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13 Jan 21
Intel’s Mobileye outlines auto lidar plan

Tech giant’s driver assistance systems subsidiary looks to adopt chip-scale FMCW alternative by 2025.

13 Jan 21
Multimode visualization assists endoscopic procedures

Karl Storz platform allows clinicians to switch viewing modes to suit surgical needs.

13 Jan 21
Moonrise project tests 3D printing on lunar rover prototype

LZH research concludes with laser system mounted on arm of lunar vehicle test-bed.

04 Jan 21
Hamamatsu develops photonics-based semiconductor tester

Single unit analyzer utilizes multi-wavelength laser scanner with visible to near-infrared outputs.

04 Jan 21
Clinical trial assessing Olympus laser for lithotripsy begins

Thulium fiber laser platform could offer more effective treatment of kidney stones.

31 Dec 20
G&H reports successful launch of new satellite laser comms system

Now orbiting is the Optical Data Relay Satellite – part of Japan’s new inter-satellite network.

30 Dec 20
Imaging kit readied for dark matter mission

European Space Agency’s ‘Euclid’ telescope will use optical and infrared instruments to study dark matter and dark energy.

22 Dec 20
POET announces industry-first flip-chip DML lasers

Devices intended to enable “world’s lowest-cost and smallest” 100G CWDM4 optical engine for telecoms.

22 Dec 20
Osram and Chronoptics partner to create 3D ToF camera kit

Based on Chronoptics’ depth-processing algorithms and Osram’s infrared VCSELs

22 Dec 20
Coherent and II-VI join forces on remote laser welding

Two of the world’s largest providers of lasers and photonics equipment agree a collaborative supply deal.

10 Dec 20
dSPACE and LeddarTech unite to develop LiDAR for self-driving cars

To create high-precision simulations and interfaces for LiDAR sensors for self-driving vehicles.

02 Dec 20
Netherlands team to build high-speed quantum network

Regional web aims to connect processors capable of exchanging qubits over optical fiber.

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