Posts Tagged ‘Laser’

Watching Breast Cancer Cells Form

Posted on: November 4th, 2022 by admin

Imagine if it was possible for a surgeon, when operating on a patient with breast cancer, to insert a microscope […]

Opto-Acoustic Imaging Holds Promise

Posted on: August 30th, 2019 by admin

The problem with breast imaging modalities such as mammography and ultrasound, is that they are only able to show the […]

What a Great Idea!

Posted on: April 20th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

Not too many people know that the world’s first digital laser was invented in South Africa, or that in the 1980s two […]

Seeing the Light

Posted on: April 13th, 2018 by admin

At a congress hosted last week by the Optical Society of America in Florida, researchers from the Politecnico of Milan in Italy presented a […]

Awaiting the Call from Stockholm

Posted on: October 6th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

It’s the first week of October when many researchers who believe they may be candidates for the Nobel Prize are awaiting […]

Holography: Radiology’s Future?

Posted on: February 24th, 2017 by admin

In 1971 the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Dennis Gabor “for his invention and development of the holographic method.” His […]

The Future of Breast Screening?

Posted on: November 20th, 2015 by admin 1 Comment

Imagine a technology that was the size of a shoebox, did not use ionizing radiation, did not require breast compression, […]

Terahertz Imaging of Breast Tumours

Posted on: March 13th, 2015 by admin

There is a region of the electromagnetic spectrum lying between microwaves and infrared known as the “terahertz gap” that encompasses the frequency […]

World’s First Digital Laser

Posted on: September 20th, 2013 by admin 2 Comments

Digitally controlled laser modes. Copyright Nature Publishing Group. Gordon Gould first coined the term laser — light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation — […]