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19 Feb 15
Capasso lab advance suggests industry role for flat photonics

Flat lens from Harvard physicists turns 'normal' optics on its head with the help of metasurfaces.

18 Feb 15
Multi-spectral probe promises new view of Fallopian tubes

Arizona development team seeks industrial partner to take multi-purpose imaging device for cancer screening to market.

16 Feb 15
Four translational research winners in BiOS competition

Lunchtime forum at Photonics West rewards four research projects with high clinical potential.

16 Feb 15
Lens-free microscope images cardiac cell contractions

Phase-contrast imaging looks useful for screening new drugs for their cardiac effects.

06 Feb 15
Silicon photonics to spot heart disease

Horizon 2020-baacked project will use integrated photonics to measure stiffness of arteries.

04 Feb 15
Optical technique captures real-time diagnostic 3-D images

Scientists at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid explain diverse processes, from insect development to verifying biopsies.

04 Feb 15
Manchester team makes graphene-based LED

Team led by Novoselov creates light sources, engineered on an atomic level.

28 Jan 15
Graphene enables electrical control of output from light emitters

First signatures of graphene plasmons at telecommunication wavelengths, around 1.5μm, revealed in project supported by Europe’s Graphene Flagship.

26 Jan 15
Laser processing creates 'super-hydrophobic' metals

Scientists at University of Rochester say properties promise better solar panels, sanitation and rust-free metals.

15 Jan 15
Photonic crystal nanolaser biosensor simplifies DNA detection

Could ease detection of biomarker proteins from cancer or diseases such as Alzheimer’s.

15 Jan 15
imec ups silicon solar cell efficiency to 22%

R&D group uses laser doping to boost efficiency of large area industrial crystalline-silicon n-PERT design.

15 Jan 15
Integrated bright-dark field wafer scanning verified

Fraunhofer IPMS works with South Korean test company NextIn on smarter semiconductor tester.

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