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30 Nov 21
Bristol’s Smart Internet Lab aims to deliver ‘quantum data center of the future’

As part of UKRI’s £170 million ($225 million) Commercialising Quantum Technologies Challenge.

30 Nov 21
Jena team’s metal optics recognized in Lothar Späth Awards

Fraunhofer and Hensoldt Optronics technicians developed ‘GALA’ telescope that will map Jupiter’s moon Ganymede.

29 Nov 21
Novel photo method focuses white light onto 6nm spot

Researchers at University of California Riverside have developed a probe to compress lamplight into tiny spot for imaging microstructures.

26 Nov 21
Trumpf's VCSEL heating system accelerates Li-ion battery production

Greater sustainability in e-car battery manufacturing enabled by compact VCSEL heating modules.

25 Nov 21
Columbia develops visible light modulator that works without dimming

Based on micro-ring resonators to reduce the size and power demands of visible spectrum phase modulator.

25 Nov 21
Jenoptik finds private equity buyer for Vincorion division

The German company will be even more focused on optics and photonics technology following the sale of its mechatronics unit.

25 Nov 21
Chip-scale microscope specified for high-throughput fluorescence imaging

imec receives ERC grant to develop novel fluorescence microscope-on-chip; and new EC-funded scope project targets “superbugs”.

25 Nov 21
Technion forms fluids into freeform optics

Shaping and solidifying liquid could allow rapid prototyping of novel components.

24 Nov 21
Valeo targets autonomous vehicles with lidar upgrade

Third-generation system from French car parts giant said to improve range and resolution dramatically.

24 Nov 21
IQE sales hit by currency effects and laser slowdown

Epiwafer foundry has just appointed GlobalFoundries executive Americo Lemos as its new CEO.

24 Nov 21
UCLA deep-learning reduces need for invasive biopsies

Virtual histology of skin allows rapid diagnosis of malignant disease.

23 Nov 21
Novel 2D perovskite compound promising for ultrathin solar cells

Rice University’s “benchmark” achievement boosts efficiency while retaining material’s ability to cope with harsh environments.

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