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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.

31 Jan 13
German OLED project “exceeds expectations”

Novel organic electronic materials are set to be commercialized by Novaled, while the EC’s new “Flex-o-Fab” project kicks off.

30 Jan 13
Laser modifies brain’s nerve cells

German, Swiss scientists develop optical microimplant to alter and monitor brain activity.

29 Jan 13
Photonics-based MINIGAS project yields better gas detectors

Mini-photoacoustic gas sensors based on interferometric readout and novel optical integration.

28 Jan 13
MicroLEDs achieve 'ultra-high' light intensity

Irish start-up InfiniLED creates LEDs that deliver equivalent of 300W/cm2.

28 Jan 13
DOE offers $12M to break solar limit

Funding for up to three research projects is designed to bring solar cells closer to the theoretical single-junction conversion efficiency limit.

23 Jan 13
Heliatek achieves 12% organic solar cell efficiency

Organic approach challenges silicon, thin film - as German company seeks further investment for process optimisation.

22 Jan 13
PhoxTroT developing new optical interconnects

Fraunhofer-led consortium seeks a generic building block to extend performance and consume less energy.

22 Jan 13
NEC and Corning achieve petabit optical transmission

Novel multicore fiber design enables 1015 bits per second.

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