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28 Nov 19
Horizon2020-supported HIOS sensor project completed

First light sensor with optical stack, multiple filters, lenses; aperture replaces separate components.

28 Nov 19
Edmund Optics announces 2019 Educational Award winners

$45,000 in products to be presented to Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners in Americas and Europe to support photonics research.

28 Nov 19
Mirrorcle targets robotics with MEMS lidar

Californian firm looks to stand out from the crowd with 'unique' dual-axis system design.

27 Nov 19
Fernando Zvietcovich awarded SPIE-Franz Hillenkamp Postdoctoral Fellowship

The 2020 award will support research into optical coherence elastography and its translation into clinics.

27 Nov 19
Schott invests €30M to open new glass-ceramic facility in Germany

Mainz hosts state-of-the-art CNC competence center focused on glass-ceramic Zerodur.

27 Nov 19
Peening eliminates cracks in 3D-printed metal parts

EPFL team develops double laser treatment to strengthen and finish components for wind turbines, aerospace and more.

27 Nov 19
Vuzix begins volume production for Ride-On's smart ski goggles program

Blade integrated into goggles to bring AR to the slopes for hands-free navigation etc.

26 Nov 19
Photonics21 adds auto industry expertise to stakeholder board

European group elects representatives from Veoneer, Carl Zeiss, IQE, Adva, and 3D-Micromac to decision-making body.

26 Nov 19
Hamamatsu produces terahertz waves at 450 μm

Said to be “world’s longest wavelength” output from a single semiconductor laser.

26 Nov 19
Investors back ColdQuanta with $10M

Venture capitalists inject more seed funding into Boulder-based quantum technology pioneer.

21 Nov 19
Formnext 2019: Fraunhofer IWS presents COAXshield and LIsec AM systems

Enabling fine-tuning for additive production; local molten pool shield for laser powder build-up welding; and control of powder flow.

21 Nov 19
Ayar Labs chosen as optical partner in Intel’s DARPA PIPES project

Optical communications accelerator also announces customer sampling program this week at Supercomputing.

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