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Photonic Biosensors for Faster Diagnostics

New device to extract the electrostatic force between orbiting nanoparticles and the surface of a glass bead

Dual Frequency Comb on a Chip

Approach could lead to low-cost, portable sensing and spectroscopy in the field in real time

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EOS Appoints Chief Digital Officer

Güngör Kara to lead Additive Minds and the digitalization business

Single Microcomb Replaces Multiple Lasers

First coherent-transmission experiments using amplitude modulation of a dark-pulse comb

Coating Free-Form Surfaces of Large Optical Components

The optical functions of the multilayer systems can be adapted locally

Silicon-Perovskite-Tandem-Cell With Record Efficiency

With a perovskite cell on top of a standard silicon-based cell an efficiency of 25.2% is obtained

General Assembly Elects New EMVA Board of Directors

Jochem Herrmann confirmed as EMVA president for a second term

New Type of Silicon Laser

Unconventional approach uses a combination of light and sound waves to amplify light

Winning Races with Photonics

Osram supports BMW-M Motorsport at the legendary Le Mans race

Smelling With a Laser

Real-time and accurate measurements of gas properties with an optical frequency comb

Ursula Keller Receives European Inventor Award 2018

EPO honors Swiss physicist for her pioneering contributions to laser technology

Thin Silver-Films for Flexible Screens

Silver-based electrode films could be used for flexible touch displays, televisions and solar cells

Project Started to Develop “World’s Best” Video Camera

The new Rosalind Franklin Institute builds a camera to develop treatment for some of the most lethal forms of cancer

New Way to Make Light Interact With Matter

Reducing the wavelength of light could allow it to be absorbed or emitted by a semiconductor

Sangikyo Launched First Li-Fi Product

technology from Fraunhofer HHI launched in Japan with up to 750 Mbs

Capturing Light in a Waveguide Array

Topological crystalline structures confine light to improve lasers and solar cells

Real-Time Monitoring of High-Power Lasers

A compact, high-accuracy high-power laser power meter in the form of a folding mirror

Chris Barrett Joins Framos as VP Engineering

Industry veteran comes with over 20 years’ experience in engineering, R&D, operations and product development

Chip-Based Mid-IR Dual-Comb Spectrometer

The integrated devices enables the direct generation of broadband mid-infrared light

Ramain Imaging 2018 Witec Paper Award Winners Announced

Scientists from Bochum, Bayreuth and Minneapolis recognized

Optical Microscope With Atomic Accuracy

A new calibration process to closely examine and correct imaging errors

Squeezing Light into Nanoscale Devices

Nanolight travels along the surface of graphene for many tens of microns without scattering

OLEDWorks Partners with BASF

New OLED lighting technology with high efficiency and high flexibility

OLEDs Become Brighter and More Durable

Functional layers allow a more stable molecular conformation in disordered solids

New Deadly-Bacteria Detector

Photonic-ultrasound-based detector that provides a diagnosis for pathogenic germs in drinking water.

New Design Method for Free-Form Optics

New geometries will help accelerate the adoption of freeform optics in industry

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