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14 April 2020

Fabricating novel light-guiding structures from glass and plastic will prove instrumental in whether augmented reality becomes an everyday technology, finds Andy Extance

Cubert's Ultris 20 hyperspectral snapshot camera provides a more reliable alternative for aerial surveillance than conventional line scan cameras

14 April 2020

Matthew Dale explores the emerging alternatives to push broom hyperspectral imaging

09 March 2020

Electro Optics speaks to Roel Baets, lead of Imec-UGhent's Photonics Research Group, on the platforms opening up silicon photonics to high-volume production


27 February 2020

Keely Portway looks at how adaptive optics have allowed ground-based telescopes to observe new phenomena, including finer details of the Sun

27 February 2020

Graphene could transform networks if its remarkable properties can sustain a viable supply chain, finds Andy Extance

3D printing copper is important in the space industry for printing rocket nozzles, like the one produced by Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, shown here

24 February 2020

Optically-driven additive manufacturing is entering uncharted territory with challenging reflective, thermally conductive metals such as copper, finds Andy Extance

20 January 2020

Jessica Rowbury looks at the role metalenses could play in chip-making

20 January 2020

Photonic sensing and spectroscopy enable faster, more precise identification of tumours, finds Andy Extance

10 December 2019

As car makers install production lines for electric vehicles, Greg Blackman looks at how vision is currently used in their factories

A technician loads a wedged focus lens, a key element in the NIF final optics assembly, into a cleaning/coating frame

05 December 2019

Keely Portway finds out how the latest advances in photonics have enhanced the research environment, and how they have translated to the commercial sector

08 November 2019

Tematys partner Benoît d’Humières discusses photonics’ environmental potential using findings from a recent sustainability report

The Vuzix M300 AR headset is one of a variety of products targeting industrial applications

08 November 2019

Andy Extance finds that although augmented reality products talk about holograms more than they use them, holographic technology still has huge potential