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21 Oct 19
Japan’s NICT demonstrates 1 petabit/s optical switching

Spatial division multiplexing approach promises technology to enable petabit-class backbone networks.

17 Oct 19
Unexploded bomb safely defused by laser method

German research project DEFLAG reports successful field trial of 2kW laser decommissioning process.

16 Oct 19
NASA backs ColdQuanta to shrink quantum apparatus

$1M award intended to accelerate commercial deployment of laser-cooled atomic systems.

11 Oct 19
Fraunhofer CAP laser scientists illuminate the future of farming

UK start-up Grobotic Systems using F-CAP knowhow to develop LED-driven plant growth chambers.

09 Oct 19
MIT and Ghent University integrate single photon emitters onto photonic chips

New approach points towards scalable quantum photonic components.

04 Oct 19
MicroLED tech combines native blue and green epitaxy on single wafer

Plessey’s new patented growth technology achieved by extending capability of proprietary GaN-on-Si process.

02 Oct 19
Fraunhofer IWM ready to scale-up glass-bending breakthrough

Laser-based process to shape glass sheets could be used in medical technology and industrial design.

02 Oct 19
ICFO light-sheet microscopy prototype promises better views of cell dynamics

The MAFIn project will develop a module suitable for attachment to existing LSM platforms.

30 Sep 19
ORC researchers set new records for hollow-core optical transmission

Southampton experts say future looks bright for hollow-core fiber, while presenting breakthroughs at ECOC 2019.

24 Sep 19
i-VISION project wins further funding

New research grant supports development of retinal prosthesis technology.

18 Sep 19
Chromacity joins 'deep tissue' laser development project

Compact optical parametric oscillators to be developed specifically for three-photon microscopy.

17 Sep 19
Nano-antenna IR detectors 'ready for industry transfer'

Ultra-thin detector layer improves thermal imaging sensitivity with dramatically reduced dark current, says Sandia development team.

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