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02 Oct 19
Laser speckle spots fires through dust and steam

Denmark's DFM develops detection method for harsh environments.

01 Oct 19
Coherent launches laser specifed for materials processing

Carbon dioxide laser-based sub-system is designed for treating organic substrates, ceramics and glass combinations.

27 Sep 19
OLED pilot line to offer flexible access with laser singulation

'Lyteus' service including roll-to-roll laser cutting intended to support development of innovative lighting products.

25 Sep 19
Adva leads project to develop advanced silicon transceivers

PEARLS consortium is using quantum dot technology to integrate lasers onto electro-photonic silicon chips.

25 Sep 19
ICESat-2 passes trillion-pulse milestone offering a wealth of planet data

Lidar satellite already providing vital insights into the effects of climate change, say scientists interpreting first tranche of data.

24 Sep 19
CSEM laser looks good for space-based gravitational wave detector

Prototype based around OEwaves seed laser said to be close to meeting stiff reliability demands of ambitious 'LISA' mission.

24 Sep 19
Imec extends silicon photonics to next-gen data centers

Nanotechnologies research hub is this week making 12 presentations at ECOC.

18 Sep 19
SLAC takes delivery of world's largest optical lens

Digital camera optics for Large Synoptic Survey Telescope leave LLNL ready for integration.

12 Sep 19
GWU Hospital and Novarad develop AR surgical planning

Hospital is first in US to use AR to help plan a surgical operation, improving accuracy and shortening operating and recovery times.

11 Sep 19
Hyperspectral system short-listed for drug detection contest

Headwall Photonics technology one of eight technologies that will be evaluated for detecting opioids in mail packages.

11 Sep 19
Quantum Xchange launches Phio TX to make QKD 'commercially viable'

Out-of-band key delivery over optical networks makes existing encryption infrastructure quantum-safe and overcomes limitations.

05 Sep 19
Quantum communications kit tested in €18M pan-European effort

Equipment from ID Quantique and Toshiba Research Europe to be deployed across the continent.

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