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24 Mar 20
Blickfeld eyes lidar ramp with series A funds

Munich-based MEMS lidar startup wins backing from Continental and Osram, among others.

24 Mar 20
Deformable mirror assists detection of gravitational waves

University of Adelaide project could prove useful for many beam-shaping applications.

24 Mar 20
NIST uncovers drivers of premature solar panel failures

Interactions between backside plastics, weather, environment and design thought to be speeding up degradation.

23 Mar 20
Lockheed Martin laser weapon to be intstalled on US Navy ship

HELIOS system meets US Navy requirements; to be integrated on Arleigh Burke destroyer in 2021.

20 Mar 20
Kiel-led team's artificial solid fog creates 'pleasant' laser light

Aerobornitride is a highly porous material made of white graphene enabling new laser light applications.

19 Mar 20
NeoPhotonics launches L-Band optical system to double fiber capacity…

…while Infinera achieves “record” 800G transmission over 950 kilometers.

19 Mar 20
OFC 2020: Adapted expo 'engages participants across the globe'

With its mix of live and virtual events, San Diego expo showcased technical research, new commercial solutions, multivendor demonstrations.

19 Mar 20
SPIE reschedules Photonics Europe and other events as digital forums

Canceled Strasbourg event is reborn online for April 6-10; other US SPIE events following suit.

18 Mar 20
Rockley backed by Cambridge investors

Ahren Innovation Capital makes the silicon photonics technology developer its latest investment.

18 Mar 20
Flat lens offers route to focus-free imaging

University of Utah enhances depth of focus through nanostructures on the lens surface.

17 Mar 20
OFC 2020: Hollow-core fiber advances towards exceeding telecom fiber limit

Researchers at Southampton's Zepler Institute for Photonics say this technology "will soon eclipse conventional optical fiber rates."

17 Mar 20
LZH and partners develop laser system to drill rivet holes in CFRP composites

"Labokomp" project significantly reduces drilling time per hole; an efficient process for series components.

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