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Photonic integrated circuits can guide light on a chip with ultra-low low losses, and enhance optical fields using micro-ring resonators. (Image: Yujia Yan, EPFL)

07 January 2022

The work could benefit transmission electron microscopy for application in materials science and structural biology

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Credit: Radiant

25 January 2022

Radiant Vision Systems will introduce a patent-pending optical measurement system for ensuring the visual quality of XR (augmented, virtual, and mixed reality) displays at Photonics West

Credit: TriLite Technologies

25 January 2022

TriLite, a former SPIE Start-up Challenge finalist, is presenting the 'world's smallest' laser beam scanner at Photonics West this week

Image: Trumpf Photonic Components

25 January 2022

Launched at Photonics West, the VCSEL with stable linear polarisation and meta-optics uses only two components to create both flood and structured light illumination

The curved waveguide by Tooz and the colour microLED display engine by JBD enable colour virtual screens in the wearer’s field of view. Credit: Tooz technologies 

25 January 2022

Jade Bird Display and Tooz technologies are partnering on prescription smart glasses with full colour virtual screens

CEO of Senorics Ronny Timmreck, centre, receives the first-place prize in the 2020 SPIE Startup Challenge

21 January 2022

Ten early-stage startup companies from six countries have been selected to compete for a $10,000 top prize

Researchers have designed a blueprint for a new laser system that can convert natural sunlight into a coherent laser beam. (Image: Shutterstock/Mrs.Moon)

20 January 2022

Researchers have designed a blueprint for a new laser system that can convert natural sunlight into a coherent laser beam

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The device triggers a chemical process that converts CO2 and hydrogen into methane and carbon monoxide

Device to convert CO2 and hydrogen into clean energy products using sunlight and LEDs

18 January 2022

The carbon capture device could process up to one megaton of carbon dioxide per year

Partners announce open market silicon photonics platform with monolithically integrated III-V lasers

12 January 2022

The platform co-integrates III-V lasers, semiconductor optical amplifiers, electro-absorption modulators and photodetectors with silicon photonics devices, all monolithically on a single chip

LiFi (light fidelity) enables the communication of data at exceptionally high speeds via led lighting. (Image: Shutterstock/Sentavio)

 

World's fastest LiFi system developed

11 January 2022

The innovation was demonstrated for automotive and consumer applications at CES last week

The new SERS substrates are free of contamination, delivering superior sensitivity and specificity. (Image: Nikalyte)

Wasatch Photonics partners with Nikalyte to evaluate new SERS substrate

10 January 2022

The partners are evaluating and testing a novel surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy substrate for trace detection of materials.

Voyant Photonics' lidar system contain thousands of optical components fabricated on a single semiconductor chip. (Image: Voyant Photonics)

New category of lidar sensors attracts $15.4m of Series A funding

10 January 2022

The firm’s lidar systems contain thousands of optical components fabricated on a single semiconductor chip, radically reducing the size and manufacturing complexity of lidar

Photonic integrated circuits can guide light on a chip with ultra-low low losses, and enhance optical fields using micro-ring resonators. (Image: Yujia Yan, EPFL)

Researchers demonstrate efficient electron beam modulation using integrated photonic microresonators

07 January 2022

The work could benefit transmission electron microscopy for application in materials science and structural biology

The collaboration has yielded a 200m, long-range VCSEL-based hybrid solid-state lidar solution for ADAS. (Image: Hesai)

Lumentum partners with Hesai to develop solid-state lidar

06 January 2022

The partners will incorporate VCSEL array light sources into lidar to improve its cost and scalability

The index will provide investors a way to invest in a diversified portfolio of photonics companies. (Image: Shutterstock/wanpatsorn)

Certificate to facilitate investment into world’s first Photonics Index

14 December 2021

The index will provide investors a way to invest in a diversified portfolio of photonics companies

Pieter Klinkert, fund manager at PhotonDelta (left), Simone Cardarelli, CEO of MicroAlign (centre) and Pleuni Hooijman of Innovation Industries (right). (Image: Photon Delta)

New investment to boost integrated photonics start-up

13 December 2021

TU Eindhoven spinoff MicroAlign is developing a new alignment solution for connecting multiple optical fibres and photonic chips

CO2 retrievals from OCO-2 data via FOCAL v08 (Image: EUMETSAT)

 

M Squared to develop laser systems for CO2 monitoring satellites

07 December 2021

The firm will develop and deliver advanced laser systems spanning the visible to SWIR wavelengths to Thales Alenia Space

Santec eyes fibre optic cable test market with double acquisition

24 November 2021

JGR Optics and OptoTest are providers of fibre optic test solutions

Streptococcus Pneumoniae bacterium under STED imaging

EU-funded €5.6m microscope to study ‘superbugs’

24 November 2021

Scientists will be able to observe bacteria like Streptococcus Pneumoniae at a resolution ten times higher than existing fluorescence microscopy techniques

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