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18 Jun 24
SPIE Astro 2024: integration of Plato’s cameras starts in Germany

Exoplanet-seeking mission to use 24 “normal” and two “fast” cameras to inspect stars and planets.

18 Jun 24
Yole trims automotive lidar expectations as prices drop

Analyst firm says shipments are ramping up but average selling prices are declining rapidly.

18 Jun 24
nLight and EOS join forces to optimize additive techniques

EOS production machines featuring nLight fiber lasers expected to appear later this year.

13 Jun 24
Emergent Photonics Research Centre opens at Loughborough University…

…and Southampton secures £4.6M EPSRC grant to develop X-ray microscope.

13 Jun 24
EPFL’s chip-scale erbium laser offers broad wavelength tunability

Output exceeds 10 mW – outperforming many conventional systems, say its developers.

13 Jun 24
MINFLUX enhances super-resolution microscopy

EMBL project simplifies protocol for imaging of cells and tracking fluorophores.

12 Jun 24
Leonardo DRS to provide advanced laser systems to protect military aircraft

QCL-based infrared countermeasures destined for Northrop Grumman.

12 Jun 24
Lawrence Berkeley Lab using femtosecond laser to create/destroy qubits on demand

Researchers say novel technique is key to future types of quantum computer.

12 Jun 24
PhotonVentures backs Eindhoven's MicroAlign to ease 'quantum bottleneck'

Dutch startup closes €1M seed funding to accelerate commercialization of its fiber arrays for quantum computing.

12 Jun 24
Vector lines up £3M for laser commercialization

UK startup looking to develop surface-coupling emitters operating at various wavelengths.

11 Jun 24
MIT camera chip improves views of neural behavior

Individually programmable pixels maximize signal strength when studying rapid brain activity.

11 Jun 24
SPIE Astro2024: Dark-sky spaces and a bright future for Africa

Charles Takalana of the African Astronomical Society to discuss the evolution of astronomy across the continent.

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