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04 September 2017

Leti, a technology research institute based in France, and Mentor, a Siemens business, has launched an emulator service to boost return on investment (ROI) and speed up time to market for European chipmakers

25 August 2017

Members of spectroscopy firm Avantes assisted the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and NASA scientists take spectral measurements of the recent solar eclipse vissible from the United States on 21 August

24 August 2017

A number of lidar firms offering systems for autonomous vehicles have received investment and partnership offerings that will bring their technology closer to being commercialised on a wide scale

24 August 2017

Two rail services are employing laser measurement systems for quality inspection during the production of new high-capacity trains being introduced in London.

23 August 2017

The Optical Society (OSA) has announced that the Guide Star Alliance has been selected to receive the 2017 Paul F Forman Team Engineering Excellence Award

23 August 2017

MIT researchers have produced a new chip-mounted terahertz laser that has been selected by NASA to measure emissions from the interstellar medium

07 August 2017

An adaptive optics system, which has been more than a decade in the making, has seen first light as part of the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope on the Cerro Paranal mountain in Chile

03 August 2017

Fibre laser manufacturer IPG Photonics has generated revenue of $369.4 million in the second quarter of 2017, a significant 46 per cent increase year-over-year. Coherent posted Q3 sales of £464.1 million

28 July 2017

Dr Eugene Arthurs has announced he is to retire as CEO of SPIE on 19 January 2018. Arthurs has spent 18 years employed by the society for optics and photonics

27 July 2017

Three silicon photonics platforms from Leti, STMicroelectronics and Imec, developed under the European FP7 project PLAT4M, have matured

27 July 2017

Lighting manufacturer Osram has acquired a 25.1 per cent share in LeddarTech, a Canadian company developing lidar for self-driving cars

27 July 2017

The semiconductor equipment provider ASML has received eight additional orders for EUV machines in Q2 2017, which the company says shows that the adoption for high-volume EUV manufacturing has reached an inflection point

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