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07 Jul 21
Renishaw backtracks on planned sale as offers ‘do not meet objectives’

Metrology equipment firm's co-founders say that they will not now sell their shareholdings “for the foreseeable future”.

07 Jul 21
NIST laser comb measures primary greenhouse gases

Upgraded mid-IR platform provides critical atmospheric data.

06 Jul 21
Fraunhofer ENAS developing ‘1g spectrometer’ for smart phone integration

Aim is to mass-produce the miniature component for €1, targeting diverse self-test applications within two years.

06 Jul 21
Optical biopsy spots lung tumors in real time

Mauna Kea's Cellvizio platform able to identify malignant tissue accurately in small-scale, proof-of-principle study.

06 Jul 21
Smart Photonics 'shifts gears' with new loan and updated design kit

Photonic integrated circuit platform now includes faster modulators and widely tunable lasers.

06 Jul 21
Kirigami design creates adaptable imaging sensor

University of Houston device could improve image quality in endoscopes and cameras.

05 Jul 21
Infrared gesture sensor detects wider range at greater distances

Maxim Integrated's optical sensor is 1/4 size and 1/10 cost than camera-based ToF systems for automotive applications.

05 Jul 21
Sense Photonics launches platform for mass-production Lidar...

...as Ouster partners with Danfoss to drive adoption of Lidar technologies.

02 Jul 21
MKS Instruments to acquire chemicals firm Atotech

$5.1 billion cash and stock deal will unite capabilities in lasers, optics, and process chemistry “to enable advanced electronics”.

02 Jul 21
Hamamatsu develops pulsed laser system delivering 250 joules

Designed for industry, laser-diode pumped source is claimed to offer “world’s highest pulse energy”.

01 Jul 21
Metamaterial supercells control multiple optical properties

Harvard SEAS foresees novel methods to engineer various optical devices.

30 Jun 21
Imaging robots assist emergency services after Florida tower disaster

Following condo collapse on June 24th, thermal imagers were rushed to site by camera supplier Teledyne FLIR.

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