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INDUSTRY

Endurance tests show potential for EUV high volume manufacturing

29 October 2014
Extreme ultraviolet (EUV) light sources could soon be used for high-volume manufacturing (HVM), as recently, three companies have demonstrated continuous and stable operation of EUV systems under a production environment

INDUSTRY

Photonics firms reach out to public during Day of Photonics

27 October 2014
The first Day of Photonics took place on 21 October 2014; more than 100 activities were organised in 30 countries around the world

TECHNOLOGY

New LCD screen can display 3D images without a power source

24 October 2014

TECHNOLOGY

First long-distance tractor beam created

22 October 2014

TECHNOLOGY

Fusion optics research targets higher laser shot rates

22 October 2014

TECHNOLOGY

High-power alexandrite laser developed for space lidar

22 October 2014

INDUSTRY

Next-gen fibres from ORC made available to purchase

21 October 2014

INDUSTRY

Jenoptik revises revenue guidance due to weak market segments

21 October 2014

TECHNOLOGY

Non-metallic mirror shows promise for new optoelectronic devices

21 October 2014

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Analysis & Opinion

The VC marriage

News image27 October 2014
Following coaching the start-up companies pitching for finance at Invest in Photonics, Géraldine Andrieux Gustin, a senior partner at Yole Finance, gives his five tips for attracting investment from venture capitalists

Equipping mobile electronic devices with 3D sensing

20 October 2014
Greg Blackman speaks to Andre Wong at JDSU about 3D sensing, which is taking the mobile device market by storm

Nobel ties and finance discussed at Invest in Photonics

News image17 October 2014
Greg Blackman reports from Invest in Photonics, an event held a day after the Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry were awarded to light-based technologies

Google and Apple now the big photonics investors, says chairman of Invest in Photonics

3 October 2014
Where do the investment opportunities lie for photonics companies? Greg Blackman speaks to Giorgio Anania, chairman of the Invest in Photonics conference, set to take place in Bordeaux, France from 9 to 10 October

A day out at your local photonics firm

News image24 September 2014
Tom Eddershaw looks at the activities planned for the upcoming Day of Photonics, an initiative organised by EPIC that aims to raise awareness of photonics technologies