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Illumination & Displays

Optics tech drives CES innovations

From smart glasses to autonomous vehicles, photonics technology and the world of consumer electronics seem closer than ever.

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The latest developments in optics and photonics technologies.

5 March 2019
Tromberg lab group

Bruce Tromberg on the rise of biophotonics, merging multi-disciplinary approaches, and his new role at the NIH.

4 March 2019

Standing room only at two-day conference on headsets, drones, and smart cars in the future "Photonic City."

25 February 2019
GE AI imaging

Machines should do the tedious, monotonous, and time-consuming tasks, so that humans can take healthcare to the next level.

14 February 2019
AR/VR for fighting crime

AR and VR infiltrate shady criminal worlds and are beginning to tackle terrorism.

11 January 2019
CEA LETI announces next-gen photo-acoustic sensors for gas detection
REDFINCH team achieves capabilities in MIR region, where many chemical, biological species have strong absorption.
20 March 2019
Oxford PV raises further £31m in funding
Series D funding round will enable perovskite solar tech developer to move into "commercialization phase".
15 March 2019
OFC 2019 closes with focus on 800G optical links, 'real-world' 5G
Expo showcased technical research, many new commercial solutions, plus live multivendor demonstrations.
14 March 2019
ORC's Silicon Photonics group partners with CompoundTek for design
Associated fabrication facilities located in Southampton's Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics.
13 March 2019
Richard B. Gunderman: Learning to See