daily coverage of the optics & photonics industry and the markets that it serves
Latest News
18 Jun 20
Osram could see €100M cash hit this year

Lighting and photonics giant now expecting revenues to decline 35% in current quarter; UV-C lamps approved for coronavirus disinfection.

17 Jun 20
1550nm lidar overcomes reliability problems

AEye’s 4Sight sensor based on MEMS using small mirrors exceeds automotive standards for shock and vibration.

17 Jun 20
ESA’s latest CubeSat PICASSO to analyze the atmosphere

Mission to filter sunlight in earth’s surroundings to monitor damage to the ozone layer.

17 Jun 20
CIASM microscopy shows details of the cellular neighborhood

Stanford University technique pinpoints proteins within bacterial cells.

16 Jun 20
Optical satellite data shed light on airborne Covid transmission

US team led by Nobel laureate used aerosol data to conclude that face coverings are effective at reducing infections significantly.

16 Jun 20
Lumibird raises €36M in rights issue

Shareholders back acquisition strategy with oversubscribed fundraiser; Ellex acquisition gets approval.

16 Jun 20
Metasurfaces allow ultra-thin camera lenses

Chalmers University of Technology technique offers easier route to metalens manufacture.

15 Jun 20
Distributed-feedback method promises multi-watt terahertz lasers

Technique developed at Lehigh Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics, boosts output of single-mode sources.

15 Jun 20
'Record' Li-Fi data rate achieved by single GaN Blue micro-LED

CEA-Leti’s optical transmission of 7.7 Gbps positions Li-Fi to replace wi-fi and potential 5G interoperability.

11 Jun 20
Covid-19 update: 11 June 2020

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

11 Jun 20
Human hair adapted into flexible displays for smart devices

Queensland researchers team up with barbershop to turn trimmings into carbon nanodots for displays.

11 Jun 20
SUSS partnership to aid nanoimprint applications in photonics

Chemicals expertise from new partner Micro Resist Technology aimed at diffractive optical elements and more.

Copyright © 2020 SPIE EuropeDesigned by Kestrel Web Services