EPIC members in the News

Sharp’s triple-junction InGaAs solar cell reaches record 37.7% conversion efficiency[ 13/12/2012 ]

Sets a New Record with Triple-Junction Compound Solar Cell

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Konica Minolta Acquires Instrument Systems[ 12/12/2012 ]

Konica Minolta Optics Inc., the optical business unit of Konica Minolta Group, has acquired Instrument Systems, a German lighting-measurement equipment manufacturer.

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Optical communications make data centres more efficient[ 30/11/2012 ]

PhoxTroT project aims to make data centres and supercomputers more cost and energy efficient and even more powerful.

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SUSS MicroOptics S.A. moves into new production facility[ 19/11/2012 ]

EPIC member SUSS MicroOptics S.A., Neuchâtel, Switzerland, announces the relocation of production facilities in Neuchâtel.

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Michael Mertin from Jenoptik AG elected as new President of Photonics21[ 13/11/2012 ]

The Board of Stakeholder of Photonics21 has elected Dr. Michael Mertin as new President of the organization representing the European Photonics Community in the fields of optical technologies.

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Oclaro and 3SPGroup Establish MSA Industry Standard Enabling Smaller and More Compact Pump Laser Packaging[ 13/09/2012 ]

New MSA Standard Defines a 10-pin Butterfly Package to Deliver a 70 Percent Reduction in Form Factor Compared to Legacy 14-Pin Formats on the Market

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Students get free places at CS International[ 17/08/2012 ]

CS International and EPIC have joined forces at the Compound Semiconductor industry's premier international event, CS International, which will held in Frankfurt, Germany on 4th & 5th March 2013.

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LioniX MPW TriPleXTM run[ 17/07/2012 ]

LioniX announces a new Multi-project Wafer run using the TripleX platform for photonic integrated circuits.

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Aifotec Fiberoptics and Focuz Manufacturing form strategic partnership[ 18/06/2012 ]

German Engineering meets Thai Manufacturing.

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Celtic-Plus News, 12 June 2012[ 11/06/2012 ]

Newsflash informs interested readers about important Celtic-Plus activities and new calls for proposals

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PMF Option Now Available on Yenista Optics Bandpass Filters[ 07/06/2012 ]

Option offers an optimized wavelength range over the C-band from 1525 nm to 1570 nm and passband adjustment from 0.25 to 45 nm.

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ECO-LASERFACT Initiative Launched[ 01/06/2012 ]

The North-West Europe Research Centres and Universities join forces to support the take up of laser micro-machining technology

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EPIC appoints Carlos Lee new Director General[ 18/04/2012 ]

EPIC, the European Photonics Industry Consortium, has announced at its annual general meeting that Carlos Lee has been appointed as its next Director General,

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Dr. Drew NELSON elected to the Board of Stakeholders of Photonics21[ 30/03/2012 ]

Dr. Drew Nelson, CEO of IQE (Cardiff, UK) and President of EPIC has been elected to the Photonics21 Board of Stakeholders.

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SUSS MicroTec acquires Tamarack Scientific[ 29/03/2012 ]

Acquisition of Tamarack Scientific Co. Inc. - Expansion of Technology Competence in Photolithography

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Oclaro and Opnext to merge [ 26/03/2012 ]

Oclaro and Opnext have entered into a definitive agreement to merge in an all-stock transaction. The combined company will be led by Alain Couder, who will serve as chairman and CEO. Upon closing, Harry Bosco will join the combined company's board of directors.

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Patent from the TU Berlin generates revenue of over one half million Euros[ 14/03/2012 ]

The Technical University of Berlin and its technology transfer partner ipal announce today the closing of a contract with a global player in the semiconductor industry.

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VI Systems and TU Berlin Win the Green Photonics Prize at Photonics West 2012[ 22/02/2012 ]

Energy-efficient VCSELs for 'Green' Data and Computer Communication wins the Green Photonics Prize for Pioneering contributions in the development of advanced technologies for energy-efficient light sources for data transmission.

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Genexis acquires PacketFront CPE business[ 02/02/2012 ]

On 2 February 2012, Genexis - European market leader in home gateways for fiber-to-the-home - announced it has acquired the CPE (Customer Premises Equipment) business unit of PacketFront.

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Amplitude Systèmes captures the prestigious Prism Award at Photonics West[ 26/01/2012 ]

Amplitude Systèmes's Satsuma HE wins in the category Industrial Lasers

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