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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.

19 Nov 15
Rapid laser heating simulates fusion processes

An Imperial College research project uses lasers to make materials hotter than the center of the Sun, faster than ever before.

12 Nov 15
Quantum buzz as metrology institute opens

Packed-out technology roadshow at the Royal Society follows opening of new Quantum Metrology Institute at the UK's National Physical Laboratory.

11 Nov 15
EC project develops optical detector for arthritis

IACOBUS project's finger sensor gives early indication of joint problems; on show at MEDICA next week.

06 Nov 15
Austrian researchers to adapt laser ignition for rockets

Carinthian Research Center wins €700K contract to support ESA’s space research launches.

04 Nov 15
Laser array on silicon promises new level of photonic integration

IMEC hails significance of 'breakthrough achievement' on in-house CMOS pilot line.

29 Oct 15
Scanner shows potential for real-time 3D breast cancer test

Florida researchers develop portable NIR scanner that promises better and more comfortable breast screening.

29 Oct 15
PSI boosts terahertz source, allowing cheaper visualization

Development of X-ray free electron laser benefits detection and applications of terahertz radiation.

22 Oct 15
Transatlantic partners invest $5m in diamond R&D center

Michigan State University and Fraunhofer IWS expand US devices and coatings center as applications grow.

20 Oct 15
Deformable mirrors 'tame' turbulence for laser weapon

Lockheed Martin claims breakthrough after nearly 60 flight tests of 'aero-optic' beam control system.

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