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11 Nov 20
Fraunhofer Lighthouse Project futureAM refines metal 3D printing for industry

Multi-research center projects achieve new laser-based materials processes, showcased this week at virtual Formnext expo.

11 Nov 20
Vector Photonics set to commercialize its PCSEL semiconductor lasers

University of Glasgow spinout is also awarded £280,000 grant to develop its photonic crystal surface emiting laser technology.

10 Nov 20
TU Wien images 3D structure of tumors

Tissue clearing and light-sheet microscopy yield vital pathology data.

09 Nov 20
Researchers shrink spectrometer by 90% without hitting performance

Compact instrument from MIT Lincoln Lab promises spectral analysis from drones, satellites.

04 Nov 20
German team develops ‘smart’ camera with high spatial, temporal resolution

Development at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg has potential in ADAS, conservation and environment.

04 Nov 20
Heliatek's first OPV installation in Japan powers bus stop

Test site follows Heliatek's win in Japan Energy Challenge 2019, sponsored by Japan's SMAP Energy.

02 Nov 20
BAE Systems unveils high-definition, uncooled thermal sensor

Athena 1920 combines exceptional infrared image clarity with a wide field of view.

28 Oct 20
II-VI announces its high-power lasers now available on 6-inch GaAs platform...

...while Toptica launches single-wavelength fiber laser for 2-photon fluorescence excitation applications.

27 Oct 20
Oxbotica deploys Hesai lidar in latest autonomous car trials

First public outing for UK-developed self-driving vehicles as ‘Endeavour’ cars take to the streets of Oxford.

22 Oct 20
San Francisco 49ers appoint 'light therapy partner’

US football team working with provider Joovv to treat players with red and near infrared light to speed muscle recovery.

20 Oct 20
Luna develops optical high-resolution rock stress measurement concept

Aim is to create continuous strain profiles that boost safety and efficiency of subsurface oil & gas systems.

15 Oct 20
Apple launches iPhone 12 with LiDAR and 5G capabilities

A14 Bionic design features “pro camera system”, LiDAR scanner and largest yet Super Retina XDR display.

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