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26 Apr 22
LASER 2022: Manage the quantum hype

Attendees at the inaugural World of Quantum event in Munich are told to manage expectations and help make the emerging technology more widely understood.

20 Apr 22
Netherlands group claims €1.1BN for photonic chip scale-up

PhotonDelta consortium aims to transform country into global leader for photonic integrated circuits (PICs).

19 Apr 22
New ‘hydrogen lab’ to open at Fraunhofer ILT

To research and develop laser microstructuring processes for fuel cell optimization.

07 Apr 22
Alter Technology opens photonics design center in Glasgow

Located within Strathclyde’s TIC, its aim is to drive photonic products into quantum and space markets.

06 Apr 22
SPIE Photonics Europe: plenaries focus on biomedical breakthroughs

Talks on enhancing cancer images, and diagnoses made by using blood cells as lenses, draw a crowd in Strasbourg.

05 Apr 22
SPIE Photonics Europe opens with broad program of science and technology

Strasbourg-based conference and exhibition returns to inspire a new generation of European photonics innovators.

04 Apr 22
PowerPhotonic expands from Scotland with new site in Arizona Desert

“Nonconventional optics” developer sets its sights on the U.S. directed energy and defense markets.

31 Mar 22
TU Eindhoven project INSPIRE develops ‘layer cake’ printing method for optical chips

Combining multiple technologies enables mass fabrication of hybrid photonic chips.

24 Mar 22
Solar module developer Vitsolc launched out of ICFO

Eleventh spin-off from Barcelona institute to develop transparent photovoltaic modules for e-vehicles.

09 Mar 22
OFC 2022: Effect Photonics acquires coherent optical signal processing business from Viasat

Plus yet more notable product and system news from this week’s optical communications expo in San Diego.

09 Mar 22
€3 million Danish consortium PhotoQ to create photonic quantum computer...

...and Xanadu collaborating with GlobalFoundries to develop high-volume manufacturing of photonic chips for quantum computers.

09 Mar 22
Psyche spacecraft tests solar array as launch date approaches

NASA mission to metal-rich asteroid will also trial laser communications in space.

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