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  1. Quantum Dot Lasers Move A Step Closer With Electric-Pumping Development At NTU Singapore
    11/28/2019

    Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a way to make Colloidal Quantum Dots produce laser light with the help of an electric field.

  2. Pinmos: Novel Memory Device Combining OLED And Insulator Can Be Written On And Read Out Optically Or Electrically
    11/26/2019

    Scientists of the Dresden Integrated Center for Applied Physics and Photonic Materials (IAPP) and the Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden (cfaed) at TU Dresden have developed a novel storage technology based on the combination of an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) and an insulator.

  3. Ultrafast Quantum Simulations: A New Twist To An Old Approach
    11/26/2019

    Billions of tiny interactions occur between thousands of particles in every piece of matter in the blink of an eye. Simulating these interactions in their full dynamics was said to be elusive but has now been made possible by new work of researchers from Oxford and Warwick.

  4. NUBURU Lauded By Frost & Sullivan For Its Game-Changing Blue Light Laser Technology For Welding Metals
    11/26/2019

    Based on its recent analysis of the North American high-power blue lasers market for copper welding, Frost & Sullivan recognizes NUBURU, Inc. with the 2019 North American Technology Innovation Award for being the first company to have developed a blue laser technology for welding copper and dissimilar alloys.

  5. Light-Trapping Nanocubes Drive Inexpensive Multispectral Camera
    11/25/2019

    Researchers at Duke University have demonstrated photodetectors that could span an unprecedented range of light frequencies by using on-chip spectral filters created by tailored electromagnetic materials.

  6. Clear, Conductive Coating Could Protect Advanced Solar Cells, Touch Screens
    11/23/2019

    MIT researchers have improved on a transparent, conductive coating material, producing a tenfold gain in its electrical conductivity. When incorporated into a type of high-efficiency solar cell, the material increased the cell’s efficiency and stability.

  7. Custom Quartz Glass Lenses
    11/22/2019

    LASER COMPONENTS USA, a specialized provider of components and services in the laser and optoelectronics industry, manufactures high-quality custom quartz glass lenses within a very short time. At the production site in Olching, Germany, substrates with diameters from 0.5 to 2 inches can be shaped into plano-convex, plano-concave, biconvex, biconcave, and meniscus lenses with radii of curvature from 12 mm to 15,000 mm.

  8. Powering Future Optical Microsystems With Chip-Scale Integrated Photonics
    11/22/2019

    Lasers are essential to many fields – ranging from optical communications and remote sensing, to manufacturing and medicine. While the semiconductor laser was first demonstrated nearly 60 years ago, advances in diode lasers and access to semiconductor fabrication techniques have enabled continued innovation and miniaturization of the technology.

  9. PicoQuant Presents The Updated Taiko Laser Driver With More Power And More Diodes At Photonics West 2020
    11/22/2019

    During the Photonics West 2020 exhibition, running from February 1-6, 2020 in San Francisco (CA, USA), PicoQuant will showcase the latest models and upgrades for its high-end Taiko PDL M1 picosecond pulsed laser driver, for the high-throughput MultiHarp 150 event timer and TCSPC unit as well as for the VisUV laser platform.

  10. Eliminating Cracks In 3D-Printed Metal Components
    11/22/2019

    Researchers at EPFL have developed a new laser 3D-printing technique to manufacture metal components with unprecedented resistance to high temperature, damage and corrosion. The method has applications in fields ranging from aerospace to power-generating turbines.