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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.

04 Apr 12
Alphanov receives four research contracts

Projects in materials processing and terahertz imaging are among new contracts for the French optics technology center.

20 Mar 12
Amplitude Systèmes sets up ultrafast lab in Paris

Leading developer of femtosecond fiber lasers agrees exclusive licensing deal with Laboratoire Charles Fabry.

19 Mar 12
NIR-OLEDs integrated into CMOS silicon chips

Achievement "opens up completely new applications for the already commercially successful OLED-technology."

19 Mar 12
UCL Engineering wins £18m for photonics, IT R&D

Three projects, two photonics, one IT, designed to meet ballooning demand for optical network automation and boost data capacity.

14 Mar 12
‘World beating’ 3D printer enables nano-precision

Researchers at Vienna University of Technology have significantly speeded up a two-photon solid prototyping technique.

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