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22 Jan 14
Centre for Nanoscale BioPhotonics studies cellular-level processes

Adelaide-based program brings nanotechnology and photonics together to move beyond bioimaging techniques.

21 Jan 14
€2M grant for lens-free metastatic cancer cell imager

IMEC-led work is among more than a dozen optics-related projects to receive European Research Council backing.

21 Jan 14
Novel scope measures high-speed laser waveforms

Max Planck group leads German collaboration to profile femtosecond waveforms; reveals reaction processes.

15 Jan 14
High-speed laser project aims for the stars

Scottish-led “Metrocomb” project to develop frequency-comb fs lasers to help find smaller planets and detect real time biological threats.

14 Jan 14
Smarter vision system teaches robots to place parts

Allows accurate picking of randomly-oriented components, cuts costs.

09 Jan 14
Low-cost, perovskite PV device achieves 12% efficiency

University of Valenica develops "high efficiency" solar cell from safe, abundant raw materials.

08 Jan 14
UK backs photonics manufacturing feasibility studies

Potential applications in pharmaceuticals, security and electronics will be put to the test in £3.6 million funding round.

08 Jan 14
Dual microscopy method accelerates testing of pharmaceuticals

Combination of optical tweezers and holography simplifies and speeds up single cell observations.

30 Dec 13
Australia funds biophotonics center of excellence

New research center headed up by Tanya Monro will open a 'window on the body' and seek to locate the molecular origin of pain and sensation.

19 Dec 13
Optics expert chosen to head up US Army research lab

Joseph Mait appointed as new chief scientist at the Army Research Laboratory.

18 Dec 13
Prysmian funding to aid development of optical cables for power grid

Optimizing optical links for power delivery is part of a research package backed by €100 million loan.

09 Dec 13
EU project to detect toxins in milk

To develop photonic system for milk analysis - led by Fondazione Bruno Kessler in Italy.

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