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29 Jul 14
Laser reveals ‘liquid’ motion of atoms in clusters

Leicester, UK-led project opens the door to development of novel nano-materials.

29 Jul 14
Imec demonstrates 28G Si-photonics platform for WDM interconnects

Shown at July's Integrated Photonics Research meet in San Diego; Belgian R&D center's next fab-runs in fall 2014 now open for registration.

23 Jul 14
Laser oscillator could replace quartz in future electronics

Research project at Caltech shows terahertz oscillations possible for diverse electronics applications.

23 Jul 14
Optical techniques reveal secrets of barnacle cement

Discovery promises novel synthetic bioadhesives for medical implants, micro-electronics.

23 Jul 14
FLIR launches 'ONE' thermal imager for iPhone

Much-trailed $350 accessory puts infrared imaging hardware in the hands of the consumer.

17 Jul 14
Optical analysis and control of superconductors

Laser light modulates properties of copper-based superconductor, in Italian-led R&D project.

16 Jul 14
Laserworld Group merges with HB-Laser

Swiss and German laser lightshow specialists join forces.

09 Jul 14
Novel optics to 'revolutionize' augmented reality

UK's TruLife Optics launches device for augmented reality devices; hologram technology creates industry-disruptive applications.

08 Jul 14
Hybrid welding with disk laser suits pipeline applications

Technique for faster welding using a 16kW disk laser under development at Laser Zentrum Hannover.

08 Jul 14
NCTech sees new horizons for panoramic imaging

Use of iSTAR platform in criminal trial proves benefits of new approach to 360-degree images and video.

02 Jul 14
Osram and Vatican extend LED lighting agreement

Brighter, more economical illumination of art and treasures; Osram board is rejigged.

02 Jul 14
Orbiting spectrometers for carbon data launched

Copy of the failed Orbiting Carbon Observatory mission features three different spectrometers to measure CO2 gas.

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