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Laser World of Photonics
03 Jul 19
Trumpf platform brings high productivity to denture manufacture

Cadspeed uses Trumpf system to accelerate manufacture and improve quality.

02 Jul 19
Partnership to enable ‘plug-and-play’ 3D facial recognition

AMS, Megvii working to develop ID system in smart devices for home, retail, security applications.

25 Jun 19
LASER 2019: German firms tout auto lidar components

Startup and major players target hot emerging market with MEMS mirrors, laser diodes and smart CMOS detectors.

24 Jun 19
LASER 2019: Tributes for retiring Poprawe as he considers industrial laser trends

“Digital photonics processing along the lines of Industry 4.0” anticipates higher speeds and smarter metal parts, defined by their functionality, thanks to lasers.

24 Jun 19
LASER 2019: sector analysis shows climate-protection potential

Report by German high-tech industry group Spectaris and partners suggests photonics tech will save at least 3 billion tons of CO2 per year by 2030.

21 Jun 19
Photoacoustic radar offers route to spotting arterial plaque

University of Toronto develops dual-wavelength variant of PA radar technique.

20 Jun 19
Photonic methods can stop mass-killing of male chicks

Optical methods determine sex in the egg; method combines MRI, near-infrared Raman spectroscopy and artificial intelligence.

19 Jun 19
Photopharmacology offers light-controlled drugs and therapies

Research at University Medical Center Groningen could allow safer and more efficient treatments.

19 Jun 19
II-VI launches high-power Laser Light cables for blue beams

Electrification of transportation is accelerating and driving demand for laser processing of copper, a key component metal.

18 Jun 19
Trumpf targets aerospace at Le Bourget

Laser giant showcases benefits of additive processing for engine production at Paris Air Show.

11 Jun 19
Hamamatsu light-sheet cytometer promises faster cell culture analysis

Platform based on company's Zyncscan technology facilitates high-throughput fluorescence imaging.

07 Jun 19
Laser head to combine cut and weld functions with additive manufacturing

Latest progress on Fraunhofer-led project for electric vehicle production to feature at LASER World of Photonics.

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