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08 Mar 22
ICFO optofluidic chip tests for Covid in saliva

Laser-pumped optical head helps reveal presence of virus within 30 minutes.

02 Mar 22
pureLiFi pushes connectivity in the home to new limits with LiFi@Home

Scotland-based company presents first LiFi ecosystem for the home this week at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona.

01 Mar 22
OFC 2022: Trumpf introduces datacom portfolio with longer wavelength VCSELs

Plus other significant product, system and installation news from next week’s optical communications expo in San Diego.

01 Mar 22
Revision launches new laser eye protection glasses to counter strikes on aviators

Co-developed with AFRL, CALI-C lenses protect against laser hazards in a cockpit environment.

24 Feb 22
Mitsubishi Electric to launch digital wire-laser metal 3D printer

AZ600 3D printer, launching next month in two versions, melts welding wire with a laser to create high-quality structures.

24 Feb 22
Toptica and ISI develop deep UV Raman platform

Device design based around solid-state diode laser suits analysis of biopharmaceuticals

23 Feb 22
Leonardo laser target designators selected for Australian Defence Force…

…while Northrop Grumman contracted to equip US Marine Corps with handheld targeting devices.

23 Feb 22
LASER 2022 to address the future of mobility based on photonics

Photonics firms enabling “electromobility” highlight focused meetings at returning Munich expo in April.

21 Feb 22
KIT researchers develop colored perovskite solar modules for dwelling façades

As of 2022, all new builds in German state of Baden-Württemberg must be fitted with photovoltaic systems.

08 Feb 22
Raman-based breathalyzer offers point-of-care Covid diagnosis

Nanyang Technological University designs device able to screen for virus in 5 minutes.

03 Feb 22
Aeva launches ‘first’ 4D lidar with camera-level clarity

Aeries II billed as “next-generation” FMCW lidar sensor with advanced 4D perception software.

02 Feb 22
Novel surface treatment process developed by German startup Fusion Bionic

Spin-off from Fraunhofer-IWS says nano/micro-structures are laser-formed rapidly onto surfaces.

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