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05 Mar 19
Raman spectroscopy spots microplastic pollution

Renishaw platform used to characterize pollution entering Danish wastewater systems.

01 Mar 19
Quantum optics chip picks UK Premium Bond winners

National Savings & Investments bank uses ID Quantique technology in the fifth generation of its ‘ERNIE’ random number generator.

27 Feb 19
Xperi facial recognition technology comes to LG smartphone

Time-of-flight approach said to offer enhanced security and performance over competitors.

26 Feb 19
Photoacoustics promises clearer view of human vasculature

Latest work at Caltech reveals angiographic structures in hands, arms, legs, and feet.

20 Feb 19
Coherent launches ExactCut precision laser machine

To meet growing demand for processing thinner glass used in mobile electronics, and for high-spec medical devices.

20 Feb 19
Lockheed Martin-led group offers IR-enabled Falcon to counter missiles

Falcon is driven by Diehl's 40-km range Infra-Red Imaging System Tail/Thrust Vector-Controlled (IRIS-T) SLM interceptor.

20 Feb 19
Laser frequency comb ready for exoplanet hunt

NIST-built photonics equipment has precision needed to characterize habitable planets around common 'M dwarf' stars.

20 Feb 19
Euro-project combines two 3D laser printing processes in one machine

Fraunhofer ILT-led HoPro-3D project intended to produce finer polymer structures faster, with diverse applications.

12 Feb 19
CEA-Leti lens-free optics set to improve AR

Combining integrated optics and holography allows AR glasses to be less bulky and offer wider field of view.

12 Feb 19
Fraunhofer HHI selects Veeco’s sputter system

Institute for optical telecoms research orders ion beam sputtering system to create laser facet coatings and micro-optical devices.

22 Jan 19
Rockley Photonics completes silicon photonics platform for sensing

Having overcome significant technological challenges, chipsets have started shipping. Products implementing them will “ramp up the production curve.”

22 Jan 19
Microlight3D launches 'new generation' 3D-printer for high-res parts

Altraspin's 3D printing method makes extremely smooth surfaced micro-parts without need for post-processing; cuts time and costs in prototyping.

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