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Serving as the preeminent forum in Asia for lasers and electro-optics disciplines ranging from laser physics to system engineering and applications, the 2015 Conference of Lasers and Electro-Optic (CLEO)/ Pacific Rim will be held from 24-28 August 2015, in Busan, South Korea.

Researchers at the Hanover Centre for Optical Technologies (HOT), University of Hanover, Germany, have developed a self-contained fiber optic sensor for smartphones with the potential for use in a wide variety of biomolecular tests, including those for detecting pregnancy or monitoring diabetes.

Using a simple structure comprising a mirror and an absorbing layer to take advantage of the wave properties of light, researchers at Qualcomm MEMS Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, have developed a display technology that harnesses natural ambient light to produce an unprecedented range of colors and superior viewing experience.

         

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