01 February 2018

Researchers at TU Wien have developed a silicon-based sensor as a microelectromechanical system (MEMS) that is capable of measuring the strength of electric fields while being much smaller, simpler and less prone to distortion than comparable devices

01 February 2018

A team of Polish researchers has developed an optical coherence technology system capable of providing detailed images of the entire eye using electrically tunable lenses and a newly commercialised swept light source

29 January 2018

A consortium of European universities and British photonics technology company M Squared is set to test one of the core principles of quantum mechanics as part of a major €4.4 million (£3.9 million) research project

26 January 2018

Trumpf has acquired Aachen-based laser manufacturer Amphos in a move to strengthen its ultrashort pulse offerings

26 January 2018

Researchers at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in Mexico are using layers of low-cost quantum dots to develop double-pane solar windows

25 January 2018

A team of Japanese and American researchers has produced the first high-powered, randomly polarised laser beam using a ‘Q switch’ micro laser

25 January 2018

The UK Space Agency is working with Glyndŵr University’s OpTIC Technology Centre and the SETsquared Partnership to launch an entrepreneurial programme to get more entrepreneurs into space

19 January 2018

Silicon photonics is on the verge of experiencing dramatic uptake in optical transceivers, market research firm Yole Développement has reported, with the technology set to capture 35 per cent of the total optical transceiver market by 2025

17 January 2018

Researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have succeeded in fabricating highly efficient organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) on ultra-narrow fibres thinner than a human hair

16 January 2018

A new Horizon 2020 research project called Repro-light – Re-usable and re-configurable parts for sustainable LED based lighting systems – has been launched with the goal of developing the 'Luminaire of the Future

15 January 2018

A fast method for manufacturing a heart-on-a-chip using a UV laser could pave the way for straightforward tests of how heart tissue reacts to new clinical drugs

10 January 2018

Mellanox Technologies, a supplier of smart interconnect solutions for data centre servers and storage systems, has announced that it will discontinue its 1,550nm silicon photonics development activities, effective immediately, as a result of the business not growing as much as anticipated