Near-instantaneous delivery of high-resolution imagery to Alphasat geostationary relay station nearly 36,000 km away.
More early announcements from suppliers including II-VI, Raylase, Lumentum, Ingeneric, and NKT Photonics.
Canada team demonstrates proof-of-principle with quantum key uplink from ground transmitter to passing plane.
Integrating the two techniques helps to link microscopic activity with larger behavior of nervous system.
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.