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06 Jun 22
Munich partnership controls light pulses in MIR range

Development offers potential to boost reliability of medical diagnostics using infrared lasers.

06 Jun 22
Western Australia ‘breakthrough’ towards gravitational wave detection

University group is using metasurface sensor to measure tell-tale laser eigenmodes.

01 Jun 22
Japan’s NICT transmits 1 petabit/s in standard multi-core optical fiber...

...while Airguide Photonics hollow-core fiber development achieves “record-low” propagation losses.

01 Jun 22
MIT detects fluorescence in deep locations

Frequency filtering technique allows strong signals to be received from inaccessible places.

01 Jun 22
Mitsubishi claims breakthrough for laser communication in space

Japanese industrial technology giant says it has developed the first terminal to combine communication with spatial acquisition.

31 May 22
Fraunhofer ISE develops solar cell with 47.6% efficiency

“Most efficient” conversion technology features new antireflection coating that boosts 4-junction cell performance.

31 May 22
Hamamatsu boosts spatial resolution of 2-photon fluorescence microscopy

Application is suited to precise observations of deep regions in biological samples.

31 May 22
Georgia Tech sees new details in organoids

Microscopy platform creates 3D representation of key research tool with a single camera image.

31 May 22
NASA funds feasibility study of tiny Raman spectrometer in SBIR awards

Collaboration between Physical Sciences, Inc and Georgia Tech is one of several optics projects to gain ‘Phase I’ support.

25 May 22
Harvard SEAS’ diamond mirrors direct 10kW beams without damage

Single material surfaces withstand the heat from high-powered, continuous lasers – as shown by recent U.S. Navy testing.

25 May 22
NASA backs diffractive solar sails

$2M funding for ‘Phase III’ study to develop more efficient space propulsion using solar pressure.

25 May 22
Penn Medicine detects cancer at cellular level during biopsy

Cellvizio endoscopy could assist accurate discrimination during diagnosis of pulmonary nodules.

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