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25 Jun 20
TU Vienna develops 'ordered' laser light using turbulence

Team from Vienna, Milan, Harvard and Yale universities create frequency combs with quantum cascade lasers.

25 Jun 20
Olympus to sell off historic imaging business

Japanese company has been making and selling cameras since 1936, but is now much more focused on medical technologies.

24 Jun 20
SPIE and University of Colorado herald new $2.5 M Chair in Optics and Photonics

Baur-SPIE Endowed Chair at JILA is part of a $2.5 M education-funding initiative for photonics.

24 Jun 20
EU project touts 100 Gb/s silicon photonics transceiver module

Development under recently completed COSMICC effort said to meet both cost and power reduction demands.

24 Jun 20
Quantum-inspired detection improves OCT imaging

University of Auckland project lowers light power needed when imaging sensitive organs.

23 Jun 20
NIST and UCSB develop amplifier-free optical comb-on-chip

Developers says their design for this precision "optical rule" could revolutionize clocks, telescopes, telecoms.

23 Jun 20
Schott and Edmund Optics partner to improve access to filters...

...and Edmund Optics and Cailabs work together to make reflective beam shaping more widely available.

23 Jun 20
Thulium laser assists treatment of kidney stones

Olympus platform said to halve the time needed to treat patients.

19 Jun 20
Michael Cumbo appointed to lead US AIM Photonics

New York welcomes home Rochester native to lead $600 million photonics hub based in Albany.

18 Jun 20
Covid-19 update: 18 June 2020

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

18 Jun 20
Northrop Grumman wins $151M infrared defense deal with USAF

To provide LAIRCM anti-missile systems and upgrades, modifications for wide range of military aircraft.

18 Jun 20
Osram could see €100M cash hit this year

Lighting and photonics giant now expecting revenues to decline 35% in current quarter; UV-C lamps approved for coronavirus disinfection.

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