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12 Jun 19
Emberion to present graphene photonics developments at LASER

Various new products and associated software will be on show at LASER World of Photonics event.

05 Jun 19
Japan team makes blue-emitting organic laser diodes

Developers at Kyushu University say organic laser diodes produce purer light; KOALA Tech established to commercialize.

04 Jun 19
Hand-held scanner detects hazardous substances on site

Sensor developed by CHEQUERS consortium detects explosive, toxic and other dangerous materials in real time, designed for emergency personnel.

03 Jun 19
China team sends quantum keys over commercial networks

Quantum-secured keys distributed 100 times faster than previous field-test demonstrations, claim Beijing researchers.

30 May 19
Laser processing to turn moondust into building blocks

MOONRISE project to take 3D-printing to the moon to build “village” and for space exlporation.

29 May 19
German quantum project on secure comms gains €165M funding

Fraunhofers HHI, IOF and partners working on 7-year QuNET mission for a “secure European data space and quantum optical internet.”

29 May 19
Improved mid-infrared imaging spots signature of cancers

ICFO and DTU project upconverts mid-IR to near-IR for faster computer-assisted biopsy screening.

28 May 19
Simulations suggest twin laser setup will double proton beam energy

Chalmers University team believes new approach may widen access to advanced cancer therapy if fully developed.

24 May 19
Fraunhofer IWS discovering superalloys, new AM processes

Aim of German researchers is to speed up AM systems for components; project futureAM accelerating process by factor of 10.

23 May 19
MIT’s mathematical method tunes metalenses

Bespoke manipulation of light by Steve Johnson's group could find uses in cellphone lenses, smart-car sensors, optical fibers.

22 May 19
VCSEL maker AMS joins auto lidar development team

Sensor firm partners Ibeo Automotive and ZF Friedrichschafen on development effort aiming for on-road adoption by 2021.

21 May 19
Ultraviolet-localized photoacoustics improves infrared microscopy of tissues

Caltech project uses UV and IR pulses to overcome problem of water-background signals.

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