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27 July 2017

Three silicon photonics platforms from Leti, STMicroelectronics and Imec, developed under the European FP7 project PLAT4M, have matured

27 July 2017

Lighting manufacturer Osram has acquired a 25.1 per cent share in LeddarTech, a Canadian company developing lidar for self-driving cars

27 July 2017

The semiconductor equipment provider ASML has received eight additional orders for EUV machines in Q2 2017, which the company says shows that the adoption for high-volume EUV manufacturing has reached an inflection point

25 July 2017

Researchers in France have developed a high-speed Raman scattering imaging technique that could lead to an improved understanding of the processes involved in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and multiple sclerosis

25 July 2017

The UK’s first industrial quantum gravimeter, a gravity-measuring device that detects and measures atomic interference, has been demonstrated as part ‘Anagram’, a collaborative UK-based quantum technology project

24 July 2017

A group advocating photonics with the UK government has emphasised the wide-ranging and innovation-driving role of light-based technologies – and the need for workforce training in the field – at its recent meeting in London

24 July 2017

A new £78 million government fund has been established by the EPSRC and the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

13 July 2017

The UK’s Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) at the University of Southampton is set to receive £4.8 million to support the centre’s silicon photonics research

12 July 2017

Researchers have developed new 2D nanostructured surfaces using nano-engineering that reflect light in such a way that they appear three-dimensional

11 July 2017

European scientists have developed a handheld scanner that can diagnose the early signs of cardiovascular disease at the click of a button

11 July 2017

This year’s Laser World of Photonics trade fair in Munich played host to a record 1,293 exhibitors and over 32,000 trade visitors from 90 countries, which equates to an increase of 5.4 per cent on the previous event

10 July 2017

Cobalt Light Systems, a provider of Raman spectroscopic instruments, has been acquired by Agilent Technologies

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