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Multimedia presentations: Optics + Photonics 2014 plenaries

Slides and audio of plenary talks at SPIE Optics + Photonics, held in San Diego in August 2014.

Nanosized particles with low overlap between their absorption and emission spectra allow more of the sun's light energy to be captured.

25 September 2014

As researchers race to develop novel semiconductors that efficiently split water to produce hydrogen, nanotechnology is providing winning solutions.

23 September 2014
Water/alcohol-soluble conjugated polymers can greatly improve photovoltaic efficiency.
11 September 2014
Engineering directional light emission with a simple photonic structure enables high secondary geometric gain.
5 September 2014
A digital alloy technique grows device-quality aluminum gallium arsenide antimonide lattice matched to indium phosphide.
27 August 2014
Spatially engineering nitrogen impurities in zinc oxide nanostructured arrays decouples optical absorption and electron transport for photoelectrochemical activity.
21 August 2014
Osram develops brighter LED for car headlights
Output of 1400 lm and 200 Mcd/m2 achieved in the laboratory.
23 October 2014
Soitec signs 150MW concentrated PV deal
France-based developer expecting to deploy more than 80,000 concentrated solar modules in California.
23 October 2014
Diverse investors gear up for photonics sector growth
IIP 2014 conference reports industry cash replacing VC investment in photonics; new business ideas rewarded.
23 October 2014
Proposals meeting scheduled for US photonics 'hub'
November proposers' meeting in Arlington and NPI webinar to disseminate latest information.
23 October 2014
 
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