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06 Jul 22
NREL scientists exploring how to make silicon and CdTe solar cells greener...

...and a “smart window” developed by TNO and partners in project Sunovate has performed successfully in real world conditions.

06 Jul 22
Vrije Universiteit images evidence of Alzheimer's disease

Multimode optical fiber and compressive imaging approach could assist neuroimaging.

05 Jul 22
TU Dresden project PRUUVE wins Photonics21 Innovation Award 2022

University spin-off working to take reusable UV sensor foils to market maturity.

05 Jul 22
McGill University develops ‘gentler, more precise’ laser cutting with visible light

Cold photo-carving uses just a fraction of energy of conventional laser cutting.

05 Jul 22
II-VI to adopt Coherent branding for merged company

Sprawling photonics business will be named Coherent and trade on the Nasdaq under ‘COHR’ ticker symbol.

05 Jul 22
Laser writing offers route to microscale gas sensors

Penn State project uses laser-induced thermal voxels to create customizable device.

30 Jun 22
II-VI poised to complete Coherent merger as China clears deal

Acquisition receives the go-ahead from Chinese regulators and should be completed July 1.

29 Jun 22
Intel Labs reports integrated photonics research advance

A tightly-controlled 8-wavelength laser array on a silicon wafer with matched power and uniform spacing.

29 Jun 22
NASA announces launch delay for Psyche asteroid mission

$1 billion mission is planned to feature deep space optical communications demo; NASA now “assessing options”.

29 Jun 22
Hamamatsu snaps up NKT Photonics

Developer of photonic crystal fiber and supercontinuum lasers set to become part of the Japanese company next year.

28 Jun 22
Dxcover’s FTIR spectroscopy biopsy promising for pancreatic cancer diagnosis

Small sample proof of concept study used ATR-FTIR on dried blood serum; Scotland-based firm to develop US operation.

28 Jun 22
Optical KDP crystal made in space now on sale

Redwire opens new commercial market as it announces first sale of optical crystal fabricated on the International Space Station.

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