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Low-light CMOS biosensor enables detection of four copies of pathogen DNA per sample

Anitoa Systems has demonstrated handheld, real-time qPCR using its ultra-low-light CMOS biosensor.

Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) dedicated

Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) dedicated

05/20/2015

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Sydor Instruments receives $1M DOE grant for soft x-ray imaging

05/19/2015

Sydor Instruments was awarded the $1,000,000 SBIR Phase II grant from the DOE.

Salaries in photonics reflect regional and gender differences

05/19/2015 A survey by SPIE finds that salaries in optics and photonics are rising highest in China and median salaries for women continue to lag those of men by about 40%.

New microscope traps and images 1000 laser-cooled fermions

05/16/2015

A team of MIT physicists has built a microscope that is able to see up to 1000 individual fermionic atoms.

Beetles can teach engineers how to self-assemble large, high-quality 3D photonic crystal

Beetles can teach engineers how to self-assemble large, high-quality 3D photonic crystals

05/15/2015

Imitating the beetles' process can help commercialize the use of photonic crystals.

Fiber-optic laser-scanning microscope focuses on brain tissue

05/15/2015

Neuroscientists and bioengineers have created a miniature, fiber-optic microscope to peer inside a living brain.

Computational approach enables 'stainless' staining for optical imaging

05/14/2015

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new approach to histology based on using infrared (IR) microspectroscopy.

HALO project results: Optimized beam profiles for laser machining

05/12/2015

Fraunhofer ILT has participated in the EU's HALO project; results will be presented at LASER World of Photonics Munich.

CLEO/LFW Innovation Award winners present their innovations at CLEO

05/11/2015

On Wednesday, May 13, the winners present their innovative products on the CLEO show floor.

CLEO:2015 to focus on optics and microscopy trends, showcase latest exhibitor offerings

05/06/2015

CLEO:2015 is ready to take place May 10-15 in San Jose, CA, where close to 250 companies will showcase their latest products.

The trillion-frame-per-second camera; attend the CLEO presentation

05/06/2015

Japanese researchers can record events at a rate of more than 1-trillion-frames-per-second.

Ocean Optics to display spectral sensor at CLEO:2015

05/05/2015

The Spark-VIS solid-state spectral sensor delivers high-resolution measurements over the visible wavelength range of 380–700 nm.

Microscopy and Raman Imaging: Open-system Raman microscopy

05/05/2015

Raman microspectroscopy is gaining momentum in life sciences. For budget-constrained researchers and those who need flexibility, building a Raman microscope promises many benefits.

Welcome home

05/05/2015

BioOptics World is settling into its new digs here at Laser Focus World. Welcome!

Spectroscopy: Hyperspectral imaging opens new perspectives in cultural heritage

05/05/2015

With its fine spectral detail, hyperspectral imaging reveals information on the makeup of ancient art, texts, and other forms of cultural heritage.

Photonics Applied: Transportation: Lidar advances drive success of autonomous vehicles

05/05/2015

Lidar has the required accuracy to safely navigate self-driving cars. Semiconductor-laser-based flash lidar systems using VCSELs may speed commercialization and adoption by lowering cost and eliminating moving parts.

CLEO/Laser Focus World 2015 Innovation Awards

05/04/2015

Aurea Technology, Northrop Grumman Cutting Edge Optronics, and Inrad Optics are this year's winners in the Analytical Instruments or Systems, Lasers and Sources, and Optical Components categories, respectively.

Something is happening here

05/04/2015 With apologies to Thomas Kuhn, the philosopher of science who wrote The Structure of Scientific Revolutions and made famous the term "paradigm shift," I have been observing some fundamental changes in assumptions of t...

Nanoscale Imaging: Tabletop high harmonics illuminate the nano-world

05/04/2015

High-harmonic generation and coherent diffraction imaging can produce quantitative phase and amplitude high-contrast images.

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