Coherent is to launch a high-power fiber laser later this year, chasing a booming market led by IPG Photonics.
Research group already known for its lab-on-a-cell-phone work is developing the lens-free equivalent of an X-ray CT scan.
The pioneering LED chip and component manufacturer demonstrates world-record laboratory performance of 231lm/W with a 'neutral white' emitter.
Grating-based beam combination yields unparalleled scale-up of power for metal cutting and directed energy applications.
The start-up sets a world record for solar cell efficiency, but is waiting on a loan guarantee to scale up production to a commercial level.
Latest solar electricity initiative follows up $112.5 million award and Sematech collaboration with a $170 million funding program.
Of the 43 projects to receive a total £18M funding from the Technology Strategy Board, nine relate directly to photonics.
After decades in development and years behind schedule, it looks like extreme UV lithography is finally closing in on commercialization.
Laboratory record of 142 lm/W efficacy for a warm-white LED shows progress in development of residential solid-state lighting.
Development teams headed up by Sarnoff and HRL Laboratories will work on photonic integrated circuits (PICs) for optical beam steering.
US Department of Energy program with echoes of Kennedy's "moon-shot" goal begins with a $27M investment in solar technologies (updated Feb 14).
Intel-backed OpSIS officially kicked off on February 1, and is now looking for partners and to recruit staff interested in silicon photonics.