EPIC members in the News

Photovoltaic Systems Generate Five Percent More Power than Expected[ 15/09/2014 ]

Fraunhofer ISE Identifies New Data Base for Yield Predictions

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IQE to participate in the creation of a Center of Excellence in Singapore[ 15/09/2014 ]

Memorandum of understanding to establish a Centre of Excellence for Compound Semiconductor technology in Singapore

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AIXTRON Partners with Fraunhofer IISB to Enhance Silicon Carbide Production Technology[ 10/09/2014 ]

Research program based on Planetary Reactor AIX G5WW starts end of 2014

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New EPIC Board Member[ 09/09/2014 ]

Benno Oderkerk, Co-Founder & CEO, AVANTES, joins EPIC Board of Directors

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New EPIC Board Member[ 08/09/2014 ]

Dr. Petteri Uusimaa, CEO, MODULIGHT, joins EPIC Board of Directors

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16 Watt single emitter laser diode at 1064 nm[ 04/09/2014 ]

eagleyard Photonics offers a single-emitter laser diode with an optical output power up to 16 Watt

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10 Key Questions on Design & Engineering for Future LED Lighting Systems[ 03/09/2014 ]

Luger Research has defined 10 key questions to be addressed at the 4th International LED professional Symposium +Expo in Bregenz

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TEMATYS Release Report on OCT[ 03/09/2014 ]

TEMATYS new Market and Technology Report on Optical Coherence Tomography for Healthcare and Life Science: Technology and Market Trends

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IMAGING : Status of the CMOS Image Sensor Industry[ 03/09/2014 ]

YOLE Development publish new report on the status of the CMOS Image Sensor Industry

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Yenista opens Sales Support & Repair Center in California, USA[ 12/08/2014 ]

Center aims to support the growing demand for its test equipment from semiconductor manufacturers developing silicon photonic technologies

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Hamamatsu new camera pushes the limits of low light detection[ 08/08/2014 ]

Hamamatsu Photonics has introduced a successor to the ORCA II range

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Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics Honors Pioneering Achievements in Plasmonics and Nanophotonics[ 08/08/2014 ]

Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics awarded to Dr. Harry A. Atwater (Caltech Pasadena, USA) and Dr. Albert Polman (FOM Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

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VI Systems awarded US patent for its 40G VCSEL technology[ 23/07/2014 ]

High-speed emitter developed by German component maker

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New World Record for Concentrator Photovoltaics[ 14/07/2014 ]

36.7 Percent for New Solar Module Using Highly Efficient Multi-Junction Solar Cells

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FDA Clearance for Quantel System[ 10/07/2014 ]

Quantel Medical receives FDA clearance for Optimis Fusion integrated laser platform

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Call for Nominations: EPIC Phoenix Award[ 10/07/2014 ]

EPIC Phoenix Award Recognizes Entrepreneurship in Photonics

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Amplitude to Acquire Continuum Lasers[ 01/07/2014 ]

Amplitude and Continuum Lasers enter into definitive agreement

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IQE wins new multi million pound volume manufacturing agreement for photonic products[ 25/06/2014 ]

IQE has entered into a new multi-year volume manufacturing agreement expected to be worth in excess of £1m a year for epitaxial wafers for use in optical communications applications.

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Photonic integrated circuits needs standardisation is message from EPIC workshop[ 20/06/2014 ]

Greater standardisation is needed to make photonic integrated circuits (PICs) more cost-effective, according to Carlos Lee, director general of EPIC, reporting from a workshop on PICs

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Interview with Julien Trastour, stagiaire at EPIC[ 20/06/2014 ]

Student at IOGS Institut d'Optique Graduate School in Palaiseau speaks with Carlos Lee

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Soitec CPV System inaugurated in Namibia[ 10/06/2014 ]

Soitec USIB Concentrator Photovoltaic Demonstration Plant inaugurated by Namibian Minister of Mines and Energy

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UV-detecting smart label made by Acreo[ 02/06/2014 ]

A prototype smart label incorporating a novel printed electronic sensor for detecting the level of exposure to UV light has been produced by Acreo

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Fundamental breakthrough in packaging of photonic integrated circuits[ 31/05/2014 ]

TU Eindhoven kicks off international R&D project PHASTFlex.

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EPIC Highlight on European Photonics Research and Training Capabilities[ 28/05/2014 ]

Members of EPIC made presentations on 20 March 2014 at Laser Optics Berlin, highlighting their research capabilities and educational training offering.

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HORIBA Launch Three Scientific Cameras for Low Light Imaging[ 15/05/2014 ]

HORIBA Scientific, global leader in optical spectroscopy equipment, is pleased to announce the release of three new scientific imaging cameras - EFiS, AToR and iRiS.

