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16 Dec 14
Graphene modulator 'outperforms' state-of-the-art rivals

Researchers in Belgium present details of 10 Gb/s device at International Electron Devices Meeting.

10 Dec 14
NIR sensor refined to analyze swimmer performance

Waterproofing a near infrared transceiver system improves understanding of water-sport oxygenation processes.

09 Dec 14
Smaller lidars could allow UAVs to conduct underwater scans

Researchers at Georgia Tech significantly reduce system size, promising new reconnaissance and mapping applications.

04 Dec 14
Huawei partners with imec, extending European presence

Strategic partnership focusing on high-bandwidth optical data link technology.

02 Dec 14
Turning seawater into drinking water – with sunshine

Clean technology from Desolenator aims to bring water independence; developers start "crowd funding" campaign.

02 Dec 14
Soitec team pushes solar record to 46%

Collaboration with CEA-Leti and the Fraunhofer ISE sets new world best for cell efficiency.

01 Dec 14
Parliamentary committee urges more Catapults

UK politicians call for greater funding of business-university collaboration in bid to hit European R&D spending targets.

26 Nov 14
UK selects quantum development hubs

Work to commercialize quantum mechanics will include building the UK's first quantum-encrypted network and a small quantum computer.

26 Nov 14
Philips coating dims LEDs to a 'cozy, warm glow'

Human preference for red low-light may have developed long ago, when we experienced "daily rhythm of sunlight".

19 Nov 14
ORC develops method to make photonic chips

Ultrafast photomodulation spectroscopy uses UV femtosecond pulses to change refractive index of silicon.

19 Nov 14
Soitec hints at another record-breaking cell

French firm says that it will shortly release results on a four-junction concentrator PV device.

18 Nov 14
Swiss team opens pilot site for advanced solar cells

600 kilowatt production facility for heterojunction silicon cells built in Neuchâtel.

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