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Northrop Grumman installs new joule-class laser at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Northrop Grumman installs new joule-class laser at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


The new joule-class laser will be a key component of LLNL's high-repetition-rate advanced petawatt laser system (HAPLS).

Optical nanocubes have utility in biosensors


Cubic-shaped optical nanoantennas could measure food safety, identify air pollutants, and quickly diagnose and treat cancer.

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Laser ablation of coralline alga helps characterize ocean acidification

Laser ablation of coralline alga helps characterize ocean acidification


pH values of the northern Pacific ocean over the past 120 years are being measured with a monthly resolution.

Innovation Awards deadline extended to March 2nd; CLEO exhibitors enter now!

02/24/2015 The submission deadline has been extended to Monday, March 2nd for the CLEO/Laser Focus World Innovation Awards.

DNA nanotube assembly method shows promise for optoelectronics, drug delivery


Researchers have developed a new, low-cost method to build DNA nanotubes block by block.

Monochrome NTT 'HenGenTou' projector adds motion to static paper photographic images

Monochrome NTT 'HenGenTou' projector adds motion to static paper photographic images (with video)


With the help of NTT's deformation lamp projector, Johann Sebastian Bach smiles for the first time in more than two centuries.

Hybrid gold nanoparticles could pair cancer imaging, therapy

02/20/2015 A team of researchers has developed hybrid gold-silica nanoparticles that make it possible to combine two forms of tumor treatment with t...

CLEO/LFW Innovation Award deadline is Monday; enter now!


Deadline for the prestigious CLEO/LFW Innovation Awards program is Monday, February 23, 2015. Enter now!

Nitrogen vacancy (NV) centers in diamond could potentially determine the structure of single protein molecules at room temperature

Laser technique uses diamond defects to reveal protein structures in great detail


A new technique shows promise for producing highly detailed images of individual proteins without the need for crystallization.

Minus K announces academic vibration isolator giveaway

02/17/2015 Minus K is again giving away $20,000 worth of patented negative-stiffness-mechanism vibration isolators to colleges and universities with...

Distributed fiber sensing systems could help industry unlock geothermal energy


University of Wisconsin partners with Silixa, Ormat Technologies, and DOE to measure geothermal properties via optical fiber.

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