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AIM Photonics partners land NSF grants
$1.2M for three affiliated groups, including a San Diego effort to produce chip-level Fourier transform spectrometers.
16 August 2018
Novel optics for ultrafast camera creates new imaging methods
MIT develops "time-folded" optics for ultrafast cameras: captures image at multiple depths simultaneously in one shutter click.
15 August 2018
Terahertz tech reveals semiconductor laser mechanism
Leeds University-led international team shows how single lasing wavelength gets selected.
15 August 2018
UES wins $49M to test laser-protective materials for US Air Force
Materials development company to work on new technologies to protect air crews from both blinding flashes and future directed energy threats.
15 August 2018
NASA awards UbiQD contract to develop ‘greenhouse film’ for space
Quantum dot-based materials can boost crop yields; early testing with tomatoes in US achieved up to 30% improvement.
15 August 2018
Lasers etch dirt-busting ‘lotus effect’ on aircraft
Partners Fraunhofer IWS, TU Dresden and Airbus use lasers to engrave water- and dirt-repellent nanostructures on aircraft surfaces.
14 August 2018
Parker probe carries cutting-edge coronagraph to solar atmosphere
CMOS-based 'WISPR' instrument will take close-up photos of the Sun's corona with CCD-like performance.
14 August 2018
Gooch & Housego acquires medical device firm ITL in £22M deal
Maker of photonics devices and subsystems takes a step up the value chain and further diversifies.
14 August 2018
Stimulated Raman scattering reveals metabolic dynamics in living cells
Columbia University platform using heavy water as tracer could aid effective removal of tumors
14 August 2018
Next year 'pivotal' for OLED industry
Key materials developer Universal Display expecting a pick-up in orders as new panel makers ramp production.
13 August 2018