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08 Nov 21
Novel sensor can detect ‘ever smaller’ nanoparticles

KIT, Karlsruhe, develops new type of optical resonator to track movement of nanoparticles in space.

04 Nov 21
GASMAS offers nonivasive gas sensing for lung conditions

Tests using Tyndall National Institute lung tissue phantom indicates value of technique in clinics.

03 Nov 21
Virtual histopathology offers route to tissue analysis during surgery

University of Alberta optical approach produces colorized images without staining.

01 Nov 21
Scientists create device that uses laser tweezers to trap viruses

Developers at NTU, Singapore, say it promises new approaches to disease diagnosis and study of viruses.

29 Oct 21
GA-EMS and Boeing developing 300kW laser weapon for US Army

Prototype will feature laser from GA and beam director from Boeing.

28 Oct 21
Hamamatsu announces novel integration method for surface-emitting lasers...

...and succeeds in medical diagnostic imaging without image reconstruction for the first time in the world.

28 Oct 21
New semiconductor synthesis leads to more efficient sources

NC State improves the performance of III-nitride materials and addresses the green gap.

27 Oct 21
Toshiba shrinks gigahertz rate QKD technology to chip scale

Company describes solution as “an entirely standalone secure communication system based on photonic integrated circuits.”

26 Oct 21
German project develops electric-assisted truck with integrated solar power panels

Fraunhofer institutes equip 18 ton truck with a 3.5 kW peak PV system; now undergoing test drives on Freiburg streets.

25 Oct 21
US DoE greenlights petawatt laser facility at SLAC, Stanford

High-power lasers to work with lab’s X-ray laser to boost understanding of matter.

21 Oct 21
Rice University 3D-prints nanostructures of glass, crystal for photonics

Two-photon polymerization used to create structures of just a few hundred nanometers in size.

21 Oct 21
Imec and miDiagnostics set to commercialize Covid breathalyser

A licensing agreement is intended to bring laser-based PCR test to market.

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