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04 Sep 18
Fraunhofer team shows off lower-cost terahertz scanner

'T-Sweeper' instrument on view at IMTS show in Chicago does away with expensive femtosecond laser unit.

28 Aug 18
Deep learning methods aid diagnosis of eye disease

AI tools from DeepMind were able to interpret OCT retinal scans rapidly and accurately.

23 Aug 18
Aeolus mission launches UV laser for space-based wind metrology

Much-delayed 'Aladin' Doppler lidar will plug a major data gap in medium-range weather forecasting models.

22 Aug 18
Laser surgery offers less invasive treatment of epilepsy

Swiss hospital carries out first MRI-guided procedure of its type in Europe.

21 Aug 18
SPIE O+P 2018: spectrometers ready for mission to Mercury

San Diego conference session stirred by details of forthcoming Euro-Japanese launch intended to help explain planet formation.

21 Aug 18
SPIE O+P 2018: plasmonic technique detects deadly nerve gases

Chalmers University of Technology researcher Mikael Käll discusses technology that could help counter novichok-type threats.

14 Aug 18
Stimulated Raman scattering reveals metabolic dynamics in living cells

Columbia University platform using heavy water as tracer could aid effective removal of tumors

09 Aug 18
Dynetics to lead next phase of US Army's 100kW laser weapon

$10m contract: with Dynetics as prime contractor; Lockheed Martin playing pivotal role supported by industry team.

08 Aug 18
US promotes fiber-optic sensing to boost railroad safety

Department of Transport recommends using methods for safety and efficient operations; report endorsed by US Fiber Optic Sensing Association.

08 Aug 18
Modulated Imaging receives FDA clearance for Clarifi system

Imaging platform uses structured light to assess tissue oxygenation

02 Aug 18
Infrared spectroscopy to tackle blocked coronary arteries

Hybrid ultrasonic-photonic mapping catheter system is now available in Japanese hospitals.

01 Aug 18
Nikon develops next-gen full-frame mirrorless camera

Launching this month, with lenses featuring new mount, camera giant is pursuing “new dimension in performance.”

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