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22 Mar 23
UCL uses short-wave IR imaging to identify tumors

Platform combining NIR and SWIR could be used for fluorescence-guided neuroblastoma surgery.

22 Mar 23
Lancaster University 3D-printing integrates electronics into living tissues

Multiphoton fabrication method could produce printable bioelectronics or interfaces.

21 Mar 23
Dynamically steering light pulses from incoherent sources

Sandia Labs “breakthrough” enables LEDs or bulbs to replace lasers for holograms, sensing, ADAS and communications.

21 Mar 23
Solar panels to be installed between rail tracks for trial

Experimental project in Switzerland with Sunways and EPFL starts in May, 2023

16 Mar 23
EPFL and IBM scientists create new lithium niobate laser technology

New type of laser could have “significant impact” on lidar and optical ranging, say developers.

15 Mar 23
Dutch-German consortium developing simplified tandem solar modules

Module consists of solar cells made of sandwiched monolithic perovskite-silicon layers.

15 Mar 23
Max Planck Institute enhances imaging of single proteins

Combining interferometric scattering with AI could detect small traces of disease markers.

14 Mar 23
UNIGE and ID Quantique develop record-breaking single-photon detectors

Geneva-based group say high-performance detectors will combat optical network eavesdropping.

14 Mar 23
Self-assembling colloids show new route to photonic crystals

University of Birmingham investigates manufacture of bioinspired structure to manipulate light.

13 Mar 23
Twente develops ultra-efficient supercontinuum white light laser on chip

Netherlands-based researchers claim progress in integrated photonics with applications in portable medical imaging.

09 Mar 23
Exail and Thales partner on new quantum communications hardware

French firms providing industrial expertise for rapid development of ready-to-deploy QKD systems in Europe.

08 Mar 23
PsiQuantum announces UK-based research facility at STFC’s Daresbury Lab

Aim is to develop new high-power cryogenic systems for quantum computing applications.

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