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19 Jul 16
Magnetic fields offer new window onto nerves in action

Measurement of ultra-small magnetic fields from a frog nerve could lead to practical use in diagnostics.

18 Jul 16
NASA team investigates nanotube mirror for CubeSat telescope

Tiny telescopes fitted with off-the-shelf spectrometers and imagers could be used as exploratory tools in advance of major astronomy missions.

14 Jul 16
UK opens £20m funding competition for quantum technologies

Business-led development and commercialization proposals worth up to £2m each are invited.

13 Jul 16
LZH and Fraunhofer IOF launch coatings R&D center

COMET will focus on improving laser-based optical coatings and metrology processes.

11 Jul 16
imec goes transatlantic with UCF collaboration

New 'imec Florida' location will focus on photonics and high-speed electronics development.

07 Jul 16
Quantum R&D projects take off in UK and in Europe

To probe opportunities for the photonics-reliant quantum-based technologies.

07 Jul 16
Block MEMS wins $9.8m US contract for detection of chemical threats

QCL-based infrared detector will be designed to meet request by government's IARPA agency.

05 Jul 16
LeddarTech reveals LiDAR plan to support autonomous cars

Canadian developer of solid state lidar systems has several new systems “in the works” for trials in 2017-18.

05 Jul 16
Intel and Tyndall Institute renew $1.5m research deal

3-year collaboration between Intel and Cork research institute focused on photonics and future electronics.

30 Jun 16
Planar lens shows color and chirality of living structures

Harvard project designs a lens able to form two images of opposite helicity from the same subject.

29 Jun 16
Plasma filaments allow long-range detection and ranging

MIT project using mid-IR lasers could enable remote sensing with high sensitivity.

22 Jun 16
‘Lab in a plasma bubble’ could improve cancer care

£4.5m Strathclyde-led project will offer benefits ranging from academic research to medicine and industry.

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