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22 Oct 19
Large-scale quantum processor based on laser light

International research partnership says its prototype opens "new avenue to quantum computing".

22 Oct 19
Surface-enhanced Raman technique improves atmospheric monitoring

Nanyang Technological University platform offers long-distance analysis of the environment.

22 Oct 19
Photonics tech dominates UK physics awards night

Spin-outs from Imperial College, London, and the University of Oxford among winners at Institute of Physics event.

22 Oct 19
University of Arizona venture fund backs local laser startups

Investments in three new companies covers the spectrum from deep-UV to far-infrared sources.

21 Oct 19
Lidar system partnership intends to end toll road delays

Cepton Technologies and MechaSpin collaborate to deliver laser-based traffic monitoring and billing system.

21 Oct 19
Japan’s NICT demonstrates 1 petabit/s optical switching

Spatial division multiplexing approach promises technology to enable petabit-class backbone networks.

17 Oct 19
Unexploded bomb safely defused by laser method

German research project DEFLAG reports successful field trial of 2kW laser decommissioning process.

16 Oct 19
UK politician demands photonics sector recruits more women

Laser physics graduate Carol Monaghan MP praises industry at Photonex but tells it to take more positive recruitment action.

16 Oct 19
NASA backs ColdQuanta to shrink quantum apparatus

$1M award intended to accelerate commercial deployment of laser-cooled atomic systems.

16 Oct 19
ASML reports surge in EUV bookings

Record-breaking quarterly orders for lithography giant, as customers book 23 extreme ultraviolet tools.

15 Oct 19
Applied Technology launches anti-drone laser weapon at military expo...

...while NKT Photonics delivers lasers for 20 kW Rheinmetall anti-drone defense project.

15 Oct 19
Spectroscopic blood test tipped for brain tumor triage

University of Strathclyde spin-out looking to launch commercial blood serum technique from 2022.

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