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29 January 2018

Mark Venables reports on the work being carried out to get Raman spectroscopy into clinical laboratories and operating rooms, where it could improve disease diagnosis

06 December 2017

Manufacturers are increasing the power and wavelength of ultrafast sources used in live tissue imaging to aid researchers, Matthew Dale finds

01 December 2017

Jane Burgermeister reports on world-class neuroscience research that’s being advanced by photonics

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

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