daily coverage of the optics & photonics industry and the markets that it serves
Research & Development
30 Nov 22
Fraunhofer speeds up virus analysis using laser-induced transport

B-Cell-Immune project could allow faster response to new viruses and pandemics.

29 Nov 22
Nagoya presents CW lasing of deep-UV laser diode at room temperature

Development led by 2014 Nobel laureate Hiroshi Amano at Institute of Materials & Systems for Sustainability.

24 Nov 22
Harvard SEAS’ ‘time-lens’ generates ultrafast laser pulses...

...and PennEngineering develops develops “higher spec” microlaser chip for quantum-communications.

23 Nov 22
ICFO and TinyBrains platform set to assist pediatric care

Near-IR and diffuse spectroscopy can monitor oxygenation and cerebral blood flow.

23 Nov 22
FAU optimizes performance and stability of organic solar cells

Altering molecular chain length achieves a predicted lifetime exceeding 16 years.

17 Nov 22
Purdue discovers new waves with picometer-scale spatial variation

“Picophotonics waves” can propagate in semiconductors such as silicon.

16 Nov 22
Toronto-led group develops all-perovskite tandem solar cell with maximum efficiency

Prototype 1cm cell yields record 2.19 eV; efficiency of 27.4% is new record for single-junction silicon cell.

15 Nov 22
ETH Zurich claims ‘dual boost’ for optical delay scanning

Ursula Keller’s group develops dual-comb laser with wide scanning range and high power.

10 Nov 22
UK DSTL defense lab trials laser weapon at Porton Down

“Scalable” 50kW source results from £100 million investment; capability tested to range of 3.4km.

09 Nov 22
Tokyo's new blue quantum dots promise more energy-efficient displays

“Bottom up, self-organizing chemistry” process has been developed by the lab of Professor Eiichi Nakamura.

09 Nov 22
Light powers motion and fluorescence in dual-function molecular motors

University of Groningen project combines two key functions in the same structure.

09 Nov 22
Quantum microscopy prototype points to novel sensing and imaging

Australian project uses laser illumination of defect centers to reveal structure and properties.

© 2024 SPIE Europe
Top of Page