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02 Sep 20
Signify and Edzcom partner to push Li-Fi for manufacturing

TruLifi to be deployed in manufacturing industries, including oil and gas, logistics and more.

02 Sep 20
Wavefront Dynamics wins backing for ophthalmology diagnostics

Finisar co-founder Frank Levinson among early backers in Albuquerque startup's planned $3M series A round.

02 Sep 20
Fraunhofer IWS project enables green laser to melt pure copper

Previously, it was not possible to melt copper for complex 3D-printed parts using an infrared laser.

02 Sep 20
Metasurfaces bring holographic movies within reach

TUAT project reconstructs holographic stills into moving image at 30 frames per second.

01 Sep 20
Botanisol wins $1.5 M contract to build Covid-19 detector

Client is US Air Force Research Lab; previous developments include 785+ Surface Enhanced Spectrometer.

01 Sep 20
Laser ablation of bone cement promises smoother hip surgeries

LZH project aims to develop platform for imaging and removal of cement during arthroplasty.

01 Sep 20
Neophotonics warns on impact of new US restrictions on Huawei

Chinese communications equipment giant accounts for nearly half the sales of the US company.

28 Aug 20
Rochester team develops ‘smallest’ electro-optical modulator

Based on thin film of lithium niobate bonded on silica, chip offers potential in datacoms, microwave- and quantum photonics.

27 Aug 20
SPIE Optics + Photonics Digital Forum: high rate communication payload for Cubesats

German Space Agency scientist explains how laser space-earth comms system is miniaturised and performance maximised.

27 Aug 20
Covid-19 update: 27 August 2020

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

26 Aug 20
SPIE Optics + Photonics Digital Forum: Omnidirectional stereo camera for autonomous driving

Hitachi group develops more economical, compact lidar system for the growing ADAS technology market.

26 Aug 20
SPIE Optics + Photonics Digital Forum: perovskite progress yields blue VCSEL

University of Toronto team's optically pumped device is one of many avenues of research into next-generation LEDs and lasers.

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