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  • Optical 3D integral imaging display setup using a smart phone and a lenslet array

    Smart Phones Plus QR Codes Equals Secure 3D Displays

    Quick Response (QR) codes, the box-shaped symbols that appear on signs, posters and even business cards, are a convenient and efficient way of accessing specific web pages with a smart phone or other mobile device. However, new research published...
  • Flexible film that reacts to light is step toward artificial retina Credit American Chemical Society

    Artificial Retina Could Restore Vision Loss

    The loss of eyesight, often caused by retinal degeneration, is a life-altering health issue for many people, especially as they age. But a new development toward a prosthetic retina could help counter conditions that result from problems with this...
  • Near-field microscope with a fragment of gallium-nitride wafer
  • Purdues technique uses a pulsing laser to create synthetic nanodiamond films and patterns from graphite

    'Direct Writing' of Diamond Patterns From Graphite

    What began as research at Purdue University in Indiana (US) into a method to strengthen metals has led to the discovery of a new technique that uses a pulsing laser to create synthetic nanodiamond films and patterns from graphite, with potential...
  • Handheld probe for ultrasound photo-acoustic imaging

    Powerful Medical Imaging in the Palm of Your Hand

    A new handheld probe developed by a team of university and industry researchers in the Netherlands and France could give doctors powerful new imaging capabilities right in the palms of their hands. The imaging system, which is described in a paper...
  • Microprojector array Fraunhofer IOF

    Vision 2014: Dazzlingly sharp images on curved screens

    Projecting images on curved screens poses a dilemma. The sharper the image, the darker it is. A novel optical approach brings brightness and sharpness together for the first time on screens of any curvature — and additionally allows about...
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  • Chalmers offers mooc on graphene
  • SPIE brings optics and photonics to students
  • Lightwaves over Vienna

    Twisted Light Transmitted Across Vienna

    A group of researchers from Austria have sent twisted beams of light across the rooftops of Vienna. It is the first time that twisted light has been transmitted over a large distance outdoors, and could enable researchers to take advantage of the...
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  • Optical Surfaces spectrograph mirror that contributed to the first observable evidence of the existence of black holes

    Optical Surfaces’ Custom Concave and Convex Spherical Mirrors

    Optical Surfaces Ltd. has launched a web page to provide information relating to their specialisation in producing concave and convex spherical mirrors made to exact specifications. A spherical mirror is a mirror that has the shape of a piece cut...
  • Li-Fi hotspot demonstrated at Electronica 2014

    Electronica 2014: Fraunhofer presents Li-Fi hotspot

    The Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems (IPMS) in Dresden has developed communication modules that can wirelessly transfer data at a speed of up to 1 Gigabit per second over a distance of up to 10 meters. The optical technology, which is...
  • 2014 Audi A5 Coupe LED headlights

    Automotive Gallium-Nitride LEDs to Reach $1 Billion in 2014

    The market for gallium-nitride (GaN) packaged LEDs in automotive applications is forecast to reach the $1 billion USD mark this year for the first time, according to the latest research from the LED Intelligence Service of IHS Technology. Industry...
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