Renewable energy from spinach? Laser study shows potential
Electro Optics - News, July 25, 2014
By studying spinach using serial femtosecond crystallography and electron paramagnetic resonance, researchers from Purdue University have come up with a potential method of converting sunlight into an environmentally-friendly alternative to fossil fuel.
OSA launches new journal for optics and photonics research
Electro Optics - News, July 25, 2014
The Optical Society (OSA) has launched a new open-access online journal, titled Optica, which will include research in the optics and photonics fields
First photonics technology report on automotive industry
Electro Optics - News, July 24, 2014
The first market report analysing the use of photonics in the automotive industry will be released in December
Laser Components expands pyro detector range with acquisition of Microwatt
Electro Optics - News, July 17, 2014
Laser Components has bought Microwatt Applications, a US-based manufacturer of pyroelectric detectors
World record set for solar cell efficiency
Electro Optics - News, July 15, 2014
Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) in Germany have used their concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) technology to set a new world record for the efficiency of solar cells
EPIC calls for entries for photonics entrepreneurship award
Electro Optics - News, July 15, 2014
The European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) is calling for nominations for its annual Phoenix Award, a prize that celebrates the challenges and merits of entrepreneurship
£1.5 million grant for St Andrews University to advance photonics research
Electro Optics - News, July 14, 2014
The University of St Andrews in Scotland has received £1.5 million in funding from the Engineering Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to increase its research in the field of photonics
Thirty laser systems create lighting effects for Las Vegas music festival
Electro Optics - News, July 11, 2014
More than 30 high-power laser systems provided spectacular lighting effects for one of the world''s largest electronic music events, the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas, USA
G&H named recipient of Innovation Award from the IOP
Electro Optics - News, July 09, 2014
Gooch & Housego have been named as one of the four companies to receive Innovation Awards from the Institute of Physics (IOP) on 8 July 2014, in recognition of success that they have built through the commercial application of physics
Holographic optic to advance augmented reality
Electro Optics - News, July 08, 2014
A new British company has developed a holographic optical component that could advance the development of augmented reality devices
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