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20 Dec 18
Novel low-energy nanolaser shines in all directions

Dutch research group says the key to omnidirectional emission is the introduction of irregularities in its lasing materials.

19 Dec 18
Luminar collaborating with Audi's autonomous driving subsidiary (AID)

AID is center of excellence for development of urban autonomous driving technologies across the Volkswagen Group.

19 Dec 18
Portable optical system uses AI to better detect parasites

UCLA-developed system uses just 3 ml of bodily fluid, analyzed within 20 min, to detect of parasitic infections faster, more accurately.

18 Dec 18
Netherlands to invest €236 m in photonics development

PhotonDelta initiative involves government, regions, firms and research centers across the country.

13 Dec 18
Alta sets flexible solar record with 29.1% GaAs cell

Single-junction device based on technology being tested by NASA for use in future missions demanding low-mass power.

11 Dec 18
Electron plasmas generate isolated attosecond laser pulses

Attosecond pulse applications include probing dynamics of ultrafast physical phenomena at sub-atomic scales.

10 Dec 18
Modulight teams up with eye health giant on new laser

Collaboration with Bausch + Lomb focused on new source for photodynamic therapy application.

05 Dec 18
Color sensors based on microlens are cheaper to make

Germany’s FOWINA project forms sensors directly on a chip – with multiple functions including tunable LEDs.

03 Dec 18
Research to cut cost of laser welding metal sheets for ships

LZH-led DIOMAR project to develop new laser welding processes for thick sheet metal in the maritime sector.

30 Nov 18
AquiSense partners with US EPA and Washington University

To further advance UV LED water disinfection system development for emergency situations.

28 Nov 18
Concentrator photovoltaics achieves peak performance

European project CPVMatch drives solar module efficiency up to 41.4 per cent.

27 Nov 18
Malaysian team looks to roll out infrared glucose sensor

Photonics lab at national development agency claims breakthrough with clinical prototype for non-invasive diabetic monitoring.

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