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  1. ActLight Announces Dynamic PhotoDiode Integration Project And Licensing With Top Semiconductor Company

    ActLight, a Swiss technology firm known for its breakthrough Dynamic PhotoDiodes (DPDs), announced today that it has signed an agreement with a top semiconductor company for the integration and licensing of the DPD into their Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) for vital signs monitoring, to be used in the next generation of wearable devices

  2. MIT Researchers 3-D Print Colloidal Crystals

    Technique could be used to scale-up self-assembled materials for use as optical sensors, color displays, and light-guided electronics.

  3. Research Could Lead To Security Scanners Capable Of Detecting Explosives

    Using a single pixel camera and Terahertz electromagnetic waves, a team of Physicists at the University of Sussex have devised a blueprint which could lead to the development of airport scanners capable of detecting explosives.

  4. Scientists Predict Superelastic Properties In A Group Of Iron-Based Superconductors

    A collaboration between scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and the Institute for Theoretical Physics at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main has computationally predicted a number of unique properties in a group of iron-based superconductors, including room-temperature super-elasticity.

  5. First Ever Acceleration Of Electrons In A Proton-Driven Plasma Wave

    Electrons have been successfully accelerated at CERN using a wave generated by protons zipping through plasma, report UCL scientists as part of the AWAKE collaboration.

  6. The Optical Society Brings Breakthrough Science To Frontiers In Optics

    The Optical Society’s Frontiers in Optics (FiO) conference convenes world leaders in optics and photonics. Over 1,400 attendees from more than 60 countries come to FiO to gain insights into emerging topics in the optical sciences.

  7. New Compact Hyperspectral System Captures 5D Images

    Researchers have developed a compact imaging system that can measure the shape and light-reflection properties of objects with high speed and accuracy.

  8. Electric Polarization In The Macroscopic World And Electrons Moving At Atomic Scales

    Femtosecond x-ray experiments in combination with a new theoretical approach establish a direct connection between electric properties in the macroscopic world and electron motions on the time and length scale of atoms. The results open a new route for understanding and tailoring the properties of ferroelectric materials.

  9. A Novel Nanoactuator System Has Been Developed

    Researchers at University of Jyväskylä (Finland) and University of Tampere (Finland) together with BioNavis Ltd (Finland) have developed a novel nanoactuator system, where conformation of biomolecule can be tuned by electric field and probed using optical properties of gold nanoparticle.

  10. First European XFEL Research Results Published

    Just days before the first anniversary of the start of European XFEL user operation, the first results based on research performed at the facility have been published.