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16 Jul 19
Nanostructures free photons to boost white OLED efficiency

Researchers at TU Dresden achieve external quantum efficiency of 76.3% with scalable, lithography-free method.

09 Jul 19
Lumedica looks to fine-tune low-cost OCT system with SBIR grant

Duke University spin-out wins Phase II funding to further develop device for clinical applications in low-resource settings.

09 Jul 19
Sub-sea 3D laser camera readied for commercial introduction

System developed under 'UTOFIA' European project works in murky waters to depths of hundreds of meters.

03 Jul 19
Novel materials enable VIS-IR-sensitive solar cells

Florida State University researchers use perovskite coupled with rubrene to facilitate photon upconversion.

03 Jul 19
Terahertz imaging spots microscopic twists in tissues

University of Michigan project provides structural information without harmful X-rays.

02 Jul 19
Powerful laser diodes cut stress in metal 3D-printed parts

Technique, using diodes borrowed from LLNL's National Ignition Facility cuts residual stress by as much as 90 percent.

01 Jul 19
NASA invests $45M in US firms for space technology

Development funds allocated to many photonics-related developments and companies across America.

26 Jun 19
LASER 2019: quantum sensor set for trip to Mount Etna

Laser-based quantum gravimeter under development at µQUANS scheduled to be field-tested on Europe’s biggest volcano in June 2020.

26 Jun 19
LASER 2019: Laserline and Nuburu demo kilowatt blue power

Panel session talks highlight systematic advantages of welding with 450 nm diode sources.

18 Jun 19
Laser-metal interaction process scrutinized with X-ray movies

US-based researchers find microscopic manufacturing flaws and suggest routes to improvement of welding and treatments.

13 Jun 19
Cheap microlens fabrication method uses single laser pulse

Simple technique developed at Italian Institute of Technology, Genoa, is "poised to expand applications", say developers.

12 Jun 19
Infrared frequency comb identifies bio-samples and more

Breakthrough system from NIST-led international group detects key wavelengths using photodiodes operating in the near-infrared.

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