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10 Jan 20
TRUMPF acquires stake in GLOphotonics

French laser technology startup specializes in hollow-core fibers.

08 Jan 20
PW 2020: FBH to showcase versatile diode lasers and modules

Applications in materials processing, LiDAR, medicine, Raman spectroscopy.

08 Jan 20
Toothbrush gets 'smart' with optical sensor

Colgate reveals first-of-a-kind oral healthcare product at CES event in Las Vegas.

08 Jan 20
Optical test using a smartphone spots E. coli in urine

University of Bath project could assist point-of-care diagnosis in developing nations.

07 Jan 20
UK satellites plan to combat climate change

Data on rising sea levels, greenhouse gases and shrinking glaciers could help guide policy makers.

07 Jan 20
CES 2020: Quanergy and Geely establish LiDAR development partnership

Smart city applications and Lotus car equipped with Quanergy’s S3-8 solid-state LiDAR on show in Las Vegas.

07 Jan 20
US officials 'pressed' Dutch government over ASML sales to China - report

Shipment of extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography equipment blocked after US government pressure, claims Reuters report.

07 Jan 20
CES 2020: More colorful, wider, brighter and put down that lidar!

Ooh, Las Vegas! Laser TV is the future, says laser TV maker; and lidar can be bettered, says developer of alternative tech.

07 Jan 20
CES 2020: lidar developers tout latest offerings for autonomous vehicles

Best-ever resolution and field-of-view claimed, alongside low-cost systems and ‘robotaxi’ demonstrations.

07 Jan 20
Infrared radiation from excited molecules reveals tissue composition

Laboratory for Attosecond Physics technique improves sensitivity over existing IR methods.

06 Jan 20
CES 2020: photonics technologies power industry and consumer innovations

optics.org previews some of the new technologies on show this week in Las Vegas.

06 Jan 20
UCSD creates flexible photonic crystal from liquid thin-film metasurface

Development promises all-optical transistors that consume little power and which could enable more powerful computers.

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