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01 Oct 20
Quantum-encrypted network links Bristol technology centers

BT and Toshiba deploy ultra-secure 6 km link over standard optical fiber, described as UK’s first ‘industrial’ quantum network.

01 Oct 20
Covid-19 update: 01 October 2020

A round-up of this week's coronavirus-related news and countermeasures from the photonics industry.

30 Sep 20
Lumenisity wins £7.5M investment from consortium

Hollowcore fiber startup backed by investors including BGF and Parkwalk to fund manufacturing and test facility.

30 Sep 20
Cognoptix looks forward with new advisory board and $2.6M angel funding

Developer of laser fluorescence technique for early Alzheimer’s diagnosis eyes pivotal trial in 2021.

30 Sep 20
Lensless imaging points to lower-cost bioimaging and disease diagnosis

Penn State project employs scattering masks to enable multi-image reconstruction.

29 Sep 20
Quanergy and iCent deliver 'smart' LiDAR for crosswalks

To improve the safety of pedestrians in school zones in Seoul, South Korea.

29 Sep 20
ETHZ-led group shows that nervous system directly influences immune system

Optogenetics researchers in Switzerland and US have optically stimulated nerve fibers in living mice.

29 Sep 20
EnPro snaps up coatings specialist Alluxa

$255 million deal sees Santa Rosa maker of optical filters become part of the much larger materials group.

29 Sep 20
Combined photoacoustic and fluorescence imaging reveals blood dynamics

CNRS project incorporates wavefront shaping and could allow new images of brain function.

28 Sep 20
Jenoptik wins laser-processing order from electric vehicle parts supplier

To manufacture three automated production cells for Gestamp, multinational metal components maker.

28 Sep 20
Fraunhofer ISE group hits 14.9% organic solar cell conversion

Partnership with Materials Research Center at U Freiburg achieves “record efficiency” for area >1cm².

24 Sep 20
SPIE Digital Forum Plenary reveals how photon pairs beat classical imaging limits

Glasgow University's Professor Miles Padgett also gives update on progress by the UK QuantiC hub – drawing a virtual crowd.

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