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04 Jan 23
CES 2023: silicon photonics gyroscopes; windshield lidar; smart phone 'zoom' lens

Trendsetting consumer electronics event to showcase numerous optical innovations in automotive and consumer applications.

04 Jan 23
Lumotive raises $13M for metamaterial beam-steering chips

Seattle startup backed by Samsung Ventures says it is engaged with two-dozen major firms on autonomous applications.

03 Jan 23
ICFO images chirality at ultrafast speeds

Laser pulses could help to reveal details of molecular dynamics.

03 Jan 23
CELIA researchers laser-drill long, crack-free micro-holes in glass

Bordeaux team employs femtosecond laser in gigahertz-burst mode; potential benefits for electronics.

03 Jan 23
LZH partnership on multimodal microscopy aiming to better detect bacteria

Project PriMe intended to speed classification of biofilms with marker-free, contactless imaging.

30 Dec 22
iThera Medical wins €13M to transition its optoacoustic imager into clinical use

Funding led by Trumpf Venture, EIC Fund, plus existing investors Mey Capital Matrix+.

30 Dec 22
CES 2023: ams Osram to present optical tech ‘tackling global challenges’

“Sense the Next”-themed displays highlight apps in automotive, mobility, consumer, medical, industrial, and horticulture.

22 Dec 22
Novel programmable microwave photonic filter offers ‘widest’ dynamic range

University of Twente team claims “major breakthrough” in performance of RF signal processors.

22 Dec 22
Ganvix and BluGlass to produce gallium nitride VCSELs

“Until now, limitations on materials have prevented such commercialization,” says Ganvix boss.

22 Dec 22
Meyer Burger pushes for perovskite with new research consortium

Swiss maker of high-end solar cells works with world-leading labs to industrialize tandem cells yielding more than 30% efficiency.

21 Dec 22
Directional on-chip laser enables live hologram technology

TMOS project combines InP and nanowire design for miniaturized medical devices.

21 Dec 22
NIST and AIM Photonics to co-develop high frequency O/E chips

To enable new chip designs for high-speed optical communications, military and medical applications.

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