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15 Jan 13
Northrop Grumman unveils new ASALTT variant

Infrared countermeasures system includes QCL module developed in collaboration with Pranalytica.

14 Jan 13
Zephyr Photonics opens semiconductor fab and foundry unit

Company to provide DMEA-accredited, ITAR-compliant services for semiconductor developers.

09 Jan 13
X-ray laser helps fight against sleeping sickness

Laser analysis of structure of trypanosomal protein a “scientific breakthrough” of 2012.

07 Jan 13
LG confirms OLED TV launch details

Electronics firm also shows off new 100-inch laser TV at Consumer Electronics Show.

03 Jan 13
Laser desorption biotyper to test for antibiotics resistance

Bruker agrees exclusive licensing deal with Rotterdam hospital to use laser-desorption mass spectrometry method for rapid testing.

31 Dec 12
Sumitomo Electric certified to mass-produce 'Thunderbolt' optical cables

Japanese firm is first to receive clearance from Intel to make cables for 30 meter data transmission.

28 Dec 12
LG set to launch laser TV

Korean electronics firm to unveil giant 100-inch laser-projected screen at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

19 Dec 12
Laser marking systems boosts wiremaking efficiency

French company Laselec develops system to cut manufacturing waste.

19 Dec 12
US Army tests infrared road clearance system

“SCISSOR-G” system prototype uses sensor technology initially developed for aerial threat detection.

12 Dec 12
Precious metals boost performance of LEDs, chips

Copper, gold and tin-based deposition processes aid manufacture, functionality of integrated electronics devices.

07 Dec 12
JK targets remote welding with 3 kW fiber laser

UK-headquartered subsidiary of GSI Group also has plans to launch a 6 kW version next year.

06 Dec 12
IQE bags laser order; hits CPV cell production milestone

Advanced semiconductor wafer foundry is boosted by progress in two photonics applications.

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