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LED-based floodlighting / TALEXXengine STARK FLE: High lumen value and high efficiency[ 15/05/2014 ]

Tridonic has developed the TALEXXengine STARK FLE LED system specifically for illuminating high-ceiling rooms

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With support from SOITEC, charity Zanmi-Lasanté is supplying solar power to rural community in Haiti[ 14/05/2014 ]

This community electricity supply project, supported by Soitec's Sunidarity initiative, is celebrating its first year of operation.

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Dow Corning Introduces SiC Wafer Grading Structure for the Power Electronics Industry[ 13/05/2014 ]

Dow Corning, a global leader in silicon and wide-bandgap semiconductor technology, established a higher industry standard for SiC crystal quality.

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IQE to participate in EUR23m project to establish advanced VCSEL high volume supply chain[ 13/05/2014 ]

New consortium aims to establish a pan-European supply chain capability for the high volume production of VCSELs

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Huawei plans more investment in Europe[ 05/05/2014 ]

Chinese télécommunications-equipment maker plans to increase investment and hiring in Europe

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From the German Zugspitze to Israel's Negev Desert[ 05/05/2014 ]

Fraunhofer ISE Investigates Aging of Solar Collectors in Extreme Climates

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CS industry award winners 2014[ 04/05/2014 ]

EPIC members EVG and IQE among the winners

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High-throughput label-free interaction analysis made easy with EzPlex[ 12/04/2014 ]

HORIBA Scientific launch EzPlex, the new flagship instrument of the label-free molecular interaction platform based on Surface Plasmon Resonance imaging (SPRi)

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SUSS MicroTec launch mask aligner MA200 Gen3[ 02/04/2014 ]

MA200 Gen3 offers intelligent solutions for a large range of process requirements

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Efficient Solar Power through Industry Oriented Research[ 31/03/2014 ]

Fraunhofer ISE Develops Technologies for Solar Tower Power Plants

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LED systems ready for take-off[ 31/03/2014 ]

At Light+Building Tridonic is showcasing LED system components as complete solutions for a wide range of sectors.

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Multiphoton Optics founders receive COWIN Entrepreneurship Award[ 21/03/2014 ]

Multiphoton Optics founders Markus Riester and Ruth Houbertz have received the COWIN Entrepreneurship Award for Outstanding Contribution to innovation in ICT Hardware and Smart Systems.

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VI Systems enters European optical transceiver project for up to 56 Gbit/s[ 18/03/2014 ]

VI Systems joins the European research consortium ADDAPT

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IBM achieves new data transmission record with IQE's VCSEL wafers[ 13/03/2014 ]

IQE's VCSEL wafers enable IBM to achieve new data transmission record of 64 Gb/s for high capacity servers, datacentres and supercomputers

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Widest Band Amplifier Ever at 235 GHz Opens Door to Ultrafast Broadband[ 18/02/2014 ]

An exciting collaboration between UCL and Chalmers University of Technology has led to a world breakthrough in wide band amplifier circuit design.

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HORIBA Scientific Launches New UVISEL 2 VUV[ 16/02/2014 ]

Versatile Spectroscopic Ellipsometer Delivers Fastest Thin Film Measurements over Largest Wavelength Range, from 147 to 2100 nm

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French President meets with Amplitude[ 14/02/2014 ]

French President visited the French Tech Hub, located in San Francisco, during his visit to the United States

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Fukushima Prefecture and Fraunhofer ISE sign Memorandum of Understanding[ 13/02/2014 ]

The prefecture of Fukushima is aiming to become a new hub for renewable energy research

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New EUR30 million Irish Photonic Integration Centre launched at Tyndall National Institute[ 24/01/2014 ]

The new Research Centre brings together over 100 researchers to develop new light-enabled technologies.

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Onefive closes 2013 with its 1000th ultrafast laser[ 16/01/2014 ]

Onefive GmbH proudly announces the completion of its 1000th ultrafast laser system since the first one was shipped back in 2006.

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Southampton Uni wins manufacturing funding[ 16/01/2014 ]

The University of Southampton has been given a share in £3.6m funding for research into how light can be used in manufacturing processes and technologies.

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YOLE said it, FLIR did it![ 10/01/2014 ]

Several months after our forecast, FLIR Systems, IR Imaging market leader, announced on January 7th the introduction of FLIR One, the first thermal imager designed for smartphones.

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Soitec and CEA sign a Five-Year R&D Partnership on Advanced Engineered Substrates and Materials[ 10/01/2014 ]

Contract aims to support Soitec’s strategy for the electronics, solar energy and lighting markets.

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