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09 Nov 23
Solar PV developer Longi claims record of 33.9% perovskite conversion

Chinese firm achieves best efficiency of crystalline silicon-perovskite tandem solar cells so far.

09 Nov 23
Microsoft backs optical quantum computing developer Photonic

Canadian startup reveals strategic collaboration and $100 M venture funding round.

08 Nov 23
Formnext2023: Renishaw TEMPUS speeds up additive manufacturing...

...and Fraunhofer ILT reduces the energy footprint of laser metal deposition.

08 Nov 23
Innovative photonics shortlisted for 2024 SPIE Prism Awards

Winners to be announced at Photonics West for biomedical, sensing, quantum, VR, and lasers, plus new Catalyst Award.

08 Nov 23
Formnext2023: Fraunhofer IWS installing novel industrial 3D printer for multiple metals...

...and LZH and partners will present lasers for farming applications at AGRITECH, in Hannover.

08 Nov 23
Coherent buoyed by continued AI datacom surge

Demand for faster transceivers helps offset market weakness impacting industrial laser and instrumentation sales.

07 Nov 23
Leonardo wins $134 M U.S. Army order for weapon sights…

…and DoD awards contract to Mosaic to work with AIM Photonics to develop photonic interposers.

07 Nov 23
nLight agrees megawatt laser weapon deal

US Department of Defense award doubles value of existing contract to $171 million.

07 Nov 23
UIUC sensor spots signs of cancer cells

Bioinspired design combines two UV detection methods.

06 Nov 23
NTU Singapore develops new way to produce intense, ultrafast lasers

Source is promising route to precise detectors of trace pollutants, hazardous gases.

06 Nov 23
Ascent Solar develops CIGS solar module for space with 17.55% efficiency

Latest Titan design following recent “record” conversion ramp announcements.

02 Nov 23
Belgian team wins World Solar Challenge in Australia thanks to ‘technical innovation’

U Leuven racers pip team from Dutch rivals U Twente to the post in 3000km race from Darwin to Adelaide.

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