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30 Jul 13
Breakthrough in optical detection of DNA mutations

US academic partnership could help treat TB, cancer, based on visible spectrum analysis.

26 Jul 13
Rapid fashion: UK jewellers show laser additive designs

Students at Birmingham’s School of Jewellery use Concept Laser technology to design intricate pieces.

24 Jul 13
Raytheon UK launches laser-based IED detection system

"Soteria" can confirm and diagnose threats from a safe distance to maximise protection of troops and vehicles.

24 Jul 13
Ultratech laser system picked by SUNY

Spike annealing system to be used in development of 450mm semiconductor wafer manufacturing process.

22 Jul 13
Space technology detects eye disease AMD

UK team in sight of early test for AMD, the developed world’s leading cause of blindness.

18 Jul 13
Rolls-Royce expands laser peening to include latest jet blades

Nd: glass laser technology to improve resistance to metal fatigue was originally developed at Lawrence Livermore.

12 Jul 13
NASA tests laser-printed rocket engine injector

Mission-critical components made with selective laser melting could be 70 per cent cheaper, says the space agency.

11 Jul 13
Soitec completes 1.5MW CPV plant in California

San Bernadino installation is the largest CPV power plant in the state.

10 Jul 13
Airborne pollution scanner maps urban air quality

Passive, visible wavelength air quality mapper gives bird’s-eye view of NO2 pollution.

10 Jul 13
Fluorescent fingerprinting technique boosts sensitivity

To improve IDs derived from "hidden" fingerprints on weapons.

05 Jul 13
Hyperspectral kit goes airborne

Drone-attached Ocean Optics spectrometers could help farmers with crop management.

04 Jul 13
Laser-sintered steering knuckle takes to the racetrack

First-of-a-kind part made by additive manufacturing helps car to win German racing championship.

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