Features

14 October 2019

Keely Portway looks at some of the miniature imaging technology used in endoscopes

14 October 2019

Keely Portway looks at how optical software is being used to design light sources

27 August 2019

Andy Extance asks: which laser wavelengths, detector architectures and ranging techniques are required to deliver competitive and cost-effective automotive lidar performance?

27 August 2019

Keely Portway investigates the latest innovations in micro-optics, from 3D printing to how it can improve the optical designs of photonics equipment

12 August 2019

Incumbent silicon photovoltaic players have powerful technologies with which to deliver clean energy – but perovskite solar start-ups think they can do better, finds Andy Extance

12 August 2019

Keely Portway discovers how optics are expanding the horizons for ultrafast lasers

19 June 2019

Greg Blackman looks at systems presented at the recent Control trade fair for quality inspection

19 June 2019

Keely Portway looks at how fibre lasers are advancing bio imaging and disease diagnosis and treatment

14 May 2019

Keely Portway looks at some of the latest developments in optical mirrors – including a trend for larger sizes – and how the technology may develop further

14 May 2019

3D technology is just one of the innovations emerging in the large display market, as Andy Extance assesses the prospects for LCD, OLED and microLEDs in the fight for a share of this competitive space

10 April 2019

Jessica Rowbury looks at the latest research in the hunt for dark matter, one of the biggest mysteries in physics 

10 April 2019

Powered predominantly by lidar, plus spectroscopy and visual-wavelength imaging, Andy Extance discovers unmanned aerial vehicles can safely survey hazardous environments

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