17 January 2018

Researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have succeeded in fabricating highly efficient organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) on ultra-narrow fibres thinner than a human hair

16 January 2018

A new Horizon 2020 research project called Repro-light – Re-usable and re-configurable parts for sustainable LED based lighting systems – has been launched with the goal of developing the 'Luminaire of the Future

15 January 2018

A fast method for manufacturing a heart-on-a-chip using a UV laser could pave the way for straightforward tests of how heart tissue reacts to new clinical drugs

10 January 2018

Mellanox Technologies, a supplier of smart interconnect solutions for data centre servers and storage systems, has announced that it will discontinue its 1,550nm silicon photonics development activities, effective immediately, as a result of the business not growing as much as anticipated

09 January 2018

The US government’s department of defence (DoD) has announced a $6 million (£4.4 million) grant to support the development of a new generation of self-navigating bat-like drones that can be powered remotely by lasers

09 January 2018

Silicon photonics firm Rockley Photonics, has announced a joint venture with Chinese fibre optic cable manufacturer, Hengtong Optic-Electric, to produce optical transceiver modules based on its silicon photonics technology

09 January 2018

Jenoptik has opened an application centre in Silicon Valley, California, to enhance customer proximity and support growth in the United States.

08 January 2018

Miniature spectrometers with ultra-resolving power could soon be realised, by taking inspiration from the abdominal scales of Australian peacock spiders, an international research team report in Nature Communications.

05 January 2018

Automotive lidar manufacture Velodyne has announced a 50 per cent cost reduction for its most popular sensor system, with the intention of making autonomous driving technology more accessible and to encourage an increased uptake of lidar technology around the world

04 January 2018

A laser-driven technique for creating fusion that doesn't require radioactive fuel elements and leaves no toxic radioactive waste is now within reach, according to researchers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney

03 January 2018

A single metalens capable of focusing the entire visible spectrum of light to a single point and in high resolution has been developed by a team of researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

02 January 2018

The Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC), based at the University of Southampton, UK, is heading a £6.1 million programme funded by the UK’s EPSRC to develop the next generation of fibre optics