$1.2M for three affiliated groups, including a San Diego effort to produce chip-level Fourier transform spectrometers.
MIT develops "time-folded" optics for ultrafast cameras: captures image at multiple depths simultaneously in one shutter click.
Leeds University-led international team shows how single lasing wavelength gets selected.
Materials development company to work on new technologies to protect air crews from both blinding flashes and future directed energy threats.
Quantum dot-based materials can boost crop yields; early testing with tomatoes in US achieved up to 30% improvement.
Partners Fraunhofer IWS, TU Dresden and Airbus use lasers to engrave water- and dirt-repellent nanostructures on aircraft surfaces.
Novel technique incorporates fiber and opto-diodes into wearable material creating washable "smart" fabrics.
As market for OLEDs grows to meet expanding AR and VR applications, Fraunhofer FEP develops new manufacturing method.
Scientists at EPFL, Switzerland, develop opto-acoustic method to identify fiber’s surroundings.
Integrates all optical components on one chip made using industry-standard fabrication techniques.
Grant from the ERC will support project combining CMOS imager technology and integrated photonics.
Further engineering of the material will bring efficiencies over 30% in reach, say the researchers.