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Photonic engineers at Yale University are mimicking the crystal nanostructures of scales on butterfly wings to create more efficient solar cells and optical devices.
Date: 06/14/2010
Type: News
Dr. Edward Moses, Director for the National Ignition Facility and Principal Associate Director for the NIF and Photon Science organization at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, presents an Energy Leadership Lecture entitled "Laser Fusion Energy: Opportunities and Challenges."
Date: 07/06/2010
Technologies: Photonics
OIDA's 3rd annual forum on green photonics will bring together key players involved in developing the technical, business, and government roles of photonics in building a more sustainable and renewable future.
Date: 05/06/2010
Type: Event
Technologies: Photonics
A podcast on Intel's new 50 Gb per second silicon photonics link features Institute Director John Bowers who collaborated with Intel on the development of the high-speed optical data link.
Date: 08/02/2010
Type: Audio, Photos
Technologies: Photonics
A research team led by Institute faculty member Chris Van de Walle believes they have identified the source of absorption loss in green lasers.
Date: 08/06/2010
Type: Article
Scientists at Sandia National Labs have developed a diode laser with lighting quality comparable to incadescents and the new lights could compete with LEDs once cost competitive.
Date: 10/26/2011
Type: News
In this recent paper in Optics & Photonics News, John Bowers and the team at UCSB discuss how silicon photonics may revolutionize the 21st century by bringing together two technological areas that transformed the 20th - photonics and microelectronics.
Date: 05/18/2010
Type: Article
Mario Paniccia holds Intel's 50Gbps silicon photonics link.
This video gives an overview of Intel's 50Gbps silicon photonics link, developed in collaboration with Institute Director John Bowers.
Date: 08/17/2010
Type: Video
Technologies: Photonics
Together with Institute Director John Bowers, Intel's Justin Rattner and Mario Paniccia describe the impact and significance of the 50G Silicon Photonics Link.
Date: 07/28/2010
Type: Video
Technologies: Photonics
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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