Following on from his talk at Strategies in Light USA, Dr Paul Rudy from SoraaLaser explains the latest developments in GaN laser diodes and laser pumped phosphor architectures, and discusses the merits of lasers compared to other lighting technologies
A five terawatt, 1kHz OPCPA-based laser system worth €4 million has been produced by a consortium led by Ekspla and Light Conversion
To meet the increasing popularity of using mobile phone apps to pay for purchases, researchers from the University of Oxford in the UK have developed a method for transmitting quantum keys at a high enough data rate to ensure data security while compensating for moving hands.
The handheld device, which the researchers say could be miniaturised for use in a mobile device, will help ensure consumers’ personal financial information is safe from cyber-attacks.
The photoacoustic imaging (PAI) market is expected to reach $240 million in 2022, driven by its translation into clinical applications, new analysis suggests
Scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems (IPMS) are to present a light-fidelity (LiFi) hotspot as a prototype for optical wireless communication for distances up to 10 metres, and at speeds of up to 1 Gigabit per second, at the 2017 Optical Fibre Communication (OFC) trade fair
Intel is to purchase autonomous vehicle firm Mobileye for $15.4 billion, in order to and position itself as a leading technology provider in the autonomous vehicle market.
A survey involving 80 women working in technology has found that almost half were actively discouraged from starting a career in tech
Japanese researchers at Utsunomiya University have developed a new type of 3D display that uses a femtosecond laser to form tiny bubbles inside a liquid ‘screen’
Global life science company Bayer has purchased 10 pocket-sized digital microscopes from UK start-up IoLight for its practice support advisors
European scientists are developing a new augmented reality (AR) surgical visor capable of superimposing a patient’s X-ray images and other medical information in perfect 3D unison with their anatomy