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17 Oct 17
Germany splashes €33m on new Center for High-Efficiency Solar Cells

Cornerstone laid for a new photovoltaics-focused research and development laboratory building at Fraunhofer ISE in Freiburg.

11 Oct 17
European pair promise 'single-nanometer accuracy' patterning tool for optics

Semiconductor equipment firms SwissLitho and EV Group continue collaboration initiated under European research project.

11 Oct 17
CorNeat Vision tackles corneal injury and blindness

New design of synthetic cornea integrates artificial optics within resident ocular tissue.

10 Oct 17
Harvard SEAS developers produce zero-index Si-photonics waveguide

In doing so, Eric Mazur's team observed a physical phenomenon that is usually unobservable — a standing wave of light.

05 Oct 17
Laser method could detect hazardous materials rapidly and remotely

University of Michigan researchers develop multi-dimensional spectroscopy technique to spot explosives, dangerous gases.

03 Oct 17
Multiwavelength fiber laser to ‘revolutionize’ gas detection

Integrated mid-IR and supercontinuum sources will find applications in medicine, climate science and mining.

03 Oct 17
European partners to develop 'li-fi' for smart buildings of the near-future

Northumbria University is key partner in Horizon 2020 "VisIoN" project on Visible Light Communications.

28 Sep 17
Graphene laser-forged into 3D shapes

Finnish-Taiwanese researchers “flabbergasted” by new properties of graphene pyramid.

28 Sep 17
Pyreos partners Imperial College on sensor development

Edinburgh-based Siemens spin-out secures £950k via UK’s new ‘Industrial Strategy’ fund.

28 Sep 17
Automated image analysis aids bladder cancer diagnosis

Researchers in Australia develop a triage approach that mimics expert pathologists, and suggest that method could greatly reduce the number of unnecessary biopsies.

26 Sep 17
Better digitization of transparent objects builds more faithful 3D scenes

Technical University of Denmark technique could assist both VR and analysis of material properties.

20 Sep 17
Plenoptic camera reveals detailed structure of human iris

University of Michigan project offers route to identifying tumor precursors.

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