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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.

18 Aug 20
Optical seismometer survives on Caribbean volcano

French team analyzes results from the first optical seismometer installed on an active volcano.

11 Aug 20
VCSELs to feature in production vehicle lidar from 2022

Automotive lidar specialist Ibeo will deploy VCSELs for ‘Level 3’ semi-autonomous driving in cars built by China’s Great Wall Motors.

11 Aug 20
Multi-beam laser cutting process enables more intricate plug connectors

Consortium led by Fraunhofer ILT completes Scancut project to enable laser cutting of thin-walled metal strips.

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