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01 Sep 15
US group develops 3D-printing technique for optical glass

MIT labs and Harvard institute collaborate to enable "creative freedom and bespoke production" of optical glass pieces.

01 Sep 15
Canon develops aberration-reducing optical element

L-Series lens first to feature Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics, for “higher Level” of chromatic aberration correction to boost image quality.

01 Sep 15
Northrop Grumman lands $35M countermeasures deal

US Army awards development grant to Northrop Grumman partnership involving Daylight Solutions and Selex ES.

27 Aug 15
Seatronics makes first UK sale of 2G Robotics' laser scanner

ULS-200 underwater laser scanner offers benefits over conventional sonar system for oil companies and more.

26 Aug 15
Neurosurgeons identify malign tumors with optical biopsy

Surgical team at Cologne hospital uses Mauna Kea's Cellvizio system in the operating room.

26 Aug 15
Sensuron spins out of 4DSP and launches fiber optic sensors

Sensors, co-developed with NASA, monitor systems in demanding environments to encourage sustainable development.

20 Aug 15
NASA reveals space laser successes - and challenges

Talk at Optics+Photonics 2015 details recent measurements - and wishlist for new laser capabilities.

18 Aug 15
The optics behind a new reality

Freeform prisms, LED arrays and optical tracking systems are among the photonics technologies advancing the capability of 'augmented reality' applications.

18 Aug 15
Optics+Photonics 2015: Cell phone evolution ‘democratizes’ diagnostic tools

Rapid improvement of mobile technology is enabling economical, high-tech sensing to reach developing markets.

10 Aug 15
Poietis sees bioprinting revolution ahead

Laser-assisted deposition technique could assemble biological tissues cell by cell.

08 Aug 15
Ruggedized photonic sensors analyze burning coal waste

European project develops new sensors to minimize problems caused by spontaneous combustion.

03 Aug 15
1600-actuator deformable mirror prepped for Hawaii solar telescope

Key element of adaptive optics system for the 4-meter Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope is accepted.

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