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Illumination & Displays

A laser beam combiner no larger than a grain of rice uses waveguides to enable laser-scanning displays for applications in wearable computer systems.
20 October 2014
New tools can be used to design optical systems for redirecting and redistributing light in a prescribed manner.
13 October 2014
A holographic display based on a volume holographic polymer and computer-generated kinoforms may pave a new path toward high-resolution, glasses-free 3D display technology.
10 October 2014
Organic LEDs incorporating copper(I) emitters have been around for 15 years, but only now are these materials beginning to show very high efficiencies in electroluminescent devices.
8 October 2014

Diffractive arrays of metallic nanoparticles act as nanoantenna-phased arrays that enhance emission from thin phosphor layers in defined directions, and therefore offer new prospects for solid-state lighting.

7 October 2014

Using dyes and quantum dots to dope liquid crystal films achieves displays with reconstructed holographic videos at a refresh rate of 25Hz.

29 September 2014
Fraunhofer showcasing new camera systems at Vision 2014
New banknote checker and remote, high-resolution,"eye-like" camera will be visible at Vision.
22 October 2014
Cree slips again on weak guidance
Stock price slides further as the LED lighting firm's outlook disappoints Wall Street.
22 October 2014
German R&D body launches optical networking unit
Among nine new key research projects winning total of €16m funding.
22 October 2014
Natcore claims low-temperature solar advance
Laser processing step means that cells can be produced without need for expensive high-temperature furnace.
21 October 2014
 

Philips Lumileds