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23 Dec 20
VASCOVID project to develop optical platform to monitor Covid-19 patients

Vascular health is aim of team led by ICREA, Medical Optics group at ICFO, Politecnico di Milano, and HemoPhotonics (Spain).

23 Dec 20
CARMEN imaging project aims to improve detection of cancerous cells

European research institutes and firms working together to develop new, compact imaging system.

23 Dec 20
Ouster reveals latest lidar listing plan

San Francisco firm set to become the fourth developer of lidar technology to raise cash via a 'reverse merger' deal.

23 Dec 20
European Photonics Digital Innovation Hub to start in January 2021

Fraunhofer ILT leads one of hub's eight technology platforms focused on laser-based production.

22 Dec 20
POET announces industry-first flip-chip DML lasers

Devices intended to enable “world’s lowest-cost and smallest” 100G CWDM4 optical engine for telecoms.

22 Dec 20
Osram and Chronoptics partner to create 3D ToF camera kit

Based on Chronoptics’ depth-processing algorithms and Osram’s infrared VCSELs

22 Dec 20
Coherent and II-VI join forces on remote laser welding

Two of the world’s largest providers of lasers and photonics equipment agree a collaborative supply deal.

22 Dec 20
Semiconductor unit keeps Zeiss sales on even keel

Optics giant's annual revenues decline for the first time in a decade - but only by 2%.

17 Dec 20
Covid update: 17 December 2020

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

17 Dec 20
SPIE Photonics West, Advanced Lithography, AR/VR/MR, and other early 2021 events go virtual

International optics and photonics society to use its digital forum platform to present first five meetings of 2021.

17 Dec 20
Covid complications and Chile unrest hit ELT schedule

‘First light’ for ESO’s Extremely Large Telescope now pencilled in for November 2026.

16 Dec 20
Optical technologies spot exoplanetary birth

Misato Fukagawa tells SPIE conference about the challenges of understanding planetary formation.

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