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23 May 
Yole tips edge-emitting lasers for rapid growth spurt

French analyst team predicts that market will more than double in value by 2024.

23 May 
OLED tech developer Cynora secures $25M Series C funding

Company also names serial start up leader Adam Kablanian as new CEO.

20 May 
Huawei row hits photonics stocks

Value of Neophotonics, Lumentum, and II-VI all slump after blacklisting order by US government.

22 May 
OCT imaging with AI screening improves retinal diagnosis

System from Optovue and Ping An Technology has now completed a clinical trial.

20 May 
Nanoscribe installs GT2 3D printer in Keio University

First installation offers optimized design, new printing materials to enable high-resolution microstructures up to 8mm.

17 May 
Dynetics to build 100 kW laser weapon with Lockheed and Rolls-Royce

Contractor beats Raytheon to seal $130M deal with US Army’s Space and Missile Command division.

23 May 
MIT’s mathematical method tunes metalenses

Bespoke manipulation of light by Steve Johnson's group could find uses in cellphone lenses, smart-car sensors, optical fibers.

22 May 
VCSEL maker AMS joins auto lidar development team

Sensor firm partners Ibeo Automotive and ZF Friedrichschafen on development effort aiming for on-road adoption by 2021.

21 May 
Ultraviolet-localized photoacoustics improves infrared microscopy of tissues

Caltech project uses UV and IR pulses to overcome problem of water-background signals.

20 May 
Rapid-fire terawatt laser up and running at ELI-ALPS

Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) facility in Hungary switches on ‘Sylos 2A’ femtosecond source in ceremony with Gérard Mourou.

16 May 
World celebrates second International Day of Light

On 16 May 2019, more than 300 events are scheduled to take place in 60 countries worldwide.

13 May 
Huge hybrid mirror arrives at mountain summit

8.4 m-diameter optical component combines primary and tertiary mirror functions for Large Synoptic Survey Telescope.

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