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26 Aug 10
Inside Intel's photonics revolution – part one

Mike Hatcher talks to the architects behind the photonics technologies that Intel believes will revolutionize computing.

09 Aug 10
Micro-LEDs: a box of tricks for all occasions

Lithography; neurotechnology; microscopy: micro-pixellated LED arrays are useful for a huge range of photonic applications.

02 Aug 10
NRL funds QC laser development at Daylight

$5.7 million project will develop demonstrator units based on quantum cascade laser technology for infrared countermeasures.

28 Jul 10
Intel showcases 50 Gb/s silicon link

Technology giant makes significant advance by integrating four DFB lasers based on the hybrid InP design first developed in 2006.

20 Jul 10
Solid-state beats chemicals for laser gun

A 32 kW combination of six industrial sources is preferable to deployment of a chemical laser, says Raytheon.

08 Jul 10
Raytheon, Lockheed share $23.8M for laser weapon

Military contractors Lockheed-Martin and Raytheon win funding under the US Army’s Robust Electric Laser Initiative.

27 Jun 10
Timer set for silicon sensor switchover

After InVisage Technologies unveiled the first quantum-dot based image sensor, CTO Ted Sargent tells us why he believes silicon's light-sensing days are numbered.

22 Jun 10
Northrop Grumman lands $4.6M DARPA extension

Defense contractor exceeds goals of initial phase; Phase II aims to scale output power from 1kW to 3kW.

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