Light & Production division business slumps due to pandemic; but some positive demand from semiconductor industry and public sector.
Combined group to offer lasers for medical, electronics, academic and luxury goods markets.
A round-up of this week's coronavirus-related news and countermeasures from the photonics industry.
Build-out of 5G networks and related handsets helps fiber and semiconductor laser firm to post highest-ever quarterly revenues.
To lead new NSF Center for Quantum Networks – in partnership with Harvard, MIT and Yale.
CEA LETI and Inserm-Lille University Hospital develop 750µm LED needle patches to reach interface between epidermis and dermis.
|Alpes Lasers develops ultrafast sensor to tackle toxic wastewater|
Hydroptics project aims to improve contaminant detection with AI and infrared spectroscopy, based on QCL frequency combs.
|Coherent order book hit by Covid-19 slowdown|
But emergence of 5G and flexible smart phones with organic LED screens offers hope of sustainable recovery.
|Inverted laser sintering offers route to complex multi-material parts|
Columbia University platform could assist the 3D printing of active integrated systems.
|Trumpf and Fraunhofer IPA working to ramp up AI for industry |
Goal of new partnership is to develop AI solutions for connected sheet-metal manufacturing.
|China demand helps offset Covid-19 impact at IPG Photonics|
Fiber laser firm reports better-than-expected quarterly financial results but near-term outlook remains uncertain.
|Cochlear implant uses LEDs to tackle hearing loss|
University of Göttingen device points towards more efficient treatments.
art Photonics GmbH
Knight Optical Ltd
Archer OpTx, Inc.
JENOPTIK Light & Optics
Leidos Arlington, VA, United States
Leidos Albuquerque, NM, United States
Quartus Engineering Incorporated San Diego, CA, United States
Intevac, Inc. Santa Clara, CA, United States
Wavefront Research Inc Northampton, PA, United States
|Optatec - Rescheduled