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14 May 12
Photoacoustics shows breast cancer malignancies

Results from a Dutch clinical study provide further evidence that the technique will be be a valuable diagnostic tool.

09 May 12
ISL develops solid-state lasers for aircraft protection

French-German research group works on ‘jamming and damaging’ systems

08 May 12
DSS 2012: Anti-dazzle protection for pilots

KiloLambda unveils a solid-state optical filter that blocks incoming laser light based on power rather than wavelength.

02 May 12
Luminus, Fraen optimize LED lighting output

Novel LED optics delivers high center beam power and uniformity for retail lighting.

02 May 12
Coupled laser pairs ‘switch each other off’

Novel laser-effect discovered at TUV, Vienna: if coupled, quantum cascade lasers can create a “laser blackout”.

01 May 12
DSS 2012: bringing new IR sensors to market

Changes in military needs mean both challenges and opportunities for new IR sensing technologies.

25 Apr 12
DSS 2012: Biosurveillance gets predictive

New uses for biosensing data will see it applied to more than just security applications or threat prevention.

23 Apr 12
New efficiency record for germicidal UV LEDs

Team at Sensor Electronic Technology says result brings UV LED water disinfection systems within reach of consumer markets.

17 Apr 12
QImaging sees future for neuroimaging prototype

Developed with the University of Toronto, the system uses VCSELs to monitor blood flow and oxygenation at the same time.

09 Apr 12
VirtualScopics gets $6M for medical image analysis

Planned two-stage investment from Merck Global Health Innovation Fund for development of automated image analysis.

04 Apr 12
NIST/JILA team demonstrates 'new way of lasing'

High-stability “super-radiant” source based on rubidium atoms could have applications in atomic clocks and navigation systems.

04 Apr 12
LightPath aims to break infrared optics cost barrier

Orlando-headquartered company expects to reduce optics cost by 40%, driving expansion in both defense and commercial markets.

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