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A light microscopy technique called lattice light-sheet microscopy imaged this single HeLa cell in metaphase

Light microscopy technique images molecules in 3D quickly, with minimal damage to cells

10/24/2014

A light microscopy platform developed by Eric Betzig—one of three scientists sharing the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry—and colleagues can collect high-resolution images rapidly with minimal damage to cells.

For ultrafast lasers, Shasta Crystals is growing CALGO crystals

10/24/2014

Shasta Crystals is now growing high quality CALGO (CaGdAlO4) crystals that will allow new developments in ultrafast lasers using its Laser Heated Pedestal Growth technology.

 

Two-photon microscopy method images oscillating mitochondria in rats

Two-photon microscopy method images oscillating mitochondria in rats

10/23/2014

A two-photon microscopy method has enabled scientists to image mitochondria oscillating in a live animal.

Fluorescence approach can track HIV proteins' motion in real time

10/22/2014

Researchers have developed technologies—one of which involves a fluorescence method—that allow investigators to track HIV proteins' movement on the virus surface, which may contribute to how it infects human immune cells.

High-brightness blue direct-diode laser from Shimadzu emits 50 W from 100-micron 0.2-NA fibe

High-brightness blue direct-diode laser from Shimadzu emits 50 W from 100-micron 0.2-NA fiber

10/21/2014 Researchers from Shimadzu (Kanagawa, Japan) have created a blue-emitting direct diode laser that focuses light from 30 individual 450-nm-emitting diode lasers into an optical fiber with a 100-μm-diameter core; the direct diode ...
Photoacoustic imaging pioneer Lihong Wang

Photoacoustic imaging pioneer is 2015 Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award winner

10/21/2014 Photoacoustic imaging innovator Lihong Wang, whose research enables noninvasive examination of tissues inside the body at deep levels, has been awarded the 2015 Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award for his pioneering technica...
NASA takes thermal-imaging video of SpaceX in powered descent, info to help with future Mars landings

NASA takes thermal-imaging video of SpaceX in powered descent, info to help with future Mars landings

10/20/2014

NASA captured thermal images of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on its descent after it launched in September, 2014 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Industrial lasers, photonics in oil and gas to headline 2015 Marketplace Seminar

10/17/2014 Applications and market opportunities for lasers, optics, and photonics are the themes for the 27th annual Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar. It will held in conjunction with SPIE Photonics West, and take place at the ...

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