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23 Mar 23
Researchers solve longstanding laser-metal 3D printing problem

NIST and KTH (Sweden) use particle accelerator analysis of steel melt yields to better understand laser AM process.

23 Mar 23
ICFO spin-out leads €7M quantum encryption consortium

LuxQuanta joins forces with the likes of Telefonica and Thales in an effort to aid deployment of quantum-encrypted links.

22 Mar 23
UCL uses short-wave IR imaging to identify tumors

Platform combining NIR and SWIR could be used for fluorescence-guided neuroblastoma surgery.

22 Mar 23
Tower and Teramount connect multi-optical fibers to silicon chips…

…and Tower claims first integration of quantum-dot lasers on its SiPho foundry platform.

22 Mar 23
Stewardship plan for redundant solar panels mooted by University of South Australia

Paper considers how the sunny country will dispose of 80 million solar panels in an environmentally-friendly way.

22 Mar 23
Trumpf promotes Berthold Schmidt to CTO

Management reshuffle sees Peter Leibinger become chairman of the industrial laser giant’s supervisory board.

22 Mar 23
Lancaster University 3D-printing integrates electronics into living tissues

Multiphoton fabrication method could produce printable bioelectronics or interfaces.

21 Mar 23
Dynamically steering light pulses from incoherent sources

Sandia Labs “breakthrough” enables LEDs or bulbs to replace lasers for holograms, sensing, ADAS and communications.

21 Mar 23
UK politicians to probe quantum tech commercialization efforts

Parliamentary committee chaired by Greg Clark MP looking into new £2.5BN 'National Quantum Strategy'.

21 Mar 23
Solar panels to be installed between rail tracks for trial

Experimental project in Switzerland with Sunways and EPFL starts in May, 2023

17 Mar 23
7th UKP Workshop to be more international and consider future markets

Fraunhofer ILT’s Ultrafast Laser Technology workshop to take place in Aachen 26-27 April, 2023.

16 Mar 23
EPFL and IBM scientists create new lithium niobate laser technology

New type of laser could have “significant impact” on lidar and optical ranging, say developers.

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