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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.

11 May 22
Omnivision and Valens offer automotive OEMs new camera solution for ADAS

Companies are this week presenting joint A-PHY solution at AutoSens exhibition and conference in Detroit.

11 May 22
IQE to develop epiwafers for Porotech’s multicolor micro-LEDs

Compound semiconductor foundry is also commercializing new, larger wafers to boost VCSEL production.

11 May 22
Surge in demand boosts II-VI

US firm reports record-breaking quarterly sales and bookings, with backlog now exceeding $2BN.

10 May 22
University of Ottawa creates flat magic window

New way to conjure an image from flat optical surface could lead to novel displays.

10 May 22
LZH demonstrates more efficient underwater laser-welding

Partnership with AMT GmbH achieves laser-assisted metal flux-cored welding for easier wet fabrication.

10 May 22
CEA LETI develops lensless low-cost microbial identification device

For bedside biomedical analyses applications in low-tech environments; copes well with challenging climates.

10 May 22
China lockdowns dent nLight outlook

Fiber and semiconductor laser firm reports strong underlying demand as it expands product range to include 2 µm sources.

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