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08 Apr 13
Implants offer hope in fight against retinitis pigmentosa

Different approaches by Second Sight and Retina Implant show the progress made in combating the condition.

03 Apr 13
Gold nanoparticles cut laser dazzle

Cutting-edge technology from UC Florida diffuses malicious laser beams away from pilots’ eyes.

03 Apr 13
Laser surveys Germany’s roads - at 100 km/h

Observing the wear and tear on Germany’s road network was costly and labor intensive until the development of a laser scanning system, which precisely monitors asphalt and concrete.

03 Apr 13
MacuLogix develops new clinical test for AMD

The AdaptDx system can reveal early-stage age-related macular degeneration before vision loss occurs.

28 Mar 13
Interactive holographic video display developed

Scotland's Holoxica pushes its 3D display technology closer to commercial development kit.

22 Mar 13
1200 Zeiss scopes delivered to Ethiopia in TB fight

Low-cost LED-based fluorescence microscopes are being sent around the world in a bid to beat the killer lung disease.

21 Mar 13
Fiber lasers ‘perfect’ for directed energy systems

Military-focused directed energy conference learns of potential of higher power fiber sources.

20 Mar 13
e2v wins €10m ESA space science contract

UK-based image sensor company wins another space contract for galaxy survey.

20 Mar 13
Next-gen infrared surveillance satellite launched

US Air Force sends another geosynchronous satellite for “SBIRS” into orbit.

15 Mar 13
St Jude OCT system to aid treatment of coronary artery disease

Launched in Japan, the imaging technique provides physicians with a better view of narrowed coronary arteries.

14 Mar 13
GCS and IQE foundries to make OneChip’s photonic integrated circuits

Venture-backed Canadian firm now targeting data center interconnect applications.

13 Mar 13
Liquid crystal switching boosts optical communications

Fraunhofer IPMS demos fiber-optic-coupled LC switch with two states; on show at OFC-NFOEC 2013.

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