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.
Spin-out from University of Glasgow developing devices for datacoms, LiDAR, and 3D printing, also announced £1.6M of new funding.
Mszczonów site to be one of the largest optical fiber manufacturers in EU, to open in 2022.
Finals of the annual pitch competition to be held 2 June; virtual training sessions also announced.
Research director Cindy Daniell describes new research philosophies for the DoD combat support unit.
Military-aerospace supplier reveals how it maintains supply chains and recruits new blood while facing past year’s biggest challenge.