Laser Measures Biomass in World’s Largest Trees

Volume and biomass of giant Californian redwood trees measured for the first time

New Light Amplifier Can Boost up Photonics

Sonia Garcia Blanco received Proof of Concept grant of the European Research Council

Looking Deeper into the Ocean

Lidar systems can probe the ocean up to three times deeper than satellite remote sensing techniques

Robust Laser Technology for Climate Satellites

Merlin supposed to do lidar magic, measure atmospheric methane concentrations

Self-Driving Volvos Powered by Luminar LiDAR Technology

Perception technology, combined with autonomous drive software, cameras, radars, and back-up systems

Switching Between Transparent and Reflective

A new metamaterial capable of changing its optical properties without any mechanical input

Filter Chips for High-Quality Lasers

A hybrid-integrated electronic–photonic system suppresses the phase noise of the input light

3D Models with a Portable Sonar and Airborne Laser

Territory information provided by airborne lidar can be combined with seaborne echo sounder to obtain three-dimensional maps

Camera Captures 3D Images with Record Speed

Megapixel image sensor could bring significant improvements to augmented reality and LiDAR systems

Controlling the Phase of Light Using 2D Materials

Atomically thin materials manipulate the phase of light without changing its amplitude at extremely low power loss