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25 Jun 20
Photonics technologies get quantum project support in UK and Israel

QLM and Raicol Crystals among the companies to benefit from latest project funding.

23 Jun 20
Thulium laser assists treatment of kidney stones

Olympus platform said to halve the time needed to treat patients.

17 Jun 20
1550nm lidar overcomes reliability problems

AEye’s 4Sight sensor based on MEMS using small mirrors exceeds automotive standards for shock and vibration.

16 Jun 20
Optical satellite data shed light on airborne Covid transmission

US team led by Nobel laureate used aerosol data to conclude that face coverings are effective at reducing infections significantly.

15 Jun 20
'Record' Li-Fi data rate achieved by single GaN Blue micro-LED

CEA-Leti’s optical transmission of 7.7 Gbps positions Li-Fi to replace wi-fi and potential 5G interoperability.

10 Jun 20
Smart 3D sensing emitter to enhance camera phones

Osram-developed module features IR VCSEL operating at 940nm, with intelligent microcontroller and photodiode.

09 Jun 20
Flir software ‘improves medical temperature screening’

Screen-ESTTM package intended for high-throughput situations; 50% faster than before; now installed at Pentagon.

05 Jun 20
Coherent launches new 4kW fiber laser welding system

HighLight FL4000CSM-ARM developed at revamped Center of Excellence for Fiber Lasers in Finland.

04 Jun 20
Zeiss backs microbiome mapping startup

Belgium-based Perseus Biomics said to have developed a novel optical method for analyzing gut flora.

03 Jun 20
Omnivision launches wafer-level camera module for driver monitoring

Reflowable CameraCubeChip™ performs well in darkness; could make the technology more affordable, says developer.

27 May 20
Compact optical sensor enables nanometrology ‘lab on chip’

Technical University of Eindhoven says new integrated, compact sensors designed for to on-chip sensing.

27 May 20
Hyperspectral imaging via smartphone reveals hemoglobin levels

Purdue University technique images the inner eyelids for measurement.

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