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Nobel laureate and laser pioneer dies aged 99
Electro Optics - News, January 30, 2015
Charles Hard Townes, a recipient of the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics for the invention of the laser, died this week on 27 January, aged 99. Along with creating the first Maser, Townes pioneered the use of lasers in astronomy
Fibre optic thermometer for industrial processes developed
Electro Optics - News, January 28, 2015
In the near future, optical fibres could be used as a thermometer for industrial processes such as cutting
Entangled light particles on a chip could enable faster, more secure computing
Electro Optics - News, January 27, 2015
For the first time, engineers have managed to create a micro-ring that entangles individual particles of light; an important first step in a whole host of new technologies
Fraunhofer scientists develop MEMS spectrometer to detect hazardous chemicals
Electro Optics - News, January 27, 2015
At this years Photonics West, the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems (IPMS) will unveil a device the size of a sugar cube that can detect hazardous chemicals
Scientists prove the impossible by slowing the speed of light
Electro Optics - News, January 23, 2015
A team of scientists have managed to do what was previously thought to be impossible; to slow photons in free space without impedance from other materials such as water or glass
New technique to improve pulsed lasers
Electro Optics - News, January 22, 2015
Researchers have found a way to generate more powerful, more energy efficient and low-cost pulsed lasers.
Laser system for 3D movies could make 3D glasses redundant
Electro Optics - News, January 16, 2015
In the near future, cinema-goers may not need to wear glasses to watch 3D films, thanks to a new laser system created by Austrian start-up company TriLite Technologies in conjunction with Vienna University of Technology
Competition for Google Glass apparent at Consumer Electronics Show
Electro Optics - News, January 15, 2015
Competition for the Google Glass wearable display system was noticeable at this year''s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) as companies presented smart glasses that were more fashionable, more adoptable, and which can even clip-on to users'' existing eyewear
Hubble telescope gets a high-definition view of Pillars of Creation
Electro Optics - News, January 14, 2015
Astronomers using NASA''s Hubble Space Telescope have taken a second photograph of the ''Pillars of Creation'' − an image of columns of interstellar gas and dust in the Eagle Nebula, some 7,000 light years from Earth
Prism Awards 2015 announced
Electro Optics - News, January 09, 2015
Additive manufacturing systems for printing optics, devices that can detect radiation with higher accuracy, and novel microscopic tools are among the finalists of the 2015 Prism Award
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