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  • Laser-Boron Fusion Within Reach

    Laser-Boron Fusion Within Reach

    Scientists argue that the path to hydrogen-boron fusion is now viable, and may be closer to realization than other approaches, such as the deuterium-tritium fusion approach currently being pursued. A laser-driven technique for creating fusion that...
  • 12-13 December 2017, PASSION project partners kick-off meeting at Politecnico di Milano

    PASSION Project: Silicon photonic technology for datacomm

    Photonics is a key enabling technology for the evolution of the entire telecommunications infrastructure, but the technologies used so far for the metro network directly derive from the long-distance transport and they are too expensive and power...
  • Clockwise from top-left 3-D all-dielectric photonic topological insulator conical Dirac-like dispersion of topological surface states field distribution of the surface modes propagating without reflection across the domain wall, with the sequence of sharp
  • MIT AIM Photonics Academy Executive Lionel Kimerling speaks during a meeting at Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts, on Nov 14

    MIT AIM Photonics Academy Discusses Expansion

    MIT’s AIM Photonics Academy helped organize a gathering of more than 60 people at Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts, earlier this month to explore opportunities in integrated photonics, and discuss possibilities for a large...
  • The new Firefly microscope is optimized to perform optogenetic studies examining many neurons at once Each bright spot here represents a neuron from a genetically modified mouseImage Credit Vaibhav Joshi, Harvard University

    Microscope Poised to Propel Optogenetics Studies

    A newly developed microscope is providing scientists with a greatly enhanced tool to study how neurological disorders such as epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease affect neuron communication. The microscope is optimized to perform studies using...
  • Interferometer developed at Moscow State University Photo by Elizaveta Melik-Gaikazyan
  • Augmented reality glasses in surgery

    AR Glasses Help Surgeons When Operating on Tumors

    Malignant tumors often form metastases that spread to other parts of the body via the lymphatic system. High surgical skills are required to identify the precise location of the affected lymph nodes, enabling them to be completely removed....
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  • This laser cutting head with diamond optics features built-in water cooling and shielding gas supply diamond lenses reduce its weight by 90 Photo by Fraunhofer ILT

    Diamond Lenses and Space Lasers at Photonics West

    Photonics West aims to bring together science and industry once again in 2018. Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT will be putting on an effective demonstration of how to converge the two. The Aachen-based company's booth in the...
  • Aurora demonstrates autonomous helicopter

    Lidar and Camera Sensors Fly Fully Autonomous Helicopter

    Aurora Flight Sciences conducted a successful demonstration of the company's autonomous helicopter system developed under the Office of Naval Research's (ONR) Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) program. Held at Marine Corps Base...
  • PhD student Christian Halbig is a member of the research group led by Professor Dr Siegfried Eigler at the Institute of ChemistryBiochemistry at the Free University of Berlin FUB
  • Resolve Optics

    Development of Ultra Large Format Surveillance Camera

    Resolve Optics Ltd in conjunction with IMAO SAS (Limoges, France) has received a Euro 1.68 million Horizon 2020 award to expedite the development of a 1GPixel resolution ultra-large format aerial surveillance camera. Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU...
  • PERC solar cell

    Laser Contact Opening Systems for PERC Solar Cell Production

    3D-Micromac AG, a supplier of laser micromachining and roll-to-roll laser systems for the photovoltaic, medical device and electronics markets, has installed three of its microCELL OTF laser systems at Hanwha SolarOne's production facility in...
  • Source NASAs Simulations of Expected Images of an Expolanet on WFIRST

    EMCCD Controller for Extreme Low Light Imaging

    Nuvu Cameras announced the achievement of the qualification of the world's first EMCCD controller designed for extreme low light imaging in a space environment. Nuvu's EMCCD controller, CCCP, is the open secret behind Nuvu Cameras'...
  • BitFlow

    BitFlow Identifies Five Machine Vision Trends for 2018

    In an industry such as machine vision where new standards and technologies are being launched at an unprecedented rate, emerging trends are multiplying faster than cameras on an automation line. Some trends are inevitable developments that are...
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