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01 November 2017

Televisions are receiving a major overhaul, Matthew Dale finds, with quantum dot and OLED technologies competing to give displays a wider gamut of colours 

01 November 2017

Jessica Rowbury asks whether diode lasers will one day take market share from the dominant fibre laser in materials processing

01 November 2017

Rachel Berkowitz on the latest developments made in photonic crystal fibres, optical fibres with unique light guiding properties

25 September 2017

Jessica Rowbury finds that not only is super-resolution microscopy improving in resolution, but is becoming more affordable

25 September 2017

Matthew Dale discusses some of the latest fabrication techniques, materials and optical structures being used in the field of micro-optics

25 September 2017

The design of an optical system is just the beginning. The system must not only perform, but be designed and toleranced so it can be manufactured for a reasonable cost, as Mark Venables discovers

09 August 2017

Jessica Rowbury explores how MEMS projectors are advancing virtual and augmented reality headsets

09 August 2017

Rachel Berkowitz reports on how laser-based systems are advancing vision correction surgeries

09 August 2017

LiFi looks set to deliver high-speed data communication via solid-state lighting. Matthew Dale investigates the current commercial state of the technology

01 July 2017

Although not yet as established as other additive manufacturing applications, printing human tissue is poised to significantly advance the field of medicine. Rachel Berkowitz reports

01 July 2017

Matthew Dale finds that new fibre designs are being developed to enable more efficient and higher-power fibre laser systems

01 July 2017

Aerial lidar is providing researchers with detailed information about rainforests, which is helping in global efforts to conserve them. Jessica Rowbury reports

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