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07 Nov 17
Raylase boosts additive manufacturing with four units in parallel

Latest AM innovations including deflectors and controllers to be launched at Formnext expo in Frankfurt, next week.

07 Nov 17
Michelson Diagnostics applies OCT to melanomas

Imaging of blood vessels will also benefit aesthetic laser treatments via collaboration with Sciton.

01 Nov 17
Lightpoint Medical molecular imaging aids prostate surgery

Dutch clinical trial and support from UK's RAE both indicate potential impact of Cerenkov luminescence imaging.

01 Nov 17
Spectral Engines develops portable IR drug analyzer for police

€2.4 million in EU funding granted for productization of scanner developed by VTT spin out company.

27 Oct 17
Velodyne and YellowScan partner on drone lidar

UAV mapping company deploys lightweight 'Puck' sensors for aerial surveying applications.

25 Oct 17
Light L16 camera aims to beat DSLR performance

Camera leveraging advances in both optical components and systems technology ramps up production.

24 Oct 17
Pixium retinal implant approved for human trial

French regulatory authority allows feasibility study for treatment of advanced dry age-related macular degeneration.

23 Oct 17
Asteroid mission to test laser comms

NASA mission to probe nickel-iron asteroid 'Psyche' set for launch in 2022.

19 Oct 17
FIT invests heavily in laser 3D printing systems for metal parts

Specialist German manufacturer of components for aerospace, automotive is buying five EOS M 400-4 laser systems.

18 Oct 17
Teledyne e2v sensors to equip LSST telescope

SLAC is building this immense camera, which will record images covering an area 49 times that of a full moon.

16 Oct 17
Neutron-star fusion confirmed by LIGO and telescope teams

LIGO facilities and dozens of telescopes make first observation of both gravitational waves and light generated by same 'kilonova' cosmic source.

11 Oct 17
Lockheed Martin developing airborne anti-missile laser

Threats will be challenged by $9.4m laser beam demonstrator designed to fly on airborne platform.

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