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21 Jun 
IQE stock plunges on 'far-reaching' impact of Huawei ban

London-listed epiwafer foundry slumps 40% on what CEO calls 'unprecedented times' for semiconductor industry.

18 Jun 
Optics to power Corning's new four-year growth plan

Glass giant sees major adoption of fiber for 5G connectivity and hyperscale data centers driving sales and earnings.

17 Jun 
L3 sees electro-optics business booming

Military contractor’s Wescam subsidiary posts record order levels and double-digit growth fueled partly by drone demand.

24 Jun 
LASER 2019: Tributes for retiring Poprawe as he considers industrial laser trends

“Digital photonics processing along the lines of Industry 4.0” anticipates higher speeds and smarter metal parts, defined by their functionality, thanks to lasers.

24 Jun 
LASER 2019: sector analysis shows climate-protection potential

Report by German high-tech industry group Spectaris and partners suggests photonics tech will save 3 billion tons of CO2 by 2030.

21 Jun 
Photoacoustic radar offers route to spotting arterial plaque

University of Toronto develops dual-wavelength variant of PA radar technique.

18 Jun 
Laser-metal interaction process scrutinized with X-ray movies

US-based researchers find microscopic manufacturing flaws and suggest routes to improvement of welding and treatments.

13 Jun 
Cheap microlens fabrication method uses single laser pulse

Simple technique developed at Italian Institute of Technology, Genoa, is "poised to expand applications", say developers.

12 Jun 
Infrared frequency comb identifies bio-samples and more

Breakthrough system from NIST-led international group detects key wavelengths using photodiodes operating in the near-infrared.

24 Jun 
LASER 2019: global plenary takes sonic tour of the cosmos

Karsten Danzmann entertains this year’s LASER Congress with a journey through the sounds of the universe.

20 Jun 
SPIE snaps up Photonex events

Optics and photonics society looking to bring 'worldwide visibility' to the UK show with deal to buy organizer Xmark Media.

20 Jun 
Photonics industry 'ready to invest up to €100B in R&I' to work with EC…

...in requested new PPP as part of Horizon Europe 2021-2027, argues European platform Photonics21.

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