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25 Oct 17
Lasertel wins $1 million contract to make laser diodes for US military

As part of DARPA’s EUCLID Program, US company will develop lightweight diode pumps for fiber lasers.

25 Oct 17
US National Photonics Initiative urges quantum investment

Testimony to House of Representatives committee includes petition for $500M in new public funding.

23 Oct 17
QCL key to Harvard SEAS bridging the ‘terahertz gap’

Optical frequency comb in a quantum cascade laser offers novel way to generate “elusive” terahertz frequencies.

18 Oct 17
Quantum Technologies Flagship prepares for the coming quantum revolution

EC initiative announces research agenda designed to ensure European competitiveness.

17 Oct 17
Sumitomo achieves 10 petabit/s over multicore, multimode fiber

Company says record-breaking result will contribute towards technology to support post-5G mobile communications.

17 Oct 17
Germany splashes €33m on new Center for High-Efficiency Solar Cells

Cornerstone laid for a new photovoltaics-focused research and development laboratory building at Fraunhofer ISE in Freiburg.

11 Oct 17
European pair promise 'single-nanometer accuracy' patterning tool for optics

Semiconductor equipment firms SwissLitho and EV Group continue collaboration initiated under European research project.

11 Oct 17
CorNeat Vision tackles corneal injury and blindness

New design of synthetic cornea integrates artificial optics within resident ocular tissue.

10 Oct 17
Harvard SEAS developers produce zero-index Si-photonics waveguide

In doing so, Eric Mazur's team observed a physical phenomenon that is usually unobservable — a standing wave of light.

05 Oct 17
Laser method could detect hazardous materials rapidly and remotely

University of Michigan researchers develop multi-dimensional spectroscopy technique to spot explosives, dangerous gases.

03 Oct 17
Multiwavelength fiber laser to ‘revolutionize’ gas detection

Integrated mid-IR and supercontinuum sources will find applications in medicine, climate science and mining.

03 Oct 17
European partners to develop 'li-fi' for smart buildings of the near-future

Northumbria University is key partner in Horizon 2020 "VisIoN" project on Visible Light Communications.

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