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06 Jan 21
Aeva adds $200M to listing fund

Lidar-on-a-chip firm founded by Apple engineers now expects $560M from merger and listing plan.

06 Jan 21
ADRIFT technique boosts sensitivity of live cell imaging

University of Tokyo project improves dynamic range of existing phase shift method.

05 Jan 21
Rochester Laser Lab lands $82M

Latest funding, awarded as part of wider fusion research program, said to safeguard 900 jobs associated with the Omega laser.

05 Jan 21
Teledyne lines up $8BN FLIR acquisition

Two of the biggest names in optical and infrared sensor technology are set to merge.

04 Jan 21
Hamamatsu develops photonics-based semiconductor tester

Single unit analyzer utilizes multi-wavelength laser scanner with visible to near-infrared outputs.

04 Jan 21
Clinical trial assessing Olympus laser for lithotripsy begins

Thulium fiber laser platform could offer more effective treatment of kidney stones.

01 Jan 21
SPIE and Photonics Media announce finalists for 2021 Prism Awards

This year's candidates and shortlist reflect trends in quantum, manufacturing, healthcare, smart sensing, autonomous transport.

31 Dec 20
G&H reports successful launch of new satellite laser comms system

Now orbiting is the Optical Data Relay Satellite – part of Japan’s new inter-satellite network.

30 Dec 20
Metamaterials installs ‘first’ C-Wave GTR tunable laser

Hübner Photonics’ source offers full coverage of visible spectrum; accelerates holographic development.

30 Dec 20
Imaging kit readied for dark matter mission

European Space Agency’s ‘Euclid’ telescope will use optical and infrared instruments to study dark matter and dark energy.

29 Dec 20
Vuzix smart glasses win three CES 2021 Innovation Awards

In categories of Computer Peripherals, Portable Media Players; and Wearable Technologies.

29 Dec 20
ams and Precision Biomonitoring to develop saliva antigen tester for Covid-19

Based on ams's spectral sensors and PB's virus detection capabilities to enable “swift and conclusive test results.”

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