Including news from GSI Lumonics, Kopin, Lockheed Martin, CDT and more.
The pick of this week's applications including a device that could help dentists spot early-stage tooth decay.
The performance of organic light-emitting diodes can be improved by doping them with carbon-60.
A compact sensor that measures angular rotation could find space-based applications say its Chinese developers.
Imaging giant DALSA continues its aggressive strategy of growth through acquisitions.
Including news from DALSA, Coreco, Berliner Glas, Toptica Photonics, SID and more.
It's been a week to remember in the world of silicon photonics with two groups releasing news of further advances.
The pick of this week's applications including a low-power laser shaver from Philips.
Bang & Olufsen has used a femtosecond laser to create hidden displays in aluminium.
A look at some of the innovations in optics unveiled this month.
Physicists at Stanford University in the US have produced the shortest ever laser pulse at optical frequencies.
Including news from Cree, Nichia, Northrop Grumman, Corning, Kopin and more.
The leading supplier of liquid crystals invests in rival OLED technology.
Including the latest financial results from Bookham, Coherent, Newport and more.
The pick of this week's applications including a display that switches between 2D and 3D viewing modes.
German scientists make a pulsed ultraviolet laser using the same type of materials found in OLED displays.
Market report shows that Taiwan’s photonics industry is still growing.
Newport's acquisition of Spectra-Physics in July 2004 created one of the largest firms in the photonics industry. Jacqueline Hewett caught up with the company's CEO Robert Deuster to find out the background behind the deal and how the merger is progressing.
Researchers in Japan have devised an image scanner from a sheet of organic electronics that can flex to scan curved objects. James Tyrrell finds out more.
If you want to frequency-double a laser or build an optical parametric oscillator, you'll need a nonlinear crystal. Marc-André Herrmann guides you through the most popular materials on the market.
Despite being a vast country, China's energy resources are relatively scarce. As a result, the government sees LED manufacturing as a key part of the country's future as its rapid economic expansion puts an increasing strain on power. Michael Hatcher reports.
Including news from JDS Uniphase, Northrop Grumman, Bookham, Micronic and more.
A selection of the latest financial results from Cree, Lucent Technologies, Corning and more.
Patterned substrates that enable fast and accurate detection of Raman signals go on sale.
Laser-based instruments could soon become a convenient tool to warn scientists of impending volcanic eruptions.
Violet diode lasers pave the way for powerful, cost-effective gene therapy.