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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.

L-3 Brashear supplies high-energy laser beam director for Canadian defense applications

04/15/2015

A High-Energy Laser (HEL) Beam Director (BD) from L-3 Brashear has been delivered to DRDC.

Solution-grown perovskite nanowires make highly efficient lasers

04/15/2015

Growing perovskite nanowires is a shortcut to lasers that are extremely efficient and able to create many colors of light.

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.

Atom-coupled optical fiber slows light to 180 km per hour

04/13/2015

A team of scientists at the Vienna University of Technology has demonstrated that light can be slowed down in an optical fiber.

Light-driven ion pump may provide blueprint for optogenetics

04/13/2015

KR2, a light-driven transporter for sodium ions, can be integrated into neurons as a valuable tool for optogenetics.

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.

Silicon nanoparticles and cells can now be printed with lasers

04/09/2015

Laser Zentrum Hannover researchers are printing biological cells and silicon nanoparticles using lasers.

Research program aims to develop next generation of optogenetics tools

04/09/2015

A new priority program has the goal of developing the next generation of optogenetics tools and expanding their application.

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.

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