The state attracts chip heavyweights Intel, IBM, Samsung, TSMC and Global Foundries to take part in a $4.4BN development effort.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners could become the first commercial application area for the novel photonic devices.
Department of Energy hands out funding to 69 projects under its high-profile SunShot Initiative.
Laser communication system and solar sail selected for disruptive development and launch in 2015-2016.
Developers of a system combining organic and inorganic light emitters hope for future collaboration with Belgian Royal Military Academy.
Leading PV company expects demand to increase strongly in the second half of 2011 as US and Indian markets gain momentum.
Gadolinium oxide on a silicon substrate is suitable for integration with conventional light–emitting nitride layers, says start-up.
Contractor awarded funding to further develop DARPA's 150kW high energy liquid laser area defense system (HELLADS) project.
Stealthy start-up says that light generation inside solar cells is the key to high efficiencies, as it plans to build a pilot manufacturing facility.
Latest funding intended to advance both inorganic and organic forms of solid-state lighting, and reduce the cost of the technologies.
New structure and a laser-fired rear contact deliver efficiency improvement of more than 1% on company's previous best.
Coherent is to launch a high-power fiber laser later this year, chasing a booming market led by IPG Photonics.