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05 Mar 20
Novel laser-based method effectively de-ices aircraft

Fraunhofer IWS and Airbus develop ecofriendly process requiring less heat or chemicals to remove dangerous ice from wings.

04 Mar 20
Researchers combine spectroscopy technique with video-rate imaging

UC3M Madrid's novel imaging method enhances spectral analysis for food, farming and pharma applications.

04 Mar 20
FLIR restructures again as commercial sales fall

Thermal imaging giant also reports a jump in orders for coronavirus-related screening.

04 Mar 20
InSiDe project aims for effective monitoring of cardiovascular disease

Laser Doppler vibrometry could lead to rapid and patient-friendly diagnostic technique.

03 Mar 20
Novanta looks to 2020 product launches after photonics sales take a dip

Laser Quantum division reports double-digit slide amid subdued industrial spending.

03 Mar 20
LZH-led group develops 'gentle' laser cleaning process for ship hulls

With Laserline and Fraunhofer IFAM, new LZH undersea method removes vegetation without damaging coatings.

03 Mar 20
WFIRST space telescope ready for construction phase

$3.2BN follow-up to James Webb Space Telescope still faces funding hurdle, with Trump administration again requesting termination.

03 Mar 20
Terahertz spectroscopy helps improve performance of solar cells

Researchers at NIST make the most sensitive measurements to date of silicon conductivity.

27 Feb 20
Printable organic photodiodes distinguish wavelengths

Developer KIT says such sensors could play a key role in telecommunications, as they enable data transmission.

27 Feb 20
First instrument - ultraviolet spectrograph - delivered for ESA's Jupiter mission

Icy Moon Explorer to carry UVS developed by Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, TX.

26 Feb 20
Advanced Lithography 2020: Imec and ASML score 24nm pitch lines with EUV...

...while Gigaphoton unveils chipmaking lasers in San Jose to power 5G revolution.

26 Feb 20
Infinera signs up component suppliers for 'disruptive' networking scheme

II-VI and Lumentum collaborate with the optical communications hardware firm on 'XR' approach for multipoint links.

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