo Medical’s B-Laser Atherectomy System treats Peripheral Artery Disease including ISR.

04 Oct 18
OLED microdisplay offers improved virtual reality experience

Fraunhofer-led project develops displays for VR and other applications.

02 Oct 18
Agilent launches QCL-based imager for rapid pharma analysis

System based on quantum cascade laser said to offer 'unprecedented' speed of analysis.

27 Sep 18
Sell-out ECOC expo showcases innovation

The latest ideas and technologies for optical comms have been presented of at this week’s ECOC in Rome.

27 Sep 18
Infraredx imaging spots patients vulnerable to cardiac events

Lipid-Rich Plaque Study indicates potential clinical value of the company's dual-modality system.

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