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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.

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.”

26 Jul 18
VLT optics provide key to Relativity breakthrough

Adaptive optics and interferometry instruments help confirm effects of space-time around supermassive black hole at center of Milky Way.

26 Jul 18
SiOnyx launches day-night 'action' camera

Aurora said to turns night into full-color daylight, features OLED display, IP67 protection and AR-compatibility.

25 Jul 18
UK Border Force adopts Raman for hazmat detection

Handheld systems developed by Agilent subsidiary to test opaque packages and containers.

19 Jul 18
VLT uses adaptive optics to capture super-sharp image of Neptune

Laser tomography approach corrects for turbulence in the atmosphere; images from earth comparable with Hubble's view from space.

16 Jul 18
Nice airport to install Doppler lidar

Mitsubishi Electric wins contract to provide one of France’s busiest airports with system for monitoring wind shear.

10 Jul 18
ams laser array appears on Android platform

VCSEL-based face recognition technology from the Austrian sensor maker features in a new Xiaomi smart phone.

04 Jul 18
Medilight develops light system to heal wounds

European project makes bandage that bathes wound in blue light to speed recovery.

04 Jul 18
Raytheon designing 100 kW class laser for US Army

New weapon system intended to counter rocket, artillery and mortar attacks with in-flight destruction.

03 Jul 18
FLIM platform promises accurate imaging of tumor margins

Becker & Hickl fluorescence lifetime imaging system provides larger field of view for clinical use.

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