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RIKEN develops blueprint for ISS-docked laser cannon to blast away space debris

04/24/2015

A proposal developed by RIKEN combines a telescope and a high-efficiency laser system to track and remove space debris from orbit.

GE handheld sensor analyzes pressure sores during hospitalization

04/24/2015

GE researchers have combined an array of sensing and analytical capabilities towards monitoring pressure ulcers.

Breath test that contains silicon microsensors can detect cancer

04/24/2015

An international collaboration worked to develop a portable device that can detect the presence of head and neck cancer in breath.

TeraView spectrometer and imaging system is supplied with external fibers

04/23/2015

The TeraPulse 4000 is designed for terahertz-related research and will be used for postal inspection.

Vuzix acquires gesture and light-management patents for wearable displays

04/23/2015

Vuzix has acquired patents for gesture controls of 3D virtual objects and light management in wearable displays.

Haag-Streit Surgical intraoperative OCT camera receives FDA clearance

04/23/2015

Haag-Streit Surgical's intraoperative optical coherence tomography (iOCT) camera has received FDA clearance for commercialization in the U.S.

Quantum Materials gets metric-ton-scale quantum-dot production system

04/22/2015

The continuous-flow QD-making hardware will increase the company's installed capacity by more than eight times.

Super-resolution microscopy unravels inner structure of herpes simplex virus

04/22/2015

A team of researchers has developed a technique that allows super-resolution microscopy to be used as a structural tool for the study of viruses.

Electron-trapping defects bad for solar cells can be good for photodetectors

04/21/2015

Lead-cation electron traps increase sensitivity of perovskite detectors.

Chromasens 3D machine-vision cameras integrate with MVTec image-processing software

04/21/2015

Chromasens is now a member of the MVTec Image Acquisition Partner network.

Optical film by E-Lead Electronic cuts cost of windshield head-up display (HUD) by 90%

04/20/2015

The new HUD was unveiled at 2015 AMPA & AutoTronics Taipei.

Neurosurgeons to speak on clinical utility of real-time navigated laser therapy

04/20/2015

Three neurosurgeons will review their clinical experience using real-time navigated laser therapy for brain lesion ablation.

Light-capturing nanowires reduce carbon dioxide into useful chemicals and fuels

04/18/2015

LBL and UC Berkeley scientists are using semiconducting nanowires and bacteria to mimic photosynthesis.

Video camera is powered by its own photovoltaic pixels (see video)

04/16/2015

A well-lit indoor scene (300 lux) provides an estimated 0.77 mW of harvested power.

OCT aids in high-res imaging of acne lesion development, scarring

04/14/2015

A high-resolution imaging technique that incorporates optical coherence tomography (OCT) can study acne development in human skin.

Newly developed fluorescent probes detect lysosomal pH

04/10/2015

A new set of fluorescent probes can detect problems with lysosomes, which are known as the garbage disposals of animal cells.

Does photonics matter to your state?

04/08/2015

Knowledge is power. What could you do if you knew all of the photonics companies in your state?

Photonics awareness

04/08/2015

In considering what to write for this Editor's Desk, I made a list of article topics published in the issue that could reveal a theme.

Insect vision enables aerial robot navigation without accelerometers or altimeters

04/07/2015

Biorobotics researchers developed the BeeRotor, a tethered flying robot that adjusts its speed without an accelerometer or altimeter.

New fluorescence imaging reagent targets degenerative diseases

04/03/2015

A team of researchers developed a fluorescence imaging reagent that will enable better understanding of degenerative diseases.

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