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Onefive femtosecond laser enables record-low-noise frequency comb


Using the Onefivefemtosecond laser Origami - 10, CSEM achieved a record-low relative intensity noise frequency comb.

Full-body scanner could ease early detection of skin cancer


A team of researchers has developed a full-body scanner device that could bring early detection of skin cancer a major step forward.

Blue light-activated gene therapy could treat erectile dysfunction

03/25/2015 A potential clinical treatment for erectile dysfunction involves a gene construct that, when activated by blue light, triggers reliable e...
Spectroscopic studies on ITER fusion reactor walls use Andor ICCD camera

Spectroscopic studies on ITER fusion reactor walls use Andor ICCD camera


The laser-induced-breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) analyses will help ITER's maintenance in future.

Chameleon-like silicon skin changes color on demand


UC Berkeley engineers have created an ultra-thin film that can shift colors as easily as a chameleon's skin.

Computational microscopy approach can 'paint' tissue samples with light

03/24/2015 Microscopy and computer analysis can give precise information about structures and molecules inside tissues and cells without using chemi...

Fluorescence microscopy shows when and where proteins are made (video)

03/23/2015 An international team of scientists has developed a novel fluorescence microscopy technique that shows where and when proteins are produc...

LASER World of Photonics—don’t miss it

03/20/2015 Every two years, Munich hosts an inspiring international trade fair and a technical conference that together draw over 1100 exhibitors an...

Scientists demonstrate optogenetic stimulation of non-genetically modified neurons


A team of scientists has shown that optogenetics can be used to activate normal, non-genetically modified neurons.

Super-resolution microscopy visualizes the genome at the nanoscale

03/20/2015 Using a super-resolution microscopy technique, a team of scientists has been able to visualize and count the smallest units that form the...

Optical radiation method seeks to treat cancer at the cellular level

03/19/2015 With the goal of achieving early cancer detection, a team of scientists used an optical radiation method to address this at the cellular ...
High-quality perovskite photovoltaics can now be fabricated at room temperature

High-quality perovskite photovoltaics can now be fabricated at room temperature


One version of the cells is semi-transparent with a 10.1% efficiency

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