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Size and design of the 1 mm3 optogenetic stimulator
  • Nooshin Mortazavi, materials researcher at Chalmers Department of Physics Photo credit Heln Rosenfeldt
  • Low-impedance, transparent graphene microelectrode array The inset is a microscopic image of the 4 x 4 array Image courtesy of Yichen LuAdvanced Functional Materials

    Ultralow-Impedance Graphene Microelectrodes

    Researchers at the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) in the US have discovered that platinum nanoparticles can lower the impedance of graphene electrodes by 100 times while keeping them transparent — a breakthrough that could...
  • Non-Invasive Vision Correction Technique Based on Femtosecond Oscillator
  • The rapid movements of Rab11 particles can be clearly imaged with the new instant TIRF-SIM microscope Credit Hari Shroff, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
  • Centerpiece of the JOKARUS experiment Successfully used in space, the micro-integrated diode laser module ECDL-MOPA from the Ferdinand-Braun-Institut emitting at a wavelength of 1064 nm

    Frequency-Stable Laser System for Use in Space

    Scientists from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU Berlin) and Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (FBH), also in Berlin, Germany, have developed a frequency-stable laser system for use in space. In the JOKARUS experiment (German acronym for iodine...
  • Optical Overtone Phenomenon Could Boost Solar Cell Efficiency solar guitar copyright PhOG, LMU

    Optical Overtone Phenomenon Could Boost Solar Cell Efficiency

    Scientists at the Ludwig Maximilian Universität (LMU Munich) in Munich, Germany, have discovered a phenomenon in the optical excitation of charge carriers in a solar semiconductor that could aid the exploitation of infrared light, which is...
  • SEM image of a metalens

    Improved Metasurface Optics for Mid-IR Imaging, Sensing

    Researchers have for the first time realized diffraction-limited focusing and imaging using meta-optics in the mid-infrared (mid-IR) band of electromagnetic radiation. The new way of fabricating flat optical devices could enable improved but...

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