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Fluorescence imaging helps localize lung tumors in real time

07/31/2015

Real-time fluorescence imaging during pulmonary surgery can identify lung cancer cells.

Compact endoscope with freeform optics makes colonoscopies more comfortable

07/30/2015

Two solid lenses shift laterally with respect to each other to create a longitudinal focal shift.

Intracellular microlasers emit narrowband fluorescence to precisely label a trillion cells

07/30/2015

Inducing structures incorporated within individual cells produce laser light, allowing precise labeling of individual cells.

Voxiebox 3D hologram viewable without special glasses or headsets

07/30/2015

VOXON has created a swept-surface volumetric display--a hologram that floats in the darkness.

QD maker Quantum Materials enters joint development agreement with 'leading global display manufacturer'

07/29/2015

Collaborators to develop next-generation quantum-dot-based display technologies.

Laser bioimaging technique defines pituitary tumors with extreme precision

07/29/2015

A laser bioimaging technique could help surgeons more precisely define the locations of pituitary tumors in near-real time.

Laser Components SWIR detector covers the spectral range up to 2.1 μm

07/29/2015

The IG22 line sensor is an extended InGaAs detector for shortwave infrared (SWIR) spectroscopy, with 256 pixels measuring 30 × 250 μm with a 50 μm pitch.

SICK laser scanner includes 48 adjustable fields

07/28/2015

The TiM351 2D laser scanner for outdoor-rated detection applications uses time-of-flight measurement to detect the presence or absence of an object within a user-defined configuration field.

3D digital holography device shortens denture fitting time to 30 minutes

07/27/2015

A digital holography scanning device for intraoral 3D modeling reduces the time it takes to get dentures from 30 days to 30 minutes.

Nanoscale optical emitter and absorber appears to be 10,000 times its actual size

07/27/2015

All-dielectric nanoresonators could be useful as augmenters for photodetectors or as passive IR coolers.

New nanowires from Harvard absorb specific wavelengths of light

07/24/2015

Harvard University scientists developed a new class of nanowires with applications in consumer electronics and solar panels.

More details disclosed on integrated photonics institute

07/24/2015

New York will provide an additional $250 million to the IP-IMI and it will be headquartered near Rochester. 

X-ray laser maps key signaling protein, with potential for better drug development

07/23/2015

An x-ray laser experiment has revealed details of the human body's cellular switchboard that regulates sensory and hormonal response.

First dry age-related macular-degeneration (AMD) patient receives the Argus II retinal implant

07/22/2015

The implant allows 80-year-old patient to see the outlines of people again.

Implantable polymer fiber emits fluorescence to reveal how cells grow

07/22/2015

Fiber from a semiconducting polymer can emit fluorescence, which makes it possible to follow the growth of cells inside living tissue.

Sharp's CCD has 'industry's highest' visible light sensitivity

07/21/2015

Sharp released a 1/3-inch 0.35-megapixel CCD for cameras used to shoot fast-moving objects.

Osram infrared LEDs enable smartphone unlocking by iris scanning

07/20/2015

IREDs from Osram are being used as the light source to unlock mobile devices by scanning the iris of the user.

Microscopy, cytometry help make important discovery about tuberculosis

07/20/2015

Confocal microscopy and flow cytometry helped to study latent tuberculosis and the bacteria's ability to hide in stem cells.

Ultrafast terahertz laser pulses provide quick way to probe potential organic solar-cell materials

07/17/2015

NIST and NRL see picosecond-scale effects in organic materials from the terahertz pulses.

Close-up Pluto images arrive; another success for e2v image sensors

07/15/2015

Images of Pluto were taken during an hour-long fly-by Pluto on NASA's New Horizons mission using e2v image sensors.

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