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18 Jul 12
German start-up focuses on ‘kilowatt’ direct diodes

Direct Photonics aims to use Fraunhofer know-how to boost output, challenge fiber and disk lasers.

18 Jul 12
Palomar instrument goes exoplanet hunting

Project 1640 combines four components to combat speckle and distortion in images of distant stars.

16 Jul 12
TeraView trials in vivo THz spectroscopy

Approval from the MHRA allows testing of the technique as a means to detect breast cancer tissue.

12 Jul 12
Emcore PV cells rack up 100th satellite deployment

High-end solar cell maker says another 120 Emcore-powered satellites are already under contract.

11 Jul 12
Advanced Photonix gets first industrial THz order

Receives first orders from its value-added reseller, Thermo Fisher Scientific, for its 'T-Gauge' industrial terahertz gauging system.

10 Jul 12
Seismic Systems ships ‘largest’ downhole array

Parent company invests an additional $5 million in related optical technologies.

06 Jul 12
Wafer maker IQE agrees $2M order for CPV cells

First production order comes from Solar Junction – in which the UK-headquartered wafer foundry has a $5M equity stake.

06 Jul 12
EOS goes global with remote-weapons deal

Development and manufacturing agreement with Hyundai will enable Australia’s Electro Optic Systems to scale production in Asia.

04 Jul 12
Cmosis broadens CMOS portfolio

One new sensor and mass production of another indicate that parts of the CMOS sensor market remain robust.

03 Jul 12
Laser ablation sheds light on ancient diet

Results show an African-dwelling hominin preferred harder foods than those eaten by other human ancestors.

03 Jul 12
US distribution deal for spectral blood sensor

PSS World Medical to market Masimo’s latest multi-wavelength spot-checker for hemoglobin, pulse rate and perfusion index.

26 Jun 12
Laser inspection reveals ice in moon crater

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter’s laser scanner suggests 22% of matter on floor of Shackleton crater could be frozen water.

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