EPIC and COBO have signed a memorandum of understanding to encourage direct contact and cooperation between the two consortiums and their respective members
Ghent University and Imec have spun out a silicon photonics-based fibre optic sensing company, called Sentea
Gooch & Housego has acquired US fibre optic components and sub systems specialist Gould Fiber Optics
Scientists at MIT and Harvard University have studied the theoretical Maxwell’s fish-eye lens from quantum mechanical perspective, to see how individual atoms and photons may behave within the lens.
With MicroLED technologies seeing rapid improvement, technology solutions should start converging by the end of 2019. This is according to the latest report from Yole Développement, which also highlights the next challenge of cost reduction.
The American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics) has received grants totalling $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation, which will enable collaborative photonics-centred research
Scientists at Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a new approach of 3D x-ray imaging for observing bulky materials in great detail, which could help scientists analyse the structural information of countless materials, from batteries to biological systems
A secondary school in Scotland is piloting li-fi internet within classrooms, becoming the first school in the world to test the technology
A French start-up detailing its hopes of being the first to commercialise quantum single-photon light sources represents the first time EPIC has focused on quantum technology at one of its events
A new optical sensor that can check the presence of contaminants in milk and produce a detailed reading in minutes, is set to reduce costs, wastage and antibiotic use linked to the production, quality control, and processing phases in the dairy industry
On 22 August, a powerful lidar instrument was launched into orbit by the European Space Agency as part of the first space mission to acquire profiles of the wind on a global scale
Using terahertz technology, engineers have been able to investigate the operating frequencies within semiconductor lasers for the first time