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INDUSTRY

Next-gen fibres from ORC made available to purchase

21 October 2014
Specialised optical fibre that exceeds the performance of most commercial fibres is now available to purchase from the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) at the University of Southampton

INDUSTRY

Jenoptik revises revenue guidance due to weak market segments

21 October 2014
Weak demand from the machine construction, semiconductor equipment and automotive industries, combined with export restrictions due to the crisis in Russia and Ukraine, has caused Jenoptik to revise its 2014 revenue and earnings guidance

TECHNOLOGY

Non-metallic mirror shows promise for new optoelectronic devices

21 October 2014

TECHNOLOGY

Loss becomes win for laser performance

21 October 2014

TECHNOLOGY

Ground breaking research for fibre optic sensors

21 October 2014

INDUSTRY

Small-sats to represent a significant market for photonics

17 October 2014

TECHNOLOGY

Smart bandage glows to show wound healing

14 October 2014

INDUSTRY

Optical technology experts join VDMA steering committee

14 October 2014

TECHNOLOGY

Light-based innovations win Nobel Prize for Physics and Chemistry

8 October 2014

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Analysis & Opinion

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

EPIC to address standards for photonic integrated circuits

News image24 September 2014
Carlos Lee, director general of the European Photonics Industry Consortium, reports from a working dinner at ECOC where standardisation plans for photonic integrated circuits were discussed