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24 Jul 19
UK Government investing £94 M in quantum research hubs

Hubs at Birmingham, Glasgow, Oxford, and York aiming to “revolutionize sensing, timing, imaging, computing, secure comms.”

24 Jul 19
Trumpf kit makes laser-printed implants for spinal surgery

Customer in Russia plans to ramp production of titanium alloy cages used as treatment for herniated discs and degenerative spinal injuries.

24 Jul 19
Ultrasound-aided optical imaging 'could replace endoscopy'

Technique developed at Carnegie Mellon University enables noninvasive imaging of delicate organs through turbid media.

23 Jul 19
Intevac wins $40 M night vision contract

US government continues to invest heavily in military camera and sensing technologies for aircraft and warfighters.

23 Jul 19
Inspection tool sees 'invisible' VCSEL wafer defects

Phase shift deflectometry technique locates the topographical defects that other optical metrology tools cannot.

23 Jul 19
Infrared imaging spectrometer en route to the Moon will look for water

Indian space agency launches Chandrayaan-2, featuring Lynred-built hardware to search for lunar water.

23 Jul 19
Nanolive imaging platform offers long-term live-cell imaging

Technology developed at EPFL uses refractive index information to compile 3D images of cells.

22 Jul 19
MEMS-in-the-lens offers miniaturized laser scanning microscope

Montana State University integrates MEMS device into microscope objective for a high-NA platform.

22 Jul 19
Twente develops optical chip with 128 components

Dutch university spin out Quix says its "Swiss army knife" photonic chip also works as a quantum processor.

19 Jul 19
TeraView founder Michael Pepper wins Isaac Newton Medal

UK's Institute of Physics accolade is presented annually for “world-leading contributions to physics.”

18 Jul 19
Nanoparticles help US Naval Research Lab build powerful lasers

Safer sources, at 85 per cent efficiency, achieved using laser-pumped silica fiber doped with holmium.

17 Jul 19
Japanese group to trial electric cars fitted with ‘solar batteries’

Nedo, Sharp and Toyota collaborate on photovoltaic car based on solar cell and battery combination; road testing, later this month.

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