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US clusters thrive on regional expertise

From Arizona to New York, and Florida to Colorado, photonics communities continue to grow in influence across the country.

Steve Jacques

In December 2018, the Journal of Biomedical Optics (JBO) published a collection of research papers in honor of Steven L. Jacques, PhD, a leading pioneer in the field of biomedical optics. This article, which was originally published as a guest editorial in JBO, introduced the special section.

20 March 2019
Cornea OCT

The microscope uses a combination of optical coherence tomography, a liquid lens, and a microelectromechanical system mirror to provide beautifully sharp corneal images that help technicians assess the quality of the donated cornea. When combined with a neural network, automated cell counting prior to corneal translplant may be possible.

20 March 2019

Building on some notable recent success stories, the European photonics platform is anticipating a busy 2019 for innovation.

19 March 2019
Coherent_cavity optomechanics

Optical tweezers and high-power lasers that rely on advances by the 2018 laureates feature widely at the Photonics West exhibition.

18 March 2019

The various petawatt-class laser systems at the ELI Beamlines facility near Prague bring to fruition the Nobel-winning vision of Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland.

15 March 2019
Hera spacecraft takes Asteroid Framing Cameras to Didymos asteroids
Imaging technology previously used on the Dawn mission remains the instrument of choice.
20 March 2019
CEA LETI announces next-gen photo-acoustic sensors for gas detection
REDFINCH team achieves capabilities in MIR region, where many chemical, biological species have strong absorption.
20 March 2019
Algorithm from 'Netflix Challenge' speeds up bio-maging
ENS Paris-led group accelerates Raman spectroscopy, making it more practical for biomedical applications.
20 March 2019
Ra Medical’s losses mount as sales costs soar
Excimer laser maker hampered by product issues around scale-up and hiring challenges, but CEO hails “exciting opportunity”.
20 March 2019
Jenoptik streamlines corporate structures
German units of the Division Light & Optics bundled; company also presents latest developments at this week's LASER China.
19 March 2019
Arseniy Kuznetsov: Building flat optics and lasers with nanoantennas

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11 March 2019