US Department of Energy program with echoes of Kennedy's "moon-shot" goal begins with a $27M investment in solar technologies (updated Feb 14).
Intel-backed OpSIS officially kicked off on February 1, and is now looking for partners and to recruit staff interested in silicon photonics.
Start-up company believes that its organic solar cell technology has potential to reach conversion efficiencies of around 10%.
UK collaboration uses fluorescence resonance energy transfer technique to study interaction between viruses and chicken cells.
A German team produces the first femtosecond laser system with kilowatt-level average power and good beam quality.
Organic PV and novel LCD technology are among the latest projects to receive financial backing as part of NIST's Technology Innovation Program.
Researchers at the German company have won the 2010 Beckurts Prize for their development of direct green semiconductor emitters.
Defense contractor claims unparalleled performance from its Joint High Power Solid State Laser.
SUSS MicroTec and start-up company Rolith are working on a prototype near-field optical lithography technique for large-area nanostructuring.
West-Coast start-up is producing semi-polar and non-polar nitride semiconductor lasers that outperform conventional designs.
French project develops long-wavelength infrared mercury cadmium telluride camera with milli-Kelvin thermal resolution.
EU-funded project to make silicon photonics technology widely available demonstrates CMOS-compatible laser and modulator fabrication processes.