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01 Oct 19
Coherent launches laser specifed for materials processing

Carbon dioxide laser-based sub-system is designed for treating organic substrates, ceramics and glass combinations.

30 Sep 19
ORC researchers set new records for hollow-core optical transmission

Southampton experts say future looks bright for hollow-core fiber, while presenting breakthroughs at ECOC 2019.

27 Sep 19
OLED pilot line to offer flexible access with laser singulation

'Lyteus' service including roll-to-roll laser cutting intended to support development of innovative lighting products.

26 Sep 19
Lumibird’s half-year figures reflect ‘strengthening of capacity’

First six months’ earnings up 22% to €6.7M (+9.1%) but operating income of €2.6m is down by 7%.

26 Sep 19
Shoe laser to 'unfreeze' people with Parkinson's wins €1 million prize

Projected guide lines on the floor in front of patient achieve clear reduction in symptoms.

25 Sep 19
Adva leads project to develop advanced silicon transceivers

PEARLS consortium is using quantum dot technology to integrate lasers onto electro-photonic silicon chips.

25 Sep 19
II-VI completes Finisar acquisition

$3.2BN deal creates giant photonics company employing 25,000 people across 70 locations.

25 Sep 19
ICESat-2 passes trillion-pulse milestone offering a wealth of planet data

Lidar satellite already providing vital insights into the effects of climate change, say scientists interpreting first tranche of data.

25 Sep 19
Dust Photonics wins $25M in Series B funding

Israel-based provider of optical modules for data center connectivity benefits from investment led by Intel Capital.

24 Sep 19
CSEM laser looks good for space-based gravitational wave detector

Prototype based around OEwaves seed laser said to be close to meeting stiff reliability demands of ambitious 'LISA' mission.

24 Sep 19
Constantin Häfner named new Fraunhofer ILT director

Replacement announced for Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, the outgoing previous chairholder and director.

24 Sep 19
i-VISION project wins further funding

New research grant supports development of retinal prosthesis technology.

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