Month: October 2018

New cancer detection techniques via microscope

Oxford Nanoimaging, a UK-based super-resolution imaging company, has showcased a groundbreaking new desktop microscope which allows scientists to see individual molecules in living cells. Their super-resolution microscope can measure molecules as close as 20 nanometers apart; by comparison, a sheet of paper is around 100,000 nm in thickness. ONI hopes to use this imaging technique […]

October 23rd, 2018 | Applications, Top Stories, Videos

Nobel Prize in Physics 2018

Scientists Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland share the Nobel prize in physics for their pioneering work in laser physics, uncovering the applications that have led to the development of many Laser Quantum products. Ashkin has won half of the £771,000 prize for inventing optical tweezers, using laser light as a tool to move […]

October 5th, 2018 | Applications