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03 Dec 15
Lidar measuring buoys cut costs of offshore windfarms

Fraunhofer wind technology research group develops lidar-based wind monitor to optimize turbine performance.

03 Dec 15
ESA launches laser interferometer payload

LISA Pathfinder mission represents first stage of a mission to detect gravity waves in space.

02 Dec 15
Ground broken on optical space debris tracking facility

Partners Lockheed Martin and Electro Optic Systems expect laser-based system to start delivering data by the end of 2016.

26 Nov 15
Leica and NKT Photonics sign supercontinuum laser deal

Laser maker to supply optical device developer with source for specialized FLIM and super resolution imaging and more.

26 Nov 15
Formnext expo sees 3D laser printing innovations

Concept Laser and EOS present new approaches and tools at last week’s Frankfurt show and conference.

19 Nov 15
Wide-area Li-Fi network generating interest

Lecture and TED talk detail how Scotland-developed solar-powered wireless communication could benefit millions.

19 Nov 15
James Webb telescope takes shape

18-segment primary mirror section now being added to the giant space instrument scheduled for 2018 launch.

16 Nov 15
UV-cured patch mends holes in the heart

New design of catheter and customized adhesive points towards less invasive methods of tissue repair.

13 Nov 15
Startup Dispelix puts virtual 1.5m display into smartglasses

VTT spinoff says smartphone functionality can be integrated into ordinary glasses; sales planned from 2016.

10 Nov 15
Element Six launches all-diamond window for high power lasers

PureOptics has “moth's eye” design to cut reflection losses, removing need for coatings that cut performance.

10 Nov 15
Folium Optics brings plastic displays to medical and defense markets

Flexible plastic technology opens up applications for high-visibility signs and displays.

03 Nov 15
US-Irish partnership deploys 'innovative' transatlantic link

100G-plus "America Europe Connect" optical network to offer multi-city access and flexibility for booming markets.

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