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INDUSTRY

Lidar technology gets a boost for autonomous driving

26 July 2016
Start-up Civil Maps has raised $6.6 million from investors including Ford to advance its lidar autonomous driving technology

APPLICATIONS

Facebook develops detector for LiFi internet

25 July 2016
Researchers from Facebook's Connectivity Lab have demonstrated a conceptually new approach for detecting optical communication signals travelling through the air

APPLICATIONS

3D printing produces lenses the size of a human hair

25 July 2016

INDUSTRY

Terahertz market to reach 98 million in 2020

22 July 2016

TECHNOLOGY

Extremely large telescopes could be assembled in space using robotics and optics

20 July 2016

INDUSTRY

Omega Optical acquires Rugate Technologies to enhance thin-film capabilities

14 July 2016

TECHNOLOGY

Rembrandt may have used optics to aid self portraits, new research suggests

14 July 2016

INDUSTRY

Gooch & Housego acquires two companies to diversify defence business

11 July 2016

APPLICATIONS

Implant that changes shape of cornea approved by FDA

11 July 2016

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Analysis & Opinion

3D printing: Adding another layer of protection to your IP

News image8 July 2016
Dr Cristina Penine and Peter Finnie, from law firm Gill Jennings & Every, discuss the emerging patent issues surrounding 3D printing

Photonics associations reassure industry following Brexit

News image30 June 2016
Jessica Rowbury rounds up reaction from the European photonics sector on Britain's decision to leave the European Union

RAIS: A new platform for diagnosing infectious diseases

News image23 June 2016
Researchers from EU-funded project 'RAIS' discuss collaboration with industry partners and potential market barriers for their point-of-care diagnostic system

Lightning fast patents

News image15 June 2016
Dr Jack Severs and Graham Crofts, from intellectual property law firm Gill Jennings & Every, discuss the IP fast tracking options for green technology, which includes products that may not be traditionally thought of as environmentally friendly

A new era in Australian photonics

News image24 May 2016
With the opening of Australia's first nanoscience research centre in April, Professor Ben Eggleton, leader of the Nanoscale Photonic Circuits Programme at the University of Sydney, discusses the centre's activities in developing photonics integrated circuits