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24 Jun 14
Dual-mode imager could aid cancer surgery

Surgical goggles could combine near-IR fluorescence and visible reflectance signals to ensure complete tumor removal.

19 Jun 14
Optical sensor 'swells' to spot trace gases

MIT lab develops compact way to detect “vanishingly small” molecules.

19 Jun 14
Mini-laser based chemical sensor mounted on a chip

Vienna University of Technology integrate laser and sensor for testing chemical composition of fluids.

17 Jun 14
ULIS and BAE Systems push thermal imaging performance

ULIS launches megapixel thermal sensor with a panoramic field of view, while BAE reduces the pixel size of its camera cores to 12 microns.

12 Jun 14
Lamda Guard and Airbus test laser interference solution

Metamaterials-based shield for cockpit windscreens to deflect laser attacks on jetliners.

11 Jun 14
Optical 'invisibility cloak' developed for cloudy media

Researchers at KIT Karlsruhe make cloak for visible light in diffusive environments.

11 Jun 14
Crystal IS targets life sciences with new UV diodes

First UV-LEDs to be based on native aluminum nitride substrates are aimed at applications in analytical instrumentation.

08 Jun 14
NISTAS project takes the pulse of cardiovascular health

European consortium is designing a laser triangulation method to assess patients suffering from cardiovascular disease.

06 Jun 14
Machine vision goes hyperspectral

Collaboration between IMEC and Ximea delivers tiny hyperspectral camera suitable for mass production and deployment on drones and UAVs.

05 Jun 14
Lasers recreate supernova explosions in the lab

Researchers using UK’s Vulcan laser to investigate most energetic events in the Universe.

04 Jun 14
Photonics project to tackle Internet 'capacity crunch'

UK investing £1.1m in Aston University bandwidth and energy optimisation research.

29 May 14
NTU Singapore launches $30m 3D printing research center

To establish $5m joint-lab for 3D printing with SLM Solutions - which this month went to IPO on Frankfurt Börse.

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