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13 May 20
Silicon photonics markets extend beyond datacoms – analyst Yole

Review predicts sustained growth for booming technology with sales expected to hit $3.9B by 2025; Intel leading.

13 May 20
Employees awarded equity as Novanta cuts costs

Travel ban and hiring freeze among the measures as company prepares to weather global economic downturn.

13 May 20
Jenoptik 'encouraged' amid coronavirus and automotive headwinds

Photonics company has reset its ambitions for the year, and is expecting a second-half recovery.

13 May 20
Two‐photon patterning guides cells in the right direction

ETH Zurich uses light to create precisely positioned patterns of molecules.

12 May 20
AIM Photonics collaborations targeting Covid-19 tests on a global scale

US researchers hope to have new sensors on silicon chips by flu season 2020; to test for Covid-19 and flu together and get results in minutes.

12 May 20
ICESat-2 laser scan reveals extent of polar ice loss

NASA compares new data with that measured by original ICESat mission 16 years before.

12 May 20
II-VI surges after confident outlook

Boom in online traffic during lockdown prompts rush of demand for key photonic components needed in networks and data centers.

12 May 20
Heartbeat elastography allows assessment of cornea condition

University of Houston uses heartbeat-induced changes in intraocular pressure to measure corneal properties.

11 May 20
Future Volvo cars to use Luminar LiDAR for self-driving

“SPA 2” design for autonomous drive to feature LiDAR integrated into the roof from 2022.

07 May 20
nLight loss widens as margins shrink

But the high-power diode and fiber laser maker says less severe disruption in China helped deliver better-than-expected results.

07 May 20
Covid-19 update: 07 May 2020

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

07 May 20
FLIR reveals $100M surge in orders for elevated skin temperature screening

Thermal imaging company sees widespread spike in demand across numerous industries.

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