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10 Dec 19
Laser atom cooler and hyperspectral kit arrive in orbit

Photonics-enabled science payloads complete journey to International Space Station.

09 Dec 19
LIDAR based on diode-pumped alexandrite to monitor upper atmosphere

Leibniz-Institute of Atmospheric Physics and Fraunhofer ILT have developed portable, lower-energy demand system.

06 Dec 19
Plessey develops native Red InGaN LEDs on silicon

New approach to microLED is attractive because it offers lower manufacturing costs and scalability to larger wafers.

03 Dec 19
U.S. Army selects Kollsman for laser-based sensor prototype

Elbit Systems subsidiary's approach consists of laser marker designator, target locator and azimuth and vertical angle module.

27 Nov 19
Peening eliminates cracks in 3D-printed metal parts

EPFL team develops double laser treatment to strengthen and finish components for wind turbines, aerospace and more.

27 Nov 19
Vuzix begins volume production for Ride-On's smart ski goggles program

Blade integrated into goggles to bring AR to the slopes for hands-free navigation etc.

26 Nov 19
Hamamatsu produces terahertz waves at 450 μm

Said to be “world’s longest wavelength” output from a single semiconductor laser.

21 Nov 19
Formnext 2019: Fraunhofer IWS presents COAXshield and LIsec AM systems

Enabling fine-tuning for additive production; local molten pool shield for laser powder build-up welding; and control of powder flow.

21 Nov 19
Ayar Labs chosen as optical partner in Intel’s DARPA PIPES project

Optical communications accelerator also announces customer sampling program this week at Supercomputing.

20 Nov 19
Formnext 2019: Divergent to purchase 5 AM machines from SLM Solutions

US-based vehicle and parts maker expands laser selective melting resources for series production of critical components.

18 Nov 19
Formnext 2019: Bigger-than-ever AM industrial expo opens in Frankfurt

This year's event marked by world premieres, strong dynamic growth, and a partner country program with USA.

18 Nov 19
EV Group and DELO to develop wafer-level optics, nano lithography

Partnership with EVG’s NILPhotonics to support materials development for optical sensor manufuring.

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