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02 Feb 16
Space data network deploys first laser terminal

First dedicated 'node' of the €500 million optical European Data Relay System launched from Kazakhstan.

02 Feb 16
Quantum dots land a lethal blow on superbugs

University of Colorado project suggests clinical phototherapy as a treatment for drug-resistant infections.

01 Feb 16
Printed micro-lasers combat pharma and other fraud

Invisible "Ilumink" photonic signatures protect authentic drugs and valuable goods against counterfeiters.

27 Jan 16
Trumpf UK announces new materials processing systems

Luton conference learns of new steel cutting machines, installations and market view.

21 Jan 16
Photonics PPP picks up the pace

Latest projects funded under the Photonics21 public-private partnership show the scope of the initiative's ambitions.

14 Jan 16
First light for ESO's future black hole probe

Successful commissioning of Gravity “starlight combiner” at European Southern Observatory.

29 Dec 15
Philips and Cisco partner on smart lighting for networks

Companies developing Internet of Things-Power over Ethernet solution based on joint skills in LED lighting and communications.

16 Dec 15
‘Flatter’ IR LED improves iris recognition systems

Developer Osram OS presents innovative thin, flat infrared LED design.

16 Dec 15
Bruker claims first quantitative super-resolution platform

New system adds real-time analysis and multimodal imaging to the company's super-resolution microscopy.

11 Dec 15
DJI's drones get thermal vision

UAV specialist DJI to integrate FLIR's Tau 2 thermal imaging core in its new stabilized camera.

09 Dec 15
EOS enters 3-year partnership with F1 player Williams

Installation of a new laser 3D printer will complement Williams’ racecar components development.

08 Dec 15
Photonics technologies target terrorism threat

Systems from Block Engineering and Alakai Defense employ Raman and other optical techniques to counter chemical weapon and bomb threats.

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