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05 Sep 19
Quantum communications kit tested in €18M pan-European effort

Equipment from ID Quantique and Toshiba Research Europe to be deployed across the continent.

04 Sep 19
Laser coating process better protects car brake discs

Fraunhofer ILT-developed EHLA technique is reliable, efficient, and greener. To be presented at Frankfurt Motor Show.

03 Sep 19
Improved diffuse optical tomography allows imaging deeper within the brain

Washington University in St. Louis and University of Birmingham use phase data to boost image quality.

02 Sep 19
Gold nanoparticles offer route to prostate cancer therapy

Clinical trial evaluates Nanospectra Biosciences technology in latest anti-cancer application.

29 Aug 19
ESA’s Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellites document Amazon fires

Sentinel-3 spots 4000 fires between 1st-24th August, 2019, compared with 1110 in same period in 2018.

28 Aug 19
Self-calibrating endoscope offers improved 3D imaging of cells

TU Dresden design enables real-time calibration for lab-on-a-chip and optogenetics studies.

27 Aug 19
Raytheon sensor to fly on NASA satellite to monitor Earth's oceans

Geostationary Littoral Imaging and Monitoring Radiometer being built under University of New Hampshire contract.

16 Aug 19
SPIE O+P 2019: optics meets geology with multiphoton gemstone probe

Non-invasive technique uses second- and third-harmonic generation to map crystal structures.

14 Aug 19
UV LEDs key to more hygienic beer brewing: Fraunhofer R&D project

Mercury-free technology also suitable for disinfecting brew water, and tops for bottled beer and other drinks.

14 Aug 19
NvisionVLE platform receives further FDA approval

NinePoint Medical instrument cleared for use in the pancreas and bile duct.

13 Aug 19
IPG Photonics and Brose developing auto part laser-welding

First direct weld method for car seat components; increases manufacturing efficiency.

13 Aug 19
Samsung launches first 108MP image sensor for smart phones

Electronics giant says it is taking mobile photography “to the next level”.

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