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07 Apr 17
NASA backs laser space propulsion project

Early-stage idea suggests that high-power laser array could propel small craft to nearest exoplanets with a 12-year journey.

04 Apr 17
AIM Photonics workshop ponders 2025 strategies

Sessions at MIT's Samberg Conference Center discuss challenges faced with designing and manufacturing photonic integrated circuits.

30 Mar 17
Photonics21 meet learns of pilot lines progress

A highlight of this week’s annual meeting was a set of positive reports from photonics pilot lines around Europe.

29 Mar 17
Photonics21's #next_photonics.forum opens in Brussels

Welcome from new president Aldo Kamper and €5,000 Student Award for VUB-developed food-spectroscopy innovation.

29 Mar 17
OFC 2017: launches, talks reflect 'escalating growth'

Los Angeles expo showcases latest developments in silicon photonics, 5G networking and Internet of Things.

23 Mar 17
AIM presents roadmap for US integrated photonics

400-page study highlights market drivers and investment targets for US photonics through 2030.

21 Mar 17
AIM Photonics welcomes Coventor as its newest member

Process modeling specialist will enable manufacture of high-yield, high-performance integrated photonics.

21 Mar 17
Luxtera and TSMC partner to produce high-spec Si-photonics platform

US-Taiwanese pair to develop silicon-based solutions for cloud, mobile, enterprise, and high-performance computing platforms.

08 Mar 17
AIM Photonics fab to host administrative HQ

$81M tranche of program budget approved for 2017-2018 spending, mostly on tools and equipment.

07 Mar 17
UK scientists take Brexit fears to Westminster

Dissatisfaction with government response prompts reaction from some union members working at major laboratories.

01 Mar 17
UK investing £17m in robotics developments

Includes photonics and imaging-related robot technologies for micro-surgery and nuclear environments.

27 Feb 17
Google affiliate Waymo accuses Uber of 'stealing' lidar technology

Alphabet subsidiary developing autonomous vehicles accuses rival of intellectual property theft valued at half a billion dollars.

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