Laser diode

11.14.11
Add lasers to a tennis ball, drive your dog crazy (video)
11.14.11

Add lasers to a tennis ball, drive your dog crazy (video)

It's a "programmable disco ball," a "cat toy for humans," and a "personal laser light show," al...

By A. Toor,   11.14.11
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09.06.11
BMW developing laser headlights, officially over LEDs
09.06.11

BMW developing laser headlights, officially over LEDs

We know, our whip doesn't have LED headlights either, but that's not stopping BMW from pressing o...

By D. Cesa,   09.06.11
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09.02.11
Audi announces A2 electric concept car, uses lasers to ensure safety of future humans
09.02.11

Audi announces A2 electric concept car, uses lasers to ensure safety of future humans

Lasers make everything better, including (but not limited to): microphones, kidneys and Audi's el...

By L. Leavitt,   09.02.11
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03.16.11
University of Central Florida's miniature laser diode aims to speed up networking
03.16.11

University of Central Florida's miniature laser diode aims to speed up networking

The use of laser as a means of data transmission is hardly anything new, but the current crop of la...

By R. Lai,   03.16.11
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10.04.10
Sony releases 400mW-output blue-violet laser diode, could make BDXL blossom
10.04.10

Sony releases 400mW-output blue-violet laser diode, could make BDXL blossom

Now that the BDXL spec is finalized, a handful of DVR announcements have trickled out to support th...

By B. Bowers,   10.04.10
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02.04.10
Penn State's optical wireless tech does gigabit, bounces off walls
02.04.10

Penn State's optical wireless tech does gigabit, bounces off walls

We love our WiFi, but it's far from perfect. Speed depends greatly on conditions, magnetic waves do...

By T. Stevens,   02.04.10
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11.21.08
Sharp and Nichia link up for LED patent cross-licensing deal
11.21.08

Sharp and Nichia link up for LED patent cross-licensing deal

While RPTVs teeter on a bellbottom-styled return to the mainstream, Sharp and Nichia are focused sq...

By D. Murph,   11.21.08
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05.26.08
Physicists develop plastic semiconductors for laser diode use
05.26.08

Physicists develop plastic semiconductors for laser diode use

Not to get all scientific on you or anything, but a team of Imperial physicists have just figured o...

By D. Murph,   05.26.08
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07.24.07
Atmel intros 'industry's smallest' laser diode driver for HD DVD / Blu-ray
07.24.07

Atmel intros 'industry's smallest' laser diode driver for HD DVD / Blu-ray

Atmel, the same firm known for cranking out uber-small GPS chips, has now created the "industry's sm...

By D. Murph,   07.24.07
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