Millions now undergo refractive laser eye surgery each year, but more than 80 percent of people still have reservations about the procedure.
Laser technologies aimed at improving solar cell production are unveiled at the EUPVSEC show in Valencia.
System built by Raytheon and Boeing using uncooled infrared imager strikes armored vehicle, while test firings of the Airborne Laser are again delayed.
Glasgow-based Gilden Photonics lands its biggest-ever contract, to deliver hyperspectral imaging systems for medical screening.
Carl Zeiss Meditec, LenSx and Laser Health Technologies have received 510(k) clearance to market laser-based medical products in the US.
Among the latest awards from the US Department of Defense is a $77.7 million procurement of laser transmitters from Northrop Grumman.
Coherence tomography technique allows surgeons to see biopsy results in 3D and almost real-time.
Dismissed by its detractors as an old, expensive and complex technology, is concentrating photovoltaics (CPV) coming in from the cold?
Automated optical tracking system will improve existing capabilities at the Mount Stromlo observatory near Canberra.
Laser-assisted thermal ablation is used to treat otherwise inoperable lesions; Texan firm has many other photonic technologies in development.
Direction Générale pour l'Armement (DGA) claims world first as new high-precision missile strikes within one meter of its target.
LEDs, fluorescent lamps and automated control techniques will have a huge impact from 2014 onwards, says analyst.