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28 Nov 23
ETH Zurich fiber-optic network aids earthquake detection

Monitoring phase noise improves assessment of ground deformations.

27 Nov 23
Heliatek and Triflex offer system for solar power and roof renovation

Newly announced partnership combines solar film maker with water-proofing firm.

23 Nov 23
NIF achieves record laser energy

2.2MJ were delivered and 3.4MJ yielded in latest ignition experiment, at the end of October.

23 Nov 23
Nichia starting in-house production of high-power red laser diodes

New sources available from spring 2024 will complement its established production of blue and green LDs.

23 Nov 23
RoboSense claims acceleration in automotive lidar sales

Vendor says it sold 60,000 units in the September quarter - more than double the total for the first half of the year.

22 Nov 23
UC Berkeley, NKT Photonics, Thorlabs platform sees details of neural activity

Two-photon holographic mesoscope will boost understanding of distributed brain networks.

22 Nov 23
AI enables new route to improving perovskite solar cells

Researchers from Karlsruhe, Helmholtz Imaging, and Cancer Research Center, Germany, use AI to optimize perovskite layers.

22 Nov 23
Infinera lands $14M CHIPS Act grant

Manufacturer of photonic integrated circuits gets help expanding its Silicon Valley sites.

22 Nov 23
Multimode optical fiber can boost fiber laser power by up to nine times

Australian-US team says wavefront-shaping of input light lifts power threshold for SBS scattering by an order of magnitude.

22 Nov 23
ICFO and Vitala Technologies collaborate on metabolic imaging

Technique could yield new information about cancer and cardiovascular disease.

21 Nov 23
ams Osram prices €800M rights issue

Capital raise from shareholders is part of wider debt restructuring effort by the maker of LEDs and laser diodes.

20 Nov 23
Pulse compression by density gradient plasma yields exawatt to zettawatt lasers

Strathclyde, UK, and UNIST and GIST (Korea) researchers use plasma gradient to force photons to “bunch up”.

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