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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

NASA has 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.

15 May 2018

On Semiconductor has acquired SensL Technologies, a producer of silicon photomultipliers, single photon avalanche diodes, and lidar sensing products

11 May 2018

Tool installation has begun on schedule at AIM Photonics Test, Assembly and Packaging (TAP) facility in Rochester, which is expected to open to early customers in the 3rd quarter of 2018

10 May 2018

French research institute Leti is partnering with UCLA spin-off Cellmic, in order to help accelerate the market adoption of the firm's lens-free on-chip diagnostic technology, which it plans to incorporate into pocket-sized devices

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