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Conceptual diagram of the world’s fastest two-qubit gate. Two atoms captured in optical tweezers (red light) with a separation of a micrometre are manipulated by an ultrafast laser pulse (blue light) shone for only 10 picoseconds. (Image: Dr Takafumi Tomita)

12 August 2022

An exceptionally fast qubit gate has been developed, representing completely new quantum computer hardware that breaks through the limitations of previous formats

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Micledi's microLED arrays (Blue GaN, 3um pixel pitch) for polychromatic QD integration. Credit: Micledi and QustomDot

18 August 2022

QustomDot and Micledi Microdisplays are jointly developing a full-colour microLED integration in polychromatic pixel arrays.

The technologies include two substrates of ultra-wide bandgap semiconductors, as well as electronic computer-aided design software for the development of complex integrated circuits. (Image: Shutterstock/sdecoret)

17 August 2022

The technologies include two substrates of ultra-wide bandgap semiconductors, as well as electronic computer-aided design software for the development of complex integrated circuits

Sitan Technology's 0.18inch microLED micro-display module (Image: Sitan Technology)

 

16 August 2022

The funding rounds will stimulate Sitan Technology towards mass-production of its microLED chips and display modules.

Rockley's Bioptx Baseline wristbands offer continuous, non-invasive, near-real-time monitoring of multiple biomarkers (Image: Rockley Photonics)

15 August 2022

The order is for the firm’s Bioptx Baseline wristbands, which offer continuous, non-invasive, near-real-time monitoring of multiple biomarkers

Laser communication networks provide connectivity from the sky, allowing for ultra-high data rates and secure, long-distance data transmission. (Image: Mynaric)

12 August 2022

The work will be done as part of DARPA's 'Space-based adaptive communications node' programme

Conceptual diagram of the world’s fastest two-qubit gate. Two atoms captured in optical tweezers (red light) with a separation of a micrometre are manipulated by an ultrafast laser pulse (blue light) shone for only 10 picoseconds. (Image: Dr Takafumi Tomita)

12 August 2022

An exceptionally fast qubit gate has been developed, representing completely new quantum computer hardware that breaks through the limitations of previous formats

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The double slot graphene photodetector offers a high responsivity of 603.92mA/W and a large bandwidth of 78GHz, offering a competitive solution for photodetection on silicon. (Image OEA)

Graphene photodetector employing ‘double slot’ structure offers enhanced responsivity and large bandwidth

11 August 2022

The double slot structure could also be applied to a broader range of hybrid two-dimensional material/silicon device

Prisma Photonics' advanced fibre-optic-based sensory system is capable of identifying leaks and alerting on damaged pipes (Image: Shutterstock/bht2000)

Israel invests in photonics startup to monitor natural gas lines

04 August 2022

Prisma Photonics' sensory system is capable of identifying leaks and alerting on damaged pipes

Members of both parties sign the share purchase agreement. Image: Instrument Systems

Instrument Systems acquires its Korean distributor

04 August 2022

Kimsoptec has strong engineering capabilities and operates a manufacturing site for solutions in the field of display measurement

Innoviz Technologies' lidar sensors and perception software will be used across Volkswagen's brands. (Image: InnovizTechnologies)

$4bn deal: Innoviz is Volkswagen's new lidar supplier

03 August 2022

The selection is Innoviz’ third major design win and has increased its forward-looking order book by $4 billion to $6.6 billion

Aeva’s Aeries II lidar module has a sensing range of up to 500 metres, and is able to measure velocity for each pixel. (Image: Aeva)

Sick to bring Aeva 4D lidar to industrial sensing

02 August 2022

Aeva’s Aeries II lidar module has a sensing range of up to 500m, and is able to measure velocity for each pixel

Strawberries are vulnerable to potato aphids, which have the potential to wipe out an annual harvest. (Image: Aston University)

Researchers developing photonic 'nose' to monitor crop health

01 August 2022

The technology will analyse low levels of volatile organic compounds emitted by plants, which indicate their health

Photonic chips offer lower latency, lower power consumption and higher bandwidth than electronic chips. (Image: iPronics)

Photonic computing firm raises €3.7M to accelerate adoption of programmable photonic chips

28 July 2022

Photonic chips offer lower latency, lower power consumption and higher bandwidth than electronic chips

The laser enables ghostly lettering to be drawn in mid-air, which is viewable from all angles. (Image: Hongtuo Ultrafast Laser Joint Laboratory) 

Researchers 'write' in mid-air using ultrashort pulse lasers

26 July 2022

Lasers have previously been able to produce optical illusions, however have required a dust/cloud medium in order to do so

The bioinspired, self-organising lasers could lead to new materials for sensing, computing, light sources and displays. (Image: ICL)

Self-organising lasers to enable smart photonic materials

22 July 2022

The bioinspired lasers could lead to new materials for sensing, computing, light sources and displays

Credit: Zeiss Ventures/Morrow

Zeiss invests in start-up for VR liquid crystal technology

21 July 2022

Morrow specialises in developing liquid crystal technology solutions for lenses

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IQE files IP lawsuit against Tower Semiconductor

21 July 2022

IQE says it has evidence to suggest misappropriation of IQE’s trade secrets relating to its 'porous silicon' technology

pureLiFi CEO Alistair Banham with Jimmy Williamson, executive director at the Scottish National Investment Bank. (Image: pureLifi)

pureLiFi secures £10m to rollout LiFi on global scale

19 July 2022

The investment will enable pureLiFi to further develop new technologies while opening up additional markets in areas such as mobile phones, tablets and wearables

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