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03 Jun 21
Freeform optics instrument to help probe Venusian mysteries

'DAVINCI+' mission selected by NASA will investigate composition of Venus' atmosphere and whether the planet ever had an ocean.

01 Jun 21
Tunable lasers to monitor astronaut air for lunar landing

Dynetics wins NASA contract to produce laser air monitoring spectrometer system for Artemis III mission.

26 May 21
Hyperspectral imaging assists early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

Imec clinical study identifies signs of plaque accumulation in the retina.

25 May 21
CEA Leti’s new autonomous imager uses ‘much less energy’ than conventional cameras

µWAI (Micro-WAY) sensor is designed for smart phones, smart appliances; its power consumption is typically 3-6 µW.

21 May 21
Laser cutting reduces hazardous waste when decommissioning nuclear reactor

With newly-developed approach, up to 95% less radioactively contaminated secondary waste is released.

20 May 21
Intel and Semtech collaborate to develop LiDAR technology

Semtech providing laser driver and transimpedance amplifier elements to support Intel’s RealSense LiDAR Camera L515.

18 May 21
Fiber-optic sensor reveals new details of Greenland glacier

University of Cambridge takes detailed measurements of ice properties on the Greenland Ice Sheet.

18 May 21
Avenda Health laser platform improves prostate cancer outcomes

FDA Breakthrough Device status allows priority review of clinical and commercial decisions.

12 May 21
US Army awards Northrop Grumman $960M contract for IR countermeasures...

...and Flir wins $15.4 million contract to supply image-generating Black Hornet 3 Personal Reconnaissance Systems.

12 May 21
Covid-19: Cytometry and pedestrian detection assist pandemic response

Photonics-based improvements in diagnosis and social distance monitoring offer new tools to combat the disease.

06 May 21
Test-Bed Telescope 2 joins asteroid detection efforts

Instrument at ESO's La Silla Observatory will survey fast-moving near-Earth objects.

28 Apr 21
TinyBrains project seeks clearer view of infant brain blood flow

ICFO-led group to map cerebral blood supply as a means of spotting congenital heart defects.

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