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APPLICATIONS

Optoelectronic device simulates vision prior to cataract surgery

News image23 August 2016
Researchers in Spain have demonstrated a handheld optoelectronic device that will allow patients to experience how a certain implanted lens would affect their vision by simply looking through it

TECHNOLOGY

UK researchers produce bio-superlens with spider silk

News image22 August 2016
Scientists from the UK's Bangor and Oxford universities have created a superlens using spider silk, which may provide a new solution to integrating optics in biological systems

INDUSTRY

LightPath Technologies to acquire ISP Optics

11 August 2016

TECHNOLOGY

Researchers develop heat-resistant broad-spectrum PV device

11 August 2016

INDUSTRY

Coherent posts record sales thanks to flat panel display orders

5 August 2016

INDUSTRY

Imax to install laser projectors in 75 new Chinese cinemas

5 August 2016

INDUSTRY

Femtoscience pioneer Ahmed Zewail dies

5 August 2016

INDUSTRY

Ams acquires spectral sensing specialist Mazet

5 August 2016

TECHNOLOGY

Hyperspectral imaging to be trialed for early detection of Alzheimer's

29 July 2016

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Analysis & Opinion

Fighting food fraud with optical technologies

News image11 August 2016
Ruth Walker, associate European patent attorney at Gill Jennings and Every, discusses how optical technologies are helping to prevent food counterfeiting, and the patent issues that come with this

German photonics industry prepares for Brexit consequences

News image10 August 2016
Wenko Süptitz, head of German high-tech industry association, Spectaris discusses what companies in Germany and the UK should consider following the UK's decision to leave the European Union

3D printing: Adding another layer of protection to your IP

News image8 July 2016
Dr Cristina Penine and Peter Finnie, from law firm Gill Jennings & Every, discuss the emerging patent issues surrounding 3D printing

Photonics associations reassure industry following Brexit

News image30 June 2016
Jessica Rowbury rounds up reaction from the European photonics sector on Britain's decision to leave the European Union

RAIS: A new platform for diagnosing infectious diseases

News image23 June 2016
Researchers from EU-funded project 'RAIS' discuss collaboration with industry partners and potential market barriers for their point-of-care diagnostic system