Polysense, based at the University of Bari, Italy, will benefit from Thorlabs' €2m investment and equipment.
Collision of black holes was detected in early January; Virgo facility in Italy nearly ready to join observation runs following upgrade.
Reported 50% boom in installations last year, dominated by rapid growth in the US and China.
Extraordinary new views of Jupiter's poles provided by sensors on board NASA craft.
Using ultraviolet wavelengths reveals cell architecture more rapidly than standard histology.
Early announcements from suppliers including French cluster Alpha RLH, SPI Lasers and Toptica Photonics.
Venture-backed Israeli developer of lidar set to target auto sector with low-cost offering to after-market.
Most commonly used technique is laser beam melting on bed of metal powders including aluminum and titanium.
Electrode-based technology paves the way to economical augmented- and virtual reality applications.
Optics and photonics academics see bright future for the electric car and battery firm’s new photovoltaics offering.
Partnership with Advanced Retina Imaging Network progresses assessment of diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion and more.
New variant of the technique images whole-body dynamics and tracks unlabelled melanoma cells.