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01 Mar 13
Cymer pushes high-yielding EUV source to 55W

Key lithography light source provider reports 99.7% simulated die yield at 40W EUV power and 97.5% at 55W.

01 Mar 13
Aston photonics team joins EC fiber-optics project

UK research group will bring modeling expertise to remainder of ‘MODE-GAP’ effort.

27 Feb 13
Light produced from silicon nanocrystal LEDs

German-Canadian research team develops clean, versatile "nano-LEDs".

27 Feb 13
UK backs laser production with new £5.6M development center

'Industrially focused' effort with 31 industry partners will be co-ordinated by Duncan Hand at Heriot-Watt University.

26 Feb 13
Irish photonics gets €30M boost

Photonics selected as one of seven new collaborative research centers in the country.

25 Feb 13
GT and Soitec sign development deal on LED equipment

Sapphire supplier GT will commercialize new system designed to speed deposition of light-emitting semiconductor layers.

19 Feb 13
Gigaphoton hits 20W with EUV source

Japanese firm is competing with US-based Cymer and others to advance EUV lithography into production.

19 Feb 13
Jenoptik steps up diode efficiencies

German company details high-power diode bars with up to 67% wallplug efficiency at 976 nm.

18 Feb 13
CSEM opens new PV development center

Center of excellence in Neuchâtel to receive CHF19 million in funding from Swiss government over coming years.

15 Feb 13
Emcore bags $7.4M solar cell development contract

The New Mexico company lands a five-year award from the US Air Force to advance multi-junction devices.

13 Feb 13
Novel material promises improved solar cells

Researchers at Vienna University of Technology say that a new class of materials can create a superior solar cell.

11 Feb 13
Physics of bio-imaging "needs better understanding"

Images contain a wealth of information but much of what it means remains a mystery.

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