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13 Jul 20
Fraunhofer ILT and partners develop laser joining method for plastic parts

Process for connecting transparent plastic developed in the newly-completed SeQuLas project.

09 Jul 20
Covid-19 update: 09 July 2020

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

09 Jul 20
Oak Ridge Lab develops microscope with a chemical lens

Noninvasive instrument allows researchers to capture bio-images with ultrashort laser pulses.

09 Jul 20
ams finally seals Osram deal

Long-running acquisition saga comes to fruition following European Commission approval.

09 Jul 20
Schott and Lumus agree to co-develop waveguides for AR applications

New strategic partnership in which R&D will be undertaken by Lumus; optics manufacturing by Schott.

08 Jul 20
Osram reveals infrared laser bars for metal processing

EKOLAS research project yields powerful laser bars with significant efficiency and performance values.

08 Jul 20
Team at INRS demonstrates pulse compression method to boost laser intensity…

…while Leibniz Institute, Berlin, achieves ‘highest peak power’ for ultrashort 2µm pulses.

08 Jul 20
Nanostructures based on butterfly wings boost solar cell performance

University of Oulu predicts enhanced light harvesting efficiency of Si-based photovoltaics.

07 Jul 20
ORC spinout Covesion launches R&D projects for PPLN crystals

Periodically-poled lithium niobate crystal developer gains funding from Innovate UK for two 18-month programs.

07 Jul 20
Smart Photonics bags €35M investment

Netherlands-based photonic integrated circuit (PIC) wafer foundry backed for expansion by local venture group.

07 Jul 20
Jenoptik set to expand again with Trioptics acquisition

Two-stage deal to buy optics metrology firm is expected to complete by the end of next year.

07 Jul 20
OCT angiography improves views of retina blood flow

Projects from Boston and Portland could help translation of OCTA into clinics.

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