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Modulight Receives Contract

Photonics Spectra
Jun 2012
Laser manufacturer Modulight Inc. of Tampere, Finland, has designed, integrated and CE-certified an OEM medical laser system for PCI Biotech of Oslo, Norway, for a novel cancer therapy process. Under a multiyear OEM manufacturing agreement, Modulight will deliver a seven-channel medical laser system solution to PCI Biotech for its PCI (PhotoChemical Internalisation) patented photochemical drug delivery technology used for cancer therapy and other diseases. PCI is a technology for light-directed drug delivery by triggered endosomal release. It was developed to introduce therapeutic molecules in a biologically active form specifically into diseased cells.



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The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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