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20 Feb 19
Reverse wiring of LEDs helps chips feel the chill

University of Michigan discovery could be used for temperature control in future computers.

19 Feb 19
Light therapy offers pain relief after cancer treatment

University at Buffalo will investigate alternatives to prescription opioids for oral ulcers and swelling.

13 Feb 19
Near-infrared light kills cancer, builds immune response

This NIR photo immune therapy is to be licensed to Rakuten Aspyrian Therapeutics, in San Mateo, California.

13 Feb 19
Wavelength control in quantum dot lasers could assist sensing and communication

University of Utah project couples pairs of microdisk lasers for consistent single-wavelength output.

12 Feb 19
TERIPHIC sees path to terabit datacom applications

EU project intends to develop terabit optical transceivers through photonic integration.

02 Feb 19
Blue OLED on silicon sensor detects phosphorescence

Fraunhofer FEP developers to demo prototype, which is designed for oxygen ratio monitoring, at Embedded World 2019.

29 Jan 19
'lnPulse' pilot line to give Europe edge in PICs development

Sixteen partners coordinated by TU Eindhoven start work on four-year €14m EC-funded project.

29 Jan 19
MIT laser system transmits audible messages to audience

Could be used for communications in noisy situations or even warn groups of a dangerous situation – such as an active shooter.

23 Jan 19
Achromatic metalens focuses light regardless of polarization

New design "doubles the efficiency of the lens", says Federico Capasso's development group at SEAS, Harvard.

21 Jan 19
Sofradir and ULIS to invest €150M in French Nano 2022 program

Five-year investment to develop next-generation infrared detectors; part of EU initiative to strengthen microelectronics.

17 Jan 19
Eindhoven team develops hybrid data storage with optical and magnetic drives

Next-generation photonic memory devices are ‘light-written’, ultrafast and energy efficient,

16 Jan 19
Brillouin light scattering reveals mechanical properties of tumors

CNRS project could help to link tumors' elasticity with the response to anticancer therapy.

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