Including news from Corning, Universal Display Corporation, Sharp and more.
A UK team is looking to speed up diagnosis of eye disease by capturing electronic images of the retina
Researchers in Australia use two-photon polymerization to create a miniature model of the Sydney Opera House.
The pick of this week's patent applications including a technique which reveals the cleanliness of a surface.
The latest round of financial results from firms including Coherent, Cree, Bookham Technology and more.
Scientists in Korea sense strain and temperature at the end of 50km of optical fiber.
Including news from Corning, Agilent, Lumileds Lighting, Bookham Technology and more.
The pick of this week's patent applications including an LED-based lure that could help fishermen up their catches.
Scientists in Hamburg and Berlin make a modelocked Yb:Lu2O3 laser.
LEDs emitting sub-nanosecond pulses at 280 nm and 340 nm make their commercial debut.
A Swiss-US team writes conductive microstructures on glass using a 'fountain pen' filled with gold nanoparticle 'ink'.
Including news from Lumileds Lighting, Jenoptik, Aixtron, Zygo and more.
Combining a water jet with a pulsed fiber laser gives a maintenance-free tool for cutting thin sheet metal.
A Danish team unveils a single-frequency DFB fiber laser that uses thulium as the amplifying medium.
The pick of this week's patent applications including a coating which simultaneously blocks ultraviolet and infrared light.
Experts in short pulses, fiber lasers and biomedicine win €35,000 in this year's Leibinger awards.
Including news from Thales, Alcatel, Planar Systems, Lumileds Lighting and more.
Marking plastics with low power carbon dioxide lasers is made easier thanks to a new range of additives.
US start-up reveals a surface-emitting prototype that promises cheaper, more powerful laser-diode arrays.
Over the past decade Taiwan has transformed itself into one of the world's leading makers of optical disk drives, flat-panel displays and LEDs. Oliver Graydon visits the island to learn more about its investment in photonics.
France telecom puts mobile phone technology into a flexible LED screen designed for clothes.
Peter Shih, founder of the Photonics Industry and Technology Development Association (PIDA) in Taiwan, spoke to Oliver Graydon about the country's activities in optoelectronics.
When it comes to directing high-power CO2 laser light, special optics made from metals and semiconductors are needed. Paul Maclennan looks at the components available.
A military program to ramp up laser-diode performance is on track to deliver highly efficient devices in 2006. James Tyrrell reports on the progress of the SHEDS project.
Holographic data storage is about to come of age. Jacqueline Hewett speaks to InPhase Technologies, the US firm promising to have a 200 GB drive on the market next year.
The pick of this week's patent applications including an electro-optic fiber than can be woven into clothing.
Including news from Bookham Technology, Lumileds, NEC, Pioneer and more.
The pick of this week's patent applications including a light-emitting bandage that is said to accelerate wound healing.