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05 Aug 20
Alpes Lasers develops ultrafast sensor to tackle toxic wastewater

Hydroptics project aims to improve contaminant detection with AI and infrared spectroscopy, based on QCL frequency combs.

04 Aug 20
Cochlear implant uses LEDs to tackle hearing loss

University of Göttingen device points towards more efficient treatments.

29 Jul 20
UK team targets UAVs and 5G with organic and perovskite solar

Swansea-led collaboration aiming to extend the reach and application of photovoltaics beyond the provision of stationary energy.

29 Jul 20
University of Rochester finds new route to ultrashort laser pulses

Novel soliton platform generates shortest pulse to date from a gain-free fiber source.

28 Jul 20
Curved-field OCT offers larger-scale imaging of the cornea

Langevin Institute platform enables more precise cell and nerve counts to tackle disease.

22 Jul 20
Infrared imaging from silicon-based cameras offers versatile microscopy

University of California, Irvine generates mid-IR images using standard silicon CCDs.

21 Jul 20
Dublin researchers develop single photon emitter from quantum dots

Scientists from CRANN and Trinity College School of Physics say this offers a better route to quantum computing.

15 Jul 20
Ex-SMLM microscopy images proteins with molecular resolution

University of Würzburg combines two super-resolution techniques to preserve structural details.

14 Jul 20
US Army Research Lab laser-treats aluminum to purify dirty water

Burst of femtosecond laser pulses etch metal panel to create pitch black surface making it highly absorptive.

14 Jul 20
Scaling up photonic circuits offers route to quantum processors

MIT integrates artificial atoms with photonic circuits in largest quantum chip of its type.

13 Jul 20
Fraunhofer ILT and partners develop laser joining method for plastic parts

Process for connecting transparent plastic developed in the newly-completed SeQuLas project.

09 Jul 20
Oak Ridge Lab develops microscope with a chemical lens

Noninvasive instrument allows researchers to capture bio-images with ultrashort laser pulses.

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