Following a recent article Biomedical Optics Express, Dr Florian Emaury, CEO of MicPulse and a semi-finalist in last year’s SPIE StartUp Challenge, discusses his entrepreneurial journey forming a profitable business
A wideband sensor able to measure toxic gasses at speeds of 120km/h and heights of 4,000 metres has been developed by European researchers
Researchers from the University of Utah, United States, have developed a lidar mapping tool that could help firefighters make crucial safety decisions with an eagle's eye view.
Nanostructures of the wing of the black butterfly can be transferred to solar cells to enhance their absorption rates by up to 200 per cent, researchers have found
The Echelle SPectrograph for Rocky Exoplanet and Stable Spectroscopic Observations (ESPRESSO) has made its first observations. Installed on ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile, ESPRESSO will search for exoplanets by looking at the minuscule changes in the light of their host stars.
Research institute Leti has integrated hybrid III-V silicon lasers on 200mm wafers using a standard CMOS process flow, offering an alternative to 100mm wafers and a process based on bulk III-V technology that requires contacts with noble metals and lift-off based patterning
Dr Wenko Süptitz, Spectaris, reports on November's Medica show, where optical diagnostics, endoscopy, microscopy, medical lasers and Industry 4.0 were highlighted as important areas for photonics
Dr Jose Pozo, director of technology and innovation, European Photonics Industry Consoritum (EPIC), discusses the association's recent trip to Japan, which focused on PIC technology
A new light-sheet microscope has been used to obtain 3D images fine enough to capture neural connections, which could lead to an increased understanding of neuro-degenerative diseases and organ regeneration
A laser module that will be used to analyse organic matter on Mars as part of a European-Russian space mission, has been delivered to the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center by the Laser Zentrum Hannover