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29 Nov 17
LG Innotek launches 100mW UV-C LED

The higher power LED technology for sterilization and curing has been advanced by two years, claims the company.

28 Nov 17
QinetiQ opens UK laser weapons development center

'Dragonworks' center of excellence in Farnborough already supporting 27 full-time jobs; aiming to build first laser in time for 2019 range tests.

21 Nov 17
Hannover team delivers UV laser for Martian life search

Solid-state source forms key part of ExoMars2020 rover's equipment for analyzing organic compounds.

21 Nov 17
Webb telescope completes cryo tests

18-mirror space telescope ready to be shipped to California and integrated with spacecraft ahead of 2019 launch.

16 Nov 17
Newsight and LeiShen partner to deliver V-LiDAR to automotive sector

Based on LeiShen Intelligent’s 3D LiDAR and Newsight Imaging’s CMOS image sensor; to be available in the first half of 2018.

15 Nov 17
AR glasses help surgeons operate on tumors

NIR cameras capture fluorescence and produce a 3D reconstruction of the affected lymph node - without requiring radio-isotopes.

15 Nov 17
Trumpf makes additive play with triple-laser fusion system for metals

German laser giant eyes additional €500 M revenue stream in 5-7 years' time.

14 Nov 17
Airy LSM sees nerves firing in mouse brain tissue

Light-sheet microscopy platform from M Squared promises 3D imaging of neurological behavior.

13 Nov 17
China 'leads' fiber-optic sensing deployments

Survey and interactive map from Fiber Optic Sensing Association suggests US is lagging behind both China and Germany.

10 Nov 17
Fifth mirror cast for Giant Magellan Telescope

8.4 m-diameter segment made from 17.5 tonnes of Ohara glass should be ready in 2023.

09 Nov 17
3D Systems selected for BMW’s AM processes

3-year contract includes 3D System's On Demand Manufacturing solutions to enable BMW to accelerate product development.

09 Nov 17
Optical biomolecule sorting boost for personal therapy

Fraunhofer ILT develops AnaLighter that uses light to characterize indicators in blood for early disease diagnoses.

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