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05 Nov 14
€6 million 'R2D2' project to improve OLED manufacture

Consortium developing flexible OLEDs involves Osram, Audi, Diehl Aerospace, Hella and Novaled.

30 Oct 14
'Record' 255Tbit/s data transmission over seven-core fiber

Eindhoven-led team develop new fiber that allows 21 times more bandwidth than is currently available.

30 Oct 14
Israeli academic, nuclear partners to found photonics R&D center

Ben Gurion University and Soreq Nuclear Research Center establishing photonics and electro-optics facility with NIS175m (€37m) funding.

29 Oct 14
Subwavelength optical fibers diffuse light for sensing

Novel optical effect observed promising new hyper-sensitive devices.

29 Oct 14
Seagate invests in laser-assisted storage

£35 million boost for Northern Ireland facility aided by European regional development funding.

22 Oct 14
German R&D body launches optical networking unit

Among nine new key research projects winning total of €16m funding.

21 Oct 14
Natcore claims low-temperature solar advance

Laser processing step means that cells can be produced without need for expensive high-temperature furnace.

14 Oct 14
Societies open up Nobel winners' research papers

SPIE, AIP and OSA make papers published by 2014 physics and chemistry laureates available on digital platforms.

13 Oct 14
Adaptive optics without the guide star

Weizmann Institute method avoids need for conventional reference point to compensate for scattering of light.

08 Oct 14
Silicon detectors adapted for telecommunications

Development could enhance status of silicon as go-to material for both electronics and photonics.

08 Oct 14
QCL-based sensor network reveals bomb-making

Development at Fraunhofer IAF identifies terror threats from far away.

03 Oct 14
Tin polymers boost light absorption in PV systems

University of Kiel, Germany, develops new organic semiconductor material.

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