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13 Jun 24
EPFL’s chip-scale erbium laser offers broad wavelength tunability

Output exceeds 10 mW – outperforming many conventional systems, say its developers.

13 Jun 24
MINFLUX enhances super-resolution microscopy

EMBL project simplifies protocol for imaging of cells and tracking fluorophores.

12 Jun 24
Lawrence Berkeley Lab using femtosecond laser to create/destroy qubits on demand

Researchers say novel technique is key to future types of quantum computer.

11 Jun 24
MIT camera chip improves views of neural behavior

Individually programmable pixels maximize signal strength when studying rapid brain activity.

06 Jun 24
Korea’s POSTECH develops stretchable color-tunable photonic devices

Liquid crystal elastomers promise apps in displays, sensing, smart devices, and wearables.

05 Jun 24
Lithography-free method yields durable antireflective glass

AR performance achieved by nano-structured surface using thermally dewetted silver.

05 Jun 24
Fraunhofer ISE produces TOPCon solar cell with 24% efficiency

...and JinkoSolar’s tandem perovskite-silicon solar cell achieves 33.2%.

04 Jun 24
Camera inspired by avian eye improves multispectral imaging

IBS South Korea develops new type of device that specializes in object detection.

30 May 24
Photonic and Microsoft demonstrate inter-module entanglement

Development using silicon photonics is said to satisfy the first requirement of long-distance quantum communication.

29 May 24
MPL studies details of photodamage to improve imaging of tissues

Insight into effects of femtosecond pulses on zebrafish larvae points to enhanced microscopy methods.

23 May 24
Japan’s RIKEN and NTT scientists create ‘optical conveyor belt’ for quasi particles…

…and Coherent launches novel fiber for lidar and cold atom trapping for quantum computing.

21 May 24
KTH Sweden develops 3D printed silica glass micro-optics on fibers…

…and UK’s EPSRC awards £1.2 million grant to Aston’s Picometer Surface Nanoscale Axial Photonics project.

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