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20 Apr 22
Netherlands group claims €1.1BN for photonic chip scale-up

PhotonDelta consortium aims to transform country into global leader for photonic integrated circuits (PICs).

20 Apr 22
University of Freiburg scattering microscopy reveals cellular dynamics

Combined scatter and fluorescence signals image fast and small structures.

19 Apr 22
Enhanced perovskite solar cells raise conversion efficiency to 24%

Wuppertal-Cologne team says latest result has potential to transform the solar industry; efficiency could hit 30%.

19 Apr 22
New ‘hydrogen lab’ to open at Fraunhofer ILT

To research and develop laser microstructuring processes for fuel cell optimization.

19 Apr 22
Laser fusion startup ignited by early-stage funding

Japan-based EX-Fusion says that 'pre-seed' financing will enable development of critical components.

14 Apr 22
Synopsys and Juniper Networks jointly invest in launch to chase silicon photonics

As yet unnamed firm will provide first laser-on-chip open SiPh platform for comms, lidar, AI, and optical computing.

14 Apr 22
CompoundTek creating silicon OCL-band tunable laser module

Wavelength-adjustable laser module under development with unnamed “stealth mode product company”.

13 Apr 22
Corning backs DigiLens in latest funding milestone

$50M venture round sees the glassmaking giant invest in Bragg grating technology for ‘extended reality’ devices.

13 Apr 22
Semiconductor equipment market exceeded $100BN in 2021

SEMI industry group reports 44% surge as demand for equipment reaches all-time high.

13 Apr 22
University of Central Florida probe spots blood coagulation

Rapid identification of problems by light scattering could save lives during surgery.

13 Apr 22
EPFL develops new route to complex 3D optics

Glass-in-glass manufacturing operation could make components for spectroscopy and sensing.

12 Apr 22
Laser light quenches hungry feelings

Asan Medical Center device uses photodynamic therapy inside the stomach to treat obesity.

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