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Diagnosing breast cancer using red light

Optical Mammography, or OM, which uses harmless red or infrared light, has been developed for use in conjunction with X-rays for diagnosis or monitoring in cases demanding repeated imaging where high amounts of ionizing radiation ...

dateMar 23, 2018 in Optics & Photonics
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Sharpening the X-ray view of the nanocosm

A novel lens offers scientists the sharpest X-ray images yet from the nano world. The device is made from alternating layers of tungsten carbide and silicon carbide and can focus hard X-rays into a spot of less than ten nanometers ...

dateMar 23, 2018 in Optics & Photonics
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