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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.

22 Jun 16
'PeroBOOST' planning lead-free perovskite solar cells

European consortium to develop basis for “greener, more innovative and efficient solar cells” over next three years.

22 Jun 16
Mirror improves STED resolution

Interference of local electromagnetic field delivers six-fold improvement in axial resolution with no increase in laser power.

21 Jun 16
Quantum dot photodetector features graphene

Hybrid device under development at ICFO could offer low-cost, high-efficiency operation.

21 Jun 16
Super-res imaging adapted to show DNA base orientation

Stanford team including Nobel laureate William Moerner modulates laser polarization to probe structure of individual DNA strands.

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