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01 Dec 22
Heriot-Watt team improves robustness of quantum communications...

...and ICFO group transports two-photon quantum states over specially-adapted optical fiber.

30 Nov 22
U Penn develops optical method to detect O2 use in brain

To obtain a detailed picture of cerebral metabolic rate of oxygen consumption.

30 Nov 22
Femtosecond spectroscopy points to laser-tuned photosynthesis

Lund University images photosynthesis dynamics to show how gas emissions might be controlled.

30 Nov 22
Fraunhofer speeds up virus analysis using laser-induced transport

B-Cell-Immune project could allow faster response to new viruses and pandemics.

29 Nov 22
Nagoya presents CW lasing of deep-UV laser diode at room temperature

Development led by 2014 Nobel laureate Hiroshi Amano at Institute of Materials & Systems for Sustainability.

24 Nov 22
Harvard SEAS’ ‘time-lens’ generates ultrafast laser pulses...

...and PennEngineering develops develops “higher spec” microlaser chip for quantum-communications.

23 Nov 22
ICFO and TinyBrains platform set to assist pediatric care

Near-IR and diffuse spectroscopy can monitor oxygenation and cerebral blood flow.

23 Nov 22
FAU optimizes performance and stability of organic solar cells

Altering molecular chain length achieves a predicted lifetime exceeding 16 years.

17 Nov 22
Purdue discovers new waves with picometer-scale spatial variation

“Picophotonics waves” can propagate in semiconductors such as silicon.

16 Nov 22
Toronto-led group develops all-perovskite tandem solar cell with maximum efficiency

Prototype 1cm cell yields record 2.19 eV; efficiency of 27.4% is new record for single-junction silicon cell.

15 Nov 22
ETH Zurich claims ‘dual boost’ for optical delay scanning

Ursula Keller’s group develops dual-comb laser with wide scanning range and high power.

10 Nov 22
UK DSTL defense lab trials laser weapon at Porton Down

“Scalable” 50kW source results from £100 million investment; capability tested to range of 3.4km.

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