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27 Oct 22
Empa miniaturizes infrared detectors with quantum dots

Ultracompact design could be well suited to consumer electronics and space devices.

26 Oct 22
3D printing primes fiber ends so different wavelengths focus precisely

Researchers from Germany, Australia, and UK cut aberration to create “razor-sharp images”.

25 Oct 22
ITRI and Ganvix extend blue VCSEL venture

Taiwanese technology incubator and US firm have demonstrated blue VCSELs and are now targeting green emitters, with metaverse applications in mind.

25 Oct 22
‘First’ integrated laser to emit high-coherence light at telecoms wavelengths

University of Rochester says its narrow linewidth source “could reshape landscape of integrated photonics”.

25 Oct 22
Scandinavian group sets transmission record with single laser and chip

DTU (Denmark) and Chalmers University, Sweden, are “first in world” to deliver >1 petabit/s by integrated optical transmitter.

24 Oct 22
Laser micromachining takes stress out of x-ray mirrors

MIT femtosecond process adjusts stress in thin mirrors for space telescopes.

20 Oct 22
Optatec 2022: LZH showcases its optical manufacturing breakthroughs…

…and Edmund Optics and Schott expand partnership to provide filter glass in China.

20 Oct 22
Light-sheet laser microprinting speeds up additive manufacture

KIT project employs two-color illumination and nonlinear absorption.

18 Oct 22
Delayed fluorescence helps guide cancer removal

Imaging of hypoxia signals in near-infared can identify affected tissue.

12 Oct 22
Ultrasound-induced transparency gives clearer view of tissues

Creation of gas bubbles lets laser scanning microscopy look deeper into tissues.

11 Oct 22
Superconducting optical system to scale up ‘brain-Inspired’ computing

NIST-developed networks have tiny light sources at each neuron to broadcast to connections.

11 Oct 22
Quantum light with ‘defined photon number’ behaves differently to standard laser beams

Discovery by Tampere University Quantum Optics Group promises more sensitive distance measurements and more.

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