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10 Nov 22
New-look Coherent 'hits the ground running'

Stock price up as combination of legacy II-VI and Coherent businesses forecast to generate more than $5 BN in annual sales.

09 Nov 22
Tokyo's new blue quantum dots promise more energy-efficient displays

“Bottom up, self-organizing chemistry” process has been developed by the lab of Professor Eiichi Nakamura.

09 Nov 22
Basler confirms ‘record’ nine-month financial results...

…while Cognex reports on “difficult” Q3 performance and expects a flat outlook.

09 Nov 22
Light powers motion and fluorescence in dual-function molecular motors

University of Groningen project combines two key functions in the same structure.

09 Nov 22
Lumentum stock dives as supply issues persist

Photonics giant drops in value on dimmed outlook for datacom and 3D sensing business and cut to sales forecast.

09 Nov 22
Quantum microscopy prototype points to novel sensing and imaging

Australian project uses laser illumination of defect centers to reveal structure and properties.

08 Nov 22
Lidar firms Ouster and Velodyne reveal merger plan

Deal to combine overlapping efforts, regarded as the first major merger in the lidar sector, should be completed by mid-2023.

07 Nov 22
German Navy’s first tests of high-energy laser weapon against drones

Frigate Sachsen successfully engaged UAVs at short ranges in Baltic near Putlos military training area.

03 Nov 22
Fraunhofer researchers develop digital-optical PCR test system that reports in 15 min

Simple device, measuring 15x15x20cm, includes heating structures and fluorescence camera as detector.

03 Nov 22
Luminar lidar makes series production debut

Losses widen as the startup firm works to scale manufacturing at sites in Mexico and Thailand.

03 Nov 22
Holographic microscopy reveals the lives of microplankton

University of Gothenburg technique combines microscopy with deep-learning.

02 Nov 22
‘Transscleral’ device spots eye disorders before symptoms show

EPFL-developed retinal camera uses oblique beams coupled with adaptive optics to correct distortion.

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