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02 Mar 21
II-VI to double manufacturing capacity of optical filters

For applications in PCR Covid-19 test instrumentation and 5G optical access, firm to invest over five-year period.

17 Feb 21
Breath analysis reveals details of body fat metabolism

Tohoku University designs compact UV platform to measure acetone in exhaled breath.

16 Feb 21
ExoMars sees hydrogen chloride embedded in Martian surface

ESA optical platform reveals new chemical cycle in the Red Planet's climate.

10 Feb 21
3D-printed optics provide prescription AR/VR lenses

WaveOptics and Luxexcel set to reveal results of collaborative effort at forthcoming SPIE AR/VR/MR digital conference.

09 Feb 21
MEMS scanner design improves adaptive automobile headlights

University of Tokyo project uses electronically controlled platform to enhance safety.

03 Feb 21
Ellume wins $232M deal for fluorescence-based Covid-19 home test kits

Australian firm to establish US manufacturing capacity that could eventually produce 19 million tests per month.

03 Feb 21
CRIRES+ instrument sees first light at Paranal

ESO infrared spectrograph will now assist in search for super-Earth exoplanets.

01 Feb 21
Fraunhofer ILT's EHLA deposition process integrated in EVEREST project

German partners have developed roller process to efficiently repair and laser-coat components in production.

20 Jan 21
3D imaging with LEDs and smartphone points to simpler machine vision

University of Strathclyde project creates images without complex synchronizing of camera and lighting.

19 Jan 21
Raman spectroscopy offers improved diagnosis of oral cancer

Hamburg project develops platform able to distinguish malignant from non-malignant tissue.

14 Jan 21
FLIR bags $23M in orders from US Customs and Border Protection

Surveillance vehicles equipped with twin infrared imagers and laser rangefinder account for a major chunk of the latest award.

14 Jan 21
Lockheed Martin delivers HELIOS laser system to US Navy

US Navy has recently demonstrated above 60kW output power based on multiple kilowatt fiber lasers.

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