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Combining technologies from cosmic ray and laser physics can sweep space junk.
16 July 2015

Quantum cascade laser-based mid-IR spectrometers are used to detect threats in the air, and on various surfaces, at both short and long standoff distances.

11 June 2015
A hybrid system that incorporates advanced adaptive optics and algorithm acceleration techniques can compensate wavefront aberrations caused by turbulence and improve image quality.
29 May 2015
Nepal earthquake response with Aeryon sUAV

From satellites to smartphones, today's imaging technologies have proven instrumental to relief efforts in Nepal.

21 May 2015
A plasmonically enhanced photoelectrochemical cell could convert wastewater and carbon dioxide to hydrocarbon fuel for a sustainable on-site energy source.
7 May 2015
Photonic approaches enable measurements with wide frequency coverage and large instantaneous bandwidth.
7 May 2015
Ribbon cores promise power boost for fiber lasers
Lawrence Livermore team's oblong-patterned photonic crystal fibers look set to help pulsed applications first.
31 July 2015
Joe Biden hails 'extraordinary potential' of photonics
US Vice President talks waveguides and quotes Bragg amid the fanfare of New York's country-spanning photonics innovation plan.
28 July 2015
3D-printed aircraft launched from warship
University of Southampton engineers test fly and safely land “SULSA” – a laser-printed unmanned aircraft.
27 July 2015
New York wins $220M photonics foundry race
US Department of Defense chooses Rochester-led consortium partnered by MIT and the University of Arizona.
23 July 2015
 

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