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08 Apr 20
CONVAT project aims for point-of-care Covid-19 diagnosis

European research group will develop optical biosensor technology.

07 Apr 20
Photonics Europe Digital Forum: ERC research funding opportunities outlined

Anna Mignani of the European Research Council describes which projects get funded – and how to qualify.

03 Apr 20
microLED display developer Plessey to work with Facebook

Objective is to help Facebook prototype new optical technologies for applications in AR/VR space.

01 Apr 20
LZH demonstrates laser method to prospect undersea minerals

EU-funded project ROBUST examining marine soil samples on Pacific floor non-destructively.

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.

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