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15 Feb 23
Aston devises more accurate method to check blood flow in diabetes patients

Laser-based method works by separating laser Doppler flowmetry signals; also promising for monitoring blood flow in the brain and more.

09 Feb 23
École Polytechnique images blood cells with TSFG microscopy

Third-harmonic technique adds new capabilities to deep-tissue imaging.

08 Feb 23
Optical biosensor promises ‘organs-on-chip’ and novel drugs

Transparent sensor allows researchers to use photonic techniques – such as engineering proteins that fluoresce when activated.

07 Feb 23
Laser systems to catalyze productive manufacturing, says ILT

EU project NextGenBat to boost energy storage with new materials and laser-based manufacturing.

07 Feb 23
University of Cambridge devises new routes to quantum light

Controlling quantum properties could assist microscopy and computation.

02 Feb 23
MIT stacks LEDs vertically for high-resolution digital screens

Vertical multicolored micro-LED allows smaller pixels and higher pixel density.

31 Jan 23
Riken creates unique surface structures with GHz femtosecond bursts

Interaction with silicon allows formation of periodic patterns rather than simple ablation.

26 Jan 23
TU Vienna improves technology for generating X-ray laser pulses

Starting point is an ytterbium laser – rather than the conventional Ti-sapphire laser.

26 Jan 23
Combining classical and quantum optics achieves super-resolution imaging

Colorado researchers’ new method of computational imaging improves rendering of biological samples.

25 Jan 23
Simple laser treatments can cut non-melanoma skin cancer

Treating patients with Facial K Carcinoma by non-ablative fractional laser ‘cuts repeat incidence by 50%’.

25 Jan 23
EPFL and Korea group improves solar cell resistance to degradation

Michael Grätzel and Nam-Gyu Park (of Sungkyunkwan University) develop “facet engineering” to stabilise perovskite crystals.

24 Jan 23
Lockheed Martin achieves ‘first light’ in latest laser weapon demonstration

Lab specified to verify beam quality of firm’s 50 kW-class laser architecture designed for the U.S. Army.

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