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Imec is using a high harmonic generation laser with anamorphic mirrors to explore high NA EUV challenges

13 May 2021

Semiconductor manufacturers want the next big thing: to adopt high numerical aperture lithographic processes using extreme ultraviolet light to print smaller circuits. Andy Extance finds out more


08 April 2021

Optical methods are helping defeat criminals seeking to hack biometric identification, finds Andy Extance

08 April 2021

With huge opportunities for light-based diagnostics and therapeutics to combat disease, successful clinical translation depends on funding robust trials – and greater trust between developers and end-users, finds Jessica Rowbury 

22 March 2021

Keely Portway looks at how some of the latest research into neurophotonics will help in the fight against brain disorders

Amplitude Laser supplies ophthalmic surgery instrument producers

22 March 2021

Picosecond and femtosecond lasers are moving beyond ophthalmology into applications including cancer screening and therapy, finds Andy Extance

12 March 2021

Spectroradiometry can help producers and users ensure UV-based virus-fighting equipment really works, finds Andy Extance

The EUV source at Fraunhofer ILT’s Excimer facility delivers 40W at 13.5nm

16 February 2021

Keely Portway discovers how lasers are being used to advance Moore’s law, and how this technology could become more accessible to SMEs

11 February 2021

Keely Portway looks at some of the latest developments in quantum science, and what they could mean for the commercial space

12 January 2021

Algorithms let developers shrink microscopes, enabling innovation by building on existing technology, discovers Andy Extance

16 December 2020

Now smaller, cheaper and more robust, light detection and ranging instruments are being used in new ways, finds Jessica Rowbury

Classification of nuts as good or bad using Specim’s FX17 camera

13 November 2020

Optical design is crucial in enabling wider adoption of hyperspectral imaging, finds Andy Extance

13 November 2020

Optical coatings are helping to improve the efficiency of solar cells, finds David Stuart