21 June 2018

A team of researchers at the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany have produced several grams of nanoparticles at a 'record speed' of just one hour

20 June 2018

German chemical company Chemiepark Bitterfeld-Wolfen has invested in Fraunhofer ISE spin-off NexWafe, a start-up planning to establish the world’s first factory for the production of its epitaxially grown silicon wafers for use in photovoltaics

18 June 2018

The United States is intending to introduce legislation that will allow it to better compete with other regions on quantum science and technology

18 June 2018

Volvo Cars has acquired a stake in lidar start-up Luminar to advance its position in the autonomous vehicle space

14 June 2018

Professor Sir James Hough, a professor at the University of Glasgow's School of Physics and Astronomy, has received a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday honours 2018 'for services towards the detection of gravitational waves.'

13 June 2018

The European Patent Office (EPO) has presented Swiss physicist Ursula Keller with a Lifetime Achievement European Inventor Award for her pioneering work on ultrafast laser technology

13 June 2018

Nanoelectronics research centre Imec has developed wireless eye-tracking technology based on electro-oculography (EOG), an ophthalmology technique used to examine eyes and record eye movement

07 June 2018

Israeli lidar developer Innoviz Technologies has partnered with HiRain Technologies, a Tier 1 automotive supplier in China, to bring Innoviz's technology to Chinese automakers

06 June 2018

Scientists have developed a new way of enhancing the interactions between light and matter, which could lead to more efficient solar cells, in addition to new kinds of lasers and LEDs that could have fully tuneable colour emissions

25 May 2018

On 21 May, NASA launched an instrument that will create what could be the coldest spot in the universe, to allow scientists to study quantum phenomena more effectively, and in turn enable more effective quantum devices such as interferometers and computers

21 May 2018

Between 2017 and 2023, the global lidar systems market for automotive applications will grow from $726 million to $5 billion, achieving a CAGR of 43 per cent, according to a new report by Yole Développement

21 May 2018

UK photonics manufacturing remains a largely hidden industry despite contributing £12.9 billion per year to the economy and underpinning most of the products and services that we all use on a daily basis, a report remarks.