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02 Nov 22
Novel microendoscope design improves bio-imaging

Probe with multiple focusing elements achieves better resolution with smaller diameters.

01 Nov 22
Strong US dollar clips IPG sales

But demand for green lasers used in solar cell manufacturing rebounds, and electric vehicle battery applications accelerate.

01 Nov 22
Ambarella and eInfochips collaborate on edge AI vision designs

Companies’ expertise to drive AI perception-based innovation based on Ambarella’s CVflow edge AI SoC platform.

01 Nov 22
FBH team develops mini-diode pump lasers for ophthalmology

Narrow pump sources at 1154 and 1064 nm can be doubled into yellow-green for retinal treatments.

01 Nov 22
First Solar to build $270M research and development center

Large new site near existing Ohio manufacturing facility will include pilot line able to produce full-scale prototypes.

01 Nov 22
NASA Lunar Flashlight prepares to illuminate water ice

Four-laser reflectometer onboard orbiting small satellite will spot accumulated ice in shadows.

31 Oct 22
Halloween special: ESO captures ‘ghost’ of Vela supernova remnant...

Newly published 554-million-pixel image gives detailed view of spooky supernova.

27 Oct 22
Corning’s Q3 sales edge up amid market uncertainties

Glassmaker’s display sales fall sharply – but are offset by better optical fiber and solar business.

27 Oct 22
Heriot-Watt researchers discover simpler way to create frequency comb

Potential applications in astronomy, quantum systems, and multiphoton microscopes.

27 Oct 22
Trumpf senses ‘growing restraint’ after bumper year

Industrial laser giant confirms record-breaking sales and orders, but CEO admits to feeling pensive about geopolitical tensions.

27 Oct 22
Empa miniaturizes infrared detectors with quantum dots

Ultracompact design could be well suited to consumer electronics and space devices.

26 Oct 22
3D printing primes fiber ends so different wavelengths focus precisely

Researchers from Germany, Australia, and UK cut aberration to create “razor-sharp images”.

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