A round up of this week's coronavirus-related news and countermeasures from the photonics industry.
New production facility in Ohio designed to produce enhanced thin film PV modules, from mid-2023.
SPIE’s annual pitch competition features two photonics-focused tracks, honoring six winners in healthcare and deep tech.
Following rising demand from semiconductor sector, photonics group acquires new a property and will invest in cleanroom fab.
For new approaches to biometric access control, 3D locks, and intelligent sensing.
Aim is to provide “lotus effects” and other laser-created microstructures for wings, biological implants and more.
After pandemic hit last year’s sales, recovery is mainly due to automotive and mini-LED applications, says analyst TrendForce.
UK-based partnership of Microlink Devices, Wideblue and CSA Catapult to develop Covid-19 disinfection system.
Fulfilling a 2017 contract with European Southern Observatory for the ELT, which could use up to eight guide star lasers.
Curved designs mean simpler optical systems – like eyes with single lens; claimed to be “next major innovation” in imaging.
An opportunity for developer community to explore potential and create new applications, say partners.
Expansion for solar-focused Fraunhofer ISE; OPTICUM research center announced for Hannover; and Coractive plans new plant in Quebec.