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18 May 22
Semiconductor equipment boom drives Zeiss to new high

Optics giant reports a 20% rise in sales in latest half-yearly accounts.

18 May 22
Future Summits 2022: Big hitters pledge to reshore chip-making to EU

While imec honors Bill Gates with Lifetime Award for world (and industry) changing software.

18 May 22
Future Summits 2022: imec and partners target net-zero emissions for chip-making

Research center’s “sustainable program” includes the likes of ASML, Apple and Microsoft to reduce sector’s environmental impact.

17 May 22
Fraunhofer Liftoscope sorts cells for cultivation

Platform combining microscopy and laser detachment of cells is among new tools for researchers.

17 May 22
SiLC’s chip-scale lidar selected for Chinese robotaxi fleet

AutoX to deploy ‘Eyeonic’ vision sensor, based on frequency modulated continuous-wave (FMCW) technology.

17 May 22
Confident Jenoptik sees solid growth in core photonics business

Strong order intake and sales figures following the latest reorganization of the Germany-headquartered company.

17 May 22
Salience Labs raises $11.5 million for photonics-based processor

Ultra high-speed chips combining photonics and electronics will accelerate AI advances.

16 May 22
Societies showcase career opportunities in optics and photonics

Blockbuster-style 'movie trailer' for International Day of Light intended to help address skills shortage in the industry.

16 May 22
TotalEnergies deploys laser-enabled drones to cut methane emissions

Ultra-light laser spectrometers to be used across the oil firm’s operations following successful trials.

12 May 22
Strathclyde’s Prof. Martin Dawson elected Fellow of the Royal Society…

…as Dr. Jennifer Hastie appointed to head Strathclyde’s Institute of Photonics.

12 May 22
Femtosecond logic gate offers ultrafast computing

Rochester and Erlangen team uses lasers to control real and virtual charge.

12 May 22
iXblue launches quantum sensor for precise underground mapping

System is based around “agile” laser system; can detect a 40cm diameter pipe buried 2m deep.

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