Laser Focus World
Photonics

While photonic integration is on point with sensors and lidar, challenges remain in fully adapting other emerging technologies such as metalenses and metasurfaces into the planar world of today’s integrated photonics.

The rapid success of integrated electronics made integrated photonics a logical step. Stewart E. Miller of Bell Telephone...

SME
Photonics

The United States is winning a global battle for domination in integrated photonics, thanks in part to a Manufacturing USA innovation institute that the Obama administration stood up in 2014. And manufacturers embracing artificial intelligence and machine learning will benefit greatly. That is according to John Bowers, acting CEO of the...

Photonics Media
Photonics

o one can accuse Michael Cumbo, the new CEO of AIM Photonics, of being risk-averse. In the middle of a pandemic that has had most of us working from home, he left the Bay Area and an executive position at ZYGO Corp. to drive across the country to upstate New York, where he assumed leadership for an organization he had never visited and whose...

Industry Week
Photonics, Workforce

American factories are about twice as efficient today as they were three decades ago. Cutting-edge “Industry 4.0 technologies” such as artificial intelligence, advanced robotics, data analytics, and the Internet of Things have bolstered productivity. They’ve also automated many low-skill factory jobs and created new, high-skill jobs requiring...