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Research & Development
20 Nov 18
NRL develops nonmechanical laser steering

Chip-based SEEOR beam technology offers alternative to “inefficient” mechanical scanners.

19 Nov 18
Functional optical metalens made from 2D materials

US-Taiwanese partnership uses materials such as hexagonal boron nitride and molybdenum disulfide.

15 Nov 18
Monteris publishes positive clinical data for brain laser treatment

Medical technology developer says Its NeuroBlate system can help patients with brain metastasis.

13 Nov 18
UK quantum teams to build QKD, atomic clock, and gravity sensor prototypes

Industry-led effort aims to develop four quantum instruments, each underpinned by photonics technology, within two years.

01 Nov 18
LaserNetUS established as new national high intensity laser network

Brings together nine key facilities; Department of Energy investing $6.8 m over next two years.

30 Oct 18
HyperVIEW platform promises cellular-level imaging and treatment

Lumitron system using laser-Compton X-ray source will offer higher resolution for medical and industrial uses.

24 Oct 18
Laser-cut live body simulator chip wins design award

Fraunhofer IWS scientists expect animal testing ban, so microsystems are needed for medical and cosmetic tests.

22 Oct 18
ASML, imec set up new high-NA optics lab for EUV lithography

Accelerated development should see next-generation tool shipped by the end of 2022.

18 Oct 18
ELI Beamlines reports 'first' generation of high-order harmonic

Successful culmination of year-long installation of the L1-ALLEGRA laser, the L1-E1 beam transport, and of the HHG beamline near Prague.

17 Oct 18
Germany splashes further €15m in quantum networks R&D project

Fraunhofer HHI joins new Q.Link.X consortium, funded by Ministry of Education & Research; aims to achieve secure optical networks.

16 Oct 18
Hamamatsu develops bright supercontinuum source

Japanese photonics giant delivers stable source equivalent to xenon lamps; allows high-precision measurements.

10 Oct 18
Muses platform delivers first hyperspectral images

Revealing analysis of Alabama’s landscape achieved by Teledyne’s Earth-scanning Muses platform.

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