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22 Dec 15
OptoBrain project delivers neural probes

IMEC-led research team presents results of in vivo tests on a mouse brain with 12-optrode device at high-profile electronics event.

17 Dec 15
Ocean current research relies on photonics analysis

Petroleum and climate scientists using a laser-based system to reveal what is happening in the Atlantic.

16 Dec 15
Nanoscale 'one-way-street' for light developed

Doped fiber device lets light pass in just one direction; TU Vienna promising better network signal processing.

16 Dec 15
Cambridge-led team advances graphene production

European project involving Intel and Philips demonstrates roll-to-roll process and potential for graphene electrodes in organic LEDs.

15 Dec 15
Gigaphoton claims EUV source milestone

Japanese firm says it will begin working on a test unit for a 250W source before the end of the year.

09 Dec 15
Reformatted LED improves color output for UHD TV

Osram-Opto Semiconductors' Quantum Colours brings cost and performance benefits, with no need for cadmium.

08 Dec 15
MIT team makes low-cost 3-D imaging '1,000 times better'

Algorithms exploiting light’s polarization significantly boost resolution of cheap commercial depth sensors.

03 Dec 15
Augmented microscopy to aid tumor resection

Combination of imaging technologies gives surgeons a 3D view of tumors and blood flow.

02 Dec 15
Multifunctional endoscope views and treats cancer with laser

Developmental device can inspect and precision treat cancerous cells via minimally-invasive routes.

24 Nov 15
Mobile app simulates laser processing for first time

Fraunhofer ILT cuts process complexity and makes industrial methods available on mobile phones and tablets.

24 Nov 15
Low-temperature process promises better perovskite solar cells

Swiss team develops way to produce hysteresis-free tandem and bifacial cells at just 50°C.

19 Nov 15
Leti groups report three 'mature' silicon photonics platforms

PLAT4M project focused on “speeding industrialization” of this technology.

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