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31 Mar 20
Laser diodes grown directly on silicon substrates promise cheaper sensors

University of Montpellier project studied epitaxial integration of mid-IR laser sources.

24 Mar 20
Chip-based devices feature optics for QKD datacoms

University of Bristol group says they will become part of secure "household internet connections".

24 Mar 20
Deformable mirror assists detection of gravitational waves

University of Adelaide project could prove useful for many beam-shaping applications.

20 Mar 20
Kiel-led team's artificial solid fog creates 'pleasant' laser light

Aerobornitride is a highly porous material made of white graphene enabling new laser light applications.

18 Mar 20
Flat lens offers route to focus-free imaging

University of Utah enhances depth of focus through nanostructures on the lens surface.

17 Mar 20
OFC 2020: Hollow-core fiber advances towards exceeding telecom fiber limit

Researchers at Southampton's Zepler Institute for Photonics say this technology "will soon eclipse conventional optical fiber rates."

17 Mar 20
LZH and partners develop laser system to drill rivet holes in CFRP composites

"Labokomp" project significantly reduces drilling time per hole; an efficient process for series components.

17 Mar 20
Neuropa Project aims to modulate neural pathways in the brain

Horizon 2020 consortium will develop phytoptogenetics technique to influence neurons.

17 Mar 20
EPFL bonds perovskite with magnetic substrate to make more efficient hard drive

Forró Group tunes ferromagnet at room temperature with visible light, promising new generation of hard drives.

11 Mar 20
Light-emitting fabric offers wearable luminous clothing

University of Windsor uses textile structure as integral part of illuminated elements.

11 Mar 20
Laser-patterned paper offers route to bacterial testing

University of Southampton microfluidic device could help tackle E. coli in developing countries.

10 Mar 20
CUNY 4D-printer recreates complexity of cell surfaces

Technique combines nanolithography, microfluidics and organic chemistry.

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