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01 Oct 20
Quantum-encrypted network links Bristol technology centers

BT and Toshiba deploy ultra-secure 6 km link over standard optical fiber, described as UK’s first ‘industrial’ quantum network.

30 Sep 20
Lumenisity wins £7.5M investment from consortium

Hollowcore fiber startup backed by investors including BGF and Parkwalk to fund manufacturing and test facility.

29 Sep 20
Quanergy and iCent deliver 'smart' LiDAR for crosswalks

To improve the safety of pedestrians in school zones in Seoul, South Korea.

28 Sep 20
Jenoptik wins laser-processing order from electric vehicle parts supplier

To manufacture three automated production cells for Gestamp, multinational metal components maker.

23 Sep 20
Cepton sets sub-$1000 price for latest auto lidar product

Silicon Valley firm schedules volume production of its compact, licensable system from 2022.

23 Sep 20
Verizon Media completes 400Gbit/s ZR trial with silicon photonics from Inphi

Based on existing SiPh 100G PAM4 Colorz platform solution for 80km DWDM DCIs in QSFP28 form factor.

16 Sep 20
ClassOne’s Solstice plating system chosen by Jenoptik to produce diode lasers...

...and a Trumpf TruPrint 3000 laser AM system installed at UK’s Manufacturing Technology Centre.

15 Sep 20
MethaneSAT infrared spectrometer moves to build phase

Ball Aerospace satellite to monitor climate-heating gas emissions passes critical design review.

02 Sep 20
Signify and Edzcom partner to push Li-Fi for manufacturing

TruLifi to be deployed in manufacturing industries, including oil and gas, logistics and more.

02 Sep 20
Fraunhofer IWS project enables green laser to melt pure copper

Previously, it was not possible to melt copper for complex 3D-printed parts using an infrared laser.

20 Aug 20
Planet Labs completes high-resolution Earth imaging constellation

Final three Maxar-produced SkySat orbiters launched by SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

20 Aug 20
Optoretinograms reveal retina rod behavior

UC Davis platform promises more accurate imaging and earlier detection of diseases.

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