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20 Nov 19
US academic-military group creates tunable terahertz laser

Harvard SEAS, MIT and US Army develop compact, room-temperature THz source; promising better imaging, communications.

20 Nov 19
Heliogen claims solar thermal breakthrough

Machine vision approach tweaks mirror optics to generate enough heat for industrial processes, says Bill Gates-backed startup.

20 Nov 19
Formnext 2019: Divergent to purchase 5 AM machines from SLM Solutions

US-based vehicle and parts maker expands laser selective melting resources for series production of critical components.

19 Nov 19
Lumenis transfers to new private equity owner in $1BN deal

Israel-headquartered medical laser firm set to become part of Baring Private Equity Asia.

19 Nov 19
nLight adds laser weapons expertise with Nutronics acquisition

Cash-plus-stock deal to buy Colorado firm adds beam-combining knowledge; also boosts fiber laser firm's stock price.

18 Nov 19
Formnext 2019: Bigger-than-ever AM industrial expo opens in Frankfurt

This year's event marked by world premieres, strong dynamic growth, and a partner country program with USA.

18 Nov 19
EV Group and DELO to develop wafer-level optics, nano lithography

Partnership with EVG’s NILPhotonics to support materials development for optical sensor manufuring.

18 Nov 19
Keller heads SPIE's 2020 Society Awards

Society honors 23 distinguished award recipients from wide field of light-based science and technology.

14 Nov 19
NIST-led team develops tiny low-energy device to switch light in optical chips

Compact switch is first to operate at voltages low enough to be integrated in silicon chips; redirects light with very low signal loss.

14 Nov 19
Graphene-gold biosensor technology analyzes stem cells

For the treatment of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases and other neurological disorders.

13 Nov 19
Mauna Kea joins Dutch molecular imaging project that just won €5.4M

The MEDPHOT consortium is aiming to develop light-based molecular imaging solution for pulmonary diseases.

13 Nov 19
Acquisitions keep Jenoptik sales on track

Solid demand in North America also helps offset wider macroeconomic weakness at German photonics firm.

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