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19 Nov 10
Helios project shows silicon laser progress

EU-funded project to make silicon photonics technology widely available demonstrates CMOS-compatible laser and modulator fabrication processes.

11 Oct 10
Inside Intel's photonics revolution - part two

In the second of two articles covering the advanced photonics technologies under development at Intel, we focus on silicon.

07 Oct 10
Spire pushes solar cell record to 42.3%

US developer says that it is ready to manufacture high-efficiency cells based on innovative bi-facial crystal structure.

01 Oct 10
OLED ceiling lamp shows commercial potential

Universal Display's high-efficacy organic LED luminaire technology features inside a lighting system made by Armstrong World Industries.

29 Sep 10
Sony reaches 400mW with violet diode laser

Giant Japanese company achieves latest milestone with pseudo-continuous emission of laser at a 50 per cent duty cycle.

27 Sep 10
QinetiQ lands $32M submarine laser project

The UK company's North American operation is to lead development of a blue laser system for high-speed, covert submarine communications.

19 Sep 10
IMEC shows realistic path to high-efficiency solar

Evolutionary changes to manufacturing process will enable a route to volume production of cells with 20% conversion efficiency.

14 Sep 10
Universal Display awarded three DOE grants

Three SBIR awards are focused on developing organic LED technology for high-efficiency lighting.

13 Sep 10
EU kicks off Nexpresso exchange project

Following on from the Accord project, the component exchange scheme will promote co-operation between European SMEs and researchers.

10 Sep 10
Arbor lands follow-up SBIR for EUV fiber laser

Phase 1B award targets high-power source for eventual use in extreme UV lithography systems.

09 Sep 10
'Forgotten' laser material aimed at projector use

A team from Sony, Hitachi and AIST shows that it will be possible to make green laser diodes with the high efficiencies needed for pico-projectors.

08 Sep 10
Philips plugs OLEDs into the mains

Advanced design should aid route to commercialization for OLED luminaires by doing away with need for power management circuitry.

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