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Luminous white lasers look to be the future in lighting and Li-Fi, or light-based wireless communication, in being more energy efficient than LED's.
Date: 08/06/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Photonics
The sixth of nine new manufacturing institutes brings $610 million in public-private investment to next-generation photonics manufacturing, fostering American manufacturing innovation to transform digital communications and high-performance computing
Date: 07/27/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Photonics
Larry Coldren
Institute faculty member Larry Coldren will direct UCSB's new research consortium: Photonic Integration for Coherent Optics (PICO). The new DARPA-funded group will focus on developing photonic technologies for communications and sensing applications.
Date: 09/26/2010
Type: Article
Technologies: Communication, Photonics
A robust integrated photonics manufacturing industry would boost the economy and result in energy-efficient, higher-performance computing and telecommunications.
Date: 07/27/2015
Type: Article
Technologies: Photonics
Researchers at Purdue have demonstrated a nano-laser that may be able to pave the way for highly efficient photonic computers using light instead of electrons to process information.
Date: 08/18/2009
Type: Blog, News
Technologies: Photonics
Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have discovered a new type of photonic channel that has been a missing component for building quantum photonic circuits on a large scale.
Date: 08/07/2015
Type: Article
Technologies: Photonics
Touching on progress made in recent decades, this article highlights popular papers published in Nanotechnology in 2009.
Date: 10/29/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Electronics, Photonics
Michael Grätzel--who recently presented an IEE seminar and is a member of CEEM's Scientific Advisory Board--has been awarded the 2010 Millenium Technology Prize for his invention and development of dye-sensitized solar cells, known as 'Grätzel cells'.
Date: 06/29/2010
Type: News, Video
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Using hybrid silicon devises, optical fiber, modulators, and hybrid lasers, a fast, low energy internet is being created.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Electronics
John Bowers
In his talk, "The Promise of Silicon Photonics," Bowers, Director of the Institute for Energy Efficiency, discussed the evolution of silicon photonics and what the future holds for this technology. A full video recording of his talk will be available online soon.
Date: 10/04/2013
Type: News

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