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New biophotonics event to launch in Brazil in 2015


The International Photodynamic Association (IPA) and SPIE will co-launch the first biophotonics- and biomedical optics-focused event in South America.

Quantum cascade laser may lead to prickless blood sugar monitoring


A team of researchers at Princeton University has developed a way to use a quantum cascade laser (QCL) to measure blood sugar noninvasively.

Micro-optical/plasmonic resonator paves the way for power-on-a-chip applications

Micro-optical/plasmonic resonator paves the way for power-on-a-chip applications

08/26/2014 By combining plasmonics and optical microresonators, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, IL) and Iowa State University (Am...

Glucose meter incorporates photonic crystal to help provide continuous monitoring

08/26/2014 University of Illinois researchers have developed a continuous glucose-monitoring material that changes color as glucose levels fluctuate, with super-presise...

Laser optical tweezers show how malaria parasites invade red blood cells

08/21/2014 In hopes of more effective vaccine or drug development that will block malaria parasites' invasion of red blood cells, a team of researchers used laser optic...

Fiber laser marketing report from Strategies Unlimited available for pre-order


This report from Strategies Unlimited covers the growing opportunities of fiber lasers and contains a 5-year forecast for each segment studied.

Optogenetics helps clarify brain circuit, aiming for new treatments for psychiatric disorders

08/20/2014 Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and colleagues used optogenetics (a technique that uses light to turn nerve cells on and off) to help record the ac...

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Ophthalmology Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis and Forecast to ...

New York, NY, August 28, 2014 --( Ophthalmology is the branch of medicines which deals with anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye. ...

-UC DAVIS -Introducing the multi-tasking nanoparticle

ENP Newswire - 27 August 2014Release date- 26082014 - Kit Lam and colleagues from UC Davis and other institutions have created dynamic nanoparticle...

TECHSPEC® Acylinder Lenses Focus Light in a Single Dimension

Diffraction-limited focusing performanceBarrington, N.J. — Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, intr...

-University of Jyvaskyla - A breakthrough in imaging gold nanoparticles ...

ENP Newswire - 27 August 2014Release date- 27082014 - Nanometre-scale gold particles are intensively investigated for application as catalysts, sen...
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How to Choose Probes for Super-Resolution Microscopy

In this webcast, renowned microscopy specialist Michael W. Davidson will discuss the various modes of super-resolution microscopy and advances in fluore...


Strategies in Biophotonics features newsmakers

08/28/2014 As we are putting the finishing touches on the Sept/Oct issue of BioOptics World, I am getting jazzed about Strategies in ...

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