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10 Jan 23
European consortium launches €19M infrared sensor project

'HEROIC' effort coordinated by Lynred aims to achieve European sovereignty for military applications.

07 Jan 23
SPIE announces its 2023 Fellows

Society is welcoming 83 new Fellow Members from across the globe.

05 Jan 23
Opsys Tech tops up latest venture effort with additional $36.5M

Israeli developer of automotive lidar eyes production ramp after closing $51.5M series C round.

05 Jan 23
Columbia develops ‘fingertip-sized’ lasers emitting from near-UV to near-IR

Developers describe it as “a significant miniaturization advance for quantum optics and laser displays for AR/VR”.

05 Jan 23
Carnegie Mellon enhances expansion microscopy to see cells and structures

Experimental strategy overcomes longtanding challenges of expansion technique and improves resolution.

04 Jan 23
NIST and US Oceanic Administration upgrade ocean optical sensor

“MOBY-Refresh” will enable more precise undersea measurements of sunlight’s wavelengths for environmental monitoring.

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+.

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