Photonics news and updates for August 2022

On this page you can find curated photonics industry news and updates for the month of August 2022 here.

A big boost for the US Photonics Industry

President Joe Biden signed the chips and science act on Tuesday 9th August 2022. The chips and science act will liberate $ 52.7 billion in subsidies for US semiconductor R&D and manufacturing. Naturally, some chunk of these subsidies will boost the optics and photonics industry.

The optics and photonics community gets together later this month in San Diego

LaCroix Optics will be SPIE Optics + Photonics

Effect Photonics discusses free space optics for access networks

The photonics group at Ghent University is hiring

Ayar Photonics recognized among 13 top semiconductor startups by Business Insider

The European photonic quantum computing community meets in Enschede soon

Baltic Photonics event coming up fast

Quantifi Photonics raises $15 million to develop test solutions for datacom and telecom equipment manufacturers

Phaseform GmbH raises € 1.1 million to develop imaging and beamforming technology

Edmund Optics announces new fused silica lenses

Wire bond pull testing at PHIX Photonics Assembly

Shape-invariant light beams with structured coherence

5 day course on practical photonics skills at the University of Strathclyde

Lumentum acquires NeoPhotonics

Aeva Photonics and SICK to collaborate on 4D lidar

Yokogowa adds two new optical spectrum analyzers

Rockley Photonics making giant strides with its non-invasive biosensing wristband

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