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22 Feb 16
Better brain imaging: 'look big and see fine'

BiOS keynote shows power of two-photon and functional MRI combination.

11 Feb 16
PTB claims 'most accurate' optical single-ion clock

Optical atomic clocks are "more stable and more accurate" than current time-setting standard cesium clocks.

11 Feb 16
LZH develops presbyopia laser surgery model

Femtosecond laser 'lentotomy' could become future treatment for the age-related condition that affects close-up vision.

10 Feb 16
Holoxica wins €1.3m to develop next-gen 3D medical displays

Holographic imaging pioneer to work with academic, healthcare partners on training and surgical support systems.

09 Feb 16
Heliatek sets new record OPV efficiency of 13.2%

Solar film pioneer says it is well on the way towards achieving 15% efficient organic solar cells.

03 Feb 16
Twente achieves super-sharp images from fiber endoscopes

European project achieves lensless imaging of human body interiors through thin optical fibers.

03 Feb 16
Polarization switching could boost guide-star brightness

Alternating laser between right and left circular polarization will generate brighter beacons for adaptive optics, researchers say.

03 Feb 16
Nokia Bell Labs reboots bandwidth variable transmitter

Self-reconfiguring “BVT” expected to be a crucial part of flexible, optimized networks to handle booming data.

02 Feb 16
New class of optical soliton discovered

Researchers at CUDOS, Australia, excited by the unexpected discovery of 'pure-quartic' wave in a silicon photonics chip.

29 Jan 16
Ireland, US team to advance integrated optoelectronics packaging

$3M research project revolves around principal investigators in Tucson, Dublin and Belfast.

27 Jan 16
Petawatt laser system passes key milestone

Lawrence Livermore, developing HAPLS system for ELI Beamlines, reports power breakthrough - two months early.

26 Jan 16
Laser experiments test Einstein’s gravity theory

FBH Berlin involved in projects using diode lasers to investigate relativity.

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