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08 Dec 20
Intel’s micro-ring detector paves way to optical server interconnects

High-speed, all-silicon device central to the chip giant’s latest advances in integrated photonics for datacoms.

08 Dec 20
Laser scanning reflection-matrix microscopy sees inside intact mouse skull

South Korea team maps neurons in the brain without losing spatial resolution.

07 Dec 20
Researchers develop 3D-printed microlenses with adjustable refractive indices

Illinois UC team says this capability will improve chip performance for imaging, computing and communications.

07 Dec 20
imec uses photolithography to boost OLED display manufacture

Researchers achieve “breakthrough” in reliability with potential to cut need for fine metal masks.

02 Dec 20
NIST AI system discovers new material potentially useful for photonic devices

CAMEO algorithm identifies promising "phase-change memory material" based on germanium-antimony-tellurium structure.

02 Dec 20
Fluorescent nanosensors offer rapid pathogen detection

Ruhr-University Bochum and partners develop structures that react to presence of harmful molecules.

01 Dec 20
Upgraded Raman microscope to explore cellular origins of cancer

Ultrafast laser tool to be developed under European project will combine artificial intelligence and endoscopy.

30 Nov 20
Stanford scientists invent ultrafast way to make perovskite solar cells

Rapid manufacturing boosts potential of this greener alternative to conventional silicon solar panels.

25 Nov 20
Austria-US team develops QCL-based mid-infrared laser to detect specific molecules

TU Vienna and Harvard's technology does not require large setup and can easily be miniaturized.

25 Nov 20
Multipass spectroscopy promises improved detection of cancer markers in breath

University of Warsaw project points towards clinical platforms for early cancer diagnosis.

25 Nov 20
LLNL's 3D-printed glass approach enhances optical design flexibility

Multi-material 3D printing creates tailored gradient RI optics that promise better military eyewear and VR goggles.

17 Nov 20
Brillouin spectroscopy offers route to probing cell dynamics

University of Exeter measures properties of biopolymers as models of biological tissues.

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