HPE collaborates with Ayar Labs to develop optical interconnect technology

07 March 2022

This new technology will support future requirements for high-performance computing and artificial intelligence solutions

Startup raises $105m to re-imagine AI computers using silicon photonics

04 March 2022

Luminous will use the funding to double the size of its engineering team, build out its custom chips and software, and gear up for commercial-scale production

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Bosch establishes quantum business, invests €0.25bn in semiconductor fab

04 March 2022

Robert Bosch has set up a new business unit to commercialise quantum sensors

Innovative wafer-level optics technologies help solve a key challenge of connecting many fibers to silicon chips for datacom and telecom applications. (Image: Teramount)

EV Group and Teramount collaborate on PIC packaging technologies

03 March 2022

The collaboration will leverage EVG's nanoimprint lithography technology, expertise and services with Teramount's PhotonicPlug technology

LiFi is a wireless technology that uses light rather than radio frequencies to transmit data. (Image: PureLiFi)

First consumer LiFi ecosystem demonstrated

02 March 2022

The demonstration featured connected systems including a downlighter, a smartphone, a smart TV and an AR Headset

Nanoscribe won the 2019 Innovation Award

Laser World of Photonics invites award entries

23 February 2022

Applicants have until the 28 February to submit an entry

Credit: Intel/Tower

Intel to buy Tower Semiconductor for $5.4bn

18 February 2022

The deal will expand Intel's semiconductor manufacturing capacity, accelerating its aim of becoming a major provider of foundry services and capacity globally

LNOI chips. Credit: ELENA

EU project to advance lithium niobate PIC technology

17 February 2022

A newly-established European project aims to create the first European lithium niobate on insulator (LNOI)-based platform for photonic integrated circuits (PICs)

Optikos president Stephen Fantone elected to the National Academy of Engineering

17 February 2022

Stephen Fantone, Optikos president and CEO, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

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European Chips Act to combat semiconductor shortages

11 February 2022

The act will help ensure the EU's security of supply - and leadership in - semiconductor technologies and applications

Credit: iC-Haus

Photonics project to develop drug resistance point-of-care test

10 February 2022

The project aims to develop a method to diagnose multi-resistant bacterial pathogens in tuberculosis as an initial example

An artist's conception of JWST in space. Credit: NASA

Photonics technology enables the search for new planets

07 February 2022

The JWST is an example of the culmination of years of work in technology development and research into advancing photonics technologies