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21 Jan 20
Jenoptik halts sales process of mechatronic division Vincorion

Company board concluded that offers submitted “do not correspond to its business potential”.

21 Jan 20
Xanadu wins $4.4M investment for photonic quantum computing

Canadian firm says its "unique approach" will be more energy efficient than traditional electronics-based computing.

21 Jan 20
Latest European pilot line will focus on free-form micro-optics

CSEM-led 'PHABULOuS' consortium gets €15M to raise manufacturing readiness levels of free-form micro-optical components.

21 Jan 20
Quanergy shifts gears as CEO steps down

Former JDSU chief Kevin Kennedy becomes acting chief at the lidar company as co-founder Louay Eldada steps aside.

21 Jan 20
Improved speckle-pattern analysis helps see round corners

Technique from Stanford University and Rice University tackles problem of non-line-of-sight imaging.

16 Jan 20
Israeli Ministry of Defense claims laser weapon breakthrough

Technology overcomes atmospheric turbulence problems to significantly improve laser beam accuracy on long-range targets.

15 Jan 20
Intevac wins AR goggles order from US Army as night-vision applications grow

Photonics division of the Californian company says latest gear will feature new active-pixel sensor providing digital night vision.

15 Jan 20
Wearable sensor tracks the pH of sweat

National University of Singapore device adds new capability to health monitors.

14 Jan 20
EC expands photonics pilot-lines with €15M MedPhab project

Aim of H2020-funded program is to accelerate commercialization of diagnostic devices, cut R&D costs.

14 Jan 20
Mauna Kea reports positive results with its endomicroscope

Needle-based optical inspection effective in clinical management of pancreatic cystic lesions.

14 Jan 20
Global PV installations tipped to grow 14% in 2020 as market diversifies

IHS Markit says solid growth in the US, Europe, and India will offset uncertainty in the key market of China this year.

14 Jan 20
European weather forecasters start using UV Doppler lidar

Back-up laser on board Aeolus satellite provides wind analysis for improved forecasting.

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