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17 Mar 21
Semiconductor equipment market set to reach new highs

Industry group SEMI predicts three straight years of record-breaking sales, with spending expected to top $80BN in 2022.

17 Mar 21
ASML hooks up with Heriot-Watt on laser commercialization

Five-year research and development partnership focused on new broadband sources for metrology applications.

17 Mar 21
Photonics West 2021: OCT makes further biomedical breakthroughs

Michael Kaschke outlines the factors driving OCT's continued translation from bench to bedside.

16 Mar 21
Hyperspectral vision aids organic electronics production

Inspection technique developed by Fraunhofer IWS team offers rapid checks on barrier foils crucial for ensuring product quality.

16 Mar 21
Photonics West 2021: New ways to study cerebral hemodynamics

Turgut Durduran outlines how novel biomarkers and devices could assist stroke recovery.

16 Mar 21
NEI sees clearer view of retina's photoreceptor mosaic

Microscopy platform designed to eliminate extraneous light yields improved resolution.

15 Mar 21
II-VI trumps Lumentum again in Coherent plot twist

Latest move in the ongoing merger saga gives Lumentum until March 17 to respond to ‘superior’ offer.

15 Mar 21
Aeva, Ouster stocks begin trading after SPAC mergers are completed

Lidar technology developers raise a combined $860 million as they finalize stock market transitions.

12 Mar 21
Photonics West 2021: Making sense of sensors for self-drive

Panel of industry experts discuss how different technologies meet the photonics needs of autonomous vehicles.

12 Mar 21
Effect Photonics raises $37M to develop single-chip coherent optics

First close of its Series C round, co-led by Smile Invest and existing investor Innovation Industries.

11 Mar 21
Photonics West 2021: high power ultrafast lasers – quo vadis?

Talk considers challenges in power scaling ultrafast sources; state of the art in thin disk multipass lasers, and their future.

11 Mar 21
Photonics West 2021: Quantum pioneers explore commercial priorities

QED-C report suggests that prioritization of laser requirements will help ‘clear the fog’ and reduce market uncertainty.

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