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05 Aug 21
SPIE Optics + Photonics: US Army seeking ‘4th generation’ infrared solutions

Sensing technologies at the epicenter of military priorities, as IR vision is “the eyes of warfighters”, says Nibir Dhar.

04 Aug 21
UCLA scientists bend light to enhance wavelength conversion

More efficient conversion promises improvements in imaging, sensing and communications.

03 Aug 21
ams Osram shrinks camera module for disposable bronchoscopes

Millimeter-sized tip also said to be suitable for urology and kidney endoscopy procedures.

30 Jul 21
Laser pointing innovation delivers unprecedented accuracy in beam control

Berkeley Lab’s optical system “could calm jitters of high-power lasers”, say developers.

27 Jul 21
PhotonicLEAP project awarded €5 million in EU funding

Ireland-led initiative to develop disruptive photonics packaging and test tech is “at the forefront of global photonics industry”.

26 Jul 21
Flexible 13kW fiber laser developed for rapid materials processing

Partnership of Fraunhofer IWS and Israeli firms Civan Lasers and A. Kotliar Laser Welding Solutions for additive manufacturing apps.

20 Jul 21
EPFL removes lead hazard from perovskite photovoltaics

Incorporating transparent phosphate salt makes perovskite cells safer for the environment.

14 Jul 21
NICT achieves 319 terabits/second over 3,000 kilometers

Japan research institute sets new record for long haul transmission over 4-core fiber.

13 Jul 21
MIT enhances two-photon imaging to view deep blood vessels

New platform combines patterned excitation and wide-field detection.

06 Jul 21
Fraunhofer ENAS developing ‘1g spectrometer’ for smart phone integration

Aim is to mass-produce the miniature component for €1, targeting diverse self-test applications within two years.

06 Jul 21
Kirigami design creates adaptable imaging sensor

University of Houston device could improve image quality in endoscopes and cameras.

29 Jun 21
Spectral vector beams offer route to faster spectroscopy

Tampere University develops new way to exploit polarization in ultra-fast lasers.

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