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06 Jan 22
SPIE names its 2022 Fellows

Society welcomes 58 new Fellow Members from across the globe.

06 Jan 22
Lidar helps goldfish pass driving test

Israeli project uses lidar sensing in assessment of fish's navigational abilities.

05 Jan 22
Integrated photonics chip enhances electron microscopy

EPFL platform could also assist research into quantum optics and entanglement.

05 Jan 22
Lumentum hooks up with Hesai on auto lidar

Silicon Valley photonics firm and Chinese partner say volume shipments of VCSEL-based sensors will begin this year.

05 Jan 22
Intevac sells photonics division to rifle scope maker Eotech

Deal sees Eotech pay at least $70 million to acquire Intevac Photonics and its night-vision technology used by the US military.

04 Jan 22
Project QUILT reveals far-reaching potential of quantum optics and imaging

Update from Fraunhofer group covers research by six institutes and partners over past four years.

04 Jan 22
AIM Photonics and Spark Photonics to co-develop ‘educational’ PIC chip

Department of Defence MII partnership creates US workforce development tool to teach students about silicon photonics.

03 Jan 22
Voyant Photonics raises $15.4M in Series A funding

To deliver 3D sensing capabilities with its chip-scale LiDAR system.

01 Jan 22
Georgia Tech develops soft semiconductors that can detect ultra-low light levels

Three engineering laboratories collaborate to achieve new level of photodetector stretchability.

23 Dec 21
Researchers in Germany develop novel optical diffuser, based on silicon nanoparticles

Device can control the direction, wavelength and polarization of light, for transparent screens or AR applications.

22 Dec 21
LineVision lidar monitors New York power lines

Sensors will assess the condition of lines and assist towards decarbonization goals.

22 Dec 21
Omega grows footprint further with EMF and Optometrics acquisitions

Maker of optical filters expands again, with an eye on laser and diffractive optics.

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