Aim of German researchers is to speed up AM systems for components; project futureAM accelerating process by factor of 10.
Bespoke manipulation of light by Steve Johnson's group could find uses in cellphone lenses, smart-car sensors, optical fibers.
Sensor firm partners Ibeo Automotive and ZF Friedrichschafen on development effort aiming for on-road adoption by 2021.
Caltech project uses UV and IR pulses to overcome problem of water-background signals.
Smaller than conventional devices, made of three small chips plus electronics and optics, new clock is based on semiconductor laser and frequency combs.
Integration of gallium nitride emitters with CMOS electronic driving circuit promises better image quality and energy efficiency than current OLED or LCD displays.
Optics of Photosynthesis Lab says better detection of chlorophyll fluorescence improves sensing of terrestrial carbon sinks, plant health.
Fraunhofer ILT project eVerest develops laser machine that triple production rate of tools for car parts.
Low-cost, high-spec scope from University of Connecticut suits low-resource situations, such as in developing countries.
Helium-cooled source suited to industrial applications, promising “new areas of laser processing,” says firm.
Capacity of first US quantum-secured optical network "Phio" boosted, making affordable secure communications for Wall Street traders.
Design allows for system miniaturization and long-life solutions where previous technologies could not; also intended to replace mercury lamps.