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29 Sep 10
Sony reaches 400mW with violet diode laser

Giant Japanese company achieves latest milestone with pseudo-continuous emission of laser at a 50 per cent duty cycle.

27 Sep 10
QinetiQ lands $32M submarine laser project

The UK company's North American operation is to lead development of a blue laser system for high-speed, covert submarine communications.

19 Sep 10
IMEC shows realistic path to high-efficiency solar

Evolutionary changes to manufacturing process will enable a route to volume production of cells with 20% conversion efficiency.

14 Sep 10
Universal Display awarded three DOE grants

Three SBIR awards are focused on developing organic LED technology for high-efficiency lighting.

13 Sep 10
EU kicks off Nexpresso exchange project

Following on from the Accord project, the component exchange scheme will promote co-operation between European SMEs and researchers.

10 Sep 10
Arbor lands follow-up SBIR for EUV fiber laser

Phase 1B award targets high-power source for eventual use in extreme UV lithography systems.

09 Sep 10
'Forgotten' laser material aimed at projector use

A team from Sony, Hitachi and AIST shows that it will be possible to make green laser diodes with the high efficiencies needed for pico-projectors.

08 Sep 10
Philips plugs OLEDs into the mains

Advanced design should aid route to commercialization for OLED luminaires by doing away with need for power management circuitry.

01 Sep 10
JDSU unveils high-efficiency solar cell

As forecasts suggest that concentrated PV could become a gigawatt-scale market in five years, JDSU officially launches a proprietary high-efficiency cell.

30 Aug 10
UK issues funding call for photonics projects

Call from UK's Technology Strategy Board focuses on enabling technologies and includes numerous optical applications.

26 Aug 10
Inside Intel's photonics revolution – part one

Mike Hatcher talks to the architects behind the photonics technologies that Intel believes will revolutionize computing.

09 Aug 10
Micro-LEDs: a box of tricks for all occasions

Lithography; neurotechnology; microscopy: micro-pixellated LED arrays are useful for a huge range of photonic applications.

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