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29 Nov 18
Optical clocks 'could detect gravitational waves'

Latest ytterbium-based timepieces from NIST team set new performance records; might be used to search for dark matter.

28 Nov 18
EOS and Etihad Airways expand 3D printing capabilities

After process verification, cabin interior parts will be manufactured by AM, which offers a "substantial value-add", says EOS.

28 Nov 18
Volvo, Luminar show off pedestrian-analyzing lidar

Collaboration says photonics technology can now predict pedestrian movements according to body language.

27 Nov 18
Augmented reality motorcycle helmet uses Kopin microdisplay

Atlanta-based Skully Technologies says it has developed the world’s 'most intelligent motorcycle helmet'.

23 Nov 18
Philips Photonics passes billion-VCSEL milestone

Firm aiming to double production capacity at its Ulm, Germany, facility within the next 18 months.

21 Nov 18
Large Synoptic Survey Telescope shapes up as coating chamber arrives

128-ton system will be used to coat huge mirror optics in situ, with one already en route to the summit of Cerro Pachón.

20 Nov 18
Lumileds, Melexis make advance in high-frequency infrared LEDs

Partners demonstrate operation up to 40MHz Luxeon IR LEDs enabling time-of-flight applications in 940nm, 850nm with range of 3m.

20 Nov 18
Laser-activated wound sealing promotes better healing and repair

Arizona State University project replaces sutures with laser action on nanosealant material.

15 Nov 18
Ouster reveals details of novel ADAS lidar system

3D sensing "multi-beam flash lidar" solid-state solution uses only two chips enabled by recent patents.

15 Nov 18
Formnext showcases latest additive manufacturing innovations

Laser AM processing and systems at the heart of new industrial techniques demonstrated in this week's Frankfurt expo.

12 Nov 18
Vision 2018: Sony presents evolutionary suite of cameras, software

Imaging & Sensing Solutions division supporting manufacturing, non-manufacturing and entertainment sectors with "smart" vision systems.

08 Nov 18
Vision 2018: New launches round-up part 2

optics.org continues a review of some of the new systems and products being launched this week at Stuttgart's biggest vision expo.

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