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13 May 20
Two‐photon patterning guides cells in the right direction

ETH Zurich uses light to create precisely positioned patterns of molecules.

12 May 20
ICESat-2 laser scan reveals extent of polar ice loss

NASA compares new data with that measured by original ICESat mission 16 years before.

12 May 20
Heartbeat elastography allows assessment of cornea condition

University of Houston uses heartbeat-induced changes in intraocular pressure to measure corneal properties.

06 May 20
Optical test could ensure perfect avocado ripeness

Laser Doppler vibrometry assessment method developed at Cranfield University could cut wastage by 10%.

05 May 20
LED replaces laser to 'revolutionize' 3D metal printing

TU Graz, Austria, says its specialist fabrication development replaces laser or electron beam with LEDs as power source.

05 May 20
Three-photon imaging reveals details of zebrafish brain

Cornell Neurotech project could lead to better understanding of human brain disorders.

01 May 20
SPIE DCS Digital Forum: AI for military maneuver and mobility

Artificial intelligence, in combination with sensing and robotic innovations, is enhancing the US military’s warfighting capabilities.

30 Apr 20
SPIE DCS Digital Forum: laser transmitter can probe atmospheric methane

New 1.65 µm seed emitter developed by Freedom Photonics developed for NASA's airborne lidar sounder.

29 Apr 20
SPIE DCS Digital Forum: Los Alamos team aims organic imager at Venus

'OrganiCam' builds on Mars 2020 SuperCam instrument to combine fluorescence lifetime imaging with Raman spectroscopy.

29 Apr 20
Self-aligning microscope measures cell separations with nanometer accuracy

University of New South Wales platform quantifies spatial arrangements of molecules in intact cells.

22 Apr 20
European group developing solar panels with 'better environmental profiles'

HighLite project, led by imec, a partner in EnergyVille, aiming to boost competitiveness of EU's PV manufacturing capbilities.

21 Apr 20
EPFL and Canon develop 1 Mpixel SPAD camera

Single-photon avalanche diode breakthrough could lead to higher-resolution 3D images.

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