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13 Jan 16
Filament coating boosts bulb efficiency

Redirecting waste heat breathes new life into old bulbs, with further benefits expected for thermo-photovoltaics.

06 Jan 16
Transatlantic cell sets latest solar record

Research-level, dual-junction device features sub-cells made in Switzerland and the US and then stacked mechanically.

04 Jan 16
Fiber-optic sensor tipped for embryo monitoring

Developmental fluorescent probe can measure hydrogen peroxide and pH simultaneously.

30 Dec 15
Thermal microscopy investigates individual living cells

French heat-mapping project can detect and identify various disease conditions.

30 Dec 15
Israel's first 3D and functional printing center opens

Launched at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, to offer teaching and commercialization potential.

30 Dec 15
Essilor and CNRS partner to develop smarter eyewear

French duo renew partnership to improve spectacles - and business potential.

24 Dec 15
Twente high-tech spin-offs to develop 5G optical chips

EU investing €1.6 million in 'HAMLET' research project with Solmates, Lionix and Satrax.

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.

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