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Paul Heremans, fellow and director of the Large Area Electronics at imec, has received a grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to develop ultrabright, thin-film light sources and lasers. The award includes €2.5 million ($2.8 million) for a five-year project to develop the technology, which has a wide variety of applications, such as disease detection, optical interconnects, augmented reality displays, and lidar sensors.
“If our efforts to increase the light intensity of flexible thin-film light sources succeed, we can look forward to a wealth of promising applications in numerous domains, such as bright outdoor displays, augmented reality glasses, lidar sensors … for autonomous cars, integrated spectrometry…READ MORE