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03 Apr 19
Imec wins €2.5m ERC grant to develop brighter thin-film lasers

Awarded to Paul Heremans, Fellow and Director Large Area Electronics at imec and professor at KU Leuven, Belgium.

01 Apr 19
Plessey improves method for making green LEDs

Higher efficiency and power for two-dimensional GaN-on-Si devices - without requiring color conversion.

27 Mar 19
ELI-NP laser hits 10 petawatts peak power

High-energy pulses from the Thales source mark a significant project milestone.

26 Mar 19
NIST researchers boost intensity of nanowire LEDs

UV LEDs now finding multiple applications in scanning-probe tips for electronics and biology, disinfection, water purification.

20 Mar 19
Algorithm from 'Netflix Challenge' speeds up bio-imaging

ENS Paris-led group accelerates Raman spectroscopy, making it more practical for biomedical applications.

19 Mar 19
Optogenetics helps reverse alcohol cravings and ease withdrawal

Scripps Research project uses lasers to inactivate specific neurons in rats.

18 Mar 19
Finger-mounted probe reveals elasticity of tissues

University of Western Australia project could assist in cancer diagnosis and treatment.

15 Mar 19
New wavemeter promises enhanced sensors and comms networks

University of St Andrews improves existing methods of using speckle to measure wavelength.

13 Mar 19
ORC's Silicon Photonics group partners with CompoundTek for design

Associated fabrication facilities located in Southampton's Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics.

13 Mar 19
Scientists at TU Vienna develop ‘random anti-laser’

Laser concept is time-reversed: light source becomes perfect light absorber; device could offer applications in mobile and medical.

13 Mar 19
Photoacoustics powers light-activated micropump

University of Houston project could open up new uses for microfluidic technology.

12 Mar 19
Yale project lets light penetrate opaque media without dispersing

Carefully tailored wavefronts might assist in deep-tissue imaging and optogenetics.

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