Laser Beam Shaping Tech Startup Raises Over $1M

by Emory Kale

The technology may help to enhance efficiency in materials processing applications like cutting microchips, welding components for electric vehicles, and manufacturing displays.

Tags:Laser| Manufacturing| Photonics

First Full-Color LCDs using CQD Lasers as Backlight

by Omid Rahmat

Thanks to the narrow line width and high brightness, colloidal quantum dot (CQD) lasers show promising applications in next-generation displays. However, CQD laser-based displays have yet to be demonstrated because of two challenges in …

Tags:Colloidal Quantum Dots| Laser| LCD Backlights

Ganvix signs epitaxy deal to develop green VCSELs

by Bob Raikes

What They Say A company called Ganvix is working with an equipment maker from Australia called BluGlass to try to develop a new way of making vertical cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) that emit in the …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Laser| Laser Projectors| Virtual Reality

OQmented has a Great Story on LBS

by Bob Raikes

The first invited speaker to the DSCC AR & VR forum (DSCC AR & VR Virtual Event – Chansin Looks at the Big Picture) was Ulrich Hofmann of OQmented, a spin-off from the Fraunhofer …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Laser| Waveguide Display

Links Week Ending 29th July 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the end of this week. Meta bumps prices of Quest 2 headsets ahead …

Tags:Apple| Asus| Desktop Monitors| Digital Signage| DOOH| | Game Playing| JCDecaux| Laser| LED| MMD (AOC Philips)| Patents| Pricing| Sky| Smartphones| Virtual Reality

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New metasurface can tune laser light without additional components

by Bob Raikes

What They Say A team of researchers at Harvard have developed a metasurface that can tune the amplitude, phase, and polarization properties of laser light, including the wavelength. No additional components are needed. The …

Tags:Holography| Laser| R&D (Research & Development)