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TECHNOLOGY

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

24 October 2014
Chargers could one day be a thing of the past thanks to the development of an LCD screen that doesn't need a power source

TECHNOLOGY

First long-distance tractor beam created

News image22 October 2014
A long-distance optical tractor beam that can attract and repel particles 100 times further than previously possible has been developed by scientists from the Australian National University (ANU)

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

TECHNOLOGY

Loss becomes win for laser performance

21 October 2014

TECHNOLOGY

Ground breaking research for fibre optic sensors

21 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