SITE: http://cepof.ifsc.usp.br

Principal Investigator: Vanderlei Salvador Bagnato 
 
Education and Knowledge Diffusion Coordinator: Euclydes Marega Junior 
 
Technology Transfer Coordinator: Jarbas Caiado de Castro Neto

HOST INSTITUTION
 
University of São Paulo (USP) 
Instituto de Física de São Carlos
Av. Trabalhador São Carlense, 400

ASSOCIATED INSTITUTIONS
Barretos Cancer Hospital (HCB)
Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA)
Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE)
Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCAR)
State University of Campinas (UNICAMP)
 

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Optics and Photonics Research Center

Colorant extracted from turmeric can be useful for combating dengue

When experimentally mixed with water containing larvae of the mosquito that transmits dengue virus, the compound killed 100% of the insects after eight hours of exposure to sunlight

Two in one

Device developed by a group of scientists at the Optics and Photonics Research Center uses ultrasound and laser simultaneously to rehabilitate arthritis patients

Researchers develop first Brazilian prototype for digital X-ray equipment

For use in odontology, the laser scanner will allow Brazil to explore new radiology technology that has been mastered by few countries, says project team