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  1. Improving Mammogram Quality

    G-ray Medical Sàrl, a Neuchâtel startup, is currently developing an ultra-high performance detector dedicated to medical applications and in particular mammography. These ultra-high performance detectors will be made in partnership with CSEM, based on G-ray’s revolutionary latenium technology.

  2. Want To Up Your Photography Game? Next Generation Of EOS Cameras From Canon Bring Image Quality Up A Notch

    Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, supports those looking to advance their skills by continuously developing and evolving its gear. Today, the company announced their latest additions to its all-encompassing lineup of digital cameras: the EOS M50 Interchangeable Lens Camera, the first Canon EOS M-series camera with 4K video recording which is four-times the size of full HD 1080, and the EOS Rebel T7, the latest addition to the wildly popular EOS Rebel line of entry-level DSLR Cameras, with an upgraded CMOS sensor to deliver sharp, high-resolution images to capture life’s key moments.

  3. Nanoparticles Deliver Drugs On Target

    Over the last century, there has been astounding progress in medical science, leading to the development of efficient, effective medications for treating cancer and a wide variety of other diseases.

  4. Fast Silicon Photonics Alignment Engine Is A 2018 Photonics Integrated Circuits Awards Finalist – Polls Open Now

    PI has the multi award-winning solution for critical alignment speed and accuracy to a nanoscale level for projects from planar testing to packaging. Honored to be nominated a second year consecutive year, the FMPA Fast Multichannel Photonics Alignment system is a 2018 PIC Awards finalist, which rewards excellence, innovation, and success in the worldwide PIC industry. Voting is open until March 23rd, with the winners of this prestigious award announced on April 10th at the PIC International Conference in Brussels, Belgium. An R&D Top 100 Most Significant Products of the Year winner and Lightwave Innovation Reviews award winner, the FMPA was recently showcased at Photonics West 2018 in San Francisco.

  5. Optical Distance Measurement At Record-High Speed

    Scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have demonstrated the fastest distance measurement so far. The researchers demonstrated on-the-fly sampling of a gun bullet profile with micrometer accuracy.

  6. A Laser Focus On Super Water-Repellent Metals

    In a laboratory at the University of Rochester, researchers are using lasers to change the surface of metals in incredible ways, such as making them super water-repellent without the use of special coatings, paints, or solvents.

  7. SiN Photonic Integrated Circuits For Bio- And Life-Science Applications In The Visible Range

    PIX4life is a European Pilot line that offers photonic integrated circuits for biophotonics and life-sciences applications. After two successfull years of internal development, the pilot line is now offering its services to a limited set of external users on an open access way.

  8. Attoseconds Break Into Atomic Interior

    This has made it possible to observe the interaction of multiple photons in a single such pulse with electrons in the inner orbital shell of an atom.

  9. OSI Optoelectronics Presents Photodiodes And High-Power Light Sources For Military And Aerospace Applications

    OSI Systems Company, will present the company’s high-performance standard and OEM photodiodes, fiber-optic products, opto-assemblies, and high-power light sources at OFC, March 13 - 15, 2018, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, Calif. in booth #4730.

  10. Quantum Recurrence: Everything Goes Back To The Way It Was

    At some point, complex systems return almost exactly to their initial state. For the first time, this recurrence theorem has now been demonstrated with complex quantum many-body systems at TU Wien (Vienna).