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26 Apr 21
Tandem III-V silicon solar cell efficiency hits ‘record’ 35.9 % ...

…as Solliance and Eindhoven team report an 18.6% efficient NIR transparent perovskite solar cell.

22 Apr 21
EPFL develops novel, ultralow-loss integrated photonic circuits

Silicon nitride-based PICs offer “record low optical losses” as well as smaller footprints.

22 Apr 21
Teledyne wins detector development deal for possible Aeolus follow-up

European Space Agency wants improved UV detector for satellite wind monitoring.

22 Apr 21
Implantable probes allow light-sheet microscopy within living brain

Caltech project could bring new understanding of animal behavior.

20 Apr 21
European photovoltaics is booming, says Fraunhofer ISE

As research agency joins Spanish 5GW PV project; ISE researchers hit “record” 26% efficiency for both-sides solar cell.

20 Apr 21
Whitest paint assists progress to cooler climate

Purdue University project could optimize radiant cooling from films and paints.

15 Apr 21
Novel ‘scattering-invariant’ light mode probes opaque materials

Researchers at Utrecht and TU Vienna develop new form of light waves that travel through opaque materials.

14 Apr 21
Silicon photonics moves into new clinical and environmental applications

MISSION project developing next-generation integrated photonics devices.

12 Apr 21
US AFRL approves cooperative R&D agreement for silicon photonics

Nanoelectronic Materials branch and Iris Light Tech startup to work together on hybrid “printable” silicon lasers.

08 Apr 21
Nonlinear route to super-resolution points to new applications

Shanghai project creates sub-wavelength imaging in new near-field manner.

01 Apr 21
WeLASER project refines laser-based weed control

European group developing “chemical-free, technical alternative in crop management” using lasers, AI and Internet of Things.

31 Mar 21
Tokyo researchers devise new way to observe laser-material interactions

Achievement could have wide-ranging implications in laboratory, commercial and industrial situations.

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