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29 Sep 22
EPFL and CSEM open advanced manufacturing center in Switzerland

“M2C” intends to address micro-technological challenges faced by industry, including laser 3D printing.

29 Sep 22
Observing catalytic reactions with 3 different microscopies simultaneously

TU Vienna and FHI Berlin say new information is obtained – that none of the methods alone could reveal.

28 Sep 22
First light at University of Michigan’s ‘Zeus’ laser

Zetawatt-Equivalent Ultrashort pulse laser System is most powerful in the US.

28 Sep 22
Optical fiber sensor spots spinal curvature

University of Tabriz employs three-core fiber to measure magnitude and direction of curve.

15 Sep 22
Huge gratings promise 50PW pulses

Lawrence Livermore collaboration says its meter-scale pulse compression gratings offer a route to unprecedented laser power.

14 Sep 22
Rice researchers’ formula identifies materials for virtual reality, 3D displays

By manipulating light at the nanoscale and breaking the so-called Moss Rule.

13 Sep 22
Diamond voltage imaging microscope offers new views of neural circuitry

University of Melbourne device could reveal details about neurodegenerative diseases.

13 Sep 22
Lensless camera offers route to improved 3D displays

UC Davis design using microlens array could be fitted into consumer devices.

12 Sep 22
KIT develops highly reflective mirrors produced by an inkjet printer

Mirrors with reflection efficiency of more than 99% can be printed in different sizes, Karlsruhe researchers say.

08 Sep 22
Lynred and Umicore develop sensor to cut road user fatalities

Funded by EU project HELIAUS, new capabilities in thermal sensing to boost performance of automotive applications.

07 Sep 22
University of Michigan designs photodetector inspired by photosynthesis

New device makes practical use of polaritons, pointing to a "goldmine of polariton applications."

05 Sep 22
Electroplating innovation for solar cells replaces silver with copper

Fraunhofer ISE development also uses recyclable aluminum for masking – removing need for problem polymers.

